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Monday January 22, 2018
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Toddlertime
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Toddlertime is a storytime for children ages birth to 24 months (with an adult). Stories, nursery rhymes, music, movement and playtime. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, Space is limited. Parents must remain with child during storytime. Miss Elise is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Tuesday January 23, 2018
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Night Owls
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

*PLEASE NOTE THAT NIGHT OWLS HAS RETURNED TO TUESDAY NIGHTS*

Night Owls is a storytime for 3-5 year olds. This program includes stories, movement and crafts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Space is limited. Miss Elise is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: The Children's Room
Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Busy Bees
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Busy Bees is a storytime for 2 - 3 year olds. This program includes stories, movement and crafts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED, Spaces is limited. Parents must remain with child during storytime. Miss Elise is the storytime leader.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Wheel of Fortune
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

PLEASE NOTE WILD WEDNESDAY'S NEW DAY OF THE WEEK

Let's play Wheel of Fortune! Spin the wheel, guess letters, buy vowels, and try to solve the puzzles.

Ages 7-12. Registration is required.

LOCATION: Multi-purpose Room
 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday February 3, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Thursday February 8, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Thursday February 15, 2018
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The Ghosts of Chippeny Hill
2:00 PM

Forgotten legends, mysteries, monsters and stories of Chippeny Hill. Chippeny Hill now modernized as “Chippens Hill” is at the corner of Harwinton, Bristol and Plymouth. It was notorious for the activities of the Revolutionary War’s Tories and Sons of Liberty. Some apparently never left the area.  The Monster of the Marsh, ghostly images from Todd Hollow and orbs seen near the site of a former colonial dam, mysteries, and ghostly specters of villagers unaware of the 21st century at Lamson Corners are among the fascinating tales from Town Historian Judy Giguere's latest book. 

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday February 17, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Monday February 19, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of President's day

Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

A charming, warmhearted novel from the author of the New York Times bestseller A Man Called Ove.

Elsa is seven years old and different. Her grandmother is seventy-seven years old and crazy—as in standing-on-the-balcony-firing-paintball-guns-at-strangers crazy. She is also Elsa’s best, and only, friend. At night Elsa takes refuge in her grandmother’s stories, in the Land-of-Almost-Awake and the Kingdom of Miamas, where everybody is different and nobody needs to be normal.

When Elsa’s grandmother dies and leaves behind a series of letters apologizing to people she has wronged, Elsa’s greatest adventure begins. Her grandmother’s instructions lead her to an apartment building full of drunks, monsters, attack dogs, and old crones but also to the truth about fairy tales and kingdoms and a grandmother like no other.

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry is told with the same comic accuracy and beating heart as Fredrik Backman’s bestselling debut novel, A Man Called Ove. It is a story about life and death and one of the most important human rights: the right to be different.

Books available at the circulation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday March 3, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Recipe Tester Cook Book Club/Appetizers
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

 

 

Recipe Tester Cook Book Club

Appetizers 

 

This is the first  of what we hope will become a monthly cookbook club meeting.

This months  recipes will come from appetizer cookbooks. About a month before the meeting, two cookbooks will be displayed, one in front of the reference desk and one at the circulation desk. Pick a recipe, copy it (free of charge) and mark the recipe so there are no duplications. Then on the night of the group, bring in your completed appetizer to share. Sounds like fun, right?

While you enjoy each others creations you can talk about any problems with, additions to, or helpful hints for making the recipe.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Thursday March 15, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday March 17, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Prayers for Sale by Sandra Dallas

From the critically acclaimed author of Tallgrass comes a powerful novel about an unlikely friendship between two women and the secrets they've kept in order to survive life in a rugged Colorado mining town.

