On Thursday, July 12, Cypress Library branch manager Helen Richardson, County Librarian Helen Fried, and Maria Sterk of the Woman’s Club of Cypress provided a tour of the Cypress Library Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Narain, a member of the Orange County Library Board.
The Cypress Library has something for the entire family to enjoy. The library features an extensive collection for young children as well as teens and adults. Kids can enjoy reading time with Bodey the Storytime Dog while parents enjoy the vast collection of literary gems.
Cypress Library also features an impressive collection of sheet music, most of which is rare and hard-to-find. The Library sheet music collection is requested and utilized by other branches in the Orange County Library System quite often. The Library can also assist readers obtain books from other branches. For more information, residents are always welcome to stop in during business hours, or by calling 714- 826-0350.
Currently going on at the library is the summer reading program for teens. Teens age 9 to 12, who do eight or more hours of reading, are eligible to receive a free book. Also taking place is the adult reading program. Adults 18 and over who read four or more books become eligible to be placed in a drawing for a free Nook or Kindle.
With the recent cuts in the state budget, libraries from California are not expected to receive any revenue from the state. Cypress Library is also impacted by the cuts so donations are ever more important to continue the high quality of the collections and services to the community.
The Library accepts donations of books, sheet music, and media such as CDs and DVDs. For larger quantity donations, call to make an appointment with Maria Sterk of the Woman’s Club of Cypress, who is also a volunteer at the Library. She can be reached at 714-826-0350.
“I’m very impressed with the collection and the quality of the programs here at the Cypress Library,” Mayor Pro Tem Dr. Prakash Narain said. “We are fortunate to have a library of such a high standard in Cypress. It is a great resource for our community”, added the Mayor Pro Tem.
For more information regarding Cypress Library programs and services, visit the Cypress Library at 5331 Orange Avenue, or call 714-826-0350.