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.
Check out a Puzzle!
Technology can create a sense of community.Hal Sparks
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.
Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper4th 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.
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.
CHECK OUT A BOOK CLUB KIT TODAY!
Run your own book club with the help of the Library’s Book Club Kits. Each kit contains a Library bag packed with nine paperback copies and one audiobook edition of a popular title, along with discussion guides and book club resource information. Availability of the kits is on a first come, first serve basis. Kits are available for browsing at the Main Library or can be sent to a Library branch upon request.
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!
All music is beautiful.Billy Strayhorn
Streaming Music and Downloads
Check out Freegal, The City Library's free music download and streaming service. City Library cardholders can now stream up to five hours' worth of music per day on Freegal, in addition to a download allotment of five MP3 songs per week!
The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from home.
The Tech League is the Library's initiative 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.
The City Library offers downloadable eBooks & eAudiobooks with 3M Cloud Library, OverDrive, and OneClickDigital, music with Freegal, and streaming movies with IndieFlix and OverDrive. With your library card, just click to explore!
The librarians at The City Library are pleased to be able to share their expertise in the form of these thoughtful and timely booklists. Enjoy perusing Staff Picks in the following genres:
The City Library receives loads of new materials every week. Click the links to see the items most recently added to our collection.