• Check out a Sewing Discovery Kit!

    Create something new with The City Library's Sewing Discovery Kits! These kits are available for checkout and can be placed on hold via the online catalog or from the Marmalade Branch

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    Download The City Library Mobile App!

    Your library in the palm of your hand

    The City Library's app is available in each of the App Stores for Apple, Android, and Kindle devices. With a variety of useful features, the app lets you connect to the Library while you're on the go.

  • First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group

    Find your next great read or share your enthusiasm for one of your favorites at the First Wednesdays Book Discussion Group.

  • The City Library's digital Magazines

    Read and download full digital copies of your favorite magazines with RBdigital Magazines. The City Library’s collection includes titles such as Harper’s, Inc., The Nation, and more.

  • Truth brings joyous tranquility Rumi

    Discuss Rumi's poems and parables and celebrate the spiritual poetry of our life and community. This monthly meeting offers participants the opportunity to read their favorite poems from Rumi or other spiritual poets from around the world.

  • Chapman Chats Library Namesake Annie Chapman

    Based on late 19th and early 20th century lifelong learning programs originating from New York’s Chautauqua Institution, Chapman Chats are the flagship series for our Centennial year. They are presented by community members on topics that inspire their passions and inform their lives.

  • CHECK OUT A BOOK CLUB KIT TODAY!

    Run your own book club with the help of the Library’s Book Club Kits. Each kit contains a Library bag packed with nine paperback copies and one audiobook edition of a popular title, along with discussion guides and book club resource information. Availability of the kits is on a first come, first serve basis. Kits are available for browsing at the Main Library or can be sent to a Library branch upon request.

  • New Year / New Hobby
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  • we'll take care of the work of renewing your Library items for you.

    Starting July 1, 2017, items will be automatically renewed up to three times, unless your item is on hold for another patron. Each auto-renewal gives you an additional full loan period, and we'll notify you of the new, extended due date via email.

  • Streaming Music and Downloads
    All music is beautiful. Billy Strayhorn

    Streaming Music and Downloads

    Check out Freegal, The City Library's free music download and streaming service. City Library cardholders can now stream up to five hours' worth of music per day on Freegal, in addition to a download allotment of five MP3 songs per week!

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The City Library offers dozens of online resources that you can access anytime, anywhere. Download eBooks and digital magazines, stream music and movies, learn a new language or skill, even get homework help from a live tutor.

    Tech League

The Tech League's goal is to understand who in our community lacks Internet access and to bring the Library's resources and tools to those individuals to foster independence, connection, and success in our digital world.