The Park Central Branch Library will be closed through January 21 due to COVID-19. Read details.

All Library branches will be closed and the Mobile Library will not make its scheduled stops on Monday, January 18.

Face masks are required for everyone age 3 and older in all Library branches. For exceptions, read more.

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Animal Intelligence and Emotions

A perennially interesting, contested, and evolving topic -- what are nonhuman animal's capacities for thought and emotion? And is it anything like how humans think and feel? Investigate with these books.


Apocalypse Meow

Sometimes things feel apocalyptic. Sometimes it helps to read Apocalyptic Fiction. Sometimes it helps to read books with characters who are cats. Sometimes it helps to do both.


New Reads Set in the Old West

Are you looking for books that give a fresh look at the American Old West? Check out these fiction and nonfiction titles published within the last two years.


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