CALS Blogs

2021 Pulitzer Prize winners

Pulitzer Prize winners announced in June so chances are you haven’t gotten around to reading them all yet, so here they are just in case you need a reminder. CALS also had a brush with a Pulitzer nominee. On June 3, Eric Cervini presented via zoom as part of the CALS Speaker Series. You can read an interview with him here or watch his video here.

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Letter from the Executive Director

After the unprecedented challenges of 2020, the opportunity to begin restoring the full array of activities at the library in 2021 has made us more attentive to our re-engagement with patrons. As we move into the second half of the year, it’s nice to feel as if we are on the path back to normal.


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University learning: at your pace, at your fingertips

Your library card provides access to a wealth of knowledge, beyond the book. Udemy is an online university that offers specialized online courses, each comprised of on-demand videos, articles and certification upon completion.  

From bread baking and sewing to web design and conflict management,


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What are you reading, Nancy Rousseau?

Books are magic! From the time I was a very little girl, I loved to read. I read the classics; I read comics; I read the newspaper; I read magazines. So, guess what? I majored in English in college, minored in education, and became an English teacher! For 18 years, prior to my becoming an administrator,


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Hotspots now available

Don’t have reliable internet at home? CALS can help. CALS has acquired a collection of hotspots that patrons can check out and use at home. Help with homework, work from home, or just use it to stream that show everyone seems to be talking about. A mobile hotspot can deliver a strong, fast, and secure online connection just about wherever you go.


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Virtual Pet Parade

We want to feature your pet in our Virtual Pet Parade. Please submit photos or short videos of your animal friend using this form. You can share special information about your pet to be included in the parade. We will feature the pet submissions in a virtual parade on the CALS Kids @ Main Library Facebook page on Tuesday,


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