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Curbside Pickup Using meeScan

Curbside pick-up has never been easier. As a person always on the go, I appreciate the convenience that curbside offers. Using meeScan for curbside pickup makes picking up your holds as easy as a click of a button at any location you visit.   Here’s how it works:... read more

Understanding Your Child’s Reading Level

Most of our local school systems follow some form of reading program. The school system might follow an Accelerated Reader, Lexile, Guided Reading, or other leveling system. These reading programs often assign children a “reading level” based on tests that are... read more

Most Circulated Titles in 2020

As we’re wrapping up 2020, you may be curious which titles your friends and neighbors were checking out most this year from the library.  Well, we ran reports and crunched the numbers to discover the most popular books for adults and children of 2020. Making the list... read more

What Does Your Child Need to Know Before Entering Kindergarten?

It can be quite daunting to understand what your child needs to know in order to be prepared for kindergarten. With the increasing levels of difficulty through all grades in our education system, ensuring your child is ready can be very challenging! Along with... read more

LGBTQ Mental Health Hotlines

People in the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning/queer) community can face unique stressors that can affect their mental health. Whether you just need someone to talk to or need help dealing with a more serious issue, free help is available in a... read more

100 Years Ago in December 2020

Look at these statements from headline articles in the La Porte Herald in December, 1920. Terminology, capitalization, and what makes headline news can be different. Yet accidents, business, crime, and war still make headlines. Want to read the whole article? It’s on... read more

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