• Download the NEW Library App! Available for Apple & Android

    The City Library's new app makes it easy to search the Library's catalog on the go, see items you have checked out, and place holds. You can access mobile-friendly versions of the Digital Library's online resources, use your Library card's barcode right from the app, and so much more!

  • Singing works just fine for me James Taylor, “Sweet Baby James”

    Strike a Chord this summer by taking part in The City Library’s Super Summer Challenge! Stop by any City Library location to sign up and grab a tracker full of reading suggestions and fun activities happening at the Library all summer long.

  • Sweet Reads Book CLub 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. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!
    The City Library has eBooks!

    Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!

    The City Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, free with your Library Card. If you haven't checked out our eBook and downloadable audiobook offerings lately, it's now easier than ever to browse and download over 15,000 titles. You can read or listen anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device!

  • Free Access to Lynda.com
    Try to learn something about everything and everything about something. Thomas Huxley

    Free Access to Lynda.com

    Lynda.com provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including web development, design, animation, audio and video production, and more.

  • SLCC Community Writing Center Workshops at the Glendale Branch

    Monthly workshops for writers of all abilities and educational backgrounds.

  • The most creative people have a childlike facility to play. John Cleese

    The City Library offers various classes each month to introduce the community to the various software titles available for use in the Creative Lab.

  • First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group

    Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

  • Free tutoring With Helpnow's Adult Learning Center

    HelpNow's Adult Learning Center offers a comprehensive suite of eLearning tools, including live tutoring, expert writing assistance, collaborative learning, targeted skills building, test prep, and self-study options.

  • Genealogy Club 2nd Sat, Jan–Aug · Marmalade Branch

    Genealogy can provide an invaluable window into the past. Everyone has their own reasons for researching their ancestors—to learn where they came from, to preserve a legacy for future generations, to better understand one's self and one's family.

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Super Summer Challenge

STRIKE A CHORD

Strike a Chord this summer by taking part in The City Library's Super Summer Challenge! Starting June 1, stop by any City Library location to sign up and grab a tracker full of activities that challenge you to READ, CREATE, EXPLORE, and MOVE. There's something for all ages so everyone can get in on the fun! Track your progress for a chance to win prizes and enjoy free events at the Library all summer long. Click here to get started.


    Tech League

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.

The City Library offers dozens of online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere. Download eBooks and digital magazines, stream music and movies, learn a new language or skill, even get homework help from a live tutor.