Branching Out

Preventing Flu Resources

Hand Washing

Take 3 Actions to Fight Flu 
provided by the Center for Disease Control


Influenza (flu) is a contagious disease that can be serious. Every year, millions of people get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and thousands to tens of thousands of people die from flu. CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from the flu.

Get yourself and your family vaccinated!

Keeping children safe in today’s digital world

Keeping Children Safe in Today's Digital World

Keeping children safe in today’s digital world

Today’s technology allows us to communicate with anyone, anywhere, anytime through social media apps, message boards and even chat online through video games with little protection for the minors that use them. Being an educated parent or guardian and communicating with your children can bring you one step closer to securing their safety. You can begin by discussing which types of information should not be shared online and by being aware of popular apps and their potential dangers. 

Highland Library's Top Ten Spooky Reads for Creepy Kids

Ten Spooky Reads for Creepy Kids

October ushers in the haunting season. Let's face it, kids are focused on tricks and treats, carving jack-o-lanterns and gobs of candy that will come their way. Why not create another Halloween tradition? These frightfully fun Halloween books will be sure to delight your little goblins getting them into the Halloween spirit through reading. Here is a list of Highland Public Library's most-loved Halloween stories even adults will enjoy. Beware! These creepy cute stories are so entertaining you will be asked to read them every night. 

Welcome to Branching Out

Climbing Branches

The Highland Pubic Library creates a well-rounded calendar of  exciting events and community offering we can help but blog about them. The library bustles with busy partrons who live by our motto,; Connect. Learn. Grow. We do amazing things everyday to help parents and their familiies develp into happy, healthly, active community members. Highland Public Library embraces life-long learning, and as libraries evolve in the digital age, we will be here to help you take advantage of all the technology available to you for fun and research.

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