Hold Limit Increased - Our limit on holds is
back to the usual 50 physical items at a time.
Material Quarantine - To ensure the safety of patrons and
staff, all returned items will be quarantined – and will remain on your account
– for a minimum of 3 days before being checked in.
Libraries closed - All Library locations
remain closed to limit the spread of COVID-19. Many locations are offering
curbside services up to five days per week, and some are accepting returns
daily. Find locations and hours for curbside services and returns at www.spl.org/Curbside.
What were Americans doing in the 1950s? Dancing the stroll, listening to Elvis Presley, gathering around the television, watching satellites orbit Earth, and much more. from the Korean War to the Cold War, Americans also were concerned about serious national and international events. They feared nuclear annihilation and communist spies in the U.S. government. the decade's newsmakers included President Dwight D. Eisenhower, civil rights pioneers known as the Little Rock Nine, artist Robert Rauschenberg, and tennis player Althea Gibson. They helped set the tone for a decade of change, upheaval, and excitement. from abstract art to desegregation, from rock and roll to poodle skirts, read about this fascinating decade from start to finish.