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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Library Closed Until May 5th

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The Main Library and Freedom Branch will be closed until May 5th. All library materials can be returned in the book drops during the closure.

The Main Library and Freedom Branch will be closed until May 5th. All library materials can be returned in the book drops during the closure.

Please note out that of an abundance of caution and to help minimize the spread of the Coronavirus, the City will ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

Virtual Library Available 24/7

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The library building may be closed but many of the libraries resources are available online 24/7. If you don't have a library card yet - you can apply online today and get login information to access them.

The library building may be closed, but many of our resources and materials are available online 24/7. 

Don’t have a library card yet, but want to access resources from home? You can now apply for a library card online and get login info...

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

No Library Card? Apply Online Now Available

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Want to access the Virtual Library, but don’t have a library card? You can now get a library card even while the library is closed.

Want to access the Virtual Library, but don’t have a library card? You can now get a library card even while the library is closed ~ fill out the online library card application, and then staff will contact you within 24-48 hours via email or ph...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Got Questions? We will Find Answers

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Got Questions? You can still ask questions via email or telephone - even while the library is closed.

Got Questions? You can still ask questions via email or telephone - even while the library is closed.

If you’d like to ask via email, just click on the "Ask A Librarian" button on our webpage and fill out the form, 

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

WorldBook Online: Practice Skills, Do Activities, Play Games

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Did you know? Worldbook Online is more than just an online encyclopedia ~ you can practice writing, reading, do research, science and other activities, as well as games and some eBooks - all for Free with your library card.

Did you know? Worldbook Online is more than just an online encyclopedia ~ you can practice writing, reading, do research, science and other activities, as well as games and some eBooks - all for Free with your library card. http://www.worldbookonline.com/...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

TumbleBook Library is now available

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TumbleBook Library is now available with over 250 animated talking picture books for kids.

New! ~ TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children. There are over 250 animated, talking picture books! The site also features Spanish books, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, and exciting games and puzzles!

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

No Overdue Fines While the Library is Closed

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No overdue fines will accrue while the library is closed. Current holds on physical materials will be available when libraries reopen. No new holds will be accepted.

No overdue fines will accrue while the library is closed.


Current holds on physical materials will be available when libraries reopen. No new holds will be accepted.

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Community events and programs canceled amid coronovirus concerns

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It’s important to prepare & take preventative measures

Along with the County Department of Health, and other cities in our region, we have taken the preventative step of declaring a local health emergency to help slow the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in our area. We don’t want anyone to panic,...

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