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Tuesday: 1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thursday: 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Friday: 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Library Calendar of Events
Book Club
Fourth Wednesday of every month.
April
The Bone People by Keri Hulme
May
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
June
The Age of Innocence by Neil Bisoondath
July
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
August
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
September
Anything is Possible by Elizebeth Strout
October
The Stars Are Fire by Anita Shreve
November
Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
 



Search the Library's catalogue by author name, title, keyword and more...


How to Search the Catalogue
  1. Open the online catalogue
  2. Click on search box on the left side of the screen
  3. Type a word or two that represents what you are looking for on the KEYWORD line. For instance, if you're looking for a book on horses, type the word "horse."
  4. Choose a category: Immediately below the typing box is a list of all possible categories to search. To choose a category, click it once. If you don't know what category to use, choose all collections.
  5. Once you have typed a word and chosen a category, click the "SEARCH NOW" button to see results.

Tips for Better Searching
  • To see more information on a particular book or item, click on the Title of the book.
  • Clicking the Author or Call Number will create a new search. For instance, if you want to see if an author of a particular title has other books available, clicking the "Author" hyperlink will display all titles by that author.
  • If there are many results, they will not all be displayed at once. Instead, they will be displayed in "pages." At the top and bottom of the results screen will be a set of hyperlinks representing several pages of results. Clicking these links will switch to a different "pages" of results.
  • Entering more than one key word implies a Boolean "AND" ( you don't have to type it, Webstacks assumes it). You may enter Boolean operators in the simple search. For example WATER OR CANADA is a valid expression.

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