The Library building is open with limited hours & services.  Current hours are:  Mon.-Fri. 9-6 | Sat. 9-5 | Sun. Closed
Please limit your visit to 1 hour. Masks are required over nose & mouth at all times.  Read more.
We encourage you to take advantage of Curbside Pickup, Home Delivery, Digital Collections, and Virtual Programs.  


circulation 250hThe Circulation Department is the first area you see when coming into the Library. It is a very busy department. We are checking out and checking in material, placing holds, answering phones and questions. It is staffed by eight unique individuals whose interests cover a wide range of subjects. We have a mix of ages and come from different backgrounds.

All of the items in the Library eventually come through this area. We see a lot of interesting and intriguing titles. Many of which we would like to see, watch, or listen to. So we thought we would like to do something a little different. We will give you some of the more interesting items that come across the desk. It might be an interesting title or a beautiful cover, an author we love, a classic, or a song we can’t stop humming. It could be old or new, adult, teen, tween, or kid. 

Now, keep in mind, this is not necessarily a recommendation. We are “judging a book by its cover!” And if you decide to pick up one of our titles, please stop by the Circulation Desk and let us know what you thought of it. We would love to know!


Fun & Interesting Items to Cross Our Desk:


Click a cover to read more details, click a title to check availability or place a hold in the SWAN Catalog, or click here to view the complete list.


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