Library News

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Winners of National Library Card Sign-up Month prize drawing!

Congratulations to the winners of our National Library Card Sign-up Month prize drawing! Daniel K. was the lucky recipient of a $100 Amazon gift card! The Keurig coffee brewer goes to Cirila R. from our Rand Road Branch location.  Keurig generously donated by Warehouse Direct. Congratulations...


Passenger Pigeon Project

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon. Joel Greenberg, from the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, and author of A Feathered River Across the Sky: The Passenger Pigeon’s Flight to Extinction, will be here to promote the conservation of species and habitat,...


Banned Books Week 2014

From September 20 ─ 28 we will be displaying books that have been challenged or banned. Books challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in the past year include: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende The Perks of Being a...


Recipes from Soup's On program

Check out these soup recipes presented by Chef Michael Ridler at our Soup's On program! Calico Bean Soup Ingredients ½ cup Lima Beans, dry ½ cup Navy Beans, dry ¾ cups Red Kidney Beans, dry 6 ¼ cups Ham broth 3 Stalks Celery diced 3 Carrots diced 1 Medium yellow onion finely diced 1 Bay...


Library Open Regular Hours Sunday

The Library will be open regularly scheduled hours (noon - 5:00 p.m.) on Sunday, September 7, 2014. After closing early at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 5, and being closed Saturday, September 6, the Library is pleased to report that electrical service to the Main Library has been restored. ...


Library Closed Due to Power Outage September 6, 2014

Due to the continued power outage, the Main Library and both branches will remain closed today, Saturday, September 6, 2014. All scheduled programs have been canceled. The Main Library will reopen Sunday, September 7, 2014, at 12:00 p.m. if power has been restored. We apologize for the...