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Memorial Day honors the fallen. Learn more about this historic holiday with these titles from the Library's collection.
Memorial Day honors the fallen. Learn more about this historic holiday with these titles from the Library's collection.

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…

Summer Reading

Free books for kids and teens: start Sum… Free books for kids and teens: start Summer Reading off right!

Kids & Teens, the library has brand-new books that need a good home! Summer Reading has begun! Visit your library to get one, starting Tuesday, May 30. (While supplies last.)
Kids & Teens, the library has brand-new books that need a good home! Summer Reading has begun! Visit your library, starting Tuesday, May 30.

Summer Gatherings Summer Gatherings

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The evenings are cool, the mosquitoes haven't come yet, so why not enjoy the evenings and have friends over just to try some new recipes? …
The evenings are cool, the mosquitoes haven't come yet, so why not enjoy the evenings and have friends over just to try some new recipes? …

Summer Pride! LGBTQ Reads and More for S… Summer Pride! LGBTQ Reads and More for S…

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Show your pride and beat the heat with LGBTQ reads and DVDs for summer! This list was put together by the LGBT Services Committee at PCPL.
Show your pride and beat the heat with LGBTQ reads and DVDs for summer! This list was put together by the LGBT Services Committee at PCPL.

Sweltering Summer Series Sweltering Summer Series

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These tween/teen books have a good amount of variety for both boys and girls.
These tween/teen books have a good amount of variety for both boys and girls.

Big Hunk Candy Bars and Geology Big Hunk Candy Bars and Geology

May 31st | 3:00pm - 4:00pm
This fun (and edible) program uses Big Hunk candy bars to teach about geology and the physical forces affecting it. Totally edible, and rea…
This fun (and edible) program uses Big Hunk candy bars to teach about geology and the physical forces affecting it. Totally edible, and rea…

Kids & Teens

Books & Authors

Denis Johnson (1949-2017) Denis Johnson (1949-2017)

The American author known for Train Dreams and countless short stories has died. Have you read his work?
The American author known for Train Dreams and countless short stories has died. Have you read his work?

Murphy-Wilmot Book Club Murphy-Wilmot Book Club

Jun 24th | 10:00am - 11:00am
This month's selection is Orhan's Inheritance, by Aline Ohanesian, a novel that Kirkus Reviews called "a harrowing tale of unimaginable sacrifice…
This month's selection is Orhan's Inheritance, by Aline Ohanesian, a novel that Kirkus Reviews called "a harrowing tale of unimaginable sacrifice . . . A novel that delves into the darkest corners of human history and emerges with a tenuous sense of hope."

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

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…

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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E-Library

Food & Gardening Magazines & More Food & Gardening Magazines & More

Your library card gives you 24/7 access to digital resources like magazines, journal articles, and more.
Your library card gives you 24/7 access to digital resources like magazines, journal articles, and more.

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.

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Meow! Take the literary cat quiz Meow! Take the literary cat quiz

Not to be outdone by literary dogs, how well do you know your literary cats?
Not to be outdone by literary dogs, how well do you know your literary cats?

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…

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