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Text reminders? Yes, we can!

Prefer text notifications to emails or phone calls? We can do that via ShoutBomb!

If you'd like to get a text from NPL notifying you when your hold becomes available, or to renew your items, you can do so. To get started:

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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language: 110 Languages at Your Fingertips

Planning a trip to Italy to celebrate your anniversary? Collaborating with your Chinese counterparts in your company’s Beijing branch? Just want to brush up that language you studied for four years in school, but somehow can’t seem to remember at all? We’ve got you covered.

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Meet Your New Best Friend: Playaways

Got a tedious task? Need to exercise but find it dull? Long trip on the horizon? We’ve got the solution: a Playaway. Playaways are ultra-portable books on audio you can check out with your library card. There’s one audio ‘book’ per device, so load up on several!

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Craft Your Fall Bucket List with NPL

Have you felt the crunch of leaves under your feet yet? If not, you will soon. It's time to make your fall bucket list! NPL has the resources to help you achieve those awesome autumn experiences. Check out the 10 examples below for a perfect fall!

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Summer Theatre at the Library

Book readers and theatregoers often overlap–they are all people who love a story. NPL staff are no exception, and we love bringing theatrical experiences into the library when we can. In the month of July, you have the chance to catch three free performances at your local library.

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What Should I Read Next?

Ahhh... no feeling like summer reading in the shade. We at Camp NPL are EMBRACING THIS, friends. But what if you can't find something to read? You know the struggle, especially if you're a mood reader. Everything that looked shiny and perfect on the NPL shelves won't quite do when you get home.

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Camp NPL 2022 Summer Reading

Welcome to Camp NPL!

Summer Reading 2022 has begun! Our theme this year is Camp NPL: Read Beyond the Beaten Path. We are exploring nature, the outdoors and summer camp-style fun activities.

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Episode Seventy-Nine Show Notes

For our May podcast, we discussed books about nature and the environment. This happens to be our theme for May for the Adult Year-Round Reading Challenge, but we also found it to be fitting given the beautiful weather we’ve been enjoying!

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Talk Books at an NPL Book Club

Love to chat about books? Join one of NPL's book clubs for adults. For nonfiction lovers, we've got Stranger Than Fiction. Gain new knowledge every month in a fascinating read on a chosen topic, then come to discuss.

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Tax time

It's Tax Time

It's that time of year again: tax time! If you need forms to complete your taxes, we are happy to assist you in printing or obtaining those forms. We have free federal 1040 forms at our service desks, as well as bound 1040 instructional books available for checkout. Forms may be picked up in-person or via our curbside pickup service.
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Romance Me Book Club

Check out NPL's new romance book club! We'll be discussing mostly romantic fiction, along with some love-related nonfiction. 

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Adult Reading Challenge 2022

Year-Round Adult Reading Challenge

On January 2, we kicked off 2022 with our first-ever Year-Round Reading Challenge for adults! Register on Beanstack to get started. You can start anytime, and while you won’t be able to log books for past months for this challenge, you’ll still be eligible for some prizes!
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