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From Aug. 1- 31, Forefront Library will operate on summer hours: Mon. - Thurs., noon - 5:00 pm (closed Fridays).

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The Library will close at 3:00 pm on Fri., Sep. 1, and will be closed on Mon., Sept. 4, in observance of Labor Day.


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Interested in hosting an Introduction to Prospect Research Workshop at your organization?  Please contact Lisa May Simpson, Director, Education.