Calling all wizards…

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dreamstime_xl_59102121Yay! It’s Harry Potter Day on Saturday, February 18 at the Main Library!

Celebrate the imagination of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character on Come in costume, play Hogwarts games, make magical props, and try Bertie Botts beans. A Harry Potter photo booth will also be available. Prizes will be awarded for costumes and game winners. All ages.

The two hour program is free and open to the public. No registration.

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New Non-Fiction DVD’s

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Kevin Hart: What now?Kevin Hart what now

White like me

Hip-hop: Beyond beats and rhymes

A people uncounted

Gimme danger

The Allman Brother Band: Brother of the road

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New DVDs – Highlights

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LovingLoving film

The girl on the train


London Spy

In the valley of violence

Altered states

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Calling all Sweethearts

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dinoloveBring your little sweethearts for snacks, stories, songs and crafts on Tuesday, February 14 to celebrate Valentine’s Day! The Sweetheart Party is for families of preschool and elementary age children. Free, open to the public, and no registration.

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Book & Cook: Author Visit

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Author visitWhat would it be like to enter an intergalactic cooking competition? Author and Liberty High School graduate, Natalie Riess, answered that question with her popular graphic novel series, Space Battle Lunchtime.

She will visit the Main Library on Saturday, February 11 at 2:00 pm to talk about writing. Afterwards she will  judge the library’s version of Chopped, Jr. Contestants in grades 4 to 12 will create something edible, and hopefully delicious, with the ingredients provided. Prizes will be awarded.

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Library Closed Thursday

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snowman colorDue to the snow. No materials are due. And of course, no bookmobile service.

Please stay safe and stay home if possible. Our online resources are available 24/7. Or download an eBook or a magazine. We have fun online books and resources for children too… here

The Terminal starring Tom Hanks and Catherine Zeta-Jones

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Movlic_pressThe Terminal is Steven Spielberg’s romantic comedy about an Eastern European man whose plans of immigrating to New York are detoured by a violent coup in his home country. His passport was issued from a country which has ceased to exist. With a much better ending than what has been in the news lately…

Saturday, February 11 at 1:30 pm.

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Parent / child art workshop

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PBS39 is bringing their Full STEAM Ahead program to the South Side Branch. They will present Create With Me art classes on Saturday, February 4 from noon  to 1 pm. Families of children, ages 2 to 8, will explore a variety of hands-on art and creative activities. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity!

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