Library and Community Services

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Library and Community Services is responsible for providing recreational, educational and cultural programs for children, adults and seniors. Our facilities include 221 acres of parkland distributed among 13 parks, two libraries, three community centers, two public pools, three child care centers, two gymnasiums and one gymnastics center. Included in the parks and recreation areas are tennis courts, dog parks, softball diamonds, picnic areas, playgrounds, soccer fields, a skate park, shared use of a performing arts center and open space. There are a variety of community classes and over 25 special events annually. These efforts are supported by the Library Commission and the Parks and Recreation Commission.