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Supporting Foster Youth & Families

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In May, our Library Card for Youth in Foster Care comes with a free book! Plus, check out resources for current and potential foster families.

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Mental Health Awareness Month

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Make your mental health a priority as we celebrate Mental Health Awareness in May.

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Celebrating National Poetry Month

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Spend this month exploring rhymes, free verses, haikus, sonnets, and everything in between with our poetry booklist, programs, and resources.

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National Library Week 2022

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Celebrate National Library Week with a collection of some of our most popular virtual offerings of the past year.

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