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The Library will open at 10:00am on Wednesday, June 26 due to staff training.

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The library is open today from 9am - 9pm

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VIDEO: Life in a Japanese-American Internment Camp

It's been over 70 years since Japanese-Americans were sent to internment camps following the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.  Come join historian Sarah Okner, a descendant of internees, as she shares photos and details of daily life in an internment camp and the profound effects it had on those living there.  Click here to register… Read More

Homeschool Support at the Library

Are you a homeschooling family?  Are you looking for educational activities to help reinforce what you are teaching at home?  If you are, then join us for our monthly homeschool programs.  Each month is a new activity.  Some popular programs we’ve had in the past are: Book discussions Readers’ theater Science programs Art classes Computer… Read More

Before the 3 R’s

While many children head back to school and focus on the three R’s of reading, writing and arithmetic, preschool children can focus on the letters of ECRR, which stand for Every Child Ready to Read.  This joint effort between the Public Library Association and the Association for Library Service to Children identifies the five early… Read More

What I’m talking about when I talk about online resources

Source: Kassem Mounhem - Flickr Libraries don’t carry as many reference books as they used to.  By reference books, I mean those books we all used in school when we had to do research for papers and projects.  The ones we could look at but never check out of the library- like encyclopedias, atlases, record… Read More

All Aboard the Youth Services Early Literacy Train!

You may have noticed the beautiful new train interactive wall in the Youth Services Department!  We are very grateful to the Friends of the Library for making this purchase possible.  And while it is definitely a lovely addition to our department, the train is fueled by early literacy practices that can help your child get… Read More

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