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Movie Day
[stock photo of movie popcorn] The Children's Department will be showing a recently-released PG-rated film. For grades K-6. Popcorn and punch will be served. Remember to bring your blanket and pillow. Sat, Sep 20th at 2pm.
Fall Festival
Stop in the children's room between 1 and 3 for some fall fun. We'll have fall crafts and activities and a special showing of a holiday movie. The movie starts at 1:30. For grades K-6. Sat, Oct 18th, 1-3pm.
I Spy
Show off your I Spy skills by solving our challenges and creating some of your very own. For grades K-2. Sat, Nov 1st, 2-3:30pm.
Robot Workshop
Join us for robot-themed activities and crafts. Design your own artbot to keep. For grades 3-6. Sat, Nov 15th, 2-4pm.
Discover Your Roots
Join us for a genealogy workshop with Peggy Lauritzen. This workshop is for beginners and those who are stumped with their research. Peggy will introduce some helpful internet and library resources and teach you how to handle those dead ends (or beginnings) in your family history research. This event is free, but registration is required. Call or stop by the main desk to sign up. Tue, Aug 26th, 6-8pm.
Photo Galleries Updated
We've started putting Summer Reading Program photos up in our photo gallery. Some of those programs look like fun. Check 'em out, and let us know what you think.
Fall Newsletter Available
[stock photo of a newspaper] Our Fall Newsletter is available now.
Movie Day
Watch a recently released superhero movie on our big screen. For ages 12 and up. This movie screening is free, but registration is required: call or stop by the library to reserve your seat. Sat, Sep 13th, 2-4:30pm.
Teen Read Week 2014
Submit reviews for any book you have read in 2014. All reviews received by the 18th will be eligible to win a drawing for one of three $10 gift cards. Mon, Oct 13th.
Blind Date with a Book
Not sure what to read next? Try something new: join us for Blind Date with a Book, where you'll meet a lot of new books, speed-dating style. Every participant will also get a free book to take home. Refreshments will be served. For ages 12-18. Registration is required: call or stop by the library to sign up. Mon, Oct 13th, 4:30-5:30pm.
Zombie Prom
[stock photo of a person wearing zombie makeup] Dress up in your best walking-dead glamour and join us for dancing, crafts, games, and a costume contest, all with a zombie twist. For ages 12-18. Music will be provided by DJ Andy Finnegan. You must register by October 24th if you wish to participate in this event. Sat, Oct 25th, 7-10pm.
A Taste of India
Explore the cultures of India and enjoy some authentic cuisine with Jillian Mann. Call or stop by the main desk to sign up. Tue, Sep 9th at 6pm.
Meteorites
Learn about meteorites with Dan Everly, just in time for the Orionids meteor shower. Call or stop by the main desk to sign up. Tue, Oct 14th, 6:30-7:30pm.
Chakra and Tarot Reading Class
Vickey Milligan will tell you how to balance your Chakras for relaxation and use Tarot cards. (Chakras are the body's seven energy centers.) There will be numerous activities, including the use of a pendulum. She will also tell the meanings behind different Tarot readings. Tue, Sep 16th, 6:30-7:30pm.
Halloween Movie Marathon
[stock photo of an old-fashioned movie projector] Drop in any time on Halloween and catch part of our movie marathon. We will be showing holiday-themed movies in the Community Room all day, starting with cheesy ones and getting progressively scarier as day turns toward evening. For teens and adults (ages 13 and up). Refreshments will be served. Fri, Oct 31st, 10-6pm.
What is a Doggy Doing in My Library?
[photo of Griff, used with permission] Join us for a special story and meet Griff (certified therapy dog) and his handler Joyce. Stop by the library or call to sign up for this special program. Tue, Sep 23rd at 5pm.
Used Book Sale
All books will be sold on a donation basis. Thu, Sep 25th, 9-8pm, Fri, Sep 26th, 9-5pm, and Sat, Sep 27th, 9-Noon.
Preschool Story Time
Mondays at 6:30pm, Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30am. This program is intended for preschool-aged children. You do not need to register for story times: you can just come. See the calendar for specific dates and topics.
Book Chat
Looking for something new to read? Join us the last Friday of the month. We'll discuss bestsellers, books we're currently reading, and books that are new at the library. We also serve coffee and baked treats. 10am the last Friday of each month.
Board of Trustees
The board meets at the library at 4pm on the third Monday of each month.
Spring Chess Club
[ray-traced image of a chess board on a stone table] With the help of our chess master Mark Papenhausen and other club members, players can learn new strategies, face new opponents, and compete for the top rungs in our ongoing ladder tournament. New members in grades 4-12 are invited to join at any time. Refreshments are provided. You don't need to register for this: it's OK to just show up.
Storytime
Join us Mondays at 6:30pm, Tuesdays at 10:30am, and Wednesdays at 10:30am for stories, songs, crafts, and lots of fun. Spring storytimes in 2014 are planned from January 13th through April 16th, plus April 28th, 29th, and 30th.
Chess Club
Join us for a casual game, or enter our continuing ladder tournament and see how many opponents you can knock down a rung. You do not need to register for the chess club: you can just show up.
Anime Club
Join us this summer as we build kites (June), create paper art (July), cosplay (August), and enjoy anime (every month). Teens in grades 7-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up.
Closed
[closed] The library will be closed in observance of the holiday.
Anime Club Thursdays
[manga-style drawing of a boy] Join us the second Thursday of each month to watch anime, discuss manga and graphic novels, learn about Japanese culture, and more. For teens in grades 7-12. Cosplay is optional. New members are always welcome. There is no need to register: you can just show up.
Book Discussion
Contact Cyndi for more details and to find out what the Book of the Month will be.