Williams Library Grand Reopening: Family Dinner Night.
Thursday, April 18.

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Pick up your holds in our book lockers

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Main Library services available at 'Mini Main' inside Roberts Library

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2022 Annual Report

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News & Events

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CALS – Off The Shelf – April 2024

“Off the Shelf” features new releases in both physical and digital media, exhibitions, and highlights larger system-wide programs. We hope this publication serves our patrons by providing current news about our collection– the foundation of all great libraries. A full schedule of events can still be found at HERE.

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NEA Big Read

The National Endowment for the Arts Big Read—a partnership with Arts Midwest—broadens our understanding of ourselves and our neighbors through the power of a shared reading experience. The goals of the NEA Big Read are to inspire meaningful conversations, celebrate local creativity, elevate a wide variety of voices and perspectives, and build stronger connections in each community.

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Williams Grand Reopening

The library is set to reopen in April, and CALS is hosting two events to celebrate the Grand Reopening: a Ribbon Cutting Block Party and a Family Dinner Night inspired by an existing Williams Library program.

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A Literary Examination of Power, Love, and Art with Xochitl Gonzalez

We cannot wait for you to join us as we chat with award-winning and bestselling author Xochitl Gonzalez about her newest novel Anita de Monte Laughs Last.

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Simon & Schuster Authorfest Spring 2024

AuthorFest Spring 2024 will feature bestselling authors TJ Alexander, Kaliane Bradley, and Jackie Lau in conversation. Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings, the duo behind the romance powerhouse Christina Lauren, will lead these authors in discussion.

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Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I

Join us as we chat with New York Times bestselling author, Douglas Brunt, about instant bestselling debut non-fiction work The Mysterious Case of Rudolph Diesel: Genius, Power, and Deception on the Eve of World War I.

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Top 10 Things to Do in April

They say that April showers bring May flowers, but what if it’s just because we plant flowers during Earth Month? CALS is showing out with all the fun, educational, and Earth-friendly events this month.

  1. Welcome back Williams! Celebrate that the Williams Library is back and better than ever with three different events!
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Register now for Guitar Wars II: Attack of the Picks

Guitar Wars is back! Sign up today for Guitar Wars II: Attack of the Picks, Saturday, June 8, at the CALS Ron Robinson Theater.

2 brackets to compete in: Youth (up to 17 years old) and Adult (18 years old +). Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced competition in each bracket.

$35 registration fee includes: free T-shirt and one pack of guitar strings. ALL skill levels: beginner, intermediate, and advanced are eligible for prizes.

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Reserve your meeting room online

You can now reserve our meeting rooms online! Our new reservation system allows you to easily see all available rooms across the system. Visit our Meeting Room page for all the meeting facilities and grounds use guidelines. From book clubs to seminars to baby showers, CALS has a room for all occasions.

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