It's 1936 and the Great Depression has taken its toll. Up in the high country of the snow-covered Rocky Mountains, eighty-six-year-old Hennie Comfort has lived in Middle Swan, Colorado, since before it was Colorado. When she first meets seventeen-year-old Nit Spindle, Hennie is drawn to the grieving young girl. Nit and her husband have come to this small mining town in search of work, but the loneliness and loss Nit feels are almost too much to bear. One day she notices an old sign that reads prayers for sale in front of Hennie's house. Hennie doesn't actually take money for her prayers, never has, but she invites the skinny girl in anyway. The harsh conditions of life that each has endured create an instant bond, and a friendship is born, one in which the deepest of hardships are shared and the darkest of secrets are confessed.

Sandra Dallas has created an unforgettable tale of a friendship between two women, one with surprising twists and turns, and one that is ultimately a revelation of the finest parts of the human spirit.

Books available at the circulation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Saturday March 31, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will now be closed on Saturdays due to budget cuts.

Thursday April 5, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday April 12, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday April 17, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel by Diane Setterfield

Reclusive author Vida Winter, famous for her collection of twelve enchanting stories, has spent the past six decades penning a series of alternate lives for herself. Now old and ailing, she is ready to reveal the truth about her extraordinary existence and the violent and tragic past she has kept secret for so long. Calling on Margaret Lea, a young biographer troubled by her own painful history, Vida disinters the life she meant to bury for good. Margaret is mesmerized by the author's tale of gothic strangeness—featuring the beautiful and willful Isabelle, the feral twins Adeline and Emmeline, a ghost, a governess, a topiary garden and a devastating fire. Together, Margaret and Vida confront the ghosts that have haunted them while becoming, finally, transformed by the truth themselves.

Books are available at the circuation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday April 19, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday April 24, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday April 26, 2018
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A Perfect Pairing: Wine and Chocolate with Kim Larkin
6:30 PM


An educational program highlighting the history and health benefits of dark chocolate and red wine with insights from Kim's commercial

chocolatier background. Includes wine and chocolate trivia, pairings, cheese board primer, & wine bottle display. Chocolate and food pairing samples provided.

 

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
 
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday May 3, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday May 10, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Fiction Lovers
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wonder R. J. Palacio

I won't describe what I look like. Whatever you're thinking, it's probably worse.

August Pullman was born with a facial difference that, up until now, has prevented him from going to a mainstream school. Starting 5th grade at Beecher Prep, he wants nothing more than to be treated as an ordinary kid—but his new classmates can’t get past Auggie’s extraordinary face. WONDER, now a #1 New York Times bestseller and included on the Texas Bluebonnet Award master list, begins from Auggie’s point of view, but soon switches to include his classmates, his sister, her boyfriend, and others. These perspectives converge in a portrait of one community’s struggle with empathy, compassion, and acceptance.

"Wonder is the best kids' book of the year," said Emily Bazelon, senior editor at Slate.com and author of Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. In a world where bullying among young people is an epidemic, this is a refreshing new narrative full of heart and hope. R.J. Palacio has called her debut novel “a meditation on kindness” —indeed, every reader will come away with a greater appreciation for the simple courage of friendship. Auggie is a hero to root for, a diamond in the rough who proves that you can’t blend in when you were born to stand out.

Books are available at the circulation desk

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday May 17, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday May 24, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Monday May 28, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday June 7, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday June 14, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Thursday June 21, 2018
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Advanced Coloring Book
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Last Tuesday night of every month.

Come join us for a relaxing evening of coloring. Bring your own book or choose from one of ours. Colored pencils and markers provided.

LOCATION: Main Library Upstairs
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

 
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Knitalong Night
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Drop in Knitalong Night is now on Thursdays!

Join us for our long running Knitalong group, bring a project you are working on, questions to ask, or just come to enjoy the company of other needle workers.

All needle workers welcome!

 

LOCATION: Fiction Room
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Independance Day

Thursday July 26, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

Monday September 3, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Labor Day

Thursday September 27, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

Monday October 8, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Columbus Day

Thursday October 25, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

Thursday November 22, 2018
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Library Board
6:30 PM

Library Board of Directors Monthly Meeting

Monday December 24, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Christmas Eve Day

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Library Closed

The library will be closed in observance of Christmas Day


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