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Why Your Blood Pressure Matters & Our New Self-Monitoring Kits

Posted in News on November 2, 2022 at 6:00 am

Guest blog by Erica Collins What is hypertension? And why should I care about it? More than 1 in 3 Americans are currently living with high blood pressure, also called hypertension. Hypertension is a medical condition that occurs when blood flows through the blood vessels with a force greater than normal. It puts you at […]

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Library of Things Returns with New Things & an Easy Reservation System

Posted in Explore and Discover, News on June 15, 2022 at 6:00 am

By Gwendolyn Haley Did you know you can check out a telescope, Instant Pot, educational toys, tools, and electronic equipment from the library? We’ve been adding more and more non-book items to our collection to help you learn, work, create, and thrive. As the Library of Things collection continues to grow, you’ll find interesting new […]

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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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