Big Library Read: The Quiet Girl

June 28 - July 12, 2021.

We’re excited to join libraries and readers across the country in the Big Library Read, a reading program that connects readers around the world with the same ebook or audiobook at the same time without any wait lists or holds.

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2021 Edgar Award Winners

The Edgar Allan Poe Awards (popularly called the Edgars) are presented every spring by the Mystery Writers of America to honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television, and film. Lists of all the nominees are available on the Edgar …

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Throwback Thursday: Dead Until Dark

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris was first published.

Sink your teeth into the first novel in the #1 New York Times bestselling Sookie Stackhouse series—the books that gave life to the …

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A Gambling Man by David Baldacci

Aloysius Archer, the straight-talking World War II veteran fresh out of prison, returns in this riveting new thriller from #1 New York Times bestselling author David Baldacci.

The 1950s are on the horizon, and Archer is in dire need of …

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Book Match

Find a book you’ll love with the help of your librarians.

Answer a few quick questions about your favorite reading experiences and we’ll get to work on a personalized book recommendation just for you.

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2020 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes

The L.A. Times Book Prizes are dedicated to championing new voices and celebrating the highest quality of writing from authors at all stages of their careers. The prizes are committed to literary excellence, to intelligence and engagement, and to the …

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2021 Christopher Award Winners

First presented in 1949, the Christopher Awards were established by Father James Keller to salute media that “affirm the highest values of the human spirit.” Their goal is to encourage men, women and children to pursue excellence in creative arenas …

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Crochet-a-Long: Tunisian Holiday Sampler Blanket

Wednesdays, March 03 - July 28, 3:00 PM.

Each Wednesday this spring and into the summer, we will be learning a new Tunisian crochet stitch as we work on a weekly block for the Tunisian Holiday Sampler Blanket pattern from TL Yarn Crafts.

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The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

“Between life and death there is a library, and within that library, the shelves go on forever. Every book provides a chance to try another life you could have lived. To see how things would be if you had made …

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Matinee Idols: Hollywood’s Leading Men

Tuesday, June 22, 7:00 PM.

From charismatic leads to memorable crooners, Hollywood's studio bombshells often worked alongside top matinee idols of the day. Film historian Dr. Annette Bochenek presents the histories of various matinee idols, some of Hollywood's top leading men, and their legacies today.

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Story Walk & Draw

July - August

Enjoy reading and the outdoors as a story unfolds flower by flower around the library property. Draw art to go along with the story with the provided chalk. The story walk will change throughout the summer so be sure to stop by more than once for some family fun.

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Pen & Ink Writers Group

Monday, June 21, 7:00 PM.

The Pen and Ink Writers Group gathers on the third Monday of each month to read short stories, poems or essays, all inspired by a common theme. Build up your writing skills through practice, presentation and positive critique.

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The 2021 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

Since 1936, the Anisfield-Wolf Awards have recognized books that make important contributions to our understanding of racism and human diversity. Cleveland poet and philanthropist Edith Anisfield Wolf established the book awards in honor of her father, John Anisfield, and husband, …

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Throwback Thursday: The Shadow of the Wind

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty years ago this month, The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón was first published.

Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s …

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Virtual Bring Your Own Book Club

Friday, June 18, 3:30 PM.

Our BYO Book Club is going back online! Have a favorite book or two (or four) you'd like to share with fellow readers and librarians? Drop into our virtual book club to tell us about them!

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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on May 21st, if you’d like to …

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2021 Bancroft Prize Winners

The Bancroft Prizes are awarded annually by Columbia University in the City of New York. Under the terms of the will of the late Frederic Bancroft, provision is made for two annual prizes to be awarded to the authors of …

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