The Friends of the Library – Annual Raffle Baskets on Display thru 10/30/2020

They’re back.  Stop in to view the beautiful raffle baskets on display at the Library.  There are 9 baskets in total and raffle tickets can be purchased at the front circulation desk.  Ticket prices are $3.00 for 1; $5.00 for 2; $10.00 for 5; OR $20.00 for 12.  Tickets will be drawn on October 30th.  You do not need to present for the drawing and winners will be notified.  Proceeds… Read more

Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History ~ Mary C. Kelly, Ph.D. (via ZOOM) at 6:30 on Thursday, 10/1/2020

This program is an online ZOOM program. Drawing on material from her book Ireland’s Great Famine in Irish-American History, Dr. Kelly will discuss the role of the Famine in shaping Irish-American ethnic identity. Focusing on the long-term impact of the episode between the 1840s and 1990s, she explores the shadowed landscape of Famine legacy and its status in Irish-American culture today. Referencing contemporary press accounts and the writings of… Read more

BOOK GIVEAWAY ~ October 3 – October 9 during Library hours

A Book giveaway?  Yes, your eyes did not deceive you.  This is a week long opportunity to stock up on some gently used books.  Please bring your own bags.  This event will run from Saturday (10:00 – 3:00) through Friday (M-F 10:00 – 8:00). Just stop by the library and the assortment will be on display in the meeting room.  Please note:  social distancing and masks are required when visiting… Read more

Banned Book Raffle for Kids and Teens

Celebrate Banned Book Week by stopping by the library and picking up one of the titles that they don’t want you to have. From Sept 28 – Oct 2nd, libraries are celebrating books that have been shredded, burned, and removed from their shelves for various reasons over the years, and making them available (as always) for you to check out. While defeating censorship is its own reward, we’re making Banned… Read more

Writers Group (Gr K-6) and Young Authors Workshop (Gr 6+)

Come hang out on Zoom to tap into your creative brain and come up with some fun stories! Kids in grades K-6 will meet weekly for our Writers Group on Thursdays at 5:00pm.Each week we tackle a new fun prompt to talk about, write, and draw our ideas. Register for Writers Group HERE. For students in grades 6-12, we’re hosting a special workshop on creative writing. We’ll talk about how… Read more

Read to the Listening Fairy: Weds @ 10:30 AM on Zoom (All Ages)

Read to the Listening Fairy is the perfect opportunity for reluctant readers, emergent readers, or readers who just like someone new to listen to them! Once you register with the Listening Fairy, you’ll be sent a ZOOM link so the fairy can listen to you read. You’ll wait in the waiting room until it’s your turn. Please choose a maximum of 5 minutes worth of reading. If the fairy has… Read more