Tail wagging is a thing at the library!

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puppy readerImprove your reading skills and get a boost of confidence by reading to a patient and gentle dog who loves listening to stories. Bring a book or choose one from our collection at the Main Library on Saturday, January 28 from 11 am to noon. No registration. Remember you can park in the garage!

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Best Book Sale this week!

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IMG_0489Wednesday, January 25: noon to 8pm             Saturday, January 28: 10am to 4pm

15,000 books, DVDs, and CDs. This sale features books to start planning your garden, gifts for your valentine, and Celtic selections. Pick up some good reads to get you through the winter! All proceeds benefit the Library. Most credit cards accepted. Parking is available in the garage after 5:00 pm on Wednesdays and all day Saturday.

For more information about the book sale, please visit www.bestbooksale.org

Bookmobile Back in Service, Tomorrow (1/24)

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bookmobile13The bookmobile will not be running today but will resume the winter schedule tomorrow, Jan. 24.  Any items that were originally due today have already been renewed.

Isn’t Dory adorable?!

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dreamstime_xs_11195398See Dory on the big screen with her own Disney Pixar movie at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, January 24 at 6pm. Free and open to the public! Bring the family. We’ll supply the drinks and snacks.

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Traveling to Japan or curious about the culture?

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japanesewoodcut2Join us for a “journey” across Japan, learning useful phrases and fascinating cultural tidbits at the Main Library as we explore the sights and sounds of this amazing country on Wednesday evenings JANUARY 18, 24, FEBRUARY 1, 15, 22 . Learn the vocabulary used in navigating Japanese transportation, restaurants, lodgings, events, attractions, and more.

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Aloha to Hawaiian Beach Party!

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dreamstime_xs_19532080Escape the Cold with an Hawaiian Beach Party

We are turning the tables on winter with an Hawaiian Beach Party at Family Fun Night tonight at 6:30 pm. The Main Library will be the site of tropical beach stories and games for preschool through grade 5 children. Island art activities, too, will help you escape the cold at the one hour event.

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New Audiobooks on CD

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Curtain of death – W.E.B. Griffin and William E. Butterworth IVfern-crash and burn

The mistress – Danielle Steel

Private: the royals – Danielle Steel

Sleepwalker – Chris Bohjalian

The innocent – Harlan Coben

Crash and burn – Fern Michaels

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Highlights of New Music

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Peace trail – Neil Youngneil young - peace trail

Big boat – Phish

Boots no. 1: the official revival bootleg – Gillian Welch

Circlin’ back: celebrating 50 years: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and friends

My piece of land – Amanda Shires

The golden age – Woodkid

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered music