Join teens across the state in solving a virtual mystery. Start the quest here to receive the suspects list and a list of the library websites. Visit the websites to collect clues and determine who committed the crime. Participants have until February 14th to submit their case file and final suspect.
A Promised Land Book Discussion January 13th at 7:00 PM
Please join us for meaningful conversation, great company, and new experiences as we discuss Barack Obama's A Promised Land. "Obama takes readers on a compelling journey from his earliest political aspirations to the pivotal Iowa caucus victory that demonstrated the power of grassroots activism to the watershed night of November 4, 2008, when he was elected 44th president of the United States, becoming the first African American to hold the nation’s highest office".
To participate in the book discussion, please email Adult Librarian Jesse Cleary at firstname.lastname@example.org for meeting information.
I Survived Book Club
Book Club Kit Pick-Up
Today! In front of Library doors
(does not include book)
Zoom Book Discussion
Thursday, January 28th at 4PM
Winter Reading Program
December 15th through February 28th
What's My Title: A Readers' Advisory Game Show!
Wednesday, January 27th 3 PM
Join the youth librarians on Facebook and play along as the librarians guess book titles based entirely on random clues and vague hints.
Creecy Book Club Discussion
January 12th at 7:00 PM
The Creecy Book Discussion Club meets the second Tuesday of the month on Zoom at 7:00 PM.
Email Adult Librarian Alicia Bell at email@example.com for Zoom information and any questions.
Online Tech Help
Do you have a question about your phone, computer or another digital device? Do you need help using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher or Access? Let us help!
Complete the online form and a Librarian will be in contact with you as soon as we find the answer. Briefly summarize your technology device or software issue and any methods you have tried to correct the issue.
Please include the specifics of the device/software you are having issues with, for example, iPhone XR, Word 2016 on Dell Laptop using Windows 7.
Book A Librarian
Are you stumped by hoopla or where to search for ebooks? Are you struggling to find things in a database?
Introducing Book A Librarian! Use the online form to request an appointment. Don’t forget to tell us a little about your questions! A Librarian will then meet with you for a one-on-one appointment by phone, email, or video chat (coming soon).
Appointments are 30 minutes and requests need to be made 48 hours in advance. You will receive a confirmation by one of our Adult Services Librarians.
Available on hoopla and Overdrive
Mix up your reading routine with an audiobook. Find a great selection of fiction and non-fiction titles as well as kids and teen reads. Start with some popular titles below, or search the collection here.
How Do I Know What I Am Reading and Sharing Is Fact?
Having the (virtual) world right at our fingertips, we are exposed to a lot information both true and false. How do we sort fact from fiction? Here are 10 tips for evaluating articles and social media posts, as well as links to suggested research sites for you to explore and compare.
10 Tips to "Ferret" out Fake News
1. Read Beyond Headlines
2. Consider the Source
3. Check the Authors
4. Check the Date
5. Check the Links
6. Check the Comments
7. Evaluate Supporting Quotes
8. Ask: "Is this a joke?"
9. Ask: "Are my own beliefs affecting my judgement?"