David M.'s blog

A malevolent week of macabre movies.

Visions of vampires will circulate through our screens for the week. Monday, June 28; Tuesday, June 29 and Thursday, July 1 at 3:00pm join us for a series of vampire movie nights. Bring your own garlic.

vampire

photo courtesty of Joriel "Joz" Jimenez

 

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Guitar Hero

Guitar Hero will be at High Meadows June 21-25. Join us Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 3:00pm for our video game-a-thon.

 guitar hero

photo courtesy of Amy the Nurse

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Juice up your job hunting skills.

High Meadows will be hosting job-searching skills workshops as part of our teen summer reading program. Join us
Monday, June 14 at 3pm for the Resume Workshop,
Tuesday, June 15 at 3pm for Job Hunting Online and
Wednesday, June 16 at 3pm for Interview Tips.
job searching

photo courtesy of Robert S. Donovan

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Ronald McDonald

Ronald McDonald will be at High Meadows on Thursday, June 10 at 11am. Join us for McDonald’s own personal brand of mcmagic and mcsilliness.

Ronald McDonald

photo courtesy of sfxeric

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Monday movie picnic

Join us Mondays this summer at 1:30 pm for children’s movies.

toy story

Photo courtesy of EIFF

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Graduation party!

High Meadows congratulates this year’s graduates. Join us on Tuesday, May 25 at 2:45 pm for a graduation celebration.

graduates

Photo courtesy of m00by

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Keep in shape. Keep in touch.

The High Meadows exercise group meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 10-11 am. We look forward to seeing you here.

exercise

photo courtesy of Riviera Fitness/French Riviera

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Staffpicks: Outliers

I’m fascinated by books that take our assumptions and turn them on their ear. This is such a book. Throughout, Gladwell examines the accidents and co-incidences that have spelled the differences between success stories and equally intelligent and talented others. Why is a Canadian hockey player born on Christmas so much less likely to succeed than one born on New Years day? What unique circumstances positioned Bill Gates and the Beatles to succeed? And why were such a huge portion of the wealthiest people in history born within 9 years of one another? All these questions and more explored in: Outliers, by Malcolm Gladwell.

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A weekend jewelrystravoganza.

On Friday, April 30 join us from 3:00 to 5:30pm to make some corsages and jewelry.

Then come back on Saturday, May 1 for a jewelry party from noon to 2pm.

While you’re here Saturday, stop through for Free Comic Book Day.

We look forward to seeing you.

earrings
Photo courtesy of contains_caffeine
 

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Free comic book day: Saturday May 1

On saturday May 1 High Meadows will celebrate free comic book day. Stop by the branch and claim your free comics (all day--while supplies last) and stick around for our Jewelry Party (from 12 to 2). Zounds!

comics

photo courtesy of ALA staff

 

Bonus information: "zounds" is pronounced with an "oo" sound, not an "ow" sound.  Zowwie!

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