If you haven’t already joined in the spirit of baking and cooking new recipes this year while we stay safe at home, now’s the time to start! A few of our board members have shared some of their favorite family recipes for this time of year. We can’t wait to try them!
While our 2019-2020 year covers July 2019 through June 2020, it's hard to remember back before March of this year, before the pandemic. There certainly have been many challenges to face this year, but it's also been a year of progress and innovation for our Library.
We're excited to create an international rhyme/song book to share with our young patrons and their families, and we need your help! We're looking for rhymes and songs that represent the diversity of our community.
We’re excited to announce that, along with 10 other area libraries, we are hosting an evening with Dr. Ibram X. Kendi on Monday, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. One of the country's leading anti-racist voices, #1 New York Times bestselling author, National Book Award winner and historian Dr. Kendi will discuss his book, How To Be An Antiracist, at this live, moderated, online event.
Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to read. The books recognized each year have all been targeted for removal or restriction in libraries and schools. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship.
We've compiled a list below of some of our librarians' favorite banned books. Is one of your favorites included? Maybe you'll find something to add to your To Read pile!
Looking for a way to maintain social distancing while checking out items? Or a way to skip the line? You’ll love our new self-checks - available now!
Self-checks will be available in the check out area at our Central Library, as well as in the Youth and Reference areas, and at our branches. And they are exactly what they sound like: an easy way for you to check out items yourself.
It’s our newest, contact-less pick-up method: Pick-Up Lockers, available now!
Pick-Up Lockers are located at our Central Library and give you 24/7, contactless access to items you’ve requested. Just follow this simple 3-step process to use our Pick-Up Lockers.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Flash Fiction contest, a creative writing contest where stories are limited to 1,000 words or less. We loved reading through all the amazing entries and listening to your stories - and now everyone can read the winning entries!
We’re proud to welcome Jennifer Hunt as our new Deputy Director.
Middle school students can get one-on-one lessons in coding through the Library's Tech Bytes program. This technology-based program helps kids get ready for high school with the tech knowledge and experience needed to succeed. We've brought in two teens from the area to work as mentors.
Homeschooling, eLearning, hybrid model ... this school year is definitely looking different for many families. We're doing our best to help you navigate the change, including offering access to completely free worksheets, lessons, mini-books and more with Scholastic Teachables.
If you're interested in homeschooling, there are resources available to help! We've compiled a list of a few.