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New! Live virtual chess tutoring & more

With the explosion of interest in chess fueled by Netflix's The Queen's Gambit last fall, library resource BrainFuse HelpNow has responded by offering live chess ...
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Our approach to put people & safety first

As we share information about COVID-19, here's information about how your public library is continuing to serve you during this pandemic. Questions? Contact us now and ...
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Discover & explore for grade schoolers: Virtual, at-home art activities

By Children's Librarian Genevieve Grove While we live very close to one of the most well-known art museums in the world, you don’t need to ...
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Rose Barnes, Health and Senior Services Librarian

Meet Rose, your new Health & Senior Services Librarian

As our new Health and Senior Services Librarian, Rose Barnes is your go-to for resources on health and wellness and senior services. "I am most ...
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Inauguration Day is January 20

On Wednesday, January 20, Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Kamala Harris will be inaugurated as the president and vice president of the United States. Coverage ...
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