Each May, we celebrate Asian American & Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month in the United States, honoring the diverse voices, perspectives, arts and cultural influences, and rich history of the AANHPI community. In addition to the Library District’s FREE AANHPI Heritage Month events and programs happening in our branches, here’s a selection of what you can check out from our vast library collection. You will also find educational and entertaining online resources that you can browse 24/7 with your FREE library card!
The Library District Celebrates National Library Week 2023
By PaulaApril 21, 2023
National Library Week (April 23 - 29, 2023) is a celebration of our nation's public libraries and the countless contributions of dedicated library workers. It’s also a chance to promote library awareness and public support, and possibly win a $150 visa gift card! Introduced in 1958, National Library Week is observed each April and is sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA), which honors all types of libraries – school, public, academic, and special libraries. So much knowledge are in these capable hands!
Customer Appreciation Day 2023 at the Library District
By PaulaApril 17, 2023
This special day is all about sharing our sincere appreciation of YOU, our valued customers. Stop by your favorite library branch during open hours on Wednesday, April 26, to participate in fun activities, enter for a chance to win an iPad, and celebrate with us! Each of our 25 unique branches will have giveaways throughout the day. Visit our website to find the Library District branches that are closest to you.
Literally: A Dog’s Life
By PaulaApril 5, 2023
Did you know that during the pandemic, nearly one in five households adopted a new pet? More than 23 million dogs and cats were added to households that already included 78 million dogs and nearly 86 million cats? That’s a lot of fur to love and sweep up. Disclaimer: I am one of those households…
Kathleen L. Oettinger: Charting the Cosmos
By bcauthorApril 3, 2023
Oettinger's new exhibit features her two most recent fiber art series focusing on images from the Hubble Telescope and the James Webb Space Telescope. Her mixed
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