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A Great Sale

Posted November 14, 2012 in Community Featured

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale was a great success with more than $3,700 raised. Thank you to everyone who donated and bought books. Special thanks go out to all of the volunteers who set up and staffed the wonderful sale.

Did you miss the book sale, or are you still looking for more great books at bargain prices? We now have an ongoing book sale cart in the library at the top of the stairs. These books are available for a freewill donation.  New books are added regularly.

Upcoming events
Teen Board (grades 6 – 12) meets on the first Tuesday of the month. Teens help to choose Young Adult books for the library and to plan fun activities. The next Teen Board meeting is Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. All teens are welcome.

Book Discussion: Tuesday, Nov. 27 at noon. We will be discussing “Olive Kitteridge” by Elizabeth Strout. Books are available at the checkout desk. Everyone is welcome.

Magazine Ornament Craft: Monday, Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. During this fourth installment in our up-cycling craft series, we will create colorful Christmas tree ornaments from magazines. All materials will be provided by the library, and no pre-registration is necessary.

Movies: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 6 p.m. and “Miracle on 34th Street,” Tuesday, Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. Popcorn and drinks provided. Enjoy these movies on our big screen with surround sound.

Children’s programming
Saturday children’s movies are shown every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages kindergarten to fifth grade.
Nov. 17: “Brave” (PG)
Nov. 24: “Pirates! Band of Misfits” (PG)
Dec. 1: “Arthur Christmas” (PG)
Dec. 8: “The Santa Clause” (PG)
Dec. 15: “Chimpanzee” (PG).
Preschool Storytimes:  Tuesdays, 10:05 -10:35 a.m., Oct. 30 – Dec. 4. Stories, music, crafts and fingerplays. Ages 3 – 5.
Crafty Readers:  Thursdays, 3:30 – 4:30, Nov.  8 – Dec. 6.  Stories, crafts, games and snacks.  PreK-1st grade.
Science Club: Tuesdays, 4 – 5, Oct. 30 – Dec. 4. Science fun, stories, snacks and games. Second grade – fifth grade.

Holiday hours
The library will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21 and remain closed through Thursday, Nov. 22.  Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave. • 832-9100
Hours:
Mon. – Thur.: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.





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