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  • Crayon Re-Creation Workshop
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Celebrate Earthday at the library by peeling, shaving, melting, slicing and dicing old crayons and creating new artwork and fantastically fun shaped crayons to take home.

  • Mandatory Summer Volunteer Information Meeting (grades 8-12)
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 6:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Interested in volunteering at the library over the summer? Attend ONE of the MANDATORY information meeting to find out all of the details and pick up an application.
    Sunday, April 12, 3-3:30 p.m.
    Thursday, April 16, 5-5:30 p.m.
    Wednesday, April 22, 6:30-7 p.m.

  • Books on Tap: Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night
    Wednesday, April 22, 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 "Sing in the Morning, Cry at Night" by Barbara J. Taylor.

    In early 20th century Pennsylvania, a nine-year-old girl is killed in a tragic accident and everyone in the small mining town blames her eight-year-old sister Violet. As her family is torn apart by grief, they'll need to find strength in surprising places.

  • Great Ideas
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:00am
    Village Hall, Board Room

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

    Great Ideas meets at the Village Hall in the Board Room.

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Wee Play (Birth-24 months)
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 11:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

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

  • Poetry Party (Grades 3-5)
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Celebrate National Poetry with an afternoon of writing, creating and sharing poetry. We’ll explore haikus, sonnets and more.

  • Bookworm Club -Rules(Grades 2-3)
    Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Join us for a snack and celebrate Autism Awareness Month with the book Rules. Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with an young paraplegic.

  • Mocha & More: The Testing (grades 6-12)
    Friday, April 24, 2015 - 7:00pm

    Cia Vale is one of four teens chosen to represent her colony at the annual Testing, an intensive mental and physical examination aimed at identifying the best and brightest, who will go on to the University and help rebuild their shattered world. As the Testing pushes its candidates to the breaking point and beyond, the body count rises, forcing Cia and her friends to fight for survival.
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    We meet at the Starbucks on Cherry and your first drink is on us. The first 7 registered teens to check in at the Youth Service desk get a free copy of the book. Heads up: This book has a suggested reading audience of 6-12th grade.

  • Messy Masterpieces (For Families)
    Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 10:00am
    Youth Services Activity Room

    Drop in and have some family fun! Create some cool artwork to take home from our vast array of art supplies.