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Library Corner November 9, 2014

When you read a good book, it is sometimes hard to find something else you really enjoy.  Some people refer to this as a book hangover!  Websites like Good Reads and Amazon have offered their recommendations for what you should read next, but, what’s missing?  The personal touch that you only get from a Librarian […]

FOLA Book & Coffee Series

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee series November 21 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m.  FOLA member Joel Huffstetler will review If I Had Lunch with C.S. Lewis: Exploring the Ideas of C.S. Lewis on the Meaning of Life by Alister E. McGrath. This free […]

Tween S.T.E.A.M.

S – Science T – Technology E – Engineering A – Art M – Mathematics An hour of learning fun happening at the library for ages 6-12 on the second Thursday of the month at 4:30pm. Please remember to bring your listening ears and be ready to participate. 30 spaces available and sign-up is required. […]

Friends of the Library Association Antique & Rare Book Auction

The Friends of the Library Association (FOLA) will be hosting an Antique and Rare Book Silent Auction at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch. Items include biographies, essays, primers, classics, humor, serials, history… almost all pre-date 1920. Just in time for your holiday shopping, consider giving a gift to the bibliophile in your family! This auction […]

November Teen Activities

Here’s what we have happening in the Teen Zone this month. These activities are for ages 13-17 and (unless otherwise noted) will be held in the Teen Zone. Please note that Scribblers will not meet this month due to the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will be closed Tuesday, November 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day […]

Sound of Music Sing-a-long

If singing is one of your “Favorite Things”, join us for the Sound of Music Sing-a-long. This program is for people of all ages who have seen the production once, never or a hundred times. Participation is the key, therefore, on-screen subtitles will be available for all songs. Please feel free to dress as your […]

Library Corner 10-28-14

The Hot Pick this week is Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen.  This book follows newly-widowed Kate, and her 8-year-old daughter Devin at Kate’s childhood dreaming spot of Lost Lake. Here they learn that things you love sometimes wait around for you to find your way back to them.  Sarah Addison Allen describes her works […]

Faily Pumpkin Decorating Contest

On Friday, October 31st from 4:30 to 5:45 we will have a pumpkin decorating contest for families in the Community Room. Rules for Participation: 1. Participation is open to all ages. 2. Pumpkin designs must be family-friendly and based on characters or creatures from your favorite book! Limit 2 entries per family. Paint, carve, build… […]

FOLA Book & Coffee Series

The Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee series October 17 at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library at 10 a.m.  FOLA member Peggy Jones will review Placebo, the first book of Steven James’ new Jevin Banks  thriller series. If you enjoyed any of his Pat Bowers series, take a […]

Library Corner 9-28-14

This week’s HOT pick is The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer.  The series has 3 books thus far; Cinder, Scarlet, and Cress.  Think Cinderella meets Science Fiction in a world full of disease and an emanating threat that is out-of-this-world.  Cinder is a female cyborg that has no idea Earth’s fate hinges on her uncovering […]