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Free family concert features myriad instruments, sing-alongs and dancing

Join us next Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 10 to 11 a.m. for a free, all-ages “Tapestry of Sound” concert at your library. Jessica Peterson and Paul Roberts will perform a…

Days and times change for adult education and high school equivalency sessions

Please note that the days and times for Mark Wardell’s classes at your library for the high school equivalency (formerly known as GED) classes have changed. Effective immediately, they are…

Halloween fun: Pumpkin pickup and teen murder mystery lock-in

Next Monday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or as long as supplies last), pick up your pumpkin for the pumpkin-decorating contest. Pumpkins can be carved, painted or…

Free fall Lifelong Learning Lecture series starts today

The fall series of the ever-popular Lifelong Learning Lectures begins today, Thursday, Oct. 13, with outstanding talks from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for the next six Thursdays. Pick up a…

Free fall Lifelong Learning Lectures for adults and kitchen construction for kids

The fall series of the ever-popular Lifelong Learning Lectures begins next Thursday, Oct. 13, with outstanding talks from 5:30-7 p.m. for the next six weeks. Here are the first three.…

Free fan fiction, digital photography, book art and role playing sessions

Here are more free activities for tweens, teens and adults available at your library: Today, Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4 to 5 p.m., teens in the seventh through 12th grades…

Free website creation for adults, fiction writing for teens and therapy dogs for kids

A session on how to create a website for business or personal use will take place tomorrow, Friday, Sept. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon, using weebly.com, an easy-to-use website…

How we read books today

Not long ago, some publishing industry experts forecast that e-books would mean the death of print. But people’s reading habits have taken a different turn, according to research results published…

What should your child read this summer?

Has your child cracked a book since school let out? Several studies have documented a “summer slide” in reading skills once kids go on summer vacation. And the loss compounds…

Meet Michael, your new youth services librarian

As of yesterday, Michael Bradley is your new youth services librarian at the Ruby Sisson Library. He replaces Leah Leger, who is engaged to be married and moving back to…