Book Sale

Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is happening October 26-29 at the Friends Book Cellar in the Lower Level of the Central Library. All books are $1 or less; music & movies are $2 or less!

"Sleep is good," he said, "and books are better."
- George R.R. Martin

New Episode Available

In the latest episode of Checked Out, we chat with author Jamie Ford about his new book, Love and Other Consolation Prizes.

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Locations & Hours

Upcoming Events

Create your own video project using photos, video clips, and music. This is a great class for beginners.
Northside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 10:00am to 12:00pm
This fun and energetic lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months.
Eastside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 10:15am to 10:45am
Build baby's language skills with songs, a short story, and play.    Ages 0-18 months.
Tates Creek Branch
Tue. October 24th - 10:30am to 11:00am
This fun and energetic lapsit story time develops pre-reading skills with books, songs, and activities, and promotes budding social skills and child-caregiver interaction. For ages 0-24 months.
Eastside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Build reading readiness skills with books, songs and play. Children 5 and under are welcome.
Northside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Too young for Side by Side, too old for BabyTime? Come rhyme, bounce, and read with other toddlers and their grownups. This Storytime program will engage your children with short stories, finger...
Beaumont Branch
Tue. October 24th - 11:00am to 11:30am
Join us for Mahjongg! Previous game experience recommended.
Eastside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Volunteers will assist students with daily homework assignments, reading, and school projects.  Students will be helped in the order they sign up.  Homework Help is available Monday through Thursday...
Village Branch
Tue. October 24th - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Volunteers will assist students with daily homework assignments, reading, and school projects.  Students will be helped in the order they sign up.  Homework Help is available Monday through Thursday...
Northside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
Learn how to retouch your photographs like the professionals, restore old photographs, and use Adobe Camera RAW to improve the lighting, color, and composition of the image. Prerequisite: Photoshop...
Northside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Is your home ready for winter? The experts from Columbia Gas will offer some simple tips to help you save energy and save money when those cold days arrive. Enjoy a snack and bring questions....
Beaumont Branch
Tue. October 24th - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Tired of searching the web for tutorials or paying for training seminars? Explore Lynda's online classes and training for free through your local library. Prerequisite: Internet Basics or prior...
Eastside Branch
Tue. October 24th - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Bring your project, supplies, and sewing machine and join us for creative fun. We love to share ideas and help each other along the way. All skill levels welcome.
Eastside Branch
Wed. October 25th - 9:30am to 2:00pm
Elephant and Piggie will join us this year for games, crafts, and trick-or-treating. You won't want to miss this ghoulishly good time! Wear your costume to join in the fun!
Central Library
Wed. October 25th - 10:00am to 11:00am
Build Language skills with songs, fingerplays and books.  Ages 1-2
Tates Creek Branch
Wed. October 25th - 10:30am to 11:00am
Read WONDERFALL: https://t.co/nPqudpSVLS. Talk about the wonderful things that happen in fall. Draw pictures of fall scenes.