What We’re Reading: September 2020

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid In the midst of a family crisis one late evening, white blogger Alix Chamberlain calls her African American babysitter, Emira, asking her to take toddler Briar to the local market for distraction. There, the security guard accuses Emira of kidnapping Briar, and Alix's efforts to right the situation … Continue reading What We’re Reading: September 2020

What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

Every year between September 15 and October 15, Americans celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, which celebrates the histories, cultures, and contributions of American residents whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Hispanic Heritage Week started in 1968 under President Lyndon B. Johnson, and was expanded to a 30-day celebration … Continue reading What to Read: Latinx Heritage Month 2020

What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Election Day 2020

This year is extra special because we have the opportunity to elect leaders for our local, state, and federal communities. These picture books help explain the election process and why it is important to participate! Vote for Our Future! by Margaret McNamara and illustrated by Micah Player Every two years, on the first Tuesday of … Continue reading What to Read (Picture Book Edition): Election Day 2020

COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

Trusted Coronavirus & COVID-19 Resources: Concerned about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Below you can find trusted resources and valid information. Nebraska Health and Human Services: Coronavirus DiseaseLocal Health Department Contacts for Nebraska ResidentsCenters for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): CoronavirusPresident Trump's Coronavirus Guidelines for America: Fifteen Days to Slow the SpreadNebraska Douglas County Coronavirus InformationDouglas County … Continue reading COVID-19 Pandemic Resources

We’re Hiring: Part-Time Library Assistant

The Agnes Robinson Waterloo Public Library is currently accepting applications for part time library assistant. Library Assistant Application:Download Duties: assist patrons of all ages at circulation desk, with inquiries and use of library resources and technologies; catalog, sort and shelve library materials, and other basic library functions. Position requires: excellent interpersonal skills, oral and written … Continue reading We’re Hiring: Part-Time Library Assistant