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Summer Reading Starts Monday

RainRain, rain, go away.  Summer Reading starts on Monday.  Ok, not a super poem, but our Superhero Summer starts next week!  Registrations go live Monday for all ages to track their reading and earn prizes.  New this year: you get online badges to show just how much of a masked marvel you are.  Click here on Monday to get started.

What Do I Read Next?

ReadingThe 2015 Summer Reading Program is almost here (starting June 1), but you may be having trouble deciding what to read next.  Apart from asking your local librarian or doing online searches (What Should I Read, why not click here to take a look at what Bill Gates is hoping you'll read this summer.

Closed on Monday for Memorial Day

Memorial DayDon't forget: we're closed on Monday, 5/25, for Memorial Day.  Come back and see us later next week for these events: Toddler Time, Tech Help Hours, Knotty & Nice Club, Preschool Storytime, Book & Bite Club, ESL Vocabulary, Spanish Computer Class, and Yoga.   

Repurposing Household Items into the Garden

GardeningIn case you missed it earlier this Spring, we're bringing back our Garden Club meeting on repurposing those household items into the garden.  Don't throw it away - take it outside!  Learn how next Thursday, 5/14 at 11:00am.

There's No Word for That

Lost in TranslationDo the Eskimos really have over 60 words to describe snow?  I don't know, but after reading Lost in Translation by Ella Frances Sanders, I know that there’s a Finnish word for the distance a reindeer can travel before needing to rest.  And a Japanese word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees.  See what words you find.

Korean Festival

KoreaTomorrow, we're celebrating Korean culture at our annual Asian Pacific Heritage Festival.  From 1:00-3:00pm, come to see over 60 dancers and entertainers, plus food and activities.   

Civil War Ancestors

Civil War soldierThis coming Monday, 4/27 at 2:00pm we'll be learning how to find more information on our Civil War era ancestors.  Drop by and join the Gen Squad!

Upcoming Dates for Saturday Yoga

YogaTomorrow is our one April date for Saturday yoga at 2:30pm.  Come back for more in May on 5/16 and 5/30.  As always, bring your own mat and bottled water.

Garden Updates

GardenWe've been working in the library garden .  If you haven't been back there lately, stop by and take a look at the new ornamental grasses, flowers, and herbs. 

Partying Like Crazy

I Like You: Hospitality Under the InfluenceWhether you're planning a party or planning to go to a party, you'll find plenty of help from Amy Sedaris.  Check out I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence.  And may I suggest you listen to the audiobook read by Amy herself.  You'll laugh til you cry.

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