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Visit the library's bookstore

Shop for a Cause at the FriendShop Bookstore

Great gift ideas! Gift certificates now available ($5 and $1). Member’s Half-Price Sale, December 12–18; and Tag Bag Sale on December 26 & 27. Browse selections online.

Front of Main Library

Step into our light-filled, open spaces and see our wonderful Peter Sís murals, colorful TeenSpace, quiet meeting rooms,  Latte Da! Cafe, 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.

On Thursday, December 3, you will need your library card

in order to check out. Thank you for your patience. We will be updating the catalog!

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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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Pardon Our Penguins:
Catalog Updates on Dec. 3

On December 3, you'll need to bring your library card in order to check out. Thanks for your patience while we update the catalog!