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August 2017

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August 21, 2017
Element of Art Exhibit opens-Main Library

The artists from Element of Art will be sharing their work at the Main Library.

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Solar Eclipse at the Main Library

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the Great American Solar Eclipse!

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August 22, 2017
Ohio Means Jobs

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Kickstart your job search by enrolling with the Ohio Means Jobs website.

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Tinker Tuesdays-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at our Tinker Table in the Second Floor Lobby every Tuesday evening to help the Library complete a 52 weeks of STEAM challenge!

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Paint Nite at the Library!-Madison Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come to the Library and spend the evening painting and creating your very own work of canvas art!

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Crafty Attic presents: Teacup Fairy Gardens-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whether you love the delightfulness of fairies and gnomes or prefer the charm of mushrooms and snails, this program will teach you the basics of the ever-popular fairy gardening!

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Main Library Book Discussion

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue. Aug. 22 Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

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August 24, 2017
Crafty Attic presents: Teacup Fairy Gardens-Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whether you love the delightfulness of fairies and gnomes or prefer the charm of mushrooms and snails, this program will teach you the basics of the ever-popular fairy gardening!

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August 25, 2017
Finish it Friday-Butler Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Need incentive to finish that project you’re been working on? Bring it to the library!

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August 26, 2017
Dance Party!-Main Library

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the party for songs, stories, rhymes, and, of course, lots of dancing.

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August 29, 2017
Tinker Tuesdays-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at our Tinker Table in the Second Floor Lobby every Tuesday evening to help the Library complete a 52 weeks of STEAM challenge!

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Paint Nite at the Library!-Crestview Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Come to the Library and spend the evening painting and creating your very own work of canvas art!

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Coloring Party-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening of good company and complex yet relaxing coloring.

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Adult YA Book Club

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue. Aug. 29 With Malice by Eileen Cook

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August 30, 2017
Movies @ Main

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Guardians of the Galaxy, Volume 2; Disney Studios (PG-13)

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August 31, 2017
Euchre Night-Lucas Branch

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Trump your opponents in a Euchre battle for the ages.

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Crafty Attic presents: Teacup Fairy Gardens-Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Whether you love the delightfulness of fairies and gnomes or prefer the charm of mushrooms and snails, this program will teach you the basics of the ever-popular fairy gardening!

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September 2017

September 1, 2017
Finish it Friday-Lexington Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Need incentive to finish that project you’re been working on? Bring it to the library!

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Homeschoolers @ the Library-Ontario Branch

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us each month for a themed program designed just for homeschool children and families.

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Football Fever-Crestview Branch

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by the library on your way to cheer on the Cougars in their first home game of the season!

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September 2, 2017
Saturday Morning Book Discussion-Madison Branch

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sat. Sep. 2 My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me by Jennifer Teege

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September 3, 2017
September 4, 2017
September 5, 2017
Bellville Branch Book Club

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tue. Sep. 5  The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick

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Tuesday Tinker Table-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at our Tinker Table in the Second Floor Lobby every Tuesday evening to help the Library complete a 52 weeks of STEAM challenge!

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Coloring Party-Madison Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a fun evening of good company and complex yet relaxing coloring.

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Plymouth Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A few simple materials become a gorgeous Autumn leaf with techniques straight from the past.

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September 6, 2017
Cultivation Education at the Library-Plymouth Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you dig Minecraft, the library is the place to be.

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Movies @ Main

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for free movies on the big screen, in the Community Room.

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September 7, 2017
Homeschoolers @ the Library-Bellville Branch

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us each month for a themed program designed just for homeschool children and families.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale-Members Pre-sale

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Friends of the Library are a dedicated group of volunteers who come together to support the Library.

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Locker Feng Shui-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide everything you need to create an array of useful and artistic accessories for your locker.

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Ontario Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Spend your afternoon exercising your mad Lego-building skills with friends.

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Tween Craft Night-Ontario Branch

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

5 - 7:30 PM Swing by the library for a fun craft.

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Bird Nest Pendant Necklace-Main Library

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Create a beautiful gift or keepsake of your very own with the stunning results of this Bird Nest Pendant Necklace!

