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Library News

  1. Books We Like

    Books We Like

    This month Michael Ackerman of Central's Pop Library Department shares some of his favorite titles with us.

  2. Multicultural Fair featuring Happy Beat Drumming.  May 3rd at 11 am, Central Library.

    Multicultural Fair featuring Happy Beat Drumming. May 3rd at 11 am, Central Library.

    Celebrate community diversity through crafts and music Saturday, May 3rd at 11 am on the Central Library Lawn.

  3. Anniversaries in Music for 2014

    Anniversaries in Music for 2014

    2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the classic 1980’s movie Footloose starring Kevin Bacon. Talk show host Jimmy Fallon just celebrated the occasion by banning dancing on his show. The ban ended when Kevin reenacted his famous moves on Fallon’s stage. Download and listen to the song “Footloose” by Kenny Loggins on the library's Freegal Music Site, and celebrate these musical anniversaries with your own fancy footwork.

  4. Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale

    Friends of Central Library Spring Book Sale

    Thousands of materials to choose from including books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, records, and VHS tapes. Numerous materials in Spanish. May 17th, 9 am to 5 pm and May 18th,1 pm to 5 pm. Central Library Auditorium. Remaining items marked down to half-price on Sunday or $5 per bag.

  5. North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen III

    North Carolina Digital Library: Page to Screen III

    There are lots of beloved books getting the big-screen treatment in 2014 — like Mockingjay, The Fault in Our Stars, Gone Girl, and Divergent, just to name a few. Many of these titles can be enjoyed as eBooks and audiobooks free, by visiting the North Carolina Digital Library powered by Overdrive.

  6. Database of the Month: Literary Databases

    Database of the Month: Literary Databases

    From authors like Avi to Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin and famous works such as The Lyrical Poetry of Byron, our Literary Databases have you covered. These resources make writing reports on various literary topics a breeze and enjoyable.

  7. Preserve family memories through our Digitization Stations

    Preserve family memories through our Digitization Stations

    The Library offers free, do-it-yourself digitization of photos, VHS tapes and audio tapes to share and enjoy for years to come.