Piece together a fun challenge with The City Library’s Puzzle Discovery Kits! Puzzles are available for checkout and can be requested from the online catalog or from any Library location. Each puzzle checks out for 21 days.
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Try to learn something about everything and everything about something.Thomas Huxley
Free Access to Lynda.com
Lynda.com provides an extensive library of training videos on practically any software program imaginable, including web development, design, animation, audio and video production, and more.
Sweet Reads at Avenues Proper4th Tuesday of Each Month, 7–9pm
Get to know new faces from your neighborhood and expose yourself to books you might not normally read at this monthly book club gathering. For the first event in January, come ready with book titles you’ve read and enjoyed. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.
The City Library has eBooks!
Have a tablet or smartphone? Put a book on it!
The City Library offers eBooks and downloadable audiobooks, free with your Library Card. If you haven't checked out our eBook and downloadable audiobook offerings lately, it's now easier than ever to browse and download over 15,000 titles. You can read or listen anytime, anywhere, on any mobile device!
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.
Work to become, not to acquire.Elbert Hubbard
With Cypress Résumé, you can create professional résumés in three quick and easy steps. Simply type basic information about yourself and Cypress Résumé will automatically format your page layout and generate concise, descriptive statements detailing your abilities. Cypress Résumé also makes expertly written cover letters available, specifically geared toward specific job titles and professions.
Technology can create a sense of community.Hal Sparks
The City Library’s Tech League aims to build a more digitally inclusive community through information, workshops, events, and classes. 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.
The City Library is pleased to provide access to dozens of databases for our patrons at all City Library locations. In addition, if you have a City Library card and internet access, you can access many of these database resources from your home.
The City Library offers downloadable ebooks & eaudiobooks with Overdrive and OneClickDigital, music with Freegal, and streaming movies with Films on Demand. With your library card, just click to explore!
Films On Demand is a web-based service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere. Thousands of videos are available for in-class use and remote viewing from the library, in the dorm, or at home.
The City Library receives loads of new materials every month. Read More to see lists of our most recent acquisitions, organized by material type and month.