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STEM Saturday

Learn to Crochet

Police Chief Storytime


February Vacation for Kids @ Your Library

Pilkey Party!

TUMBLEBOOKS – a free online book and game resource for kids

Do your young children need something to do?
Have them visit the Tumblebooks website linked on our website.
Hundreds of books to read-a-long with or listen to, spelling and memory games, and even videos from NatGeo.

Get the Sails Library Mobile App today!

We are very excited to announce the availability of the SAILS Mobile app in the Google Play and Apple stores!


Download it today and take advantage of these great features:
• Search for items in the network by title, author, subject, or general keyword and place holds on interesting titles.
• Manage your account – view your checked-out items, fines, account information and manage holds. You can also link accounts to manage your family’s checkouts and holds, all in the same place.
• Find libraries in the network, see if they’re currently open, and decide what events you want to attend.

Drop In Knitting

Drop-In Knitting and the Holmes Public Library Fibers Arts Group is an informal group interested in all types of Textile Handiwork- knitting, crochet, quilting, etc.

Drop-In Knitting meets every Tuesday from 10am to noon.  Knitting, chatting, laughing….this group gathering is a highlight of the Library week.

Holmes Public Library Fibers Arts Group is a Facebook page run by members.  On it they share ideas and plan field trips!

Whether you choose to join the Knitters in person or the Fiber Arts Group via social media, we hope you find these groups a fun and enriching resource and local inspiration for your textile handiwork.

SHOP LOCAL – Friends Bags and Mugs for sale!









Purchase a gorgeous and sturdy canvas bag for ONLY $10!!  Do your kids need a sling bag for Field Trips?  These red ones are only $5 and have an extra zip pocket and adapter hole for headphones.  Proudly drink your morning coffee in our $2 mugs, knowing that you are supporting your local library!