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National Library Week 2024 Pop-Up Demos

National Library Week Pop-Up Demos April 7-13

Sunday, April 7–Saturday, April 13

National Library Week is the annual celebration of the valuable role libraries, librarians, and library workers play in transforming lives and strengthening our communities. The Library is a space for everyone, fostering inclusivity and offering endless possibilities.  It’s a place where you can find your thing. No matter where you are on the roadmap through life’s journey—preparing for a new career, launching a business, or raising a family—the Library provides an inclusive and supportive community where everyone belongs.

Get ready to explore, become inspired, and connect with the Library! View the schedule below.


Pop-Up Schedule

Stop by any day during National Library Week for pop-up demos showcasing materials, services, and resources you may not be familiar with. Learn something new, ask questions, and discover all the possibilities at the Library.

Pop-up events take place at both libraries at various times of the day. No registration required.

Sunday, April 7

eNewsletters & Book List Emails

2–4 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Stay informed about Library events and sign up to receive genre-specific book lists directly in your inbox. Plus, find out how to customize your email preferences to receive only the topics that interest you.

Library Apps, Text Notifications & Freezing Holds

2–4 pm • Cook Park Library

Never lose track of your library card, miss a due date, or overlook a hold again! Discover these convenient and powerful library features to stay organized and informed.


Monday, April 8

Behind the Scenes: Book Processing

9–11 am • Cook Park Library

What does it take to prepare a new book for the library shelf? There are more steps than you may think!

Digital Studios & Circulating Equipment

5–7 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Learn about the amazing free audio and visual tools available in the Digital Studios. Experiment with an analog synthesizer and explore the range of tech items you can borrow, such as Rokus, mobile hotspots, and gaming systems.


Tuesday, April 9

Bookmobile BINGO

2–4 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Find the Bookmobile in the parking lot and hop aboard for a fun game of BINGO.

Database Deep Dive

2–4 pm • Cook Park Library

Research topics or learn new skills with help from our robust list of 80+ online databases, including Consumer Reports, Creativebug art classes, LinkedIn Learning, and so much more — all free with your CMPLD card.


Wednesday, April 10

Library Apps, Text Notifications & Freezing Holds

11 am–1 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Never lose track of your library card, miss a due date, or overlook a hold again! Discover these convenient and powerful library features to stay organized and informed.

eNewspapers & eMagazines

2–4 pm • Cook Park Library

No paywalls here! Learn how to use your Library card to access online subscriptions to popular newspapers and magazines, including The New York Times, Real Simple, The Atlantic, and more.


Thursday, April 11

Book Club Basics

11 am–1 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Find out more about our 11 in-house book clubs for adults. We’ll also show you how our local book club service can help select, schedule, and acquire a variety of well-reviewed titles for your club, including cookbooks!

Digital Studios & Circulating Equipment

5–7 pm • Cook Park Library

Learn about the amazing free audio and visual tools available in the Digital Studios. Experiment with an analog synthesizer and explore the range of tech items you can borrow, such as Rokus, mobile hotspots, and gaming systems.


Friday, April 12

Library Home Delivery

11 am–1 pm • Aspen Drive Library

The Library can deliver materials to seniors and people with disabilities that keep them homebound. Let us tell you how.

Genealogy Services at the Library

11 am–1 pm • Cook Park Library

Don’t get stuck behind a brick wall — Unravel your roots with help from these powerful (and free!) genealogy tools available at the Library.


Saturday, April 13

Kids & Caregivers: Fun Activities & Helpful Resources

11 am–1 pm • Cook Park Library &
2–4 pm • Aspen Drive Library

Drop in for fun kids’ activities while you learn about resources to spark your child’s imagination and encourage their reading habits over the summer.

Categories: Books and More, Crafting & Maker, Digital Studios, eLibrary, Events, Genealogy, Kids, Library News

Tags: Books and More, Crafting & Maker, Digital Studios, eLibrary, Events, Genealogy, Kids, Library News

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