Category Archives: Programs

three teens sit around a small table with two adults smiling at the camera. The wall behind them is brightly colored with a painted mural
Bringing Pride to the Community – Eliut Morales

This summer, we put together a program that would allow LGBTQ youth to have a place to get together, make new friends, and be themselves. This weekly program included activities, games, and resources to help youth express themselves and share their interests with other members of the community. On paper, this program was an amazing […]

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Behind the Scenes of Electronic Registration Forms – by Jacquelyn Tyre-Perry

As a Department, we’re always trying to find ways to be innovative. Our goal is to make our registration process easier and more convenient for our patrons and for ourselves. Often people don’t get a chance to see the endless hours and all of the work that goes on behind the scenes to get something […]

A swim instructor is in the pool with a little girl. The little girl is floating on her back as she opens her legs to propel her.
A Smile is Free! – by Sarah Barnett

Something as simple as a smile can change your whole perspective on things! Imagine walking into a store and finding all of the employees who work there looking miserable and unpleasant. As you go through the checkout, the cashier does not smile and does little to interact with you. It would probably give you the […]