Visit Our New Exhibition: East Side Dreams

Take a stroll down memory lane with people who helped shape the East Side we know today, Aug. 13! Plus, get your NEW, limited edition library card.

Here's What's Happening

Connecting Caregivers to Valuable Resources

Do you care for children ages 0–8? Join our FFN Caregiver Support Network and receive FREE supplies, resources, and support.

Explore the Great Outdoors this Year

Celebrate the Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act and visit National Parks for FREE on select dates.

Excellence in School Begins at Your Library!

Take advantage of free resources, learning resources, educational programs, and more.

Browse eBooks to Borrow Without Waiting

Skip the hold line on the latest and hottest titles with cloudLibrary.

Back to School Resources for Teachers and Educators

Explore our FREE resources available for you and learn about our Educator Library Card.

Free Summer Food Program: June 13 – August 12

Grab-n-Go meals (ages 2–18) and small snacks (all ages) are available for free at participating locations.

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Read Our Blogs

YA Friday: Wilderness Survival

In these books, characters must use their ingenuity and skill to survive the obstacles -- including whitewater, ice fields and mountains -- posed by hostile environments.

Neil Gaiman and The Sandman

If you're watching The Sandman on Netflix....

Pathfinder Adrian McBride: Helping Adults to Achieve Their Lifelong Literacy Journey

If you are an adult and you want to learn how to read, Partners in Reading is your answer!