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Exercise your brain @ your library

Posted September 18, 2013 in Community Featured

September is Library Card Sign-up Month and we are inviting you to exercise your brain at Kendall Young Library.

This is a great month to sign up for a library card or use the one you have. You will get a treat the first time you check out this month, and every time you check something out, you can enter to win one of three goodie baskets. We have lots of fun programs for you as well.

Upcoming events
Teen Lounge (grades six-12) from 3:30 – 5:30 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons in the library meeting room. A place to hang out with friends, use a laptop and do homework. Plus snacks, video games, movies and more on special days. All teens are welcome.
Book Discussion: “The Year We Left Home” by Jean Thompson, Tuesday, Sept. 24, noon. In October, we will read “Pay It Forward” by Catherine Ryan Hyde on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at noon. Books are available at the checkout desk. Everyone is welcome.
Fit for Life: Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room.  Learn about the importance of movement and fitness from certified fitness instructor Leah Feltz.
Upcycling Craft: Fall book wreath, Saturday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. Materials provided.
Movie: “Stories We Tell,” Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 6 p.m.  Popcorn and drinks provided. Enjoy this movie on our new big screen with surround sound.
Stitch ‘n Chat: Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 2 p.m. You supply your project, and the library will supply refreshments.
Fall Book Sale: Mark your calendars for the Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale, Oct. 24 – 26.
Ghosts: Fact of Fiction?:  Tuesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. George Walker, paranormal researcher, will lead a discussion about the paranormal and bring a couple of hand-held devices to demonstrate with.

Children’s Programming
Saturday children’s movies are shown every Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to noon for ages kindergarten to fifth grade.  Sept: 21: “Epic’ (PG), Sept. 28: “Oz the Great and Powerful” (PG), Oct. 5: “Barbie in the Pink Shoes,” Oct. 13: “Rise of the Guardians” (PG), Oct. 20: “The Croods” (PG).
Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5): Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Toddler Storytime (ages 2-3): First Wednesday of the month, 10:05-10:35 a.m.
 Crafty Readers (preK – first grade): Thursdays, Sept. 19 – Oct. 10, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Kendall Young Library
1201 Willson Ave. • 832-9100
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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