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The Library at Home


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Don’t have a library card? Get immediate access to our online resources.

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Put some spring in your step and get reading! Log your books and complete fun at-home activities to earn badges. Ready, set, bloom!

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Great ways to keep young minds active and learning.

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Read or listen to e-books, audiobooks, and even comics on almost any device or computer.

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Stream movies, TV and documentaries on your computer, mobile device, or TV.

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Stream songs, albums, and playlists. Listen to podcasts recorded live in our libraries.

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Check out digital copies of top magazines. Access The New York Times digital, and newspapers from around the world.

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Subject information from journals, dictionaries, encyclopedias, statistical resources, and more.

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Learn a new language, watch a video tutorial, or enroll in an online course.

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Access over 120,000 photographs, maps, posters, bookplates and other rare and historical collections.

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What We Are Reading

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    Eight Perfect Murders: A Novel

    Swanson, Peter

    The owner of a Boston bookshop specializing in mysteries posts a list of books on the store’s blog.

  • The widow Clicquot : the story of a champagne empire and the woman who ruled it

    The widow Clicquot : the story of a champagne empire and the woman who ruled it

    Mazzeo, Tilar J.
  • Ormeshadow

    Ormeshadow

    Sharma, Priya

    Priya Sharma tells the story of a gentle young man’s journey to adulthood in a brutal world not of his choosing.

  • Incidental inventions

    Incidental inventions

    Ferrante, Elena,
  • The American story : conversations with master historians

    The American story : conversations with master historians

    Rubenstein, David M.,
  • The Secret Life of Sam Holloway

    The Secret Life of Sam Holloway

    Thomas, Rhys

    Sam Holloway is a nice guy. He has a stable, but a not terribly exciting, job with an electronic parts distributor.

  • Anthony Bourdain remembered.

    Anthony Bourdain remembered.

  • Mighty justice : my life in civil rights

    Mighty justice : my life in civil rights

    Roundtree, Dovey Johnson, 1914-2018,
  • Made things

    Made things

    Tchaikovsky, Adrian, 1972-
  • Dreamers and schemers : how an improbable bid for the 1932 Olympics transformed Los Angeles from dusty outpost to global metropolis

    Dreamers and schemers : how an improbable bid for the 1932 Olympics transformed Los Angeles from dusty outpost to global metropolis

    Siegel, Barry, 1949-

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