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Nifty Lineup of May Programs: Star Wars, Online Antique Shows and More

Posted in News on April 20, 2021 at 6:00 am

Coming up in May: Star Wars, medieval art, an online antiques show, the fundamentals of business financial statements, and more. STAR WARS FOR ALL AGES Nailed It! Star Wars Edition May the force be with you in this Star Wars cake decorating challenge! Get ready for a messy kitchen as you can compete to recreate […]

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Celebrating Earth this month with activities, library programs & an action plan

Posted in Explore and Discover on April 5, 2021 at 6:45 am

BY CRYSTAL MILLER OUR WATER USAGE April brings Earth Day celebrations and gardening fun. When many of us are busy planning our garden layout, possibly filled with colorful flowers or vibrant veggies, we may not be considering how much water each of the plants require. Did you know that according to data from the U.S. […]

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15 fresh programs for April: Spring gardening, piggy banks, Nancy Drew & more

Posted in News on March 18, 2021 at 6:00 am

You’re bound to find a library program for you or someone you know this April. Fresh for spring, Master Gardener Kurt Madison shares gardening tips, kids and adults can celebrate Earth Day with a BioBlitz (hint: it involves going to the park!), and adults can create spring-inspired art with Creativebug daily challenge. If you have […]

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What we buy (other than books)

Posted in Explore and Discover on January 6, 2021 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino The philosopher Erasmus once said: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.” The Library District buys a lot of books for our 11 libraries (over 34,000 print books and over 10,000 eBooks in 2020 alone). With our budget for […]

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Things to do during a sedentary summer

Posted in Explore and Discover on July 24, 2019 at 6:00 am

By Dana Mannino The way I see it, there are two phases of summer: active summer and sedentary summer. For me, active summer occurs when temperatures reach 70–85 degrees. At those temps, I try to spend most of my time outside, preferably in the mountains or at a lake, in the garden will do as […]

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