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COMING UP THIS WEEK, September 29th through October 4th

Bloomin' Knitters, Monday, Sept. 29th, 6:00 PM
Toddler Time, Monday, Sept. 29th, 9:15 AM
Preschool Storytime for ages 3 to 5, Wednesday, October 1st, 10:00 a.m.
All About Fall, Thursday, October 2nd, 6:30 p.m.
"Freedom Writers Diary" kickoff event, Saturday, October 4th, 10:00 a.m.




Stories, that is, and an autumnal craft project for good listeners age three and up with grownup along. Find out "Who Loves the Fall?" and "Where Does Joe Go?" and more, Thursday, 2 October, beginning at 6:30 PM.



"Freedom Writers Diary" Mini-Book Read Starts

We are inviting everyone to join us in a mini-read this October and November. The title chosen is "The Freedom Writers Diary" by Erin Gruwell and her students. It is the inspiring story of how "unteachable" students found themselves through writing. The Friends of the Library are hosting a Coffee House as our kick-off event on Saturday, October 4th, at 10:00 a.m. in the library. BHS students will be reading excerpts from the book. We have free copies available for the public. Join us!



Lil Bookie Monster Book Drive Success

We haven't added up all the board books, but the Lil Bookie Monster book drive has smashed its goal of 125 books. They will be joining us in a celebration party on Thursday, October 16th, at 6:30 p.m. in the Children's Library. You're invited to join us for stories, music, and treats for our youngest readers, aged 0 to 3. Please let us know if you plan to attend so we can make sure all our lil monsters have enough cookies that night!




It's crafts for teens and adults.


Prepare to be spooked. The Lonely Sock Club works on creepy crafts in October: Luminaria with a Halloween twist. Join the Club at 6:00 PM (new, earlier time!) on the first floor, Thursday, October 24th. All materials will be provided.




Our therapy dogs, Riley, Chloe and Bella will be here on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. to help children practice their reading aloud skills. Their next visit is on October 14th.




Tumblebooks for younger children features online stories. The perfect spot on a rainy day! All you need is the Flash plug-in on your computer (available for free at www.macromedia.com)Just click TUMBLEBOOKS for preschool to grade 1 material. Happy tumbling!

EReader, iPad and mobile device users, click on the drop-down menu "CHOOSE" on the upper right and pick Mobile for tumbling fun wherever you go. You can also find children's books on BOOKFLIX, part of the POWER Library group of databases.








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