Vote for Your Favorite Bookmarks
Congratulations to the 25 semi-finalists in our annual bookmark contest! Now it's your turn to vote. Come in to the Library to vote for your five favorite bookmarks. Five winners will have their art made into real bookmarks for everyone to use at the Library. One vote per person, please. Voting closes Monday, October 31 at 5:00pm.
StoryWalk at Tennessee Valley
Kickoff Event: Saturday October 15, 1:00-3:00pm at the Tennessee Valley trailhead
A StoryWalk is a fun, family-friendly, outdoor activity, where pages of a book are placed along a walking route. Each stop along the way displays one page of the book. Starting October 15, you can read The Hike by Alison Farrell while enjoying a short walk along the Tennessee Valley trail. Come to the kickoff event on Saturday, October 15 at 1:00 for crafts, snacks, and a ranger-led nature walk. Then pick up a free give-away bag, while supplies last. Click here for more information. The StoryWalk will be up in Tennessee Valley through May 2023.
Halloween Costume Swap
Friday October 14, 3:00-5:00pm at library's Creekside room
Día de los Muertos Arts and Crafts
Wednesday November 2, 2:30-3:30pm
Learn about Día de los Muertos traditions and make Day of the Dead-inspired art at this event in both English and Spanish. Together we’ll decorate a large ofrenda altar to honor loved ones, then you’ll get to eat traditional snacks and make Día de los Muertos-inspired art projects to take home. For ages 5 and up. Families welcome. Registration required. Click to sign up.
Get Great Kids' Books
Order a Children's Book Pack to get ten (or more!) books hand-selected by Librarians, just for you. You don't even have to come inside the Library. Just click your favorite themes and we'll put together a pack of books you can pick up curbside or at the checkout desk.
You can get picture books, early readers or chapter books, and choose from topics like Natural World, Fantasy & Magical Creatures, Trucks & Trains, and Librarian Favorites. What a great way to discover new books for children!