September 11 Remembrance Project

September 11, 2021, is a day that changed the world and many of us. This online September 11 Remembrance Project is designed to share memories of that day, how it changed your life, creative works on the subject, and/or share how you commemorated or plan to commemorate the 20th anniversary of this event.

Halfway There – Week of 4-11-2021

The last cart of books has been moved into the new part of the library. As you can see, what was once empty is now full and what was once full is now empty… Say goodbye to the old library, the next time you see it, you might not recognize it with its FRESH new appearance!

Phase 2 begins. Renovations and construction on the original library building has started. They are getting to work on the drive-up window and new entrance.

How Stella Learned to Talk – book review

How Stella Learned to Talk: The Groundbreaking Story of the World’s First Talking Dog by Christina Hunger Autobiography Biography Nonfiction Adult (but teens may enjoy!) * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) When Christina and her boyfriend decided to adopt a puppy, they started to notice the many ways that Stella (the dog) tried to communicate with them. Christina, a recently qualified speech pathologist, had received all kinds of specialized training in helping nonverbal children … Read more

Better Together – book review

Better Together by Christine Riccio Funny LGBTQ+ Realistic Fiction Romance YA (older teen) * * * Stars (Pretty good) Two sisters, separated in early childhood, are reunited in their young adulthood at a retreat where they form a plan to get revenge on their parents, whose poor decisions have torn their family apart. Jamie, the older sister, is an aspiring stand-up comedian, who was just evicted from her apartment after bombing her first long set. … Read more

Vampire Gourds (October 2021)

Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 20, 2021, and create their own vampire gourd. Kits include a gourd, some vampire teeth, and red push pins, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to see what you made and will … Read more

Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant

The library has one opening for a Part-Time Youth Services Library Assistant. Duties: Provides reference, readers’ advisory, and information services at the Youth Services Information Desk. Handles registration for library and outside programs. Plans and presents programs and services for children, including story times, craft programs, reading programs, and off-site invitations as a member of the youth services team. Assists with clerical projects as needed.  Participates in professional training activities related to job responsibilities. May supervise volunteers. Performs other duties as assigned. Requires: Knowledge of … Read more

Tiny Art (September 2021)

Teens (grades 6-12) can pick up a Teen Take Home kit starting September 1, 2021, and create their own tiny work of art. Kits include a 3×3 canvas and easel, a selection of acrylic paints, and a paintbrush, and will be available at the library’s Information Desk while supplies last! 1 kit per teen. If you would like to share your creations with us, you can submit photos using the form below. We’d love to … Read more

No Sit Book Club – August 2021

I started the month of August off by breaking my left pinky toe – you wouldn’t think something that small would hurt so much! The doctor put me in a boot and my activity was limited for a couple of weeks, so I actually read more print books than listened to audiobooks this month. Here are a couple, though, that I did enjoy: Laziness Does Not Exist, by Devon Price – This book by Dr. … Read more

Apprentice Witch – book review

The Apprentice Witch Apprentice Witch #1 by James Nicol Fantasy Tween * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Something goes horribly wrong during Arianwyn’s assessment and it’s only through her powerful and respected grandmother’s influence that she’s given a position as an apprentice witch in the town of Lull, bordering the Great Wood (where all manner of dark and dangerous magical beings lurk). Despite her test results, Arianwyn does admirably well in her new position. … Read more

Library to Close October 11-19 for Construction, will reopen on Wednesday, October 20, 2021Read More
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