All Events & Activities: anytime, any location, all ages

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 30, for Memorial Day.

Saturday, April 2, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

There is beauty in a billowing supercell in the distance, in jagged streaks of lightning and thin, swaying funnels reaching down to the countryside. That’s what is conveyed in Stephen Locke’s photography, not merely the mayhem of a spring or summer storm.


Friday, May 27, 2016

No matter what your limitations, maybe you can still reap the physical, mental and emotional benefits of exercise.


Friday, May 27, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, May 27, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

Preschool age kids (3-5) will enjoy stories, songs, and art in this fun storytime.


Friday, May 27, 2016

Children are lead into the history of the banjo, traditional folk and bluegrass music, as well as many more modern uses for the legendary instrument. The stories come to life through the banjo in order to really capture the imaginations and hearts of the children, or kids at heart.


Friday, May 27, 2016

The son of migrant farm workers in California, Juan Felipe Herrera traces his love of poetry to childhood and singing songs about the Mexican Revolution learned from his mother. He would go on to become his home state’s poet laureate and, in September 2015, the first Latino poet laureate of the U.S. The New York Times hailed him as one of the first poets to successfully create “a new hybrid art, part oral, part written, part English, part something else: an art grounded in ethnic identity, fueled by collective pride, yet irreducibly individual too.”


Saturday, May 28, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

As Shakespeare wrote in Hamlet, "The apparel oft proclaims the man."

The play, too. No less distinctive than the Bard's timeless text is the look of Shakespearean stage productions, drawing from the fashions of his Elizbethan Age and the 400 years since he wrote his plays.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

Join us every morning Monday through Saturday at 8:30 to walk in a safe environment.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

Learn to speak conversational Spanish.


Saturday, May 28, 2016

This class on the fundamentals of Microsoft Word focuses on templates as well as the various menu options.


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