December Storytime Themes

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Here are our storytime themes for December.

December 5 & 6: Winter Wonderland

December 12 & 13: Give a Gift

December 19 & 20: ‘Tis the Season

December 27: Year in Review

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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!

Read aloud to our canine friend Allie on Saturday, December 17 at 2 PM!

Polar Express Party

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Nov 282016
 

All aboard for fun!

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Join us for the classic story, games, crafts, and snacks!

Monday, December 12

6:30 – 8:00 PM

Please RSVP by Thursday, December 8.

Your train ticket will be held at the desk.

December Book Club Selections

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Mystery Book Group

Saturday, December 3 at 10:30 AM – Devil’s Corner by Lisa Scottoline – Library Reading Room

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Summary from Goodreads: “When prosecutor Vicki Allegretti arrives at a rowhouse to meet a confidential informant, she finds herself in the wrong place at the wrong time — and is almost shot to death. She barely escapes with her life, but cannot save the two others gunned down before her disbelieving eyes. Stunned and heartbroken, Vicki tries to figure out how a routine meeting on a minor case became a double homicide.

Vicki’s suspicions take her to Devil’s Corner, a city neighborhood teetering on the brink of ruin — thick with broken souls, innocent youth, and a scourge that preys on both. But the deeper Vicki probes, the more she becomes convinced that the murders weren’t random and the killers were more ruthless than she thought.

When another murder thrusts Vicki together with an unlikely ally, she buckles up for a wild ride down a dangerous street — and into the cross-hairs of a conspiracy as powerful as it is relentless.”

Community Book Group

Monday, December 12 at 11:15 AM – A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg – YMCA Community Center

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Summary from Goodreads: “Deep in the southernmost part of Alabama, along the banks of a lazy winding river, lies the sleepy little community known as Lost River, a place that time itself seems to have forgotten. After a startling diagnosis from his doctor, Oswald T. Campbell leaves behind the cold and damp of the oncoming Chicago winter to spend what he believes will be his last Christmas in the warm and welcoming town of Lost River. There he meets the postman who delivers mail by boat, the store owner who nurses a broken heart, the ladies of the Mystic Order of the Royal Polka Dots Secret Society, who do clandestine good works. And he meets a little redbird named Jack, who is at the center of this tale of a magical Christmas when something so amazing happened that those who witnessed it have never forgotten it.”

Paranormal Book Group

Saturday, December 17 at 10:30 AM – 77 Shadow Street by Dean Koontz  – Library Reading Room

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Summary from Goodreads: “The Pendleton stands on the summit of Shadow Hill at the highest point of an old heartland city, a Gilded Age palace built in the late 1800s as a tycoon’s dream home. Almost from the beginning, its grandeur has been scarred by episodes of madness, suicide, mass murder, and whispers of things far worse. But since its rechristening in the 1970s as a luxury apartment building, the Pendleton has been at peace. For its fortunate residents—among them a successful songwriter and her young son, a disgraced ex-senator, a widowed attorney, and a driven money manager—the Pendleton’s magnificent quarters are a sanctuary, its dark past all but forgotten.

But now inexplicable shadows caper across walls, security cameras relay impossible images, phantom voices mutter in strange tongues, not-quite-human figures lurk in the basement, elevators plunge into unknown depths. With each passing hour, a terrifying certainty grows: Whatever drove the Pendleton’s past occupants to their unspeakable fates is at work again. Soon, all those within its boundaries will be engulfed by a dark tide from which few have escaped.”

Please note that Paranormal Book Group will be meeting a week early due to Christmas and the winter holidays.

November Movie

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Nov 192016
 

A man homeschooling his 6 children in the woods is in for a reality check when he must return to regular society.

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Saturday, November 26 at 10 AM & 1 PM

Rated R

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Please note that there is NO Friday screening due to Thanksgiving.