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CLOSING UPDATE: Both locations will be closed Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4. Happy Independence Day weekend!

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Summer Storytimes are Here!

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Farmer's Market Storytime

Join us at the market as we explore 30 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and activities to support your child’s early literacy growth.
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In-Person Family Storytime

Join us as we explore 30 minutes of songs, rhymes, stories, and activities to support your child’s early literacy growth.
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Outdoor Family Storytime

Bring a blanket to explore songs, rhymes, stories, and activities to support your child's early literacy growth with outdoor storytime!
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YouTube Storytime

Sign up for weekly emails or subscribe to our YouTube page to find virtual storytimes that you can interact with at your convenience.

What We're Up to Lately

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Keep up to date on your library account with text alerts for holds, items due soon and overdue items.
Keep up to date on your library account with text alerts for holds, items due soon and overdue items.

Mark Your Calendar! July 20 - 23

Featured This Month

Juneteenth

Juneteenth celebrates June 19, 1865 when enslaved people in Texas learned of the Emancipation Proclamation over two years after its signing.

Unbreakable: A Juneteenth Playlist

Commemorate Juneteenth with this playlist from Freegal. Make sure to download your favorites!

Black Joy

Books that center and celebrate Black lives.

Curbside PickupCurbside Pickup

Pick up your holds at either location without having to leave your car! Pull up at a curbside sign and call the phone number listed to get started.
Pickup your holds at either location without having to leave your car! Pull up at a curbside sign and call the phone number listed to get started.

New Books at HDL

What's Happening Now

What's Happening Now

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Technology Foundations: Photo Editing with Adobe Lightroom

Jun 30th | 10:00am - 11:00am
Make your digital photographs pop or return your scanned faded & printed photos to their former glory using Adobe Lightroom
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Welcome Sign Craft

Thursday, 6/30: Design an inviting sign to welcome guests into your home. One per household. Registration required, chooose from 2 sessions.
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Take & Make: Owl Diaries Fandom Pack

Jul 18th, All day
Love the Owl Diaries books? Pick up our fandom pack at either Herrick District Library location. Best for kids ages 6 - 12.
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Biomimicry with Dana Lowell

Jul 12th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us as Biomimicry Institute graduate and Biophilia Ventures founder, Dana Lowell, discusses Innovation, Product, & Business Development.

What's Happening Now

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"Summer Games Done Quick" Party

Jul 2nd | 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Watch high-level video gamers play through classic games and niche favorites as fast as possible, play games or join trivia.
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Harnessing the Power of Infinity in 3 Mysterious Numbers

Jul 6th | 10:00am - 12:00pm
Join Dr. Math for hands-on activities that will reveal the three most important numbers in the universe. Ages 10+. Also offered 7/9,10 AM.
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Check THINGS Out at DeGraaf!

Jul 19th | 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Try out items from our Library of Things at this hands-on event while exploring the visitor's center, trails, and geology walk at DeGraaf!
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Technology Foundations: Getting to Know your Windows PC

Jul 14th | 10:00am - 11:00am
If you know a bit about using a mouse and keyboard but don't know your way around using a computer just yet, this is the class for you.

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Stop in at either library location to register for a full library card, or sign up online for a temporary digital card
Stop in at either library location to register for a full library card, or sign up online for a temporary digital card

We Recommend

This Month's Picks

Our Solar System

Explore the solar system with these documentaries from Kanopy.

Outer Space and Astronomy on Libby

eBooks and downloadable audiobooks featuring instructional or historical information about astronomy—available on Libby.

Star Reaching Movies

Sometimes it is fun to let the creative minds of Hollywood take you to the moon and back or beyond.

Search the Stars

Space is fascinating and seems to unknowable, but humans have been trying to figure it out and see farther since the beginning.

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Downloadable Audiobooks for your Family Roadtrip

Here are some of my favorite family-friendly audiobooks for your upcoming roadtrip, guaranteed to keep the interest of kids and tweens.

Genealogy Classes

Are you looking for genealogy classes? If so, we have a couple of options for you.

Summer Picture Books

Celebrate the warmer weather and learn more about the season by digging into some of these fun picture books!

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