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Test Day

By: Jackson D., High School Blogger

Test day in English class usually means writing an essay, and today was no exception. The essay was to be graded by how well it achieved the goals outlined in the rubric – a sheet that seemed clear in what it described and yet lengthy enough that studying the rubric itself was necessary. While the

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People as Pollinators

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Pollinators flit and fly around from flower to flower. They never “stand” still, or sit, or lay, unlike large mammals. It’s where the expression “busy bee” comes from. Sometimes the bee is perfect. In fact, most of the time, bees are perfect. Honey bees have the highest population in the world and lead the charge

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My Great Expectations

By: Saaniyah S., High School Blogger

When I finished Great Expectations by Charles Dickens for a summer assignment, the reality of Pip (the main character)’s life had me hooked for days. After all he had been through to create a high-end, ideal life, Pip ended up being exactly what he didn’t want to be at first—a laborer. I was not expecting

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Visit Your Library for Meraki

By: Joshua O'Shea, Young Adult Librarian

Back and forth goes the little white dot, bouncing off paddles to score points. Imagine the paddles being work and play. To keep the balance in our lives, we ricochet between work and play. In this metaphor, we score points not by making another player miss the dot, but by keeping the ball moving. Mentally

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Programs


  • Homework Café
    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Café
    Thursday, November 21, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Café
    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Cafe
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • College Prep: A Parent's Guide on How to Pay for College
    Tuesday, December 3, 2019 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
    North & South Meeting Rooms
  • Homework Cafe
    Thursday, December 5, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • High School Leadership Council
    Thursday, December 5, 2019 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    High School Room

    Are you interested in giving back to the community? Do you want to invent fun things to do, make schedules, and run events? Do you like to talk with people and wo

  • Homework Cafe
    Tuesday, December 10, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Homework Cafe
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
    High School Room

    High school students can head to the library after school to enjoy hot chocolate, library laptops, and a quiet(ish) place to study.

  • Magic: The Gathering Club
    Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
    High School Room

    Become a Planeswalker at the library's new Magic: The Gathering Club! We'll provide cards and snacks, along with experts to teach. Every so often, we'll even play Booster Draft and give away free packs. All skill levels are welcome—no prior experience is necessary, so just show up! If you already have your own MTG deck, bring it along and meet new friends to challenge. For ages 13 and up.