Preschool Block Party

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girlblocks2Bring your preschooler to build with our amazing block collection on this Friday and next Friday at 10:30 am in the new Children’s Center. Playing is learning! You don’t have to register.

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Where’s the Bookmobile? (Contest – Week 7)

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We’ve reached the final week!  If you’re just getting started, fear not.  Everyone will have through April 27 to get all their answers submitted (see previous blog posts for photos 1-6).  Entry forms can be obtained and submitted at either the main library (Adult Services desk) or on the bookmobile.  Whoever identifies the most pictured locations will win the bookmobile for up to two hours at a time and place of their choosing!

The final photo, being out of season and otherwise somewhat nondescript, may pose a challenge, but maybe you know the spot…



Break the Internet Addiction

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Visit BAPL at 6:30 pm tonight to learn more on compulsive internet use. Dr. Boyce Jubilan, Associate Professor of Psychology, DeSales University, will discuss behaviors and treatments for the internet addict. Parking is available in the garage on the west side.

National Poetry Month, Week #3 Writing Prompt

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This week, please join us in writing a poem about family. There are many directions you could go with this. Here is poem titled “My Father’s Hats” which may provide some inspiration.

Leave your poems (or even a single line) in the comments. You can also contribute on our Facebook page or by emailing your work to or



Open Mic Night on Tuesday

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indexThe Main Library is having a special Poetry Open Mic on Tuesday, April 19 from 6:00 to 7:30. Drop in for a lively evening of performances by musicians, singers, comedians, storytellers, as well as poets. Performers should sign up 15 minutes prior to the program.

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Earth Day Celebration

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earthday1Earth Day is celebrated in 192 countries around the world every April. Mark this year’s observance with eco-friendly stories and a craft made with recycled materials in the new Children’s Center at the Main Library on Tuesday, April 19 at 6:30 p.m. This Family Fun Night is for all ages and is open to the public.


New Audiobooks on CD

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As time goes by – Mary Higgins Clarkas time goes by

Family jewels – Stuart Woods

Alexander Hamilton – Ron Chernow

When breath becomes air – Paul Kalanithi

Putin country: a journey into the real Russia – Anne Garrels

The breaks of the game – David Halberstam

Click here for a complete list of new audiobooks and playaways

New Non-fiction DVD’s

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Monk with a camera: the life and journey of Nicholas Vreeland

Victory at seamonk with a camera



Switzerland’s amazing train rides

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered DVDs