Monthly News & Updates May 2023

Our Hours

Sunday Closed

Monday 9 AM - 7 PM

Tuesday 9 AM- 7 PM

Wednesday 9 AM- 7 PM

Thursday 9 AM- 7 PM

Friday 9 AM - 4 PM

Saturday 9 AM - 12 PM


Check out our monthly program CALENDAR!

Consumer Fraud

& Identity Theft

Join Attorney General Kwame Raoul's Community Outreach Team on Monday, May 15th at 10:00 AM at the library for a presentation on Consumer Fraud & Identity Theft.

Learn To:

  • Recognize common scams and their many variations
  • Set up fraud alerts, security freezes, and opt-outs
  • Report scams and manage the situation

This is a free program for adults. No registration is required to attend.

Drawing Comics with Jarrett J. Krosoczka

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day with New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, Jarrett J. Krosoczka! Perfect for the entire family, this live, virtual drawing workshop is sure to inspire the inner artist in everyone. Jarrett creates books with humor, heart, and deep respect for his young readers—qualities that have made his titles perennial favorites on the bookshelves of homes, libraries, and bookstores over the past twenty years.

This virtual event on Zoom is free and open to the public, but registration is required.


On Being Fabulous with Jonathan Van Ness & Kristi Yamaguchi

“Queer Eye” and “Getting Curious” star and ice skating superfan, Jonathan Van Ness talks with his idol, Olympic Gold Medalist Kristi Yamaguchi. They’ll chat about figure skating, fabulous style, and whatever else comes up! With Jonathan, you never quite know what he’ll say next, but his unfiltered takes are always as interesting as they are hilarious. 

This virtual event on Zoom is free and open to the public, but registration is required.


Book Box

These Boxes are made for Teens (grades 7th-12th), Middle Schoolers (grades 4th-6th), and Elementary (grades 1st - 3rd). Each Book Box will include a book based on your reading preferences, fun treats, and a survey card.

Read the book and keep the treats!


NEW Reading Challenge

Can you become a Master of Minutes? It's as simple as reading 20 minutes a day! Log your minutes and earn new badges!



Join us every Wednesday at 10 AM for StoryTime! Each week we have a different theme that we focus on as we listen to stories, sing songs, make a craft and play with toys.

StoryTime is a program for children birth to 5 years old and their caregivers to interact together with books to help build early literacy.

Book Club

Our monthly Book Club's March pick is "Tracy Flick Can't Win" by Tom Perrotta. Come ask for a copy at the library front desk to read along or listen on axis360 and Libby. Even if you haven't read this month's book come to enjoy talking about books with fellow readers.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten ongoing program encourages you to read 1,000 books to your child before they enter kindergarten. Just read 3 books a day for 1 year and it will add up to over 1,000 books. The guidelines are simple: Every time you finish a book, log in to Beanstack to record it.


Adult Book Bundles

Book Bundles are a way for you to get 3 hand-selected books based on your reading interests. When you check out a Bundle you’re checking out each book and they can be returned separately. Keep what you’re enjoying and return anything else at your convenience.



Hoopla can be used as a mobile app or on a web browser. Just simply log in with your library card number and PIN to have instant access to digital books, music, movies, and more. Check out 4 instant borrows every month.


Libby is the one-tap reading app from our library where you can borrow ebooks and digital audiobooks for free. You can stream books with Wi-Fi or mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. All you need to get started is a library card.


The Axis 360 app lets you read and listen to digital content with a single tap. You can place items on hold and see at a glance where you are in line. You can also add digital content to your Wish List for later check out.


Managing your library has never been easier now with the RSAcat Mobile app. You can see what you have checked out and also place items on hold. You can also renew your checked-out items.


Beanstack is a digital way you can track the books or minutes you read. There are two ways to use Beanstack: with the free app or online with our library's unique web address. Participate in themed challenges to earn badges and incentives.


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