Voters approved the
temporary half-cent sales tax increase to fund the
library renovation and expansion.
Planning for the
project will begin right away. After
final building plans are approved and the
project is bid, it is
anticipated that construction will begin in
The library will remain
open as much as possible during the
construction process. The new addition
will be added first and library services
will be moved into the new addition while
the existing facility is renovated.
When that work is completed, the full
facility will be opened for the public.
The collection of the
additional half-cent of sales tax will begin
in April 2015.
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Programs This Week: December 15 - 20
Wednesday at 10am - Wednesday Morning
Book Discussion Group - This month's
selection is The All-Girl Filling
Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg.
Wednesday at 2:30 - Movies @ the
Library - Join us this
week for the musical "Jersey Boys" starring
John Lloyd Young and Erich Bergen. (R)
Wednesday and Saturday at 10am
- Lapsit - for babies up
through age 2 and their caregiver- A perfect
introduction to the library for your little one,
join us for songs, stories and get to know
others with young children.
Thursday at 1:30 and Saturday at
10:30 - Storytime
- for ages 3 - 8 -
A fun combination of literature experiences—books, songs, Spanish
language experiences, storytelling, finger plays, poems, puppets &
MORE! Parents encouraged to attend with their child.
Thursday at 6:30 - Reader's Theater
Public Performance - Join us to watch
this talented group of young people perform some
holiday stories. All ages welcome.
Thursday at 6:30 - 20's & 30's Book Club
- This month's book is How to Rob an Armored Car by Iain
Did You Know?
The library has free WiFi so
you can bring your own laptop, smartphone or
tablet and stay connected.
We have over 75,000 books, 5700 CDs & Audiobooks,
2800 DVDs, and 230 video games you can check
We have over 55,000 ebooks you can read online
or download through
Ebsco Ebooks and
Last year, there were over 148,000 visits to the
library. That means that an average of 47
people visit the library each hour that we're