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Build a Fort @ the Main Library

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Help us construct a super cool blanket fort, and then stay for stories and a craft!

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September 8, 2017
Friends of the Library Book Sale

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Evergreen Book Shop 
33 N. Walnut Street

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Homeschoolers @ the Library-Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join us each month for a themed program designed just for homeschool children and families.

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Finish it Friday-Butler Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Need incentive to finish that project you’re been working on? Bring it to the library!

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Football Fever-Lexington Branch

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Help us cheer on the Lexington Minutemen from 3-7 PM at the Lexington Branch Library.

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Pokémon Club-Madison Branch

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

You can show off your collection, trade, or even “battle” with other Pokémon traders.

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September 9, 2017
Friends of the Library Book Sale

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Evergreen Book Shop 
33 N. Walnut Street

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Crafts with Movies @ Main

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Dept. from 1 - 5 pm for a craft or activity based on the family-friendly (G or PG) Movie at Main, shown at 2 pm.

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Movies at Main

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us in the Children's Dept. from 1 - 5 pm for a craft or activity based on the family-friendly (G or PG) Movie at Main, shown at 2 pm.

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September 11, 2017
Matinees @ Main

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for free movies on the big screen, in the Community Room.

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Main Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Wind Streamers-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Stop by the Children’s Department to make a wind streamer.

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Bromfield Book Club-Malabar Farm Visitor Center

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Malabar Farm State Park Visitor Center

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Meet Clifford!-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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September 12, 2017
Meet Clifford!-Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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Book Chatter-Ontario Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tue. Sep. 12   The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

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Locker Feng Shui-Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide everything you need to create an array of useful and artistic accessories for your locker.

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Tuesday Tinker Table-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at our Tinker Table in the Second Floor Lobby every Tuesday evening to help the Library complete a 52 weeks of STEAM challenge!

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Meet Clifford!-Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Madison Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A few simple materials become a gorgeous Autumn leaf with techniques straight from the past.

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September 13, 2017
Bellville Fair Art Show-Bellville Branch

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Bellville Fair Art Show features local talent in painting, wood, sculpture, pastel, stained glass, charcoal, pen and ink, and photography.

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Meet Clifford!-Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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Bits of Books-Lexington Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Come share what you’ve been reading.

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Ontario Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Cursive Club-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you wish you knew how to write in cursive? Come to the Madison branch to learn how!

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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you dig Minecraft, the library is the place to be.

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Crafternoon-Plymouth Branch

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Stop by the library after school and make something crafty to take home!

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Butler Branch

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Movies @ Main

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for free movies on the big screen, in the Community Room.

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September 14, 2017
Bellville Fair Art Show-Bellville Branch

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Bellville Fair Art Show features local talent in painting, wood, sculpture, pastel, stained glass, charcoal, pen and ink, and photography.

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Meet Clifford!-Crestview Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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Crafternoon-Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Stop by the library after school and make something crafty to take home!

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Locker Feng Shui-Butler Branch

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ll provide everything you need to create an array of useful and artistic accessories for your locker.

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Teen Book Club-Madison Branch

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Thu. Sep. 14 This is Our Story by Ashley Elston

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Main Library

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A few simple materials become a gorgeous Autumn leaf with techniques straight from the past.

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Lexington Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Spend your afternoon exercising your mad Lego-building skills with friends.

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September 15, 2017
Bellville Fair Art Show-Bellville Branch

9:00 am - 8:00 pm

The Bellville Fair Art Show features local talent in painting, wood, sculpture, pastel, stained glass, charcoal, pen and ink, and photography.

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Finish it Friday-Lexington Branch

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Need incentive to finish that project you’re been working on? Bring it to the library!

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Meet Clifford!-Plymouth Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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September 16, 2017
Bellville Fair Art Show-Bellville Branch

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Bellville Fair Art Show features local talent in painting, wood, sculpture, pastel, stained glass, charcoal, pen and ink, and photography.

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Saturday Tween Art Club-Ontario Branch

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Drop in anytime between 10 and 2 for a fun tween craft.

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Meet Clifford!-Ontario Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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September 17, 2017
Paul Martin Jazz Quartet-Main Library

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

This local group has been playing together for many years and is one of the most musical jazz groups in the area.

