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Family Movie Night

August 22nd, 2016 · Comments Off on Family Movie Night


Bring the kids (and parents and grandparents) to our annual showing of “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” on Thursday, October 27th at 6:30 p.m.  We’ll also be showing the Scooby Doo episode “Big Scare in the Big Easy,” featuring a haunted New Orleans cemetery.  Refreshments will be served.  This program is FREE and open to all ages.  No registration needed.


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Halloween Haunt

August 20th, 2016 · Comments Off on Halloween Haunt


Ready to bust some ghosts?  Our theme this year is ghosts, and on Saturday, October 29th, kids ages 6 – 10 are invited to make some ghosts, find some ghosts, and play with some ghosts from 1 – 2:30 p.m.  Halloween costumes and clothing are encouraged, but not necessary to join the fun.  Refreshments will be served.  The program is free, but registration is required to ensure we have enough materials.  Call 797-4816 to register or for more information.


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Lego Club

August 18th, 2016 · Comments Off on Lego Club

Join us on Thursday November 3 and Monday November 14 at 6:30 p.m.We now have a Master Builders Program. Each month we will issue a challenge for you to build during the evening.  Complete 10 of the 12 challenges and earn the title of Apprentice Builder.

You may also come and just free-build with the library’s LEGOs.  This group is free and open to all ages.  No registration is necessary.  Bring a project you are working on, or a book or DVD relating to LEGOs to share with the group.


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August 16th, 2016 · Comments Off on Bark-9

Bark-9 is back Monday November 7 and 21 at 6:00pm. Stop by to visit with our therapy dogs- they look forward to seeing you. Bring a book or borrow one of ours and catch up on your reading!  There is no fee or registration, and the program is open to anyone.


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Book Discussion: The Revenant

August 14th, 2016 · Comments Off on Book Discussion: The Revenant


Join us on Tuesday, November 8 at 6:30 PM to discuss The Revenant by Michael Punke. The year is 1823, and the trappers of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company live a brutal frontier life. Hugh Glass is among the company’s finest men, an experienced frontiersman and an expert tracker. But when a scouting mission puts him face-to-face with a grizzly bear, he is viciously mauled and not expected to survive.


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