Special Event

Family Movie Night: Cool Runnings

Feel the rhythm and the rhyme as you cheer on the Jamaica Olympic bobsled team while watching this classic movie. When three Jamaican athletes fail to make the Summer Olympics, they join together to form a bobsled team in the Winter Olympics. Watch as they overcome stereotypes and earn the respect of the stuffy, traditional Winter Olympic powers. We’ll have photo ops, Olympic crafts, light snacks and more.

Sensory Saturdays

Jan 19
Saturday 9:00 am
Between 9:00 AM-10:00 AM, the East Side Library invites families and children with special needs to borrow materials and enjoy the library’s sensory stations. We will reduce the lighting and have areas set up to encourage activity or provide calming spaces. Our friendly staff will be on hand to answer questions and help you find materials that are perfect for your family!

AViD Presents: Chigozie Obioma

Apr 22
Monday 7:00 pm
The Nigerian-born author Chigozie Obioma burst onto the literary scene in 2015 with his debut novel, 'The Fishermen', which won multiple national and international awards – including an NAACP Image Award – and was a finalist for the prestigious Man Booker Prize. It was later adapted into a stage play in the United Kingdom. In 2015, Obioma was also named one of Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers. His much-anticipated second novel, 'An Orchestra of Minorities', released Jan.

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