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Mill Road Branch will be closed Monday, December 11 through Monday, January 1, 2018. The library will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 with reduced services.

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Sunday, Dec. 17, Friday, Dec. 22, Saturday, Dec. 23, Sunday, Dec. 24, and Monday, Dec. 25 for Christmas. Friday, Dec. 29, Saturday, Dec. 30, Sunday, Dec. 31, and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018 for New Year's.

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Events, Programs, and Classes

Monday, December 18, 2017
12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Martin Luther King

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

4:00 PM
Preschool Story Time at Center Street

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

6:00 PM
Truck Studio Art Workshops presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.) at Bay View

A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5-5, although…

6:00 PM
Holiday Wrap with Burlap at Tippecanoe

Get into the spirit and make shabby chic upcycled burlap decorations…

6:30 PM
Pajama Story Time at East

Families with young children are invited to join us for…