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  • We have over 50,000 books and other materials (cds, dvd/Blu Ray, periodicals, etc).
  • Local, State and National  newspapers and magazines
  • Free WI-FI, and a public use computer lab with printer access.
  • Xbox 360 and Teen Computers in our Young Adult Room.
  • Awesome children's room with child-friendly games and computers.
  • We can copy, scan, print & fax (all for a nominal charge). 
  • Monthly youth orientated programs
 and a whole lot more....just ask




We also have an extensive  Research Room and a Wonderful   Bookstore!








 



 

AP Top Headlines At 10:30 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 10:30 a.m. EDT

1 - Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State
2 - Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike
3 - Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued
4 - Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters
5 - Senate control could rest with well-funded women
6 - Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help
7 - Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours
8 - Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola
9 - Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area
10 - 111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man
1 - Another American hostage at risk by Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a horrifying act of revenge for U.S. airstrikes in northern Iraq, militants with the Islamic State extremist group have beheaded American journalist James Foley - and are threatening to kill another hostage, U.S. officials say....

8/20/2014 9:47:34 AM

2 - Hamas: Military chief not present at Gaza strike

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Hamas spokesman says the group's elusive military chief was not present during an Israeli strike on a Gaza Strip house that killed his wife and son....

8/20/2014 10:12:36 AM

3 - Latest Ferguson protests are smaller, more subdued

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Police and protesters in Ferguson were finally able to share the streets again at night, putting aside for at least a few hours some of the hostility that had filled those hours with tear gas and smoke....

8/20/2014 4:13:33 AM

4 - Volunteers a buffer between police, protesters

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- The tall black man walked up and down West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri, working a bullhorn, imploring protesters to behave themselves....

8/20/2014 2:01:21 AM

5 - Senate control could rest with well-funded women

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Control of the Senate could lie in the fortunes of female candidates and the deep-pocketed donors, like former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who are sending piles of cash their way....

8/20/2014 9:02:31 AM

6 - Iraqis in besieged town appeal to army for help

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Members of a minority Iraqi Shiite community whose town has been besieged by Sunni militants appealed to Iraq's military and the international community to intervene to end the siege, a lawmaker said Wednesday as the U.N. started a massive aid push to help Iraqis uprooted by the extremists....

8/20/2014 10:30:48 AM

7 - Fighting in eastern Ukraine kills 43 in 24 hours

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Government troops fought to gain control of the rebel-held city of Donetsk and a key highway in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday - battles that left 34 residents and nine troops dead in just 24 hours, authorities said....

8/20/2014 8:34:16 AM

8 - Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Security forces blocked off a seaside slum in Liberia's capital Wednesday, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola, unnerving residents and reportedly sparking a protest....

8/20/2014 8:11:51 AM

9 - Floods lead to dramatic rescues in Phoenix area

PHOENIX (AP) -- Workers at a farm saw hundreds of cactuses sweep away in a flood. Drivers on Arizona's main north-south freeway watched in shock as muddy waters submerged the road. Rescuers across the state rushed to save people trapped in cars and homes....

8/20/2014 9:22:47 AM

10 - 111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

TOKYO (AP) -- A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world's oldest living man....

8/20/2014 7:17:10 AM


 

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