Best book sale this week!

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booksale3revised15,000 books, DVDs, and CDs in good to excellent condition at very reasonable prices!

Wednesday, September 14: noon-8pm                                                            Saturday, September 17: 10am-4pm

Poetry Reading and Workshop on Saturday

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indexLocal author and poet Michael B. Judkins will visit for an intimate reading of selected poems from his new work, Interlude to Sentimental Me at the South Side Branch on Saturday, September 10 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. Enjoy his unique poetry and have an opportunity to ask him questions. Following the reading, Michael will lead a workshop to help one identify their writing style and improve their writing skills. Don’t forget to bring a pen and a notebook! Refreshments will be served. More here

No Bookmobile Service Today

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The bookmobile will not be going out today, September 6. Any due items will be automatically renewed and all holds will be extended. Regret any inconvenience.

Positive Psychology Lowers Stress

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Isolated Portraits-Mature Hispanic WomanDo you want to feel more fulfilled at the end of each day? Come to a workshop that will decrease your stress and increase your sense of well-being. Anna Gaitanos, a life coach and counselor who specializes in positive psychology, will be at the South Side Branch on Thursday, September 8 at 6 pm. Register today!

More here

Closed for the Labor Day Weekend

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plazaBAPLx350Saturday and Monday. Fortunately you can download eBooks and eMagazines 24/7. Plus use the online resources anytime, too! Our book drops will be open but nothing is due either day. Enjoy the weekend!

Zumba classes every Thursday…

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zumbawebThe whole family can get into shape while having tons of fun! The classes are every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the South Side Branch.

Register today! More here

New DVDs – Highlights

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The nice guysborn to be blue

Born to be blue

The huntsman: writer’s war

Fathers and Daughters

The walking dead. The complete sixth season

NCIS: New Orleans. The second season.

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs


Is your 5 year old starting kindergarten?

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kindergartenTo prepare your five year old for their first day of school, the Main Library has planned a special event for kindergarten-bound children. We believe that children should love and enjoy kindergarten and that this can be accomplished by providing gentle and fun learning experiences. Stories about kindergarten, songs and activities will get your child ready for their big day. Choose from two sessions: Tuesday, August 23 at 10:30 am or Wednesday, August 24 at 6:30 pm.  More here