New York - It has been a challenging year thus far for U.S. department store chains but one segment of the retail industry has reason to celebrate: dollar stores, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Both Dollar Tree Inc., which owns the Dollar Tree and Family Dollar chains, and Dollar General Corp. reported strong earnings results in the first quarter of 2016 and among the reasons why is that these stores appeal to everyone regardless of income, according to NPD Group’s Checkout TrackingSM, which provides detailed information on consumer buying behavior based on receipts for both online and in-store purchases.

Somerton, Arizona - Practice your computer skills and learn English at the Somerton Library! Staff offers assistance with the language-learning system Mango at 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday. Learn a new language with this interactive database that provides step-by-step lessons.

Somerton, Arizona - Teens are invited to the Somerton Library for games, crafts, programs and more! Ages 13-18 are welcome. There is no charge to attend any event.

Somerton, Arizona - The Somerton Library Coffee Club will be held Tuesday, August 2nd and 30th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Somerton Library. Socialize with friends and discuss fiction and nonfiction books while enjoying your morning coffee! New members welcome!

Somerton, Arizona - Children of all ages are invited to the Somerton Library for storytime, crafts, programs, and fun! There is no charge to attend any program.