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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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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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.

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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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Isn’t Dory adorable?!

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dreamstime_xs_11195398See Dory on the big screen with her own Disney Pixar movie at the South Side Branch on Tuesday, January 24 at 6pm. Free and open to the public! Bring the family. We’ll supply the drinks and snacks.

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