July Book Club Selections

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Jun 242017

Mystery Book Group

Saturday, July 1 at 10:30 AM -Pick Your Patterson!- Library Reading Room

This month we invite you to read ANY of James Patterson’s mysteries.

Community Book Group

Monday, July 10 at 11:15 AM – The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls – YMCA Community Center

Summary from Goodreads:”It is 1970 in a small town in California. “Bean” Holladay is twelve and her sister, Liz, is fifteen when their artistic mother, Charlotte, takes off to find herself, leaving her girls enough money to last a month or two. When Bean returns from school one day and sees a police car outside the house, she and Liz decide to take the bus to Virginia, where their widowed Uncle Tinsley lives in the decaying mansion that’s been in Charlotte’s family for generations.

An impetuous optimist, Bean soon discovers who her father was, and hears stories about why their mother left Virginia in the first place. Money is tight, and the sisters start babysitting and doing office work for Jerry Maddox, foreman of the mill in town, who bullies his workers, his tenants, his children, and his wife. Liz is whip-smart–an inventor of word games, reader of Edgar Allan Poe, nonconformist, but when school starts in the fall, it’s Bean who easily adjusts, and Liz who becomes increasingly withdrawn. And then something happens to Liz in the car with Maddox.”

Paranormal Book Group

Saturday, July 22 at 10:30 AM –  TBA – Library Reading Room

June Movie

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Jun 172017

A grieving man receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God in The Shack, based on the best-selling novel.

Friday, June 23 at 1 PM

Saturday, June 24 at 10 AM & 1 PM

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Rated PG-13

June Family Movie

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Jun 102017

A popular toy version of Batman fights crime alongside his new teenage sidekick in the animated comedy The LEGO Batman Movie.

Saturday, June 17 at 1 PM

Rated PG

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Play-K Program

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Jun 082017

Get ready for kindergarten at Play-K!

 Play-K is a special 6 week storytime for children preparing to attend school (age 4.5-5.5).

Parents are permitted to observe, but unlike our other storytimes, Play-K is structured to model the types of teacher-student interactions that children will encounter in school.

 Each week, we’ll practice raising our hands, waiting to be called on, letters, numbers, weather, days of the week, and more!

After our 30 minute circle time, parents are encouraged to join their children in thematic creative play for the final 15 minutes.

In order to ensure that each child receives attention, each session has a limit of 10 children.

We’ll be offering two sessions to best accommodate our families:

Mondays at 2:30 PM – July 10 – August 14

Tuesdays at 4:30 PM – July 11 – August 15

Please RSVP for your preferred session by Thursday, July 6.

In the event that a session has fewer than 3 children “enrolled,” it will be canceled.

This program is made possible by a Cruise into Kindergarten Grant through the State Library of Pennsylvania.