Stop by the Children's area at Central Library to explore, play, and have fun after school. We will provide some blocks, Duplos, and Legos and kids can get building. Parent/Guardian must be present with child, and supplies may be limited.
Always the first Saturday in March! Please join the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library for their Annual Soul Food Festival! This fundraiser offers sweet potato pie, chicken, greens, corn bread and much more. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library.
Children ages 3-12 are encouraged to read with Caper, the therapy dog, at the library. Caper is a friendly Pembroke Welsh Corgi who loves to hear stories! Walk in and sign up for a session in the children's area!
A special guest from the Blank Park Zoo (and several animal friends) will visit the library to explain some of the weird and wondrous things that animals can do. Thank you to the Friends of the Franklin Avenue Library for sponsoring this program.
Dan Kaercher, retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine, shares favorite destinations, insights, and often-hilarious tales gleaned during decades spent roaming the twelve-state Midwest region as a travel writer, author, and public television personality.