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Words have power. Read a banned book.

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and express ideas, even those considered unorthodox or unpopular.  Since 1990, the American Library Association has recorded more than 10,000 book challenges made, about half in schools or school libraries, and a quarter in public libraries. Challenges are not simply an expression of…Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month begins September 15th!

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with the Lopez Library! Join us in honoring the generations of Hispanic people who have enriched our nation and society. September 15th is significant because it is the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. In addition, Mexico and Chile celebrate their…Read more

Looking for funding for your non-profits? Try Grantstation

The library recently subscribed to, Inc. (GrantStation) offers nonprofit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies the opportunity to identify potential funding sources for their programs or projects as well as resources to mentor these organizations through the grantseeking process.  Contact us today for your login information and training. GrantStation provides access to a searchable…Read more

Ready to learn a new language? Sign up for Pronunciator

Learn a foreign-language on-the-go with the latest Library digital tool: Pronunciator. To help you get started the library is providing tutorials each Monday from 4-5 pm in the library’s community room.  Bring your device and we’ll help you get started! Pronunciator features: Full-featured native apps for all Android, Apple and Kindle Fire devices. Up to…Read more

Do you like historical fiction and adventure? Check out Outlander!

“Hurtled back through time more than two hundred years to Scotland in 1743, Claire Randall finds herself caught in the midst of an unfamiliar world torn apart by violence, pestilence, and revolution and haunted by her growing feelings for James Fraser, a young soldier.” (NoveList) Welcome to the world of Outlander. This highly popular book and…Read more