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Season of Stories and Songs

Various locations

Enjoy stories, art and cooking workshops, music, puppet shows, and more.

The Desk Set Podcast

Listen to episodes of The Desk Set, a new library podcast, featuring author interviews, book suggestions, literary conversations, and more.

Native American Heritage Month

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Stories, history, and culture of Indigenous peoples of America through authentic voices and a contemporary lens.

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Self-Care Workshops and Author Talks

Various locations

Join us for meditation, tai chi, author visits, and life coaching at a new Self-Care series of Everyone's Talking About It events.

Kids & Teens

National Book Awards for Young People National Book Awards for Young People

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Browse 10 books nominated as the best published in the US- the 2018 finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.
Browse 10 books nominated as the best published in the US- the 2018 finalists for the National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

Books by Indigenous Authors for Kids Books by Indigenous Authors for Kids

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Books for kids by Indigenous writers and illustrators.
Books for kids by Indigenous writers and illustrators.

Autumn Read Alouds for Kids Autumn Read Alouds for Kids

Snuggle up and enjoy these autumn reads with your kids.
Snuggle up and enjoy these autumn reads with your kids.

New & Interesting for Teens: November New & Interesting for Teens: November

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Browse our top picks in new releases for teens.
Browse our top picks in new releases for teens.

New & Interesting for Kids: November '18 New & Interesting for Kids: November '18

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Our top picks in new releases for kids.
Our top picks in new releases for kids.

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Borrowing Pages Redesign Borrowing Pages Redesign

Expect faster loading time more consistent design more intuitive to use more accessible easier to use on a tablet or…
Expect faster loading time more consistent design more intuitive to use more accessible easier to use on a tablet or…

Hold & Due Date Alerts Hold & Due Date Alerts

Never miss a due date- sign up for hold & due date alerts!
Never miss a due date- sign up for hold & due date alerts!

Improvements to Shelves Improvements to Shelves

What You Can Expect improved experience easily add comments, favorite quotes, tags, and videos to items on your shelves new drop-down menu…
What You Can Expect improved experience easily add comments, favorite quotes, tags, and videos to items on your shelves new drop-down menu…

ESL and Citizenship Help in pronunciator ESL and Citizenship Help in pronunciator

Learn English as a second language (ESL) and prepare for the citizenship test in 51 languages anytime, anywhere.
Learn English as a second language (ESL) and prepare for the citizenship test in 51 languages anytime, anywhere.

Adult Education for Spanish-Speakers Adult Education for Spanish-Speakers

By Teresa
Get help finishing your elementary and/or middle school diploma with free tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults from the Consulate of Mexico.
Get help finishing your elementary and/or middle school diploma with free tutoring for Spanish-speaking adults from the Consulate of Mexico.

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