The library has made it even easier for Oakland-area families to use the library: introducing the Oakland Community Center Smart Locker. Books, movies, music and DVDs can all be picked up and dropped off in your neighborhood.
There’s a change at the helm of The Library Foundation. Topekan Nancy Lindberg will lead the Foundation’s philanthropic efforts in supporting this community resource. She comes highly qualified; find out what her credentials are.
Hang with friends and create, write, play games, cook, sew, sing and maybe even learn something cool! There’s something to appeal to every interest or hobby. Check out these programs geared toward teens.
We’re heating things up just in time for Valentine’s Day. So, take a look at the romance book list our librarians have rounded up and read a column from Librarian Stephanie about why she likes her stories on the spicier side. Plus, activities and classes for all ages inside this edition of Library News.
Friends of the Library members make a difference at the library, often through volunteering. Hear from a few folks who might just compel you to come in and fill out our volunteer application.
This best-books-of-2013 list is culled from our Facebook friends, who periodically answer “what are you reading.” Thanks for the year of inspiration and for talking books with us online. Tap into reading inspiration brought to you by readers like you.