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January 1, 2019 | Mary Anne Hodel

Every new year is an opportunity to learn, grow and connect to the world around you – a chance to set new goals and look forward to the future. 

The start of the new year is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Whether you’ve got a list of resolutions a mile... READ MORE

New Year, New You
December 31, 2018 | Cynthia Velasco

Many of us set goals at the beginning of a new year. In fact, according to The Washington Post, 40% of us do so! From volunteering more with local charities to improving our health, we set all sorts of goals and ambitions that are meaningful, but data shows that 80% of people... READ MORE

Best Picture Books of the Year, as Chosen by a 4-Year-Old
December 19, 2018 | Lauren Mathur

My four-year-old loves books. We read up to five before bed, and several more during the day. As penalty for the audacity of having a full-time job, I’m required to bring her home at least three books a day. I guess it’s a good thing I'm a librarian. 

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Tres películas divertidas en español
December 17, 2018 | Brendan Kalish

Las películas en español más conocidas suelen ser perturbadoras a la manera de Hable con ella de Almodóvar y Amores perros de Iñárritu. Pero algunas son más convencionales y agradables. Recomiendo tres películas en nuestra colección que puedes disfrutar si eres... READ MORE

Giving Tuesday
November 20, 2018 | OCLS Staff

Each year, nonprofit organizations around the world call on their supporters to help raise funds for the meaningful work they do in their communities on Giving Tuesday. Entering its seventh year, Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and... READ MORE

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From the Director
January 1, 2019 | Mary Anne Hodel

Every new year is an opportunity to learn, grow and connect to the world around you – a chance to set new goals and look forward to the future. 

The start of the new year is exciting, but it can also be overwhelming. Whether you’ve got a list of resolutions a mile... READ MORE

New Year, New You
December 31, 2018 | Cynthia Velasco

Many of us set goals at the beginning of a new year. In fact, according to The Washington Post, 40% of us do so! From volunteering more with local charities to improving our health, we set all sorts of goals and ambitions that are meaningful, but data shows that 80% of people... READ MORE

Best Picture Books of the Year, as Chosen by a 4-Year-Old
December 19, 2018 | Lauren Mathur

My four-year-old loves books. We read up to five before bed, and several more during the day. As penalty for the audacity of having a full-time job, I’m required to bring her home at least three books a day. I guess it’s a good thing I'm a librarian. 

As the year ends... READ MORE

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