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Your Home Public Library Closed for Renovation September 2-8

August 18th, 2015 · Comments Off on Your Home Public Library Closed for Renovation September 2-8

LibraryRoom5 Your Home Public Library’s iconic building will be closed for renovation from Wednesday, September 2 – Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The Library will reopen on Wednesday, September 9 for normal business hours (9:00am-8:30pm).
The renovation will overhaul the library’s 100+ year-old Sun Room, located on the west side of the building. The room will be revived from top to bottom: floors, walls, windows, bookcases, furniture and book collections are parts of this project. Read the full press release here.

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Learn Hand Quilting at Your Home Public Library

August 17th, 2015 · Comments Off on Learn Hand Quilting at Your Home Public Library

quilt-clip-art1Learn how to hand-quilt at Your Home Public Library with instructor Joan Kellett, Mondays 10am-12pm, September 14-October 12. Beginners welcome!  This class is free of charge; however, there is a limit of 10 students. Do to the nature of this class series, students MUST attend the first class

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Book Discussion: I Shall be Near to You

August 16th, 2015 · Comments Off on Book Discussion: I Shall be Near to You

 

0804137749Join us on Monday September 14 at 6:30pm to discuss I Shall be Near to You by Erin Lyndsey McCabe, an extraordinary novel about a strong-willed woman who disguises herself as a man in order to fight beside her husband in the Civil War.
Rosetta doesn’t want her new husband,  Jeremiah, to enlist, but he joins up, hoping to make enough money that they’ll be able to afford their own farm someday. When Jeremiah leaves, Rosetta decides her true place is by his side, no matter what that means, and follows him into war. Rich with historical details and inspired by the many women who fought in the Civil War while disguised as men, I Shall Be Near To You is a courageous adventure, a woman’s search for meaning and individuality, and a  poignant story of enduring love.

 

 

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First Book Sale of the Fall

August 15th, 2015 · Comments Off on First Book Sale of the Fall

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Join the Friends of Your Home Public Library on Saturday September 19 from 9am to 1pm for the first book sale of the fall. The sale room will be stocked with over 100 like-new James Paterson novels and some vintage edition classics, among many other treasures. Adult hardcover books are .50 and children’s and paperbacks are only .25. We hope to see you there!

 

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Appearance with Local Author/ Caregiver

August 14th, 2015 · Comments Off on Appearance with Local Author/ Caregiver

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Local author and caregiver Rundy Purdy will be appearing at Your Home Public Library on Saturday September 19 at 2:00pm to share his experience with Alzheimer’s care giving and his memoir The Sea is Wide. When Rundy Purdy was twenty-four he began accompanying his grandfather on a journey through confused days, long nights, and inevitable loss. He tells an adventure of bedtime stories, bathroom struggles, and a shared love that stretches across the wide sea of Alzheimer’s. This event is free and open to the public.

 

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