Category Archives: Upcoming Events

Are You a Friend of the Library?

October is a great month for a lot of reasons (Trick or Treat, anyone?!?), but one reason we love October is because of National Friends of Libraries Week from October 21st-27th. “A library outranks any other one thing a community … Continue reading

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It’s Back To School Time!

The end of August is always a great time of the year. It’s not quite as hot outside as July, local fresh fruits and veggies are starting to ripen, and kids are going back to school! Here at the library, … Continue reading

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Dream Big–READ!

Well, we’ve wrapped up another successful Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We had a blast with the “Dream Big–READ!” theme, which was all about the night: nocturnal animals, the night sky, dreams & wishes, bedtime, etc. We stayed busy offering programs, … Continue reading

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Summer Olympics 2012

Did you know that the Summer Olympics are happening in London this year? Held every four years, athletes from all over the world gather together to compete at different summer sporting events such as swimming, diving, running, cycling, sailing, gymnastics, … Continue reading

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Summer Library Program Update

We have had a great time so far this summer!  Our Summer Library Program (SLP) has been going well, and we’ve been incredibly busy signing kids up, offering programs, hosting performers, and encouraging kids to read this summer. So far, … Continue reading

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Illustrator Spotlight — Brian Lies

Summer is almost here, so that means we are getting ready for our annual Summer Library Program (SLP)!  We love the theme for this year–it is all about the night: dreaming, wishes, nocturnal animals, and stars.  Join us as we … Continue reading

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Get Caught Reading During May!

Where will you be caught reading in May? Of course, as librarians, we are big proponents of reading and literacy – so why not celebrate reading and show how it changes lives, creates thinkers and dreamers, and best of all, … Continue reading

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May 2012 Featured Article

Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 7 – 13, 2012  Children’s Book Week is a lot of things – a celebration of literature for children and teens, a nationwide reading and literacy initiative, and most importantly, a huge campaign to draw … Continue reading

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Celebrate Arbor Day All Month Long!

  Arbor Day – what do you picture when you read or hear those words?  For many people, the thought of trees would probably be first and foremost.  Celebrated on the last Friday of April, Arbor Day is a special … Continue reading

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Calling All Jedi

May the Force be with you at the Main Library! We know that many dads and their sons love everything Star Wars, but moms, daughters, grandmas, and grandpas are also welcome to this event for the whole family! Join us … Continue reading

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