3 Week Checkouts Starting Nov. 2!

Need more time to finish with our books or TV shows? You asked and we listened! The Acorn Public Library District is pleased to announce that, starting November 2, 2015, our two-week standard loan period for books, audiobooks, periodicals, CDs, TV series, and nonfiction DVDs will be increased to three weeks. Please note that the three-week loan period will apply only to items checked out on or after November 2, 2015; it does not retroactively apply to items you may already have checked out.

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Ancestry Available at Acorn!

The Ancestry database is now available for use at the Library! Ancestry Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more, making it an ideal resource for genealogical research. Ancestry Library Edition is for in-house use only.

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This year's theme is Every Hero Has a Story! Submit a picture of your hero along with a short explanation of why that person is your hero to photo@acornlibrary.org. Please include your full name, phone number, and age bracket (teen or adult). For further information and contest rules, please visit acornlibraryphoto.wordpress.com/about

Summer Reading Begins at Acorn!

Our Summer Reading Programs are open to all ages! Acorn offers programs for babies, children, teens, and adults. Registration for the program starts June 6, and you may register at any time throughout the program, ending on August 1. By reaching reading goals, children will earn prizes and strengthen literacy skills over the summer, earning prizes for every 5 hours or 20 books read. Teens will earn a raffle ticket for every 5 hours read good toward a variety of gift cards. Adults will earn a raffle ticket for every 350 pages read, good toward grand prize package drawings. We also have a variety of exciting events planned all summer long! For more information, view each program's brochure.