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Books O’ the Irish

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, our public book group’s theme is Ireland. Select any book about Ireland, by an Irish author, that takes place in Ireland, OR has another connection to the Emerald Isle. Then join us for some relaxed discussion and coffee on March 13 at 4:00 p.m. Here are some good picks […]

Reading While Black

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual February observance remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Here is a sampling of the library’s collection of books by black authors, featuring black characters, or about the historical black or African American experience.    

The Library Is Like a Box of Chocolates: Sweet Reads

  Celebrate Valentine’s Day with one of these sweet reads!    

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 […]