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Holiday books, made-to-give gifts and DIY Christmas ornaments

As you enjoy holiday festivities, we have suggestions for books that might make good reading for you, gifts for your family and friends, and inspiration for your holiday cooking. Anthony…

Our thanks to special people at Thanksgiving

The staff at your library are thankful all year around for so many people who make their jobs easier and their service better for you, our patrons. On this Thanksgiving…

Free family concert features myriad instruments, sing-alongs and dancing

Join us next Wednesday, Nov. 23, from 10 to 11 a.m. for a free, all-ages “Tapestry of Sound” concert at your library. Jessica Peterson and Paul Roberts will perform a…

Days and times change for adult education and high school equivalency sessions

Please note that the days and times for Mark Wardell’s classes at your library for the high school equivalency (formerly known as GED) classes have changed. Effective immediately, they are…

Teen murder mystery lock-in, Halloween storytime, pumpkin contest and party

Tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 28, is the teen murder mystery lock-in from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for 12- to 17-year-olds. For your teen to participate, you must fill out and present…

Halloween fun: Pumpkin pickup and teen murder mystery lock-in

Next Monday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (or as long as supplies last), pick up your pumpkin for the pumpkin-decorating contest. Pumpkins can be carved, painted or…

Free fall Lifelong Learning Lecture series starts today

The fall series of the ever-popular Lifelong Learning Lectures begins today, Thursday, Oct. 13, with outstanding talks from 5:30 to 7 p.m. for the next six Thursdays. Pick up a…

Free fall Lifelong Learning Lectures for adults and kitchen construction for kids

The fall series of the ever-popular Lifelong Learning Lectures begins next Thursday, Oct. 13, with outstanding talks from 5:30-7 p.m. for the next six weeks. Here are the first three.…

Benefits of reading to your kids — and how your library can help

We recently came across an article by Sheryl Rogers, who administers Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Tennessee and is a child development specialist. She listed these five benefits of reading…

Free fan fiction, digital photography, book art and role playing sessions

Here are more free activities for tweens, teens and adults available at your library: Today, Thursday, Sept. 22, from 4 to 5 p.m., teens in the seventh through 12th grades…

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