Effective September 23, 2021, and until further directed, all city employees, contracted vendors, sub-contracted employees, and visitors are required to wear a mask while working or visiting any city owned or operated facility. Masks shall be worn, covering both the nose and mouth, regardless of vaccination status.

Children’s

(category archive)

Programs That Will Send A Chill Down Your Spine!

Posted about 1 day ago by Ben Himmelfarb
The last two weeks of October are undoubtedly the spookiest time of the year. Each day, the sun goes down earlier and earlier. The wind seems to follow us down […]
Continue Reading

Learning to Love Our Autumn Years

Posted about 3 weeks ago by Laura Price
“Grow old with me! The best is yet to be, the last of life, for which the first was made…”             Robert Browning The official start of autumn, also known […]
Continue Reading

Bastille Day: À la France, avec Amour

Posted about 3 months ago by Laura Price
The friendship between the United States and France spans decades. Generations of Americans have shown their amour for French fashion, food, architecture and people, to name just a few. And […]
Continue Reading

Commemorate Freedom: Juneteenth 2021

Posted about 4 months ago by kathryn Coker
Virginia State Holiday As of October 2020, Juneteenth is a permanent statewide holiday in Virginia. Virginians, like others across America will celebrate in various ways ranging from parades, dancing, visiting historical sites, […]
Continue Reading

Get Growing!

Posted about 7 months ago by Lisa Crisman
Spring is here, bulbs are popping, trees are budding and the birds are busy! Working with seeds and plants is a great way to relieve stress and to focus on […]
Continue Reading

Memories of Ireland

Posted about 7 months ago by Laura Price
Posted in Adult, Children's, Travel
With a great-great-grandmother named Margaret Mary Murphy, it was a sure bet that I would someday see Ireland. Even though over 30 years have passed since I visited, the overall […]
Continue Reading

Women’s History for Kids: Picturebook Biographies

Posted about 8 months ago by Lisa Crisman
It’s Women’s History Month! To discover someone new to you or read a current title about someone familiar, browse the recently published books listed below. Picturebook biographies are an excellent […]
Continue Reading

Focus on the New: Middle Grade Fiction, ages 8-12

Posted about 8 months ago by Lisa Crisman
Calling all readers ages 8-12…it’s National Reading Month! Listed below are new titles from 2020 and 2021. A wide range of genres include fantasy, friends, and family. Some are set […]
Continue Reading

Celebrating the Year of the Ox

Posted about 8 months ago by Laura Price
It's the Year of the Ox! Celebrate the Lunar New Year with a new book!
Continue Reading

Black History Month: Picturing Families

Posted about 9 months ago by Lisa Crisman
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History develops themes for Black History Month each year. The themes “reflect changes in how people of African descent in […]
Continue Reading