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America’s Favorite Storyteller Mark Twain

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Mark Twain was an iconic American author and humorist, and, you will soon have an opportunity to experience his wisdom and wit in person. If you haven’t read any Twain, an upcoming event at the library offers the perfect excuse. A Twain impersonator provides entertainment and a little serious reflection July 30 at 7pm in […]

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The Gold Rush, Fire, and Tom Sawyer in Black Fire

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The gold rush made San Francisco a wild boom town where the streets were pure mud and the buildings were built haphazardly of canvas, oilcloth, and wood. Gangs ran the streets and crime was rife, and the city didn’t have much of a police force or even a fire department. San Francisco was poised for a disaster …