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Maintaining Public Trust: Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations

As stewards of public trust and public money, nonprofits are often subject to public scrutiny as evidenced in this CNN article on America’s worst charities.

What Are Those "Reading Levels" Anyway?

Author Regina Powers

Have you ever wondered what the "RL" on the back of a kids' book means? Even if you know that it means reading level, what does that mean? And how is the reading level determined? Who gets to decide? And is THAT book really appropriate for a fourth grader? Here is an article written for librarians that does a great job of explaining the basics. For all parents who are looking for a little help in picking the right book for their child.

Regency Romance

Regency romances are set during the period of the British Regency (1811-1820) or early 19th century. Regency romances are a distinct subgenre that tend to derive from the works of Jane Austen. Here are a few suggested authors to enjoy.

Mary Balough

Elizabeth Boyle

Loretta Chase

Marion Chesney

Claire Darcy

Tessa Dare

Daphne Du Maurier

Suzanne Enoch

Georgette Heyer

Victoria Holt

Eloisa James

Stephanie Laurens

Sarah MacLean

Julia Quinn

 

 

Central Library's Circulating Collection

While Central Library has closed for its exciting two-year renovation, it’s circulating collection of books, music and movies are still available for our customers to place holds on and have delivered to their neighborhood branch library.

When you visit the library catalog and discover an item you desire located at the Annex, simply Place a Hold, select your Pickup Location and that item will be delivered for you.

National Register to Vote Day

register to vote

Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you're not registered to vote, today is as good a day as any to get registered, or to update your registration.

Voting is one of few civic responsibilities we have as American citizens and possibly the most important. Voting is your opportunity to exercise your voice in government.

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