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Cannabis panel discussion scheduled for Monday evening

If you have questions about cannabis being used as medicine, we hope you will join us for a panel discussion on Monday, March 23, at 6 p.m. Four people will…

What the stats say about your library

Annually at this time of year, Jackie Welch, library director, prepares a report for the library’s board of trustees summarizing the highlights of the past year. The 2014 numbers underscore…

Reader’s Digest writer looks back at the glory days of the magazine

At its peak, Reader’s Digest was the world’s most widely read magazine, with 100 million readers across the globe. Its 39 international editions in 15 languages were tailored to serve…

How millennials use and value libraries

By Carole Howard PREVIEW Columnist, and the library staff Younger Americans — those ages 16-29 — fascinate researchers because of their advanced technology habits, racial and ethic diversity, looser relationships…

ACT prep for teens and reading bingo for all ages

This afternoon, Thursday, Feb. 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., we will teach an ACT prep class. Teens will learn about the free resources that the library offers students to…

A look at the research habits of public library users

Consumer behavior studies and industry statistics reveal that there is a growing — yes, growing — demand for credible research content and many people go to their local libraries to…

New winter reading bingo program and southwest book talk Saturday

If you or others in your family have a case of the winter blahs, we have a fun, new all-ages program to keep you engaged during the month of February.…

Free ACT prep and book exchange for teens, LEGO contest for all youngsters

Today and tomorrow, we are hosting two important events for teens. This afternoon, Thursday, Jan. 29, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., we will teach an ACT prep class. Teens will…

Internet safety workshops for parents today

Today, Thursday, Jan. 22, marks an important date for parents interested in ensuring Internet safety for their youngsters and teens. We are offering two free workshops designed to help you…

Free book exchanges, Mad Hatter’s tea party and Internet safety workshops

Your library is organizing two free book exchanges this month — one for adults and the other for teens. The adult event takes place at Higher Grounds, 189 Talisman Drive,…