Local History Closings

The Local History Room will have different hours the week of June 17th:

  • Monday, June 17th: normal hours 
  • Tuesday, June 18th: Closed
  • Wednesday, June 19th: Closed
  • Thursday, June 20th: 10 am-12 pm
  • Friday, June 21st: 10 am-12 pm

Regular hours will resume the following week. 


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Text reads Liked the Book?! Try the Graphic Novel!

Read the book?! Try the graphic novel!

Have you read the below books?! How about trying out the graphic novel adaptations?! Or do you need to read one of the below for school? How about pairing it with its graphic novel adaptation?! 

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Text in a dark purple circular shape reads Books About Emotions For Kids. Beneath it is a picture of an adult sitting across from a child. They're both cross legged, holding hands, and looking at each other.

Talking About Your Feelings---Books For Kids

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Below is a collection of books for kids on learning about emotions, what they’re feeling, & finding coping strategies. It’s never too young to start learning how to talk about what you’re feeling!

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Text reads Fiction By Jewish Authors---that aren't about the Holocaust

Fiction Books by Jewish Authors

There are many incredible fiction books about the Holocaust. This list does not include any of them, though. Some of the books below are historical fiction, but they focus on other periods.

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photo of seed library

Say Hello to Our Seed Library!

We have a brand new Seed Library! Located between the Circulation Desk and Youth Services, the Seed Library has seeds to grow vegetables, herbs, and other plants. Unlike normal library materials, you won’t need to return these.

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a snowy forest with a snow covered bench. the bottom has blue text that says "Wintery Reads."

Wintery Reads

As winter creeps in, how about a wintery read?! There’s a mix of genres in here, from thriller to romance, so you’re sure to find something you can curl up with! 

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Donatello Statue in costume

Who is that masked man?

At any given time throughout the year, an imposing statue in the Local History & Genealogy Department can be found dressed as a reindeer, a butterfly, a witch, or even a bride.

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