Archive for December, 2016

You might not think it makes much difference, but . . .

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

magic-of-readingYour gift to the Library Foundation can provide the resources critical to our Racing to Read early literacy program.  Even a small gift can help purchase books, educational toys, and training materials for parents that foster learning and reading through guided activities and story-times. If a child learns the reading skills that enable him to be ready for kindergarten, the likelihood that he will graduate from high school increases exponentially. Please donate today and give the gift of reading.

The Library Foundation is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) charity, so your gift is tax deductible to the fullest extent provided by law. Please consult your financial or tax adviser to determine the tax advantages of any gifts you are considering.
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We’re Moving In!

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Thanks to the many hands that hefted boxes and furniture, we’re nearly moved in to the “new” Schweitzer Brentwood Branch. We can’t wait for the Grand Reopening celebration at  10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7!


The books are on the shelves and we’re getting closer to opening day, Jan. 7. Note how exposing the roof beams and installing new, soft lighting expands the space!


Check out the cool lighting fixtures throughout the library.


This is one of the new Brody WorkLounges, perfect for solo study. This ergonomic chair is equipped with an adjustable work surface, task lighting, a shelf for stowing personal items and outlets for portable devices. Cool spot!


One of the four new, spacious study rooms, located in passageways to the bright reading room.


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