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Something we have been wanting to offer for quite a while is 24-hour pick up in secure lockers outside our building. I can’t even begin to remember all the conversations the staff have had at this point that opened with, “Once we have pickup lockers….” And now, at long last, it is a reality! So […]

Today marks the start of a new month and that means new books, DVDs, and CDs. All of the items below are available for you to place a hold on, even if they haven’t made their way into the building yet. You can look for them here on our catalog. With a selection ranging from […]

In July for the Year of Reading Challenge, earn a chance to win a gift card by reading a Science Fiction or Fantasy novel. Below are some suggested titles put together by staff and using the NoveList database, which you can use as well here. Your selection for the drawing doesn’t need to come from […]

One of our Summer Reading themes is Explore Music, and Adults participating in summer reading can earn a Badge (and an entry into one of our grand prize drawings), by completing any two of the four Activities for the Explore Music Badge. One of those Activities is to listen to an album you check out […]

Adults participating in Summer Reading have additional chances to earn entries into the grand prize drawings by completing Activity Badges. One of those Badges is Explore Your Community, and an Activity you can do toward getting that badge is reading a book or watching a DVD on Local History. The staff has put together a […]

There are four different Activities Adults can choose from to earn their Explore Music badge. (Each badge is an entry into the grand prize drawings, so it’s good to do them!) One of the Activities is to check out a musical movie or documentary, either on DVD or from one of our streaming video services. […]

Adult Summer Reading is going great so far, with over 350 people registered and dozens of folks who have started completing Activity Badges. But there are still plenty of badges to earn, including the Explore Food badge. One of the Activities you can complete to earn this badge is checking out a cookbook from the […]

We love our Summer Reading themes, and I’ve talked a little about three of them, so today it’s time for the fourth: Explore Music. This summer, Adults can earn tickets in our grad prize drawings by completing two of four activities on the four badges. One of the Music activities is to read a book […]

There are four activities that are part of the Adult Summer Reading Explore Diversity, Equality and Inclusion badge. I’ve already talked about reading a book in translation and AtoZ World Culture. Two other ways to complete activities for this badge are attending a book club on Zoom (Readable History is the second Tuesday of the […]

One of our Summer Reading themes is Explore Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, which means it’s also one of the Activity badges Adults can earn as an entry for the grand prize drawings. There are four different Activities that are part of the badge (you have to complete two to earn the badge), and one of […]