Best New Books: Week of 10/1/2019

If you like to be scared then this October is shaping up to be a good one for you. Elements of fear and the supernatural creep into the majority of this week’s best new books, even one of the memoirs.

Awesome August Events at the Library!

Summer isn’t over yet, and we have plenty of fun and informative events planned for people of all ages at the Library and the Avalon History Center all month long!

Fun Kids’ & Teens’ July Events!

Why should the adults get to have all the fun? We have loads of great events for children and young people planned at the Library and the History Center throughout July too!

Fun Events at the Library in July!

There are all sorts of fun and exciting events taking place at the Library and the History Center throughout the month of July!

Have a Question? Ask the Library!

Where is the closest dentist? Who signed the Declaration of Independence? What kind of cord does my phone need? When does the Downton Abbey movie come out? Why haven’t we encountered extraterrestrial life? Is an electric toothbrush really better than a manual? These are the sorts of questions that might keep you up at night, but there is one great place to go to find answers to these and all sorts of other questions: the library!

Borrow Technology From the Library!

Everyone knows that the library is a great place to come for all of the latest books, many know about our large selection of movies, and some know that you can check out a selection of the latest albums and video games, but did you know that we have a growing assortment of tech items that you can borrow as well?

Using Our Website: The Catalog

We do our best to make sure that all of our services are easy to use and understand for everyone. As part of that effort, we will be making a series of video tutorials for anyone who needs a little extra help navigating our new site. In the first of the series, we show you how to access and search our catalog online from home, how to read the information presented, and how to place holds for pick-up or mail delivery.

Take Our Innovation Survey!

The library needs your help! We are always striving to make sure that we provide the residents and visitors to our area with the sort of services they want and need the most, but we need your feedback to help us succeed!

Kids, Teens, or Adults: Sign Up For Summer Reading Today!

This year we are excited to announce that we are hosting not 1, but 3 Summer Reading Programs! In addition to our usual program for kids, we are also offering one for teens and one for adults, so everyone can get in on the fun!

Hot Apps: Libby, by OverDrive

OverDrive has been the most popular app among libraries to grant access to ebooks to their patrons for many years now, and while it is a good program, it does have a few flaws. To address those, the company recently launched a new app, redesigned from the ground up called Libby.