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  • Top Circulating Items of 2021

    Top Circulating Items of 2021

    2021 is in the books! We’re taking a look back at the media that kept you entertained and educated last year. We tallied the numbers and here are our top circulating items of 2021!

  • Celebrating Black Voices

    Reading Challenge

    Learn about books that received the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award and Celebrating Black Voices events in our online reading challenge, now through March 31!

  • An Evening with Jacqueline Woodson

    February 5: Jacqueline Woodson

    Hear from the internationally acclaimed and award-winning author who gives voice to African American life through more than 30 compelling stories focused on race, gender, and sexuality with characters who face challenges in powerful tales that are laced with hope.

  • The Herald-Times

    "Herald-Times" Online Access

    Access The Herald-Times free from any computer or mobile device inside the Library! You can also read full-text articles from 1988 to the present using your library card at home.

  • Free Tax Help

    Free Tax Help

    Need help with your taxes? We’ve partnered with United Way of Monroe County to offer free personal tax preparation. This free community tax service is available to residents who made less than $58,000 in 2021.

  • Palentine's Day Card Making

    Palentine's Day Card Making

    Show your neighbors that you care! Drop by the Downtown Library on February 5 from 10 AM–5:30 PM to create a card for residents at Gentry Park Senior Living. All ages.

  • Introductory Chinese: World Language and Culture Class with IU Bridges

    Introductory Chinese: World Language and Culture Class for Kids

    Start learning Chinese through interactive games, songs, and activities that help children develop general literacy skills! For children in kindergarten–sixth grade.

  • Our Voice: Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards

    "Our Voice": February 1–March 20

    This exhibit features 34 prints of winning illustrations from the Coretta Scott King Awards since 1973. The illustrations highlight stories and figures from Black history, honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout time.

Staff Picks

Winter Favorites

January Staff Picks List

Let It Snow

January Staff Picks List

Friendships, Relationships, and Connection

January Staff Picks List

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