Main - Free Acoustic Concert featuring Callaghan on Thursday, Aug. 14 at 7 p.m.

Main & Kennedy: Pre-K through Gr 12 Summer Reading Club starts June 26, ends Aug. 22

Kennedy Branch - Play Tunes every Mondays at 6PM. Babies to 1st graders are welcome!

Main-Todos Las Sabados, 12:00 pm - Clases Comienzan 14 de Junio

Check our programs and events calandar for a new medical seminar every month.

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Aug 14
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main Branch
Senior Citizen Movie Matinee - Main Branch

Come join us to watch the 2013 historical drama film "12 Years a Slave" directed by Steve McQueen. The film, which stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, is an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup. Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong'o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, and Alfre Woodard are all featured in supporting roles.

8/14/2014 1:00 PM - 12:00 AM View Flyer
Aug 14
Main - Live Concert featuring Callaghan
Main - Live Concert featuring Callaghan

Enjoy a night of free acoustic music on Thursday, Aug. 14, with Callaghan Live in Concert - performing popular cover songs and material from her new album “Life in Full Color.” Concert begins at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. For more on Callaghan visit

8/14/2014 7:00 PM - 12:00 AM View Flyer
Aug 22
Last Day of Summer Reading Club
Last Day of Summer Reading Club

Pre-K - Grade 2: Read 10 books and pick a prize!
Grades 3 - 5: Read 400 pages and get a prize!
Grades 6 - 12: For every 500 pages read, get entered to win a big prize!
Register at the Youth Services Desk at the Main Library or with staff at the Kennedy Branch.

8/22/2014 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM View Flyer

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