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Fletcher Park Storywalk

Fletcher Park is a new city property that is in the midst of some major updates. It is located just south of Heritage Park between Racho and Pardee. The library has joined with the City of Taylor to offer a new Storywalk experience along the trails that snake through the park. Along the path, you will see a number of elevated panels with a page from a special storybook selected by our staff to share with your family as you walk through the park. Each set of pages includes activities and questions to help your little ones…

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Find a New Career with JobNow

Are you on the hunt for a new job, or just unhappy with your current one? Today could be the day you take your first step into a new career. We’ve recently partnered with Brainfuse to offer access to their JobNow service free for anyone who has a Taylor Library card. Job hunting can be a very intimidating and stressful process. Maybe you’re looking for your first job and aren’t sure where to begin. Maybe you want to make a change, but it’s been so long since you’ve made a resume that you’re unsure of what to write. JobNow can…

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College Readiness for Juniors & Seniors

Your junior and senior years of high school are so important because it's a time when college planning starts to become very series, very fast. There are so many decisions to be made such as if you want to go to college, which college is right for you, taking the ACT's, SAT's, acing your AP exams, and more. But the library is here to help make these decisions and prep work a little bit easier. Did you know that by being a resident in the state of Michigan you have access to free eresources through One of the…

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Local Food Pantries

During a difficult year, local food pantries have been an important source of support. If you or someone you know if struggling with food scarcity, please reach out to the organizations listed below. And if you are looking for ways to support these food pantries, please reach out to them directly. Fish & Loaves (Gleaners) 25670 Northline Rd Taylor, MI 48180 734-442-0031 Pantry is by appointment only. Must register in advance. First Assembly of God (Firstworks Freestore) 5650 S. Telegraph Rd. Dearborn Heights 734-506-0626 Pantry is open the 2nd & 4th Fridays of month,…

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Homeless Resources for Downriver

This season is always difficult for those who are unhoused, but this year the challenges are even more intense. With the pandemic, many services for homeless individuals and families have changed to prevent the spread of COVID. Our staff recently put together an updated list of the currently available resources that exist Downriver and nearby in metro-Detroit to support those struggling with housing. What we learned in compiling this listing is that local support for housing assistance in the Downriver region is minimal. The reasons why individuals and families might find themselves without housing are complex…

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Winter Boredom Busters

With the winter break coming soon, we know kids are excited. While the break is a great way to recuperate, it can also be a time of boredom and inactivity for kids at home. Keep your kids engaged and reading with these boredom busting activities that require no more than a library card and some imagination:  -Check out a mystery bag with a series of surprise books for your child to enjoy. Part of the fun is finding new titles you might not have selected before. There are multiple levels for different readers.   -Check out one of our STEAM kits.…

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Take the Winter Reading Challenge!

As the temperature starts to drop and snowflakes begin to drift on the wind, you may be dreading the approach of winter, which can mean spending more time indoors. However, just because the weather outside is frightful, doesn’t mean a little reading (and some adventure) isn’t delightful. So, chase away those winter blues with Winter Reading here at the Taylor Community Library.  What is Winter Reading you may ask? Why, it's the most wonderful time of the year! There are activities to do (from a book), places to travel (in a book), quests to have (with a book), and we’re…

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Read Out of Your Comfort Zone with Mystery Bags

Not sure what you want to read? Want to read something unexpected? Try one of our new Mystery Bags, available starting December 1! Many times, we find ourselves reading the same type or genre of books over and over. A Mystery Bag can break you out of that cycle and introduce you to a whole new genre of books! A world of reading adventures awaits you, jump on board and try something new! Bags are available for children, teens, and adults. Adult large print available upon request. Each bag will have several items included, which may be all books, or…

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Service Updates to Computer Appointments

With the newest order from the MDHHS, we’re rolling out a new service to keep our patrons digitally connected while also keeping them and our staff safe! While we temporarily shut down our computer lab, Chromebooks will now be available for checkout. Computer Checkouts start November 18. Starting this Wednesday, patrons will be able to check out Chromebooks like they would any other material from the library. Unlike the 1 hour limit in the computer lab, Chromebooks will check out for 2 hour blocks. To check out a Chromebook, patrons must have a library card in good standing and be…

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