Summer Reading Program Activities “Home Version”

The Library is holding Summer Reading Program “Home Version” beginning June 15 through July 31.  This year’s theme is Imagine Your Story.  Summer Reading Program book bags, appropriate for kids K – 6th grade, are available to be picked up at the library and will include activities for prizes and other fun stuff!  CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION. Be sure to pick up your Summer Reading Program book bags and start imagining your story today!

Library Opens to Public

The library is now open for public use, with directives being followed.  We will continue to offer call-in /curb-side service throughout the day for anyone who does not feel comfortable coming into the library.

Business Hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm and 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturdays .  

  • Until further notice the Library’s Lied Auditorium will remain closed for private events.
  • The computer lab will be open during public access hours.  Users will be asked to maintain distance from one another. For the time being staff assistance for help accessing sites will not available.
  • Returned material should continue to be placed in the outside book-drop before entering the library, and not returned to the circulation desk.
  • Other safety measures such as the use of hand sanitizer, quarantining of material, distancing from the circulation desk and limiting the number of people in the library will also be in effect.

We welcome back all of our customers and hope that in time we will be able to relax or remove these restrictions and be fully operational once again.  Please call us if you have any questions.

Online catalog instructions.

Hella’s Book Review

This month Hella reviews the book American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

After discovering that the Fictional book American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins was listed as the January selection for Oprah’s Book Club, I became curious and felt I had to check the book out from the Library.  I read it in just two days because it was so unbelievable heart breaking and hard to comprehend. It is one of those stories that I could not get out of my mind.

Lydia Quixano Perez lives a comfortable middle-class life in Acapulco, Mexico together with her husband, Sebastian, and their eight-year old son, Luca. Lydia runs a bookstore and her husband is a journalist. One day a charming customer appears in her bookstore who shares a similar interest in books that she likes. The two become close friends and reveals to her that his greatest love in his life is his daughter.  Taken in by his charm, she discovers that he even writes poetry. Then one day Lydia finds out that her book loving friend is no other than the head of the latest cartel in the Acapulco area, Javier Crespo Fuentes, after which her life is never the same…  . . .Read the full review

If you’ve read a book that you think others will enjoy, share it with us.