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Books, Films and Education

Last Updated 2014/09/24

Well folks, tomorrow is the first official day of fall. The leaves are already pleasant shades of red and brown. The only thing left is for the days to become increasingly shorter until we reach the solstice of winter. That, however, is the far and distant future. Let’s just focus on this coming week, shall


An Historic Week

Last Updated 2014/09/15

Now that we are in to the last week of summer, our fall programming can officially begin! First up on the extravagant list comes A Visit to Shakespeare’s London. Join local actor, playwright and novelist C. C. (Chris) Humphreys and visit London 1660. Hear what life was like – the sights, the food, the politics,


Knights, Tiles, Mics, Photographers and Authors

Last Updated 2014/09/08

Today at 2:00 is the return of our Chess and Scrabble club of the season. These timeless passtimes are proof that strategies and words are really just fun and games. Just make note that it’s BYOB: Bring Your Own Board. On Thursday night, we will see the comeback of our Open Mic Poetry Night. Sign


Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness

Last Updated 2014/09/01

Welcome to September everyone! For those of you going back to school, we’d just like to remind you that we have quiet study spaces available for both individual study and group work. Just remember to give us a little notice! September means the return of our wonderful fall programs, first of which is the Bridge


The End of Summer

Last Updated 2014/08/25

The last week of August: a time when we inevitably realize that summer is coming to a close. Though summer is giving us one final blast of heat, we know the end is near. For the final book club meeting of summer 2014, we will be discussing Trauma Farm: A Rebel History of Rural Life


First Lull of Summer

Last Updated 2014/08/18

As summer winds down, so does the library. This summer has been filled with an abundance of activities for both adults and children: Book launches, author talks, visiting artists, the Summer Reading Club, Summer Library Camp, the Travelling Puppet Show… the list goes on. So as the sun dawns over this penultimate week of August,


Endings and Collaborations

Last Updated 2014/08/12

All good things must come to an end; this Wednesday is the final installment of Summer Reading Club. Matthew, the summer student in charge of the program, is in his final week. Come see him off by participating in this grand scavenger hunt, “The Puzzling Mystery”. Speaking of summer students, Katie (the Library Lady), will


Author! Author!

Last Updated 2014/07/28

It seems the library is housing many an author lately. Last week, we were very lucky to host a reading and book signing by the best-selling author Patrick Taylor. This week, the kids have their turn! On Wednesday, we are having a very special Summer Reading Club activity: local author Andrea Spalding is coming in


Busy Week!

Last Updated 2014/07/21

Things have been incredibly busy around the library lately, a sign that summer is in full swing. However, most of the craziness was probably due to our first annual Summer Library Camp. We had kids ages 4-6 in the mornings and kids ages 7-12 in the afternoons coming in for reading, games, and most importantly,


Summer Reading Camp, Doors on Perception and Arthur Black

Last Updated 2014/07/07

We have a fairly quiet week coming up. All is calm as our library staff prepares for next week’s Summer Reading Camp. If you haven’t heard about it yet, I would definitely give it a look. Our Summer Student Matthew Beaver has been hard at work with the members of the Traveling Puppet Show, putting