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

Holiday Hours

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Programs inside some library branches have been curtailed to help minimize the impact of the coronavirus, so we're sending programs to you—virtually. Check out the Library's Virtual Programs page for details.

At-Home Fun and Learning with Library Takeout!

Through February
For Families with Children in Grades K-4

Stop by the Library for some family Library Takeout! Visit any library branch anytime the Library is open, through February. Mobile Library patrons will also find Library Takeout at regular stops. Kits are filled with ideas and materials to keep families learning, reading and engaged over the winter. Available while supplies last.

Joke of the Day

For age 3 and older
Daily through November 30
The Schweitzer Brentwood Branch, Library Station and Library Center want to give kids everywhere in the district a good laugh this fall. With a parent or guardian's permission, kids can call or stop by the children's desk at these branches any time the Library is open September-November to hear a great joke. A new joke will be provided each day. Kids are also invited to share one of their own!

Program in a Bag

For adults
Library Station
Daily through November 30
8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Missing programs? Pick up a themed take-out bag with activities, book lists and supplies for a craft. Bags available at the beginning of the month, while supplies last.

Pick up Some Library Takeout for Adults!

December Through February
For Adults

Starting December 1, stop by the Library to pick up some takeout! Visit the Library Center, Library Station, Midtown Carnegie, Schweitzer Brentwood, Park Central or Fair Grove branch libraries anytime theLibrary is open, December through February, and pick up a Library Takeout kit for adults filled with materials for an adult-level craft. Use the enclosed instructions to make something Pinterest perfect. Embroidery, origami, macrame — you never know what you might find! Available while supplies last.

Fall Bookends publication

September-November (pdf)

Winter Bookends publication

December-February (pdf)

Fall Edge Calendar
Edge Calendar

September-November (pdf)

Winter Edge Calendar
Edge Calendar

December-February (pdf)