Display Highlight: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May 10, 2021 – Sarah Vohsen, Adult Services Here at the library, we celebrate diversity in our books and in our community. And the month of May gives us a great chance to highlight Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The term Asian Pacific is a bit broad, and it covers not only the Asian continent […]

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Star Wars: May the Fourth Be With You

May 4, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Adult Services Okay, story time: My very first memory – genuinely MY memory, without influences from outside parties – is from when I’m four or five years old. My two uncles were babysitting my twin brother and me, and they decided they wanted to go to the re-showing of […]

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Wild About Flowers: National Wildflower Week

May 3, 2021 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator April showers bring May flowers…well, May is here and everything is blooming and has been blooming for a while. Winter is beautiful in its own way, but for me, the only thing that rivals a beautiful fall day is a beautiful spring one! The sun is […]

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At the Library in May!

May 2, 2021 – CGPL Staff Spring is in the air and we are slowly but surely welcoming everyone back to the library! As of May 3rd, we will return to our regular hours Monday-Thursday 9-9, Friday and Saturday 9-5, and Sundays 1-5. We are keeping to virtual programming for now, however. Listed below are […]

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Herb Your Enthusiasm: Herb Day

May 1 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator     If any of you know me, have seen my blog posts, program videos, or book talks then you may know that I absolutely love plants, especially of the herbal variety. Despite the fact that I kill just about every plant that I try to grow, every […]

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National Bubble Tea Day

April 30, 2021 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services There seems to be a national anything day every single day of the year, but here’s another one for you: National Bubble Tea Day. Why would someone put bubbles in their tea? Would it not get sudsy? This is not the case, so do not be alarmed. […]

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National Poetry Month

April 25, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Adult Services Many of you may already know this, but April is NATIONAL POETRY MONTH! April 2021 is also a special year, as it is the 25th anniversary of celebrating poets and poetry on the national level. National Poetry Month was founded in 1966 by the Academy of American […]

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Much Ado About Shakespeare

April 23, 2021 – Adrianna Holt, Adult Services “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon ’em.” – Twelfth Night, Act 2, Scene 5 That sort of sounds like Uncle Ben’s famous quote “With great power comes great responsibility.” William Shakespeare lived over 400 years ago and his life and […]

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Autism Acceptance Month

April 19, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Adult Services April brings us Autism Acceptance Month, a time to “promote autism awareness and assure that all affected by autism are able to achieve the highest quality of life possible.” In 2021, the Autism Society of America is using #CelebrateDifferences to “focus on providing information and resources for […]

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Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

April 12, 2021 – Sarah Vohsen, Adult Services This column was first published in the April 2021 issue of The Best Years (TBY). Nora loses her job, her cat, and her only piano student in a single afternoon. She falls into despair as the last meaningful parts of her life disappear. And as the day […]

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