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  • News Advisory:  Libraries Close for Holidays
    Posted on: Sunday, December 21, 2014

    All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday Dec. 25 in observance of the holidays. Regular service hours resume on Friday, December 26.

    Libraries will also close at 6 P.M. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Regular service hours will resume on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

  • Blissful woman
    Posted on: Tuesday, January 03, 2017

    Library Aide Andrea is excited about a new year, new beginnings...and a new Pilot Precise v5 pen. Check out her list of books to help make your new year a success.

  • Santas
    Posted on: Monday, December 26, 2016

    December's not all a winter wonderland for Circ Clerk Reagan. She's got some great reads for the last week of the year.

  • The Christmas Truce
    Posted on: Friday, December 23, 2016

    History blogger Chris looks at the fact and legend behind holiday traditions in this month's history post.

  • Holiday stress
    Posted on: Friday, December 09, 2016

    Schedules get crazy this time of year. Between all the holiday parties, the shopping, the Christmas specials on TV… who has time to read? Well, have no fear loyal Buzzreads fans! I have your solution. Short stories! What better way to get in the holiday spirit than to read some festive short stories!

    Check out my holiday picks below…

     

     

  • Cats and dogs
    Posted on: Friday, December 02, 2016

    A friend’s informal survey showed that most people think it’s acceptable to start Christmas music right after Thanksgiving. Who’s ready for an earworm??

  • Thanksgiving cat
    Posted on: Friday, November 04, 2016

    If you're one who struggles at Thanksgiving, Cat Tech Margo has your library Thanksgiving Survival Kit.

  • Ice cream freezer
    Posted on: Thursday, June 30, 2016

    You won't find Librarian Phyllis grilling in the hot summer sun this Independence Day. She'll be the one nestled into the shady spot next to the ice cream freezer with a stack of cozy mysteries. Find out which hotter-than-a-firecracker titles are on her list in the latest mystery post.

  • Father and son
    Posted on: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

    Librarian Sheldon gives a shout out to all the hard-working dads out there and has some great recommendations for books about fatherhood. From the comical to the tragic to the heroic, we'll have the book that's right for you this Father's Day.

  • Traditional Mexican dancer
    Posted on: Thursday, May 05, 2016

    If there is ever a day to enjoy copious amounts of Mexican food, it’s today, Cinco de Mayo. I personally enjoy a good street taco regardless of the day. In fact, to paraphrase Dr. Seuss, “I could eat them in the dark or in a box with a fox.”

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