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    Posted on: Thursday, October 01, 2015

    Are you on a quest to find your family? Now, is the perfect time to start your research, because October is Family History Month. The Metropolitan Library System has a wealth of resources to help you on your journey. At the Downtown Library, a genealogy librarian is ready to help you, as are several other staff members who have years of experience in genealogical research. We love to get genealogy questions and help you find your ancestors!

  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 27, 2015
  • New Year's Resolutions: Learn Something New
    Posted on: Tuesday, January 20, 2015

    It’s a new year, some of us have made resolutions, and many of us have already broken them. To help you get back on track, we’re here with suggestions to learn something new this year and solutions for how we can help.


  • Posted on: Friday, October 03, 2014

    Smile = Sonrisa = Tabasumu. The word for “smile” in any language is fun, fun, fun!

    October 3 is World Smile Day. Started by Harvey Ball, the creator of “The Smiley Face” (ubiquitous symbol of joviality), this day promotes doing an act of random kindness in order to make somebody smile.

  • Stay Current with Your Library Card
    Posted on: Friday, September 19, 2014

    Wouldn’t it be convenient to have 24 hour access to the library, without ever leaving home?

    If you have a library card, you can!  Log on to our brand new website to access the new library catalog, full of extras. You can search for materials and reserve them, or manage your account.

  • Mayflower Day
    Posted on: Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Happy Mayflower Day! On this day in 1620, the Mayflower set sail from Plymouth, England, carrying the first Pilgrims to the New World. Two months later they arrived in America, got off the ship and...celebrated Thanksgiving, possibly? No, wait, first they planted corn. Or they planted fish. Hang on, that can’t be right.


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