Library News

Teen Advisory and Service Committee (T.A.S.C.)

Are you going into grades 7-12? Do you have program ideas or a drive to help your community? Then you should consider joining the Teen Advisory and Service Committee (T.A.S.C.) T.A.S.C. members help develop library programs, practice job and leadership skills, and earn service hours. T.A.S.C. members help plan and lead programs like our music competition, The Sound. Visit the TASC site for more details and to submit your application.

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Mary

First U.S. Woman in Space

On June 18, 1983, Dr. Sally Ride served as a mission specialist aboard the space shuttle Challenger. The mission launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida and landed June 24, 1983 at Edwards Air Force Base, CA. Learn more about Dr. Sally Ride and her accomplishments.  

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T.J.

Facebook Privacy Class

This class will take a deep look into your Facebook privacy settings. Who can see what, how to share responsibly, and tips for staying as private as possible while still enjoying yourself.  Presentation and then time for questions. Join us Saturday June 15 at 2 pm. Register now.   

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Katie

Coming Soon: A New Family Center

The Family Center will be renovated this summer! We are very excited to introduce brand-new interactive spaces designed around a town neighborhood theme. During this time, the Family Center will be closed from 7/16 through 7/28. Our Grand Opening event will be held on Saturday, July 28th. Here are some of the areas that will be in the new area: Closet with dress-up clothes Construction area Kitchen Park with baby play area Shop with rotating activities Train station You can watch this video to get a better idea behind the Family Center’s philosophies and to see some of the new items that will be added: The renovation is being made possible by a generous donation from the Sadowski Family, in honor of Marie “Murry” Sadowski.

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Mary

Actor John Wayne Dies

Born on May 26,1907, John Wayne died at the age of 72 on June 11, 1979. He appearred in over 250 films, and many of his best known movies were directed by John Ford. Read more about John Wayne, and view some titles from his extensive filmography.

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T.J.

Summer Bestsellers Added to Kindle Paperwhite

Our Kindle Paperwhites have been updated to include 6 new bestsellers for the summer. Checking out a Kindle is like getting six books in one. All books have been downloaded to the device already. See the titles below and check one out today. The Paperwhite checks out for 3 weeks. The Fallen by David Baldacci An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng The 17th Suspect by James Patterson Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware

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Jack

Math Challenge

During the school year students have math concepts reinforced on a daily basis and each new concept builds on the last. During the summer students often slip into a summer slide where for several months they go without reinforcing the concepts they have already learned. Summer math is a way for students to practice the math concepts from the previous school year and start the next year with a head start. The summer math program is available for students entering into grades 1-5. Students are given the opportunity to practice their math and to earn prizes for their work. Our Volunteens will be available on prize pick up days to check work and answer student’s questions. There are four worksheets available for each grade level. New sheets will be released June 4th, June 18th, July 2nd, & July 16th. Students can pick up or print sheets anytime and return them for prizes on the following dates. Mon., June 18 and Wed., June 20: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or 5–7 p.m. Mon., July 2 and Tues., July 3: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or 5–7 p.m. Mon., July 16 and Wed., July 18: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or 5–7 p.m. Mon., July 30 and Wed., Aug. 1: 11 a.m.–1 p.m. or 5–7 p.m.