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Printer Down at Home??

Send your print jobs to the Library by using our FREE Wireless Printing service from the comfort of your home or office.

Black and white prints are 15 cents per page and we've recently added COLOR printing for $1 per page.

Happy Hoodie-Hoo Day!

Are you looking for an active way to chase away winter?

Saturday, February 20 is Hoody Hoo Day

If you are tired of winter and want to do something about it, here goes.

At noon, on Saturday, go outside and wave your handa above your head and shout out Hoodie-Hoo!!!

 

Happy Valentine's Day

February 14

This is a day to celebrate love and exchange gifts between lovers and loved ones.

Take a look at the history of this holiday, you might be surprised.  Who knew Geoffrey Chaucer was involved.

The Best of Times

Charles Dickens' birthday was Febrary 7th (he'd be 198), so this is the perfect month to read or reread a favorite novel by this beloved author.  Whether you're picking up a well-thumbed copy of A Tale of Two Cities at the library or investing in a beautiful book like the new Penguin Classics clothbound edition of Great Expectations, you'll find yourself captivated by Dickens' intricate plots and eccentric casts

Punxsutawney Phil Saw His Shadow

It's official!

Punxsutawney Phil the Groundhog saw his shadow on Groundhog Day and so there will be six more weeks of winter. 

The good news?

He has only been right 39% of the time in the last 114 years.

So who knows, Spring may be early this year.

January is National Hobby Month

January is National Hobby Month, which makes perfect sense
-- what better time than the New Year to try out a new hobby?  Visiting the library is a great way to learn
about potential new activities.  Whether
you’re an experienced crafter or a novice, there is something for every type of

What is Kwanzaa?

This week-long celebration was created by cultural activist Maulana Karenga and others during the 1960s.  It is an African American holiday that takes place the seven days after Christmas.  It “serves as an affirmation of positive ethnic values and identity during a traditionally European, gift-oriented holiday season.”

 

Track Santa Claus on his Trip

All the preparations for this year are in place!

National Hispanic Heritage Month

In 1968, President Lyndon Johnson created National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time dedicated to recognizing the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States and celebrating Hispanic heritage and culture. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan revised the celebration to cover a 30-day period from September 15 to October 15.

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