All NPL locations, including Slover Library and the Bookmobile, will close at 5 PM on Wednesday, November 25 and will be closed November 26 and 27. All locations will re-open on Saturday, November 28.

TREK for Civility Week

Encouraging Tolerance, Respect, Empathy and Kindness

All-NPL Reads presents “Orphan Train” Author Christina Baker Kline

Tue., Jan. 19 @ 7-9 PM
Slover Library, Community Room 650

Join us for an evening with Christina Baker Kline, author of “Orphan Train,” as she discusses her book. A Q&A session and book-signing will follow. Copies of the book will be available to purchase.

Win a Meal with the Author!

10 lucky patrons and their guest will have the opportunity to share dinner with the author at Pretlow Anchor Branch Library on January 19 at 5 PM. Entries will be collected December 28- January 11. Anyone 18 and up can enter.

Entry Form (avail. 12/28/15)


Other Special Events:

Join us for a variety of films, performances and Storytimes that focus on building tolerance, respect, empathy and kindness (TREK) in our surrounding community.

Teaching Tolerance Film

TREK for Civility Week Event

Academy Award Winner for short Documentary 1995, “A Time for Justice” filmmaker Charles Guggenheim captured the spirit of the Civil Rights movement through historical footage and voices of those who participated in the struggle. This film covers the Bus Boycott, the School Crisis in Little Rock, the violence in Birmingham, and the triumphant 1965 March for voting rights. JOIN US FOR THIS SPECIAL SHOWING!(Tweens & Teens)

Adult Reading Room


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