3. Outstanding Public Library

  • Safe, welcoming, and inclusive destination with handicap access and plentiful parking, located within walking distance of a public bus stop.
  • Attractive, comfortable reading, browsing and multi-purpose spaces, along with high-tech meeting rooms for community use at low rental rates; also provide coin operated copy & fax machines, beverage & snack vending machines and pay telephone.
  • High-tech environment featuring: WIFI; fast fiber Internet connection; 76 public access computers; 12 circulating laptops; 3 Kindle e-readers; OverDrive e-book collection; online catalog allowing remote account access; dynamic website with special Summer Reading portal, Teacher Headquarters page and digital events viewer for information about ongoing library events.
  • Business Information Center with extensive business collection; business start-up tools; consumer & investment guides; job and research computers and business librarian outreach services in the community
  • Progressive Early Childhood Literacy program for beginning readers offering resources and services to help get children ready for schools.
  • Family-friendly Preschool & Juvenile Rooms; leveled reading collections; Tumblebooks electronic animated picture books; storytimes; special programs; children’s author visits and outstanding Summer Reading Program.
  • Heritage Room with extensive local history collection, genealogy resources and online archives; also offer historical presentations in classrooms and co-sponsor historical events in the community.
  • The library has something for everyone.  Many entertaining and educational programs are held throughout the year.
  • Community center to enable visitors to experience and explore local arts and culture in various forms.
  • Participant in social media: Facebook, Twitter, Library Blog, E-Newsletter, Digital Online Viewer and Mobile Application software.

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