Celebrate National Korean American Day!

January 12th, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Coordinator National Korean American Day celebrates the contributions that the Korean American community has made (and continues to make) within the United States. Whether that be through food, media, music, traditions, or in other ways throughout the community. This is also a time that commemorates the arrival […]

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Take Me to Your Reader: National Science Fiction Day

January 7th, 2022 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services  Hello! And Happy New Year to all of our library patrons and fellow readers out there! For those of you who might not know, January 2nd is National Science Fiction Day! This day also happens to coincide with famous science fiction writer Isaac Asimov’s birthday! What better […]

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Book Backlogs: How the Library is Handling the Current Book and Paper Shortage

November 17, 2021 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Hello book readers, adventure seekers, and general library visitors and guests! As we look back on another year, we might start realizing all of the different inconveniences and setbacks that COVID has caused and is still causing. This is probably going to be more apparent as we […]

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Book Review: Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

September 21, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Adult Services I don’t know about you, but I’m already over summer and am counting down the days until cooler weather. With cooler weather comes my favorite holiday, which is Halloween. Of course, Halloween is the perfect time for scary stories, but I try not to limit my horror […]

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ARRRR You Ready to Talk Like a Pirate?

September 13, 2021 – Kayla Thompson, Adult Services Ahoy! September 19th is international  “Talk Like a Pirate Day.” This holiday was started as a joke by two friends, John Baur and Mark Summers, after one said “Arrrg” after an accidental sports injury in 1995. The two made the joke about “Talk Like a Pirate Day” […]

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Adult Display Highlight: Banned Books Week

September 6, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Adult Services September brings us to Banned Books Week, and, as a library, obviously we’re gonna talk about that! This year, Banned Books Week is September 26 through October 2, and its theme is “Books Unite Us, Censorship Divides Us.” The goal of Banned Books Week has always been […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 to October 15, 2021 – Alli Boyer, Youth Services During Hispanic Heritage Month, we take the time to honor the culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans with heritage rooted in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. While the observations began in 1968, National Hispanic Heritage Month was not […]

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September Coming Events

August 29, 2021 – CGPL Staff Here’s what’s happening in the Library in September! Check out our calendar for more information and links to register. Or click on the link for each event to be taken directly to its registration page. As always, check our Facebook page for the latest videos, blog post announcements, and […]

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Picture Books to Start Off the School Year

August 18, 2021 – Sharon Anderson, Youth Services The first week of school sets the tone for the whole school year. Going back to school – or starting school for the first time – is a momentous time in a child’s life. It can also be anxiety inducing for both parent and child. School anxiety […]

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