Browsing Date: August 2022 (9)

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With fall approaching, what better time than now to join the Adult Literacy Book Club , presented by the Free Library's Languages and Learning Center ! Improve your reading skills while… continue reading The Adult Literacy Book Club's Fall Book Selection

By written by Phil K.    August 17, 2022   

We're setting new Summer of Wonder records in 2022! Not only did we meet our Community Reading Minutes goal for the summer, we also blasted past all of our minutes-read milestones and… continue reading Celebrating Another Summer of Wonder

By written by Emily S.    August 15, 2022   

Did you know that water makes up 71 percent of our world and is a vital component of all forms of life on Earth? Look at a globe and you’ll see our continents surrounded by oceans. When seen… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Water

By written by Monica C.    August 12, 2022   

Literacy in Early Learning Spaces is a Free Library project focused on literacy and language development in children from birth through 5 years old. We partner with childcare programs across… continue reading Literacy in Early Learning Spaces | How does reading out loud help young children learn to talk?

By written by Emily S.    August 10, 2022   

Residents can get out of the heat and into an air-conditioned space at a neighborhood library with access to books, computers, wireless internet, and other library amenities. Masks are… continue reading Cooling Centers Open at Select Libraries on Monday, August 8 through Tuesday, August 9

By written by Jenn D.    August 5, 2022   

Interested in time travel? The superpowered James Webb Telescope has released its first images this month, giving us a window into distant space and the distant past. It’s dazzling. The… continue reading Time Travel to the Beginning of the Universe

By written by Emily S.    August 5, 2022   

Juanita Vega DeJoseph is the Assistant Department Head in the Art & Literature Department and someone who enjoys cooking and creating. We are so grateful to Juanita for sharing her… continue reading Making Sofrito with Juanita and Family!

By written by Shayna M.    August 1, 2022    3

Ready for some new reads to escape this long, hot summer? Read on for fun and inspiring books to help get you through the dog days of August. Young Children (up to 2nd Grade) To Change a Planet by… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in August!

By written by Rachel F.    August 1, 2022