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Improving building air quality & energy efficiency

Work is happening this spring at the Main Library to improve indoor air quality and to reduce electricity consumption and waste. Air quality and safety: ...
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Maze Branch open

Maze Branch open with limited hours, services

In-person, self-service visits to Maze Branch, as they are at the Main Library, look different than they did in pre-COVID times. Watch the video » ...
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Leading Edge Barbershop at the Main Library in 2019

Teen Services Manager Stephen Jackson writes about restorative practices in latest Library Journal

In the April 2021 issue of Library Journal, our Teen Services Manager Stephen Jackson writes about restorative practices and libraries. Teen Services Manager Stephen Jackson ...
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Beyond ‘Twinkle Twinkle’: Videos & activities for early learners

By Children’s Librarian Shelley Harris This week, the Fred Rogers Center shared an article from Zero to Three about the power of music for infants ...
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April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Coordinated by the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, this annual campaign is designed to ...
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Reponse to COVID-19

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Anti-Racism Resource Challenge

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Virtual programs

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