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Tue 22
September 22 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.
Wed 23
September 23 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Virtual BabyBook (ages 0-12 months)

Join us via Facebook Live for this virtual event that includes music & movement, rhythm & rhyme, and cuddles & play.
Wed 23
September 23 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Virtual Book Talk

Join library staff via Facebook Live as we read books we love and share them with you!
Thu 24
September 24 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Virtual Toddler Time (ages 1-3)

Introduce toddlers to books, reading, and language through stories, songs, and activities with this weekly event via Facebook Live.
Thu 24
September 24 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Virtual Bedtime Stories (ages 3+)

Join us via Facebook Live for this virtual event, which encourages families to make reading part of their daily routine.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
The Other Mrs.

The Other Mrs.

by Mary Kubica
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Dancing with Bees

Dancing with Bees

by Brigit Howard
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins

The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins

by Clint McElroy
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Invited

The Invited

by Jennifer McMahon
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
The Crystal Cave

The Crystal Cave

by Mary Stewart
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Pilgrim’s Regress

The Pilgrim's Regress

by C. S. Lewis
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
In the Company of Women

In the Company of Women

by Grace Bonney
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
High Life (DVD)

High Life (DVD)

by Claire Denis
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Uncut Gems (DVD)

Uncut Gems (DVD)

by Benny Safdie
Chelsea
Recommended
by Chelsea
Practical Magic

Practical Magic

by Alice Hoffman
Cathy
Recommended
by Cathy
The Painted Veil

The Painted Veil

by W. Somerset Maugham
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Mysteries at the Museum: Season 1

Mysteries at the Museum: Season 1

by Travel Channel
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
And Another Thing…

And Another Thing...

by Eoin Colfer
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
The Princess Bride (DVD)

The Princess Bride (DVD)

by Cary Elwes
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
Nobody Will Tell You This But Me

Nobody Will Tell You This But Me

by Bess Kalb
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Quilter’s Apprentice

The Quilter's Apprentice

by Jennifer Chiaverini
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Fried Green Tomatoes (DVD)

Fried Green Tomatoes (DVD)

by Jon Avnet
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
The Haunting of Hill House

The Haunting of Hill House

by Shirley Jackson
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
Undead and Unemployed

Undead and Unemployed

by Mary Janice Davidson
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Crow

The Crow

by James O'Barr
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Bean Trees

The Bean Trees

by Barbara Kingsolver
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
The Wife Between Us

The Wife Between Us

by Greer Hendricks
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
How to Make It

How to Make It

by Erin Austen Abbott
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
If Beale Street Could Talk (DVD)

If Beale Street Could Talk (DVD)

by Barry Jenkins
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
The Farewell (DVD)

The Farewell (DVD)

by Lulu Wang
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Harriet (Blu-ray)

Harriet (Blu-ray)

by Debra Martin Chase
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

by C. Alan Bradley
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Jojo Rabbit (Blu-ray)

Jojo Rabbit (Blu-ray)

by Taika Waititi
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
Saints at the River

Saints at the River

by Ron Rash
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Authenticity Project

The Authenticity Project

by Clare Pooley
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
An Anonymous Girl

An Anonymous Girl

by Greer Hendricks
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Sparrow Hill Road

Sparrow Hill Road

by Seanan McGuire
Cathy
Recommended
by Cathy
Birds of Prey (DVD)

Birds of Prey (DVD)

by Cathy Yan
Chelsea
Recommended
by Chelsea
Just One Damned Thing After Another

Just One Damned Thing After Another

by Jodi Taylor
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
The Traveling Cat Chronicles

The Traveling Cat Chronicles

by Hiro Arikawa
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
The Girl in Cabin 13

The Girl in Cabin 13

by A. J. Rivers
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
Altered Carbon

Altered Carbon

by Richard Morgan
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
Secondhand Spirits

Secondhand Spirits

by Juliet Blackwell
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
Austenland

Austenland

by Shannon Hale
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Red Mist

Red Mist

by Patricia Cornwell
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Three Miss Margarets

The Three Miss Margarets

by Louise Shaffer
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
The Rough Guide to the Caribbean

The Rough Guide to the Caribbean

by Robert Coates
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

by Douglas Adams
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
Sick of Me

Sick of Me

by Whitney Capps
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney

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