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A message from the County Librarian

County Librarian's Message for March 2023

County Librarian Alison McKee discusses the history of women in the librarian profession as part of Women's History Month.

Honoring Veterans Who Work at the Library

In honor of Veterans Day, read about library staff members Dean Jones and Laura McKeegan who both served in the military.

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By the Numbers

Library Founded: 1913
Community Libraries: 26
Total Staff: 357
Population Served: 1,165,927
Cardholders: 351,658
Collection:  1.3 million items



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Wildfire Safety

Wildfire Preparedness and Evacuation Guide

Learn about the important steps you can take to prepare your family and neighbors should an evacuation due to fire become necessary.
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