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Value of home libraries for your youngster as school starts

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff Parents, do you know the value of a home library for your youngster? Research shows that kids who have books in their home have…

Free diabetes education event at the library

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff If you have diabetes, have a loved one who was recently diagnosed, or just want to learn more about this disease, you will want…

An update for our unhappy Kindle patrons

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff Many Kindle owners continue to be unhappy because our new 3M free e-book service still is not compatible with regular Kindle e-readers. Here is…

Update on e-book friction between libraries and publishers

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff In past columns, we have explored the friction between libraries and publishers over e-books — particularly around publishers refusing to offer their e-book titles…

Save the date for book sale, Aug. 16-17

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff The Friends of the Library’s annual book sale takes place Aug. 16 and 17. This is one of the most popular events of the…

How to find new authors you will like

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff Do you have a favorite author, but would like to branch out and read the work of other writers if it is similar? You…

Fly tying basics classes start today at the library

Fly tying basics classes start today at the library

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff A four-part series of fly tying classes starts today (Thursday, July 18) from 6-7 p.m., continuing Saturday, July 20 from 10-11 a.m., Thursday, July…

Summer Reading closing party tomorrow

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff Summer Reading Program participants are invited to the free all-ages closing party tomorrow (Friday, July 12) from 5:30-7 p.m. (after the library closes) that…

More bestselling e-books to download free from your library

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff We have received word from the new Cloud Library from 3M that there are eight current bestselling e-books available for you to download free…

What should your child read this summer?

SUN columnist, and the Library Staff Has your child cracked a book since school let out? Several studies have documented a “summer slide” in reading skills once kids go on…