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Category Archives: Good Books

Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. at Your Library

  On January 21, the library will be closed as we observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  This is a day for the nation to think about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a minister, civil rights activist and nonviolent leader. Dr. King is recognized as one of the most prominent leaders in the Civil […]

New Books updated 1/11/2019

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED January 11, 2019 To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST, and click on subscribe. NEW MATERIALS (3 entries) NAME # OF RECORDS 1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 104 1 New Non Fiction 37 3 All New Materials […]

Book Club: January is for New Beginnings!

Get inspired by one of these moving stories about starting over! Join us in 2019 for our themed book club. Each month, read a book of your choice on a designated topic. Then join us on the second Wednesday at 4:00pm for some laid-back conversation and coffee. January’s meeting will be on Wednesday, January 9, […]

New Books list updated 12/28/2018

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED December 28, 2018 To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST, and click on subscribe. NEW MATERIALS (3 entries) NAME # OF RECORDS 1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 123 1 New Non Fiction 5 3 All New Materials […]

National Day of Mourning for President Bush

“We are a nation of communities… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.” — George H.W. Bush The Library will be open today December 5th. We thought about closing in this time of mourning for the nation, but we decided that it was best […]