Civic Center Library will be closed for upgrades Apr 16-30. Reopening tentatively set for May 1. More details.

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend, so remember to turn your clocks back one hour when you go to bed on Saturday night.To find information in the library on Daylight Saving Time type “...
This installment: Africa revisited, Northwest short stories, and a novel about horses.    Lower River by Paul Theroux

I've dipped in and out of Theroux's books for...
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Election day is rapidly approaching.  If you are a registered voter and would like more information on the candidates and ballot initiatives or have general questions about voting, have a look...
There comes a time in a child's life where "a little bit scary" becomes fun!  It must be a rite of passage for all kids to share ghost stories by the campfire or in the dark----...
 Two weeks ago the National Book Foundation announced the finalists for the National Book Awards. The judges chose five titles each in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's...
This installment: a teen book about WWII, a book on CD set in the South, and an odd, charming Scandinavian idyll.      Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

An amazing...
"Scary fun" is confusing for young children.  Too them, scary is often just plain "scary"!  Here are some books to share with kids that explore Halloween fun and...
Booklist magazine, published by the American Library Association, has published its annual list of “Best First Novels.”  Here’s your chance to read the inventive and ...
Teens, there is an Online Book Club just for you.  Signup today and start reading books tomorrow!  Every Monday, you will be introduced to a new Teen book.  Receive a five-minute read...
El 11 de octubre de 2012 se celebró el primer Día de la Niña (Day of the Girl) reconocido oficialmente por la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU). Logrado a partir del esfuerzo de Schools Girls...