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

The RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912 after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage from Southampton, England to New York City.  She was the largest, most...
Do you have financial, operational or marketing questions about managing your business? Could you benefit from fresh independent advice regarding your business plan, product or...
Here are some good reasons to include native plants in your garden.Once established, native plants require little care or maintenance.  They’re drought tolerant, and require no...
Cesar Chavez Day is an official state holiday in California, and is intended to promote community service in honor of the Latino labor leader’s life and work.  Cesar Chavez, a first...
Are you thinking about going on a diet?  Summer’s coming and you want to look good in your new swim suit?  Maybe you’ve developed a food intolerance, or your doctor has told...
Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland.  He was born in 4th century Roman Britain, but was kidnapped by Irish Raiders when he was 16 and taken to Ireland as a slave.  He escaped, but...
Eeek...So much waste we generate! Let's make sure we "Reduce, Reuse and Recycle."
Head over to Smithsonian Magazine's web site and vote for your favorite photos from the 50 finalists. The photos are divided in categories: Altered, Americana, The Natural World, People and...
Knitting Projects for EveryoneIdeas for new knitting projects abound at the library. You can make toys, baby items, afghans, socks, scarves, hats, sweaters, and more.  Here are some of the...
Did you know that one in every three bites of food we eat, from vegetables and fruits to seeds and nuts, is the result of pollination?  Pollination is the transfer of genetic material between...