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Mon 20
September 20 9:00 am - 9:30 am

Take & Makes: Paper Plate Apples & Paper Cats (ages 3-8)

Join us for a demonstration of these Take & Make kits via Facebook Live!
Mon 20
September 20 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Spice Life: Cumin

Pick up a sample of this spice often used in Mexican cuisine from the Information Desk.
Tue 21
September 21 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Join us for this storytime, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs!
Wed 22
September 22 11:00 am - 11:30 am

BabyBook (ages 0-12 months)

BabyBook introduces a love for books and reading through music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play.
Thu 23
September 23 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Toddler Time (ages 1-3)

Introduce your toddler to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities!

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
The Family Upstairs

The Family Upstairs

by Lisa Jewell
Kelley
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by Kelley
Why We’re Polarized

Why We're Polarized

by Ezra Klein
Katie
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by Katie
Gender Queer

Gender Queer

by Maia Kobabe
Shelby
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by Shelby
The Ardent Swarm

The Ardent Swarm

by Yamen Manai
Kayla
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by Kayla
Devolution

Devolution

by Max Brooks
Chris
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by Chris
Odd Thomas

Odd Thomas

by Dean Koontz
Sharon
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by Sharon
Mere Christianity

Mere Christianity

by C.S. Lewis
Wendy
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by Wendy
Red, White & Royal Blue

Red, White & Royal Blue

by Casey McQuinston
Amanda
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by Amanda
The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer

The Babysitter: My Summers with a Serial Killer

by Liza Rodman
Alli
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by Alli
Harrow the Ninth

Harrow the Ninth

by Tamsyn Muir
Cathy
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by Cathy
The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance

by Philippa Gregory
Linda
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by Linda
From a Monastery Kitchen

From a Monastery Kitchen

by Victor-Antoine d'Avila-Latourrette
Renee
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by Renee
Persepolis

Persepolis

by Marjane Satrapi
Heather
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by Heather
Beneath a Scarlet Sky

Beneath a Scarlet Sky

by Mark Sullivan
Whitney
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by Whitney
The Big Finish

The Big Finish

by Brooke Fossey
Jean
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by Jean
People of the Book

People of the Book

by Geraldine Brooks
Brenda
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by Brenda
Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed

Beach, Breeze, Bloodshed

by John Keyse-Walker
Barrett
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by Barrett
The Future is Yours

The Future is Yours

by Dan Frey
Adrianna
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by Adrianna
Ronin Island

Ronin Island

by Greg Pak
Ryan
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by Ryan
The Beautiful Mystery

The Beautiful Mystery

by Louise Penny
Linda
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by Linda
George

George

by Alex Gino
Amanda
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by Amanda
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (DVD)

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (DVD)

by Francis Lawrence
Bonnie
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by Bonnie
Cast Away (DVD)

Cast Away (DVD)

by Robert Zemeckis
Kelley
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by Kelley
The Newcomer

The Newcomer

by Mary Kay Andrews
Jean
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by Jean
The Kids of Carcassonne (Board Game)

The Kids of Carcassonne (Board Game)

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Renee
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by Renee
The Wake

The Wake

by Scott Snyder
Chris
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by Chris
Invictus

Invictus

by Ryan Graudin
Sharon
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by Sharon
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (DVD)

The Last Black Man in San Francisco (DVD)

by Dede Gardner
Shelby
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by Shelby
Catching Fire

Catching Fire

by Suzanne Collins
Bonnie
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by Bonnie
Every Heart a Doorway

Every Heart a Doorway

by Seanan McGuire
Cathy
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by Cathy
The Witch’s Heart

The Witch's Heart

by Genevieve Gornichec
Alli
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by Alli
The Walking Drum

The Walking Drum

by Louis L'Amour
Brenda
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by Brenda
Watchmen

Watchmen

by Alan Moore
Adrianna
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by Adrianna
In the Shadow of Vesuvius

In the Shadow of Vesuvius

by Tasha Alexander
Kayla
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by Kayla
Dragonfly in Amber

Dragonfly in Amber

by Diana Gabaldon
Katie
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by Katie
Rich Mullins: His Life and Legacy

Rich Mullins: His Life and Legacy

by James Bryan Smith
Wendy
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by Wendy
Dirty Dancing (DVD)

Dirty Dancing (DVD)

by Patrick Swayze
Barrett
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by Barrett
The Pull

The Pull

by Steve Orlando
Heather
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by Heather
The Giver of Stars

The Giver of Stars

by Jojo Moyes
Whitney
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by Whitney

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