• Valentine Making
    Valentine Making All Locations · feb 9 or Feb 11

    Valentine Making

    Kids can make a valentine for someone special! A variety of materials will be provided so artistic expression is welcome! In the Creative Lab, families can design and make a Valentine pin on the button maker.

  • Join the League of extraordinary teens a new monthly club at the anderson-foothill branch

    Get hands-on job experience and make new friends! You’ll work with librarians to help shape the ways The City Library serves teen customers. If you’re in grades 7–12, you’re invited to apply. We’re looking for members who love the Library, have good communication skills, and respect the opinions of others. Perks include snacks, trackable volunteer hours, and a great addition to your college applications or résumé.

  • Chinese New Year Celebration: Year of the Pig Sat, Feb 9, 12:45–5pm · Main Library

    Chinese New Year is a time to reconnect with family, let go of the past, and get ready for a fresh start. Enjoy a Lion Dance, cultural program, crafts, a calligraphy workshop, and more.

  • cast your vote for your favorite book series! Polls close on Thursday, February 28

    Stop by any City Library to pick up your Winter Book Series Showdown bookmark featuring nine different books series'. Make your voice heard by voting thumbs up or thumbs down for each book you read from the list. Don’t forget to grab an “I Voted” sticker!


    Time to declutter! Explore a curated set of books to help you simplify your life, get organized, and center yourself.

  • A family-friendly Chinese New Year Celebration!
    CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION FOR FAMILIES Anderson-Foothill · feb 2 · 2-5pm

    A family-friendly Chinese New Year Celebration!

    Stop by for Tai Chi, a storytime, crafts and activities, a dragon parade, and more!

    Feb 10 · 2-5pm Main Library


    Experience live theatre with four intimate performances from local companies. Each play confronts tough social and racial issues, celebrates diversity, and highlights our community's complexity.

  • Sweet Reads Book Club 4th 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. Gatherings taking place February and later will focus on a pre-selected title.

  • Enter the lottery for one of 12 raised 8' x 4' garden beds
    Apply for a Garden Bed! Applications accepted through Feb 15

    Enter the lottery for one of 12 raised 8' x 4' garden beds

    The Plot is a a learning laboratory for Library patrons to sow, grow, and share using sustainable gardening practices. The garden beds are tended by member-patrons that apply via a lottery to have a free plot.

  • MULTICULTURAL CHILDREN'S BOOK DAY Jan 24 · 4-5pm · Day-Riverside Branch

    Celebrate diversity in children's books! We'll read traditional stories from different cultures, work on crafts, and enjoy international snacks.


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