March Movie

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Mar 182017
 

A working-class father tries to come to terms with events in his life while raising his family in 1950’s Pittsburgh in this drama based on the prize-winning play by August Wilson.

Friday, March 24 at 1 PM

Saturday, March 25 at 10 AM & 1 PM

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Rated PG-13

March Family Movie

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Mar 112017
 

A rebellious chief’s daughter sails the ocean to return a magic object to its rightful owner and remove a curse in this animated musical.

Saturday, March 18 at 1 PM

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Rated PG

March Storytime Themes

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Feb 282017
 

Here are our storytime themes for March.

March 6 & 7: In the Jungle

March 13 & 14: Room for Pie

March 20 & 21: Over the Rainbow

March 27 & 28: Spring in Bloom

Mondays at 10:30 AM: Preschool Storytime  (ages 3-5)

Tuesdays at 6:30 PM: Family Storytime  (all ages)

We also offer Books & Babies on Wednesdays and Fridays at 10:30 AM for children up to 24 months.

Toddlers ages 3 and under can join us for Mother Goose on the Loose every Wednesday at 12:30 PM.

March Book Club Selections

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Feb 252017
 

Mystery Book Group

Saturday, March 4 at 10:30 AM – Acceptable Loss by Anne Perry- Library Reading Room

Summary from Goodreads: “When the body of a small-time crook named Mickey Parfitt washes up on the tide, no one grieves; far from it. But William Monk, commander of the River Police, is puzzled by the expensive silk cravat used to strangle Parfitt. How did this elegant scarf—whose original owner was obviously a man of substance—end up embedded in the neck of a wharf rat who richly deserved his sordid end?

Dockside informers lead Monk to what may be a partial answer—a floating palace of corruption on the Thames managed by Parfitt, where a captive band of half-starved boys are forced to perform vile acts for men willing to pay a high price for midnight pleasures. Although Monk and his fearless wife, Hester, would prefer to pin a medal on Parfitt’s killer, duty leads them in another direction—to an unresolved crime from the past, to blackmail and more murder, and to a deadly confrontation with some of the empire’s most respected men. ”

Community Book Group

Monday,March 13 at 11:15 AM – Sea Glass by Anita Shreve – YMCA Community Center

Summary from Goodreads:”In the textile-manufacturing region of New Hampshire in 1929, newlyweds Honora and Sexton Beecher wrestle with all the wonders and challenges that young couples have always faced. They’ve just purchased a house near the ocean that needs a lot of work, but the couple is dedicated to making it a home. When the economy fails and a single unscrupulous act perpetrated by Sexton is revealed, more than love will be required to keep the marriage from collapsing under the weight of this betrayal. Sexton — formerly a traveling salesman — is forced to take a job at the local mill alongside other men, women, and children whose very survival is being threatened by the harsh burden of their daily toil. Repeated pay cuts and inhumane conditions propel the workers closer to a potentially violent clash with management and union breakers. Alliances are formed, honor is challenged, and character flaws become fatal as the tinderbox explodes, leaving old bonds broken and new ones bolstered.”

Paranormal Book Group

Saturday, March 25 at 10:30 AM –  A Dark Matter by Peter Straub  – Library Reading Room

Summary from Goodreads: “On a Midwestern campus in the 1960’s, a charismatic guru and his young acolytes perform a secret ritual in a local meadow.  What happens is a mystery—all that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body and the shattered souls of all who were present.  Forty years later, one man seeks to learn about that horrifying night, and to do so he’ll have to force those involved to examine the unspeakable events that have haunted them ever since. “

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

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Feb 222017
 

Stories and games, songs and cake

Missing it would be a mistake!

Come to our Dr. Seuss Birthday Party for Seuss-tacular fun!

Please RSVP by phone or in person by March 2.