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Remembering Jerry Lewis...
Mar 16, 1926 - Aug 20, 2017. Jerry Lewis dies at 91 in his home in Las Vegas. He will be remembered well from his slapstick humor in television, movies, radio and on stage.Watch Him in These Films
The Great Courses
For those of us who desire to continue learning after having finished school, there is the Great Courses series. Learn more about a wide variety of topics like the history of ancient Egypt, the art of public speaking, yoga, or even essay writing.Continue Learning Today!
Celebrating 25 Years of Goosebumps!
First published July of 1992. The horror stories that children have come to know, and love, have been around for twenty-five years! Reread your favorite installment of the series, or share with your children the joy and laughter that can come from reading about what goes bump in the night. There is nothing like sitting down and reading a silly tale about the strange and supernatural. Why not try and listen to your favorite Goosebumps tale as an audiobook?Experience Goosebumps Again
New Newsletter. Each month our staff compiles a list of new books that are set to be released in the near future. Sign up for our "What's Next" newsletter to stay updated on exciting new books that will hit the shelves soon!Have It Sent Directly to Your Inbox
Hurricane Season is Here!
Jun 01 - Nov 30. "Hurricane season brings a humbling reminder that, despite our technologies, most of nature remains unpredictable." - Diane Ackerman.Get Prepared With These Resources
Mon, Aug 21, 2017. Get ready for the first full solar eclipse since 1979. Take some time to read about the wonders of the stars before the big day. Find a pair of protective eyewear and remember to look toward the sky!Arm Yourself with Celestial Knowledge
Sensational Snakes at Greenacres Branch
Fri, Aug 25, 4:00 pm Okeeheelee Nature Center will introduce you to nature’s own amazing method of pest control. Conquer your fears and learn something new about these slithery reptiles. Guests will have the opportunity to touch a live snake if they desire. Ages 5-12. (45 min.) Preregister.Discover More Events at Greenacres Branch
National Dog Day
Sat, Aug 26, 2017. What is it about dogs that make them so special to us? Floppy ears? Wet noses? Slobbery mouths? Wagging tails? Whatever it is about dogs that we all love so much can be celebrated today! Venture to the dog park, go for a walk, buy some new squeaky toys, or curl up on the couch and watch dog films. Whatever it is that you decide to do today, be sure to bring your furry friends along for the adventure and spend some extra quality time with man's best friend.Curl Up With Man's Best Friend and Watch These Films
What to Read Next. “I believe black girl books are really important because when you are young you want to read lots of books, but you especially like to read books with people that look like you.” - Marley Dias, Founder, #1000BlackGirlBooksHear More of the Story and See Her Suggestions