• Read Roald Dahl
    I is reading it hundreds of times, and I is still reading it and teaching new words to myself. The BFG

    Read Roald Dahl

    From January 15 through February 18, read a Roald Dahl book and visit any City Library location to collect a special Roald Dahl-themed button. Each Library location will have a different button that is related to one of Dahl's classic titles.

  • Check out a Puzzle!

    Piece together a fun challenge with The City Library’s Puzzle Discovery Kits! Puzzles are available for checkout and can be requested from the online catalog or from any Library location. Each puzzle checks out for 21 days.

  • Tech League
    Technology can create a sense of community. Hal Sparks

    Tech League

    The City Library’s Tech League aims to build a more digitally inclusive community through information, workshops, events, and classes. The Tech League's goal is to understand who in our community lacks Internet access and to bring the Library's resources and tools to those individuals to foster independence, connection, and success in our digital world.

  • Loving vs Virginia (1967)
    The Fight for Civil Rights

    Loving vs Virginia (1967)

    Mildred Loving, (pictured) a black woman, and Richard Loving, a white man, were sentenced to a year in prison for marrying each other. The U.S. Supreme Court later overturned the Lovings' convictions in a unanimous decision.

  • Year of the Rooster
    Chinese New Year Celebration Sat, Jan 28, Anderson-Foothill Branch

    Year of the Rooster

    Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with activities that are perfect for the whole family. Enjoy stories, crafts, games, a kids’ dragon dance parade, and a screening of "Kung Fu Panda 3."

  • Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper 4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm

    Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. For the first event in January, come ready with book titles you’ve read and enjoyed. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Escape the room! Cuba Edition: The Havana Hostage

    Use your problem solving skills to uncover clues that will help you break out of a different country each month. Kids ages 9–12 will use their knowledge of math and reading to solve riddles, figure out puzzles, and save the day!

  • The City Library's digital Magazines

    Read and download full digital copies of your favorite magazines with Zinio Digital Magazines. The City Library’s revamped Zinio collection includes titles such as Harper’s, Inc., The Nation, and more.

  • Programming is just logic-based creativity. John Romero

    Develop computer coding skills at your own pace in a creative and collaborative environment. Kids and teens ages 8–18 can take part weekly workshops where they’ll be able to work through a self-guided programming curriculum with the help of Library staff.

  • Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks
    Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. William Arthur Ward

    Overdrive: eBooks & eAudiobooks

    The City Library's connection to Overdrive provides cardholders with access to free downloads of eBooks and eAudiobooks


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