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Visit the library's bookstore

FriendShop Bookstore: 50% Off Fiction in July

• July 13–17: Members' Half-Price Sale
• June 29, 30, 31: Tag Bag Sale
Select titles available online!

Front of Main Library

Step into our light-filled, open spaces and see our wonderful Peter Sís murals, lively TeenSpace, quiet meeting rooms, café and patio, and FriendShop Bookstore. The library, at 200 W. Green St., is open Monday–Wednesday 9-9; Thursday–Friday 9–6; Saturdays 10-6; Sundays 1-6. Read more.

Douglass Branch Library

Open M-Tu 10-8 | W-F 10-6 | Sat 10-4; Closed Sunday
Our Douglass Branch Library is located on the edge of Douglass Park. Stop in for a great selection of books, DVDs, and CDs, plus friendly service, free Internet access, and public meeting space.

J. Ryan Stradal, author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest

An Evening with Novelist
J. Ryan Stradal

Wed., July 27, at 7 pm

DON'T MISS the opportunity to hear novelist J. Ryan Stradal read from his New York Times bestseller Kitchens of the Great Midwest. He will talk about his influences, his writing process, and the role of libraries in his development as a writer. We'll have books for sale after, so be sure to stay for the book signing! #readingisSOdelicious

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What's On? July News

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FriendShop Bookstore

Bargain books & more!

Hours: W-Sat 11-5; Sun 1:30-5
Select titles are available online.

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Food Truck Rally & Summer Reading Celebration!

Tue., August 9, 4:30–7:30 pm