Category Archives: News

Recycling Storytime

Saturday Storytime

Beautification Committee presentation

Dangers of Prescription Drugs and Inhalants in the Home

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!

Consumer Reports Online

In response to patron requests, the Library has just purchased an online subscription to Consumer Reports.

Simply click the icon on the righthand side of our front page.  You will need to login once with your library card.




pay my fines

Did you know…..

that you can now pay your library fines online.  Log into your Sails Account  and you can see any fines you may owe on your account screen alongside your checkouts.

Easy and quick!