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Monday, October 19
Things feel a little like they’re getting back to normal… until you realize that it’s now “normal” to do everything on your screen! It’s been a big adjustment for everyone – including us at the...
Friday, October 16
This week’s Family Fun is brought to you by Adult Services Librarian Megan. Learn more about using the free Creativebug database to get really fun craft ideas!  The weather outside may not be...
Wednesday, October 14
Now that school is back in session it’s time to bring back TAB! Our first meeting will be Wednesday, October 21st at 4pm. Join us on Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/98314449561?pwd=...
Monday, October 12
If you haven’t caught an episode of S’more Stories with Miss Alyisha yet – tune in today! There’s a new episode every Friday, but you can catch them any day online under the Storytimes & Events...
Friday, October 09
Fall is my favorite season! The colors are still a bit spotty around town, but trees are starting to display their showy leaves! Take a walk in Easton's natural areas (check out Borderland State Park...
Wednesday, October 07
Andrea Nicole Livingstone (born July 10, 1985), known as Nic Stone, is an American New York Times best-selling author of young adult fiction, best known for her debut novel Dear Martin. Boston...
Monday, October 05
Many of us are still deciding what Halloween might look like for our families this year, but one thing never changes: kids love to dress up! Without the multitude of parties, parades, and...
Friday, October 02
It’s getting dark earlier… perfect for stories and snuggles under a blanket, or if you’re feeling brave… slight scares around a campfire! Starting tonight, throughout the month of October, check our...
Wednesday, September 30
Banned Books Week (September 27 - October 3, 2020) is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. It...
Tuesday, September 29
Starting Friday, October 2, 2020, tune in for Miss Alyisha's gently creepy Fall storytimes! These storytimes are perfect for preschool and early elementary-aged children. Check here each week in...

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