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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What was the Sifting Time? Moravian mystery revealed…

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moravian starThe Moravians were one of the most successful religious movements of the eighteenth century. At the peak of their popularity, however, a crisis occurred, forcing Moravians to distance themselves from the teachings they had previously embraced with much enthusiasm. As the crisis undermined notions of marriage as a sacred bond, leaders ordered any archival evidence to be destroyed. Moravian Archivist, Paul Peucker, will unravel the mystery of what Moravians called the Sifting Time on Tuesday, January 31 at the Main Library.


“Best book sale in the world!!!”

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Overheard at the sale recently! You haven’t missed out. Volunteers spent all day yesterday restocking and getting the sale ready for Saturday, January 28 from 10 am to 4 pm at the Main Library. Beautifully organized. Mostly donations. All in near perfect condition. 10,000+ books, DVDs, and CDs.

Tail wagging is a thing at the library!

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puppy readerImprove your reading skills and get a boost of confidence by reading to a patient and gentle dog who loves listening to stories. Bring a book or choose one from our collection at the Main Library on Saturday, January 28 from 11 am to noon. No registration. Remember you can park in the garage!

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Best Book Sale this week!

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IMG_0489Wednesday, January 25: noon to 8pm             Saturday, January 28: 10am to 4pm

15,000 books, DVDs, and CDs. This sale features books to start planning your garden, gifts for your valentine, and Celtic selections. Pick up some good reads to get you through the winter! All proceeds benefit the Library. Most credit cards accepted. Parking is available in the garage after 5:00 pm on Wednesdays and all day Saturday.

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