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  • LEGO: The Movie
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Find out why everything is awesome! Join us for this contemporary classic for all ages.

  • Summer Storytime (Ages 2-5)
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:30am

    Tuesdays, June 9-July 28, 10:30-11 a.m.
    Wednesdays, June 10-July 29, 10:30-11 a.m.

  • Books on Tap: The Sound of Things Falling
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Landmark Inn

    Books on Tap is the library's book club in a pub. Meet in the private room of the Landmark Inn to relax, talk books, and enjoy a tasty beverage and snacks.

    Mike Hominick leads a discussion of "The Sound of Things Falling" by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.

    A newspaper article stirs Antonio Yammara's memory back to his experiences during Colombia's drug wars. Recalling how his friend was murdered, Antonio begins to investigate and comes to understand how much of his life has been shaped by the country's violent past.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Pollak Room AB

    A discussion of Zionism and the history of Israel. For today's topics see

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Music, rhymes, giggles and books for caregiver and baby. Both sessions are for birth to 24 months.

  • Up for Discussion: The Power of Habit
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm
    Civic Room

    Combining current brain research and stories from personal life and business, "The Power of Habit" by Charles Duhigg shows how habits form and how they can be changed.

    Lauren Schifferdecker, MA LPC, of Blue Life Coaching will be on hand to offer professional insight on how changing your habits can improve life for you and your family. Discussion moderated by Mary Munday.

    Copies of the book are available at the Reader Services desk on the 3rd floor.

  • Chat & Chew (Grades 4-8)
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Rump by Liesl Shurtliff
    In a magic kingdom where your name is your destiny, 12-year-old Rump is the butt of everyone's joke. But when he finds an old spinning wheel, his luck seems to change. Rump discovers he has a gift for spinning straw into gold.

  • DIY Etched Drinking Glass
    Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Civic Room

    Ages 16 and up. We’ll show you how to chemically etch a design onto a drinking glass! Materials provided.

  • Gentle Yoga
    Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:30am
    Pollak Room AB

    Yoga instructor Olga Rudiak leads a series of yoga sessions for improved physical strength, relaxation and mental clarity. Exercises are done in a chair or standing not on the floor.