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Mon 19
February 19

Library Closed

The library is closed for Presidents’ Day.
Tue 20
February 20 9:15 am - 10:45 am

Gentle Yoga

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.
Tue 20
February 20 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime

Ages 3-5  Stories, songs, music, finger-plays and a take-home activity.
Tue 20
February 20 10:30 am - 11:00 am

Racing to Read: Preschool Stay & Play

Open-ended play supports early literacy.
Tue 20
February 20 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Coloring for Grown Ups

Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, and gel pens will be available.
Wed 21
February 21 11:00 am - 11:30 am

BabyBook

Singing, fingerplays, chants, cuddles, sign language and a book.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
The Explorers Guild

The Explorers Guild

by Jonathan Baird
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
The Lady of the Rivers

The Lady of the Rivers

by Philippa Gregory
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
The Grand Design

The Grand Design

by Stephen Hawking
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
The Martian

The Martian

by Andy Weir
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Kindred

Kindred

by Octavia Butler
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Ripper Street (DVD)

Ripper Street (DVD)

by Matthew Macfayden
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Do One Nice Thing

Do One Nice Thing

by Debbie Tenzer
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
In the Midst of Winter

In the Midst of Winter

by Isabel Allende
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
Arrow Season 1 (DVD)

Arrow Season 1 (DVD)

by Colin Donnell
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Born a Crime

Born a Crime

by Trevor Noah
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
The Bright Hour

The Bright Hour

by Nina Riggs
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Celebrity in Death

Celebrity in Death

by J.D. Robb
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Rocky (Blu-ray)

Rocky (Blu-ray)

by Robert Chartoff
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Weight of Ink

The Weight of Ink

by Rachel Kadish
Marilyn
Recommended
by Marilyn
The Pillars of the Earth

The Pillars of the Earth

by Ken Follett
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Love Lives Here

Love Lives Here

by Maria Goff
Kevin
Recommended
by Kevin
Hex

Hex

by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
A Man Called Ove

A Man Called Ove

by Frederik Backman
Nick
Recommended
by Nick
The Mothers

The Mothers

by Brit Bennett
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
The Keep

The Keep

by F. Paul Wilson
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
The Noel Diary

The Noel Diary

by Richard Paul Evans
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

Mrs. Grant and Madame Jule

by Jennifer Chiaverini
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

by Neil Gaiman
Rachael
Recommended
by Rachael
100 Women Who Made History

100 Women Who Made History

by Stella Caldwell
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Your Inner Fish (DVD)

Your Inner Fish (DVD)

by Tom Cook
Cole
Recommended
by Cole
All the Birds in the Sky

All the Birds in the Sky

by Charlie Jane Anders
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Ironfoot

Ironfoot

by Dave Duncan
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Saint Anything

Saint Anything

by Sarah Dessen
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Serena

Serena

by Ron Rash
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
I Still Dream About You

I Still Dream About You

by Fannie Flagg
Stephanie
Recommended
by Stephanie
Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians

by Kevin Kwan
Betty
Recommended
by Betty
Eat, Pray, Love

Eat, Pray, Love

by Elizabeth Gilbert
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Natural (DVD)

The Natural (DVD)

by Roger Towne
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Room

Room

by Emma Donoghue
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
George Orwell - 1984

1984

by George Orwell
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
A Column of Fire

A Column of Fire

by Ken Follett
Betty
Recommended
by Betty
Heart of Darkness

Heart of Darkness

by Joseph Conrad
Kevin
Recommended
by Kevin
Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight

by Naoki Higashida
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
No Safety in Numbers

No Safety in Numbers

by Dayna Lorentz
Elisa
Recommended
by Elisa
Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere

by Celeste Ng
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Sourdough

Sourdough

by Robin Sloan
Betty
Recommended
by Betty

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