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Tue 14
July 12 - July 18

Virtual Escape Rooms

This week, our escape room options are music-themed! Well, mostly...
Tue 14
July 12 - July 18

Teen Virtual Escape Rooms

This week, our escape room options are music-themed! Well, mostly...
Tue 14
July 14 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Virtual Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

Join us via Facebook Live for this virtual storytime, including flannel boards, dramatics, and songs.
Tue 14
July 14 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Tableaux Vivant aka Living Pictures (ages 12-18)

Recreate a book cover to create a "living picture".
Tue 14
July 14 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Let’s Draw Cartoons! (ages 9+)

Easy tips and encouragement from a fellow beginner.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

I'll Be Gone in the Dark

by Michelle McNamara
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Cosmos

Cosmos

by Ann Druyan
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
A Court of Thorns and Roses

A Court of Thorns and Roses

by Sarah J. Maas
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Chill

The Chill

by Scott Carson
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Children of Blood and Bone

Children of Blood and Bone

by Tomi Adeyemi
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Deafening

Deafening

by Frances Itani
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
The 100 Thing Challenge

The 100 Thing Challenge

by Dave Bruno
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
Blade Runner 2049 (DVD)

Blade Runner 2049 (DVD)

by Denis Villeneuve
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Catch and Kill

Catch and Kill

by Ronan Farrow
Chelsea
Recommended
by Chelsea
Every Heart a Doorway

Every Heart a Doorway

by Seanan McGuire
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
Night Road

Night Road

by Kristin Hannah
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Welcoming the Unwelcome

Welcoming the Unwelcome

by Pema Chödrön
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
The Queen of the Tearling

The Queen of the Tearling

by Erika Johansen
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Pretty Guilty Women

Pretty Guilty Women

by Gina LaManna
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Story Teller

The Story Teller

by Margaret Coel
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Steel Magnolias (DVD)

Steel Magnolias (DVD)

by Herbert Ross
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Going Postal

Going Postal

by Terry Pratchett
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
A Forgotten Murder

A Forgotten Murder

by Jude Deveraux
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future…

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Future...

by Michael J. Fox
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Pigs in Heaven

Pigs in Heaven

by Barbara Kingsolver
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Lover (CD)

Lover (CD)

by Taylor Swift
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Outfox

Outfox

by Sandra Brown
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
Booksmart (DVD)

Booksmart (DVD)

by Olivia Wilde
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Before and After

Before and After

by Judy Christie
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Wish Man (DVD)

Wish Man (DVD)

by Theo Davies
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
I See You: How Love Opens Our Eyes to Invisible People

I See You: How Love Opens Our Eyes to Invisible People

by Terence Lester
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Birds of Prey (Blu-ray)

Birds of Prey (Blu-ray)

by Cathy Yan
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Anna and the Swallow Man (Audiobook)

Anna and the Swallow Man (Audiobook)

by Gavriel Savit
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
A Monk’s Guide to a Clean House and Mind

A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind

by Shoukei Matsumoto
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
An Ale of Two Cities

An Ale of Two Cities

by Sarah Fox
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 1: Mythology

Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 1: Mythology

by Peter Tomasi
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
Permanent Record (Audiobook)

Permanent Record (Audiobook)

by Edward Snowden
Chelsea
Recommended
by Chelsea
The Librarian of Auschwitz

The Librarian of Auschwitz

by Antonio Iturbe
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
The Fold

The Fold

by Peter Clines
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
The 19th Christmas

The 19th Christmas

by James Patterson
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Every Day I Fight

Every Day I Fight

by Stuart Scott
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
How to Love Your Elf

How to Love Your Elf

by Kerrelyn Sparks
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Princess Bride

The Princess Bride

by William Goldman
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Yesterday (DVD)

Yesterday (DVD)

by Danny Boyle
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

by Betty Smith
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
Windows Vista Step by Step

Windows Vista Step by Step

by Joan Preppernau
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Spaceballs (DVD)

Spaceballs (DVD)

by Mel Brooks
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
Maid

Maid

by Stephanie Land
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney

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