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Books & Authors

Autumn Crafting

As fall begins rolling in, many of us love to stay home and craft!   Whether you're an old pro or wanting to try your hand at something new, The Library has plenty of titles for crafters at any level. More
Books & Authors

President's Day

Presidents Day is February 16th. This federal holiday was established in 1879 as an opportunity to celebrate the lineage of men who have made this country great. Historically, however, many people associate Presidents Day with two men - Abraham Lincoln and George Washington, both born in February.
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History & Biography

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

This year will mark the 87th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.  The celebration will feature over 50 of the parade's trademark large balloons as well as musical performances and Broadway dance numbers.  Read all about the humble beginnings of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. More
Health & Wellness

The Ban on Drop-Side Cribs

On December 15, the Consumer Product Safety Commission announced new federal crib standards that will stop the sale, manufacture, resale, and distribution of drop-side cribs. More
Community Matters, Health & Wellness

Crisis in Haiti: What You Can Do To Help

On January 12th, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked the small nation of Haiti, forever changing the structure of their country and their population.  In the aftermath, individuals and organizations from all over the world are pitching in to do what they can to aid this devastated area. More