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

Winter break is over.  Sigh.  Settle in for a big chunk of uninterrupted school days - plenty of time for you to write a few papers and essays, learn a bunch of new math concepts, absorb...
The Leyla Beban Young Authors Foundation
Middle & High School Creative Writing ContestThere’s one month to go in this fiction writing contest open to current middle and high school students.  Entries are due on February 1,...
A good book can be inspirational!  See what Grady has done after reading this great series by Tom Angleberger:Here is Grady's demonstration table at his recent art show.Each Yoda has a...
Visite su biblioteca más cercana y escoja un DVD, libro o revista para ayudarle a alcanzar sus metas de salud y acondicionamiento físico. 
The first Thursday of every month 6th - 12th graders turn in reviews from Advance Reader copies of books they took from the last meeting. Interested in participating? Contact Carla A. the teen...
This installment: electrifying short stories; a new memoir by Salzman that explains a lot; Strout’s wonderful latest;  fascinating YA novel; a Danish fantasy; and a chilling Outback tale...
Ring in the New Year with some of these great holiday books!  You can find them at your local library:
This installment: a standup comedian’s memoir about adoption from China; a new mystery by C.J. Box; Satanic Verses on CD and much worth it; a fascinating hot new DVD about a hitherto obscure...
Nelson Mandela
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the beloved South African anti-apartheid revolutionary and politician, died on December 5 at the age of 95.  After spending 27 years in prison, he was released and...
This installment: a difficult, rewarding novel; a lively one about Orthodox Jews; another difficult, rewarding novel (!); charming essays by a favorite Bosnian-American writer; Typhoid Mary brought...