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September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.
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Obtaining a library card is the first step towards lifelong learning. This is a great time of year to foster your child's intellectual curiosity, augmenting what they learn in school. Stop in!
September 21 – 2pm – Living Room Conversation
A Living Room Conversation is a simple way to heal divides. It is a conversational model developed by dialogue experts in order to facilitate connection between people despite their differences and identify areas of common ground and shared concerns.
This program is a follow up to the July American Creed program held at the Carey Institute. Whether you’ve seen the film or not, all are invited to join the conversation. Click on the button below for more information including the opportunity to view the film American Creed.
We welcome Judy Crilley to our staff. Ms. Judy will be coordinating our youth programs. Be sure to check out calendar for upcoming programs
Thursday September 5 STORYTIME: My Footprints by Bao Phi, illustrated by Basia Tran (Author’s birthday: September 1)
Activity: Let’s Make Slime
Friday September 6 FAMILY STEAM PROGRAM: Launch our STEAM PROGRAM- get creative about science, artfully collage a THINK OUT OF THE BOX Bulletin Board!
Thursday September 12 STORYTIME: Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff Author’s birthday: September 4th
Activity make a batch of the best homemade playdough and create some dinosaurs! (National Play-Doh Day September 16)
Friday September 13 FAMILY STEAM PROGRAM-
Part 2: Get creative about science, artfully collage a THINK OUT OF THE BOX Bulletin Board
Thursday September 19 STORYTIME: Hooray! A piñata by Elisa Kleven Activity: Part 1- National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Let’s make a Paper-Mache Piñata
Friday September 20 FAMILY STEAM PROGRAM
Activity: Part 1- National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Let’s make a Paper-Mache Piñata
Thursday September 26 STORYTIME: Piñata Party by Susan Ring
Activity: Part 2- National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration: Let’s have a Piñata Party
Friday September 27 FAMILY STEAM PROGRAM Activity: Part 2- National Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration
Let’s have a Piñata Party And a Pizza Party (National Cheese Pizza Day was September 5)
Let’s play “Hamilton the Musical” Trivia Games
Let’s celebrate: Alexander Hamilton appointment as US Secretary of Treasury-1789 Please let us know if you are planning to attend this program so we can make sure to have enough pizza.
For more information on each movie visit our movie page.
2020 Census What you need to know
Census 101 Program
Saturday, October 26 at noon in the Library
Did you know..
The Library has a new copier, printer, scanner, fax machine. This machine prints in color and accommodates paper up to 11x17.
You can now print from your own device including your phone. Staff can help you connect.
Scans are free.
Faxes are $1.00
Printing and Copy fees vary by paper size and color options.
Our 2018 Appeal reached $13,131.
We welcome your donations throughout the year. Click Here to Donate Online.
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Thank you to everyone who donated.
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