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In this live-recorded episode of "Inside the Writer's Head", our Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser sits down with renowned author James Patterson at the School for Creative and Performing Arts.

We read banned books!

  • September 23, 2019 |
  • 2 MIN READ|
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Censorship leaves us in the dark. Keep the light on! From September 22-28 libraries across America are celebrating Banned Books Week and our freedom to read.

Tales from the Stacks: Vol. 1

  • September 20, 2019 |
  • 4 MIN READ|
  • General
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Reference Librarian Adam Vorobok is taking you into the stacks and revealing the rare, the weird, and the wonderful materials that can be found in the Library's collection.

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Downtown Main Library Children's Librarian Mariah Kennedy-English was homeschooled until 7th grade. Learn how this experience led her to create the new Homeschool Hands-On STEM event series at the Library.

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September 15 - October 15 marks Hispanic Heritage Month. We've rounded up some of our favorite books, movies, and music to honor our Latinx community members.

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School is back in session and our Homework Helpers are ready to tutor kids for free in reading, math, science and everything in between.

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This month, the ERS and Alzheimer's Association's Memory Café initiative for individuals experiencing dementia and other forms of memory loss is expanding to two more of our branch libraries. Read on to learn more about the events.

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Author and illustrator Rosemary Wells generously offered us the opportunity to exhibit more than a dozen of her original drawings from her book 'Noisy Nora'. Learn more about the artist and the exhibit in the Children's Library at the Downtown Main Library.

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Author events are worthwhile hours for any readers, but for fellow writers especially. Writer-in-Residence Jessica Strawser shares five reasons why.

Which Library card is right for you?

  • September 9, 2019 |
  • 3 MIN READ|
  • General
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September is National Library Card Sign Up Month. Did you know there are different types of cards you can sign up for? Learn what they are and how to win prizes when you apply!

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