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Monday, April 26
We've all spent so many hours in front of screens in the past year - let's cut the cord and break free! Screen-Free Week is observed during the first week of May; this year it's May 3 through 9....
Wednesday, April 21
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Thursday, April 15
Spring is in the air! New buds on the trees, new flowers in the yard... new teen books in the library!   The Cost of Knowing by Brittney Morris  Sixteen-year-old Alex Rufus's curse of seeing the...
Tuesday, April 13
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Monday, April 12
Ever been curious what your neighbors are reading or watching? Here are just some of their suggestions! As we receive more recommendations, we'll post them here on the AFL Blog. If you would like to...
Tuesday, April 06
Welcome to “Travel Tuesdays,” a resource for those whose plans have been deferred and a distraction for people who enjoy armchair travel.  Each week we’ll suggest a virtual destination for you to...
Monday, April 05
Becky Albertalli is an American author of young adult fiction, known for Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, which was adapted into the 2018 film Love, Simon and inspired the spin-off television...
Monday, April 05
A Tisket, A Tasket, Poetry in a Basket April is National Poetry Month! Celebrate this all-ages event by picking up a goodie bag at the Circulation Desk beginning on Monday, April 5th. Inside, you'll...
Friday, April 02
Teens! Do you know... *How do you apply for financial aid?*What types of financial aid are available?*What is the FAFSA?*What is the deadline for the FAFSA?*Who qualifies for the FAFSA?   If these...
Tuesday, March 30
On March 16th the governor signed legislation – An Act further providing Early Voting by Mail – that allows registered voters to qualify to vote by mail for 2021 elections held on or before June 30th...

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