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The Legend of Arthur: Then and Now The Legend of Arthur: Then and Now

How many versions of the legend of King Arthur have you seen, read, or heard in your lifetime? If you’re like me, it’s a lot. You might hav…
How many versions of the legend of King Arthur have you seen, read, or heard in your lifetime? If you’re like me, it’s a lot. You might hav…

Living Small Living Small

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To paraphrase Newton's Third Law-for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. So, in our world of McMansions there is also the…
To paraphrase Newton's Third Law-for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. So, in our world of McMansions there is also the…

May is National Stroke Month May is National Stroke Month

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Did you know that strokes are the number 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States? Here are some books and resources to help learn about and prevent strokes.
Did you know that strokes are the number 5 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States? Here are some books and r…

Taking the SAT in June? Taking the SAT in June?

First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…
First-time SAT taker? Need to brush up? Try LearningExpress Library or Testing & Education Resource Center! Both have practice tests and sk…

Malcolm X 360 Malcolm X 360

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In honor of Malcolm X's birthday on May 19, let's look at a few people's interpretations of his life, fiction and nonfiction, from Alex Haley to Manning Marable and beyond.
In honor of Malcolm X's birthday on May 19, let's look at a few people's interpretations of his life, fiction and nonfiction, from Alex Hal…

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May 25th is on a Thursday this Year May 25th is on a Thursday this Year

Every May 25th hoopy fans of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams spend the day making sure they know where their towel is.
Every May 25th hoopy fans of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams spend the day making sure they know where their towel is.

National Tap Dance Day is May 25th! National Tap Dance Day is May 25th!

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Celebrate National Tap Dance Day by checking out these films featuring famous tap dancers.
Celebrate National Tap Dance Day by checking out these films featuring famous tap dancers.

Discover a Biography Series Discover the "Who is/was...?" book series!

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Who is George Lucas? If you don't know, here's a clue: "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...."Lucas is an American filmmaker and is the creator of the Star Wars and Indiana Jones film franchises. But, did you know that he once wanted to be a race car driver?
Who is George Lucas? Here's a clue: "A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...." But, did you know he'd wanted to drive race cars?

Reggae, Salsa & Calypso: Get Your Groove… Reggae, Salsa & Calypso: Get Your Groove On!

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Remember Dick Van Dyke and his zany adventures on an island in the 1966 comedy film Lt. Robinson Crusoe, U.S.N.? Tropical islands are the perfect destinations to relax, chill out and unwind. Crystal clear turquoise waters, colorful sunsets, palm trees, caribbean music, the ocean…
Remember Dick Van Dyke and his zany adventures on an island in the 1966 comedy film Lt. Robinson Crusoe, U.S.N.? Tropical islands are the p…

Wet Philosophy Wet Philosophy

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This philosophy is anything but dry and is a fun way to meet another side of yourself.
This philosophy is anything but dry and is a fun way to meet another side of yourself.

Summer Reading

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American Red Cross Blood Drives American Red Cross Blood Drives

May 30th - Jun 16th
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Contact the American Red Cross to arrange to donate blood at one of 3 libraries during their upcoming blood drive.
Contact the American Red Cross to arrange to donate blood at one of 3 libraries during their upcoming blood drive.

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Catalina Nonfiction Book Club Catalina Nonfiction Book Club

Jun 22nd | 1:00pm - 3:00pm
This month our monthly book club for adults will discuss Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton. About the book: Traces the author's journey of self-dis…
This month our monthly book club for adults will discuss Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton. About the book: Traces the author's journey of self-discovery after the dissolution of her marriage, revealing how she found healing by rejecting gender standards and refusing to settle…

Now Sowing: Sunflowers (Feb-Aug) Now Sowing: Sunflowers (Feb-Aug)

It's Sunflower Season! Did you know sunflowers are one of the fastest growing flowers in the world? That big flower is actually surrounding…
It's Sunflower Season! Did you know sunflowers are one of the fastest growing flowers in the world? That big flower is actually surrounding…

The Woman Who Shot Cowboys: Rodeo Photog… The Woman Who Shot Cowboys: Rodeo Photographer Louise L. Serpa

May 25th | 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Anyone who has ever stared down an angry bull coming full throttle across an arena will understand why rodeo photographer Louise Serpa ofte…
Anyone who has ever stared down an angry bull coming full throttle across an arena will understand why rodeo photographer Louise Serpa often uttered the adage, "Never Don't Pay Attention." Born into New York society, Louise ended up out west with her nose buried in the dirt &...

Books & Authors

Read More Star Wars! Read More Star Wars!

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Did you think books set A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Far Away (primarily, the Star Wars Extended Universe) ended with the advent of Epis…
Did you think books set A Long Time Ago In A Galaxy Far Far Away (primarily, the Star Wars Extended Universe) ended with the advent of Epis…

Faith in Books Faith in Books

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Is 'The Shack' on your reading list...again? While you wait, try one of these not-so-typical books of faith. They are all absolutely divine
Is 'The Shack' on your reading list...again? While you wait, try one of these not-so-typical books of faith. They are all absolutely divine

Super-quick Muffin Tin Meals Muffin Tin…

Delicious! Fun and convenient. The recipes in this little cookbook are perfect for little treats you can make ahead and keep in the fridge o… More
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Abbett Book Choices ~ Our Souls at Night Abbett Book Choices

Jun 21st | 2:00pm - 3:00pm
In June we'll discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. About the book: In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the…
In June we'll discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. About the book: In Holt, Colorado, widower Louis Waters is initially thrown when the widowed Addie Moore suggests that they spend time together, in bed, to stave off loneliness, but soon they are exchanging the confidences a…

Trilogies too long? Try a duology! Trilogies too long? Try a duology!

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Check out some of these duologies that will take up less time but give you the same kick as your favorite trilogies!
Check out some of these duologies that will take up less time but give you the same kick as your favorite trilogies!

E-Library

Browse the E-Library from A-Z Browse the E-Library from A-Z

Looking for the handy A-Z list of all our electronic resources? From homework to research to fun, we've got you covered.
Looking for the handy A-Z list of all our electronic resources? From homework to research to fun, we've got you covered.

All in the Family: Research Tips All in the Family: Research Tips

Filling out your family tree? FAQ on getting help with obituary searches, our genealogy resources like Ancestry, and more.
Filling out your family tree? FAQ on getting help with obituary searches, our genealogy resources like Ancestry, and more.

Downloadable Audiobooks, A Mish-Mash Downloadable Audiobooks, A Mish-Mash

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Much like a library collection of any sort, this list is a mish-mash of a variety of audiobooks I've downloaded from OneClickDigital. If you haven't tried it yet, OneClick is easy to use and houses a diverse collection.
Much like a library collection of any sort, this list is a mish-mash of a variety of audiobooks I've downloaded from OneClickDigital. If yo…

Scary Ebooks Scary Ebooks

Just search for "horror ebooks" in the catalog to download something spooky.
Just search for "horror ebooks" in the catalog to download something spooky.

OverDrive is changing for the better! OverDrive is changing for the better!

Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your computer. It will tell you that the “new” OverDrive is coming, and give you the chance to try it out.  We recommend trying it out right away.
Starting today, for the next two weeks, you’ll start seeing a bar at the bottom of the screen when you're on the OverDrive site on your com…

Kids & Teens

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