Give peace a chance…

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peacedayartWar, terrorism, violence, racial strife… let’s start a conversation to address all of these issues with peaceful solutions. All over the world this weekend, people will be observing International Day of Peace with festivals, music, art, and discussions. Join us at the Main Library for a round table discussion led by Dr. Luis and Jazmin Delgado to discuss meaningful solutions for peace-building in our community and globally. Add your thoughts anytime this week or next to a Peace Collage we are assembling for display in the Library.

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Wowzie! HUGE book sale going on Saturday!

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shelfbooks1Don’t miss this opportunity to get books for school, classroom, your own library and for gifts! Volunteers are restocking now  for Saturday’s sale. It looks like a brand new sale!

Saturday: 10AM-4PM

We’ve never had so many books! Come see why we are the best book sale! Park in the garage after 4:30PM all day Saturday. (Despite what the signs say. Just don’t park where the police park!)

www.bestbooksale.org

New Audiobooks on CD

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Robert B. Parker’s blind spotlast whisper

The Golem of Hollywood – Jonathan Kellerman and Jesse Kellerman

Angels walking – Karen Kingsbury

Close to home – Lisa Jackson

Her last whisper – Karen Robards

The best yes – Lysa Terkeurst

Click here for a complete list of new audiobooks and playaways

New Non-Fiction DVDs

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Robin Williams live on Broadwayrobin williams live on broadway

Weapons of self destruction – Robin Williams

Leni Riefenstahl’s Triumph of the will

War made easy: how president’s and pundits keep spinning us to death

Startup.com

L’amour fou

Click here for a list of new and recently ordered Non-fiction DVDs

Open Mic Tonight…

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indexYour 5  minutes of fame could be tonight! (Sorry, not 15 minutes- we want to give everyone a chance to perform) Come to BAPL for Open Mic starting at 6 PM. Make a night of it! See some local performers and then head downtown for a bite to eat.

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Zumba, Zumba, Zumba!

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zumbaweb Join us at our popular Zumba classes which combine dance with fitness to burn calories. Certified Zumba instructor, Lindsay Glen, will lead FREE evening classes at the South Side Branch  at 6:30 PM on September 4, 9, 18, 25 and October 2. Dance easy-to-follow moves to salsa, merengue, reggae and hip hop tunes. The weekly classes are for children, teens and adults. Sign up for any or all!

No previous experience is necessary. Registration is required. Register online here

Labor Day Weekend

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Labor Day Weekend is upon us again and the Library is CLOSED all day Saturday August 30 (Sunday the 31st) and Monday September 1. We will resume regular hours Tuesday September 2nd. Remember that materials are not due on days we are closed, and can be returned Tuesday September 2nd. Enjoy the holiday!

Summer Reading Club Winners

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Congratulations go out to our final two Adult Summer Reading Club winners – Louis S and Jenna M. Heartfelt thanks to all our sponsors and patrons for making this event successful. We greatly appreciated your patronage and support!