Interim Library

The Paris Wife

Join us for a book club discussion of Paula McClain's The Paris Wife, a deeply evocative story of ambition and betrayal.The Paris Wife captures a remarkable period of time and love affair between two unforgettable people: Ernest Hemingway and his wife Hadley.

'To Kill a Mockingbird': A Community Discussion

Live to Read -- A Citywide Celebration

Mother Goose Visit

Mother Goose made an appearance at Lamond-Riggs Library on May 2 during the ever-popular toddler story time, which takes place every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Rhymes, like music, facilitate the development of a child’s phonological awareness. What better way to start developing reading readiness skills than with Mother Goose nursery rhymes?

From Fiction to Art: 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Join us Tuesday, May 15 as we celebrate reading through art.

Green Thumbs Up! Spring Into Gardening

Spring is here, and summer is right around the corner. Don't let your garden go untended this year. Try something new! Whether you'd like to plant chrysanthemums or cauliflower, we've got the books that will help keep your greens growing and your flowers blooming. Check out the "How does your garden grow" display at the Lamond-Riggs Branch for tons of materials to suit all of your gardening needs.

The Modern History of Child Soldiers in Central and East Africa

The Story Behind Joseph Kony

If you’re like me, the name, “Joseph Kony” has been swirling around your Facebook and Twitter feeds lately. Child soldiers, sexual exploitation, atrocities and murderous bands of rebels are all central themes of an ongoing media blitz aimed at raising the public awareness of past and present unrest in Central and East Africa.

Book Review: Michio Kaku's "Physics of the Future"

There are two ways of looking at this book. The first is to see it for was it is: a collection of predictions about the future of human life some 100 years into the future.

Iran in Context: The Bigger Picture

Newspapers and cable TV programs are flooded with Iranian-themed stories of nuclear weapon proliferation, tyranny, assassinations, sabotage, democratic uprisings, insurgencies, human rights violations and repression. For a sense of the bigger picture, delve deeper with these titles from experts as well as the newsmakers themselves. 

Getting Started With Email

Computer Class

Interested in getting started with email? If so, join us Thursday, March 15th from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Meeting Room #1 for an in-depth, hands on email tutorial. Attendees will learn how to create an email account, compose emails, navigate folders and send messages. In addition, attendees will learn tips and tricks for remembering passwords and keeping them safe.

Early Literacy Fun

A B C - Awesome Books and Craft

The wall is decorated with alphabet crafts. So far it is covered from A-to-W as we emphasize Early Literacy Skills during our Wednesday morning story times. The Early Literacy Skill of Letter Knowledge is what makes up the “ABC - Awesome Books and Craft” program at Lamond-Riggs. As we approach the end of this series our board is almost full. There are only a few more weeks to go with  X,  Y,  and Z.