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

Wednesday, March 16, 2016
(All day) @ Central Library

This new exhibition, featuring the ambitious sculptural works of three teaching artists, employs a range of materials and fabrication processes in exploring philosophies relating to construction, technology, and place.


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.


Thursday, May 5, 2016

The PBS documentary series Latino Americans: The 500 Year Legacy That Reshaped a Nation chronicles the rich history and experiences of Latinos in the U.S. The Library screens the episode Empire of Dreams, covering the period from 1880-1942, when an influx of newly immigrated Cubans, Mexicans, and Puerto Ricans began arriving and building strong communities in our country.


Thursday, May 5, 2016

John Hay and Samuel Clemens grew up some 50 miles apart along the Mississippi River and became acquainted early in their respective careers – Hay as private secretary and assistant to Abraham Lincoln, Clemens as a writer who would gain fame as Mark Twain.


Friday, May 6, 2016

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


Friday, May 6, 2016

In class you will learn basic English skills: reading, writing and communication. No fee or books required. For more information contact Estelle Manning at estellemanning@aol.com.


Friday, May 6, 2016

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


Friday, May 6, 2016

Stories, songs, crafts and more!!


Friday, May 6, 2016
10:30am @ Plaza Branch

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


Friday, May 6, 2016
12:00pm @ Waldo Branch

An American western classic, "High Noon" features Gary Cooper in an Oscar winning role as a lawman who stands alone to defend his town of cowardly citizens against a gang of revenge seekers. Grace Kelly co-stars as his bride-to-be. It was her first starring role. "High Noon" collected four Academy Awards for 1952.


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