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January Storytime Themes

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Dec 302017
 

Here are our storytime themes for January.

January 2: Our Favorite Things

January 8 & 9: Birthday Bash

January 16: Hats Off

January 22 & 23: Fairy Tale Fun

January 29 & 30: Snow Day

NOTE: There will be no storytime programs on January 1 or January 15 due to our holiday closures.

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

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

We also offer Books & Babies every Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 AM for our youngest patrons (0-24 months)

January Book Club Selections

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Dec 292017
 

Mystery Book Group

Saturday, January 6 at 10:30 AM – Sticks and Scones by Diane Mott Davidson- Conference Room

Summary from Goodreads: “For Colorado caterer Goldy Schulz, accepting a series of bookings at Hyde Castle is like a dream come true. It’s not every day that she gets to cook authentic Elizabethan fare–especially at a real castle that was brought over from England and reassembled stone by stone in Aspen Meadow. Goldy is determined that everything will go right–which is why, she figures later, everything went terribly wrong. It begins when a shotgun blast shatters her window. Then Goldy discovers a body lying in a nearby creek. And when shots ring out for the second time that day, someone Goldy loves is in the line of fire. Suddenly the last thing Goldy wants to think about is Shakespeare’s Steak Pie, 911 Chocolate Emergency Cookies, or Damson-in-Distress Plum Tart. Could one of her husband Tom’s police investigations have triggered a murder? Or was her violent, recently paroled ex responsible? With death peering around every corner, Goldy needs to cook up some crime-solving solutions–before the only dish that’s left on her menu is murder.”

Community Book Group

Monday, January 8 at 11:15 AM – The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin – YMCA Community Center

Summary from Goodreads:”A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died; his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history; and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island—from Chief Lambiase, the well-intentioned police officer who’s always felt kindly toward him; from Ismay, his sister-in-law, who is hell-bent on saving A.J. from his dreary self; from Amelia, the lovely and idealistic (if eccentric) Knightley Press sales rep who persists in taking the ferry to Alice Island, refusing to be deterred by A.J.’s bad attitude. Even the books in his store have stopped holding pleasure for him. These days, he can only see them as a sign of a world that is changing too rapidly.

And then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore. It’s a small package, though large in weight—an unexpected arrival that gives A.J. the opportunity to make his life over, the ability to see everything anew. It doesn’t take long for the locals to notice the change overcoming A.J., for the determined sales rep Amelia to see her curmudgeonly client in a new light, for the wisdom of all those books to become again the lifeblood of A.J.’s world. Or for everything to twist again into a version of his life that he didn’t see coming.”

 

Paranormal Book Group

Postponed until February

December Movie

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Dec 232017
 

Queen Victoria strikes up an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim in Victoria & Abdul​.

Friday, December 29 at 1:00 pm

Saturday, December 30 at 10:00 am & 1:00 pm

Conference Room (Downstairs)

Rated PG-13

Winter Holidays Closure 2017

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Dec 182017
 

We will be CLOSED Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26 for Christmas and the winter holidays.

Normal hours resume Wednesday, December 27.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!