The Library is now closed as we relocate to the new facility located at 4852 Lakeview Ave. During the closure, hold requests have been suspended. Items previously placed on hold will be available for pick-up once the new library opens. Due dates have been extended and no fines are being incurred. Book drops are no longer available, so please hold onto your items until the new library opens. During this time, please visit the digital library at https://ylpl.overdrive.com/ for a collection of eBooks, downloadable audiobooks, and streaming films. For additional information, and updates on the opening of the new library, please continue to check our website at https://www.ylpl.org/relocation/ .
Beginning Friday, October 16, digital services will be affected as we relocate to the new library. For Overdrive digital books and downloadable audiobooks, please utilize the Overdrive website at https://ylpl.overdrive.com/, or the Overdrive and Libby app during the service interruption.
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I have worked for OPL for over 13 years, a...Read More
I have worked for OPL for over 13 years, and love finding and sharing those rare gems among books. I also write reviews for School Library Journal, so you may see my reviews under the critics section from time to time.
"A brilliant and thoughtful collection of short stories! From magical realism to far out sci-fi, historical what ifs, to intimate family tales, each offers a unique perspective on life, and what it means to be human. Sometimes this concept of "..."
"With whimsical delight Danylyshin and Lomp poke fun at all the odd terminology used for animal groups. Band, Tower, and Cry, simply refer to groups of gorillas, giraffes, and hounds, but these creators want to teach about the regular meaning of th..."
"One night a young boy is woken by his cat Sylvie. It is pitch black. Sylvie wants to show the boy something though, so he follows carefully. Once outside, other animals join them. A sense of anticipation fills the air. Then, colour spills on to th..."