Library HoursThe Library will be closed at 6:00 p.m. on Nov. 25 and all day on Nov. 26 & 27, 2015. [View Main Library Hours] [Fowler Hours] [Special Collections Hours]


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Holiday Book SaleFriends Holiday Book Sale will take place in the Main Library Lobby from 9-4 on December 4 & 5 and 1-4 on December 6, 2015. Book Donations will not be accepted from December 1 to December 6.

Author Talk Freelance book publisher Randall Warniers will give a talk and slide presentation entitled The Enduring Greatness of Jane Austen’s Emma at the Main Library on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. Open to all.

Emma Book CoverIn celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Jane Austen's Emma, join us for a movie viewing of the same title on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at the Fowler Branch starring Gwyneth Paltrow. Open to all.

Paper Folding WorkshopAs a holiday tradition our Children's Dept. will host a Paper Snowflake Folding Workshop led by Thy Toeum on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 7:00-8:00 p.m. for eight year olds & up.  Adults are also welcome!

Computer ClassesThe next free computer class Using Library Digital Media (eBooks, eMagazines and Streaming Movies) will take place on Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. at the Main Library. [Sign Up]

Decorating Our popular Graham Cracker House Decorating workshop for five-year olds and up will take place on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 2:00-3:00 p.m. at the Fowler Branch. Pre-registrations are required. [Sign Up]

Read to Phoebe the DogRead to Phoebe the Dog will take place in the Main Library Children's Room the first Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. during the months of September through December. Each child will read for 15 minutes to Phoebe. [Sign Up for December 1st Session]

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Thoreau's Compass

“The Reality Which Surrounds Us”:
Thoreau’s Landscape in Survey, Text, and Image: An Exhibition Drawn from the Library's William Munroe Special Collections
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Oct. 13 – Dec. 30, 2015

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