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Get Inspired to Get Moving on National Walking Day and Beyond

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Health and Wellness, Movies and Music and Nature and Travel | Tagged with digital audiobooks, exercise, heart health, heath & fitness, National Walking Day, sports & recreation, streaming music, streaming video and workout

National Walking Day is observed on the first Wednesday in April each year. Let the Library inspire you to get moving this Spring and beyond.

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A Library Card for the Digital Age

Posted about 1 year ago by Library News

Posted in eBooks and Audiobooks, Library News and Movies and Music | Tagged with eAudiobook, eBooks, eMedia, library card, movies, music, streaming music and streaming video

Does your smartphone or tablet go wherever you go? Why not take your Library with you too! With our new eMedia card, you can borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, music, movies & more - without having to visit us in person.

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Ireland: A Wee Bit of Bliss

Posted over 2 years ago by Suzanne S

Posted in Cooking, Home and Garden, eBooks and Audiobooks, Fiction, History and Politics, Movies and Music, Mysteries and Thrillers, Nature and Travel, New Books and Movies and Romance | Tagged with Celtic Music, cookbooks, Dublin (Ireland) - Fiction, Folk Music - Ireland, Ireland, Ireland - Fiction, Ireland - Guidebooks, Irish Authors, Irish Cooking, Irish Songs, recipes, St. Patrick's Day, St. Patrick's Day Mysteries and streaming music

Celebrate Ireland with a pot of tea, a batch of scones and a taste of Celtic culture with a selection of Emerald Isle titles.​

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10 Influential Songs to Celebrate Black History Month

Posted over 2 years ago by Tim P

Posted in Culture and Diversity and Movies and Music | Tagged with Black History Month, blues, eMedia, Motown, music, Pop Music, Popular Music, R&B, Rap Music, revolution, Rhythm & Blues Music, Soul Music, soundtracks and streaming music

Music has always been about shared experience in life. Continue reading to explore a selection of influential songs spanning several decades.

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June Is National Accordion Awareness Month!

Posted over 3 years ago by Amy H

Posted in Movies and Music | Tagged with accordion history, accordion music, musical instrument, polka, streaming music and zydeco

Hip AND Square: Accordions! From polka to zydeco to klezmer music, they’re an important (and incredibly fun) part of American culture and it’s time to appreciate them! June is National Accordion Awareness Month – so channel your inner Lawrence Welk and get those toes a tappin’.

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