Quilt Show NEXT WEEK

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Next Friday and Saturday will be our annual quilt show at Parish Hall. See the poster for more information and times.

Raffle for the quilt giveaway are $1 per ticket or 6 for $5. You can enter at the front desk of the library or at the front table during the quilt show. The winner will be drawn Saturday after the show.

If you’re entering a quilt for the show it must be turned in by THIS THURSDAY, October 9th so that we can have it up in time. Because the show will take place next Saturday, knitting is CANCELLED for next week.

We will also be having a book sale the same days, by the front desk of the library so come have a look!

School is Here!

Thanks SO much to everyone who came to visit us all summer for our summer reading program, we hope you had fun because we sure did! Enjoy your new books and backpacks. Here are just a few pictures from our fun summer!

Astronomer Kevin Manning
Astronomer Kevin Manning
Pool Party!
Pool Party!
New Xbox Games for Gamedays!
New Xbox Games for Gamedays!

There is not much going on here at the library as we make our way into August. Here is some upcoming events for September and October that may interest you:

September: Friday Morning Story time will resume in September. Time is to be announced, it will be for children who are not in school.

October: Annual Quilt Show and Book sale will be going on the week/weekend of Columbus Days! This year we will be having a special quilting presenter if you would like to sign up.

We will have more information on these events soon and will keep you updated here and on our facebook page! Have fun at school!

Astronomy Program TODAY

Make sure to bring your kids and join us for our Astronomy Program today from 2-4PM! This will be our final summer reading program and will be hosted by former NASA astronomer Kevin Manning!

“Kevin is a gifted astronomer, having worked as a consultant with NASA, the Chandra X-Ray Observatory launched on the space shuttle with the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, and other ground-based observatories. Kevin won national and international awards in his field, was both a Wright Fellow and an Einstein Fellow, and did some work with Brookhaven National Laboratory. Besides the numerous workshops he’s presented over the years at libraries, observatories, and science centers, some noteworthy ones include those made at Tufts University, State University of New York at Stony Brook, the National Science Teachers Association’s National Convention, American Association for the Advancement of Science Breakfast with Scientists, and the National Parks Service.”

 

Kevin Manning
Kevin Manning

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Astronomy Program and Fair Week

Good afternoon! Here is an update on what’s going on in the next few weeks before school starts!

This Friday, August 1st, from 2-4PM will be our FINAL summer reading program featuring special presenter Kevin Manning. It’s going to be a blast! Make sure to return your sheets with books read on Friday along with your name and age so that we can hand out your special summer reading prizes!

Also, next week from August 5-9 will be the annual Columbus Fair, we will be closing at 5PM on those days so make sure to come in early to grab your books! We will be open our regular 10-3 on Saturday.