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September 18, 2017
Library Card Sign-up Month Scavenger Hunt Begins-All Locations

Mon. Sep. 18-Sat. Sep. 23 Celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month by completing a scavenger hunt and earning a prize.

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Crafty Kids: Library Card Holders Begins-Ontario Branch

Mon. Sep. 18-Sat. Sep. 30:  Library Card Holders

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Bringing the Library to Your Tablet-Lexington Branch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Relax with us as we show you how to bring the library to life on your device!

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Emoji Pillows-Lucas Branch

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Show everyone how you’re feeling by creating your very own soft emoticon cushion.

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Perler Party-Butler Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ll be perling away! Come join the fun!

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Yarn Creations-Bellville Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Knitters and crocheters, join us the third Monday of each month to share patterns, and encourage and help one another with knitting and crochet projects.

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A few simple materials become a gorgeous Autumn leaf with techniques straight from the past.

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Family Story Time-Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Meet Clifford!-Madison Branch

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Everyone’s favorite Big Red Dog is coming to the library!

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September 19, 2017
Toddler Story Time-Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children 2 - 3 years and their caregivers-Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing time.

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Family Story Time-Madison Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Family Story Time-Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Toddler Story Time-Ontario Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children 2 - 3 years and their caregivers-Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing time.

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Perler Party-Lucas Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ll be perling away! Come join the fun!

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Tuesday Tinker Table-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet us at our Tinker Table in the Second Floor Lobby every Tuesday evening to help the Library complete a 52 weeks of STEAM challenge!

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Bellville Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Spend your afternoon exercising your mad Lego-building skills with friends.

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Introduction to Crochet-Crestview Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

What could be more warm and cozy than learning to crochet in the Fall?

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

A few simple materials become a gorgeous Autumn leaf with techniques straight from the past.

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Pirate Day Party-Plymouth Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Ahoy! September 19th is International Talk Like a Pirate Day. You may dress up like a pirate and come have fun at the library!

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Brickyard Books at Relax It's Just Coffee

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Book lovers, you’re invited to join us on the third Tuesday of the month to share your love of books and their transformative qualities.

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September 20, 2017
Excel® – the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Participants will learn how to create and format a spreadsheet using basic formulas for business or personal use.

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Baby Story Time-Ontario Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Children ages 6 to 24 months-We encourage active participation in these programs that include rhymes, songs, lap games, stories, music, interactive activities and book sharing time.

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Toddler Story Time-Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Children 2 - 3 years and their caregivers-Participants will enjoy this lively program of songs, rhymes, movement, imaginative activities and book sharing time.

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Family Story Time-Plymouth Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Family Story Time-Bellville Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Family Story Time-Butler Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Alphabuddies-Main Library

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Children 2-5 years and their caregivers-Explore a different letter of the alphabet through stories and a simple craft. 

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Locker Feng Shui-Lexington Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide everything you need to create an array of useful and artistic accessories for your locker.

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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

If you dig Minecraft, the library is the place to be.

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Cursive Club-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you wish you knew how to write in cursive? Come to the Madison branch to learn how!

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Plymouth Branch

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Spend your afternoon exercising your mad Lego-building skills with friends.

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Lucas Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Movies @ Main

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us for free movies on the big screen, in the Community Room.

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Element of Art Exhibit - Closing Reception-Main Library

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Meet some of the artists from Element of Art during the closing reception. Light refreshments will be served.

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September 21, 2017
Baby Story Time-Main Library

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Children ages 6 to 24 months-We encourage active participation in these programs that include rhymes, songs, lap games, stories, music, interactive activities and book sharing time.

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Family Story Time-Lucas Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Family Story Time-Crestview Branch

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Family Story Time-Main Library

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Families-Join us for a variety of wonderful stories and enjoyable library activities.

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Cultivation Education at the Library-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Maci Hedeen as she discusses the reasons to grow our own plants, the importance of plants, and how they affect the world around us.

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Spend your afternoon exercising your mad Lego-building skills with friends.

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Tween Craft Night-Ontario Branch

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

5 - 7:30 PM Swing by the library for a fun craft.

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Pirate Day Party-Lexington Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

You may dress up like a pirate and come have fun at the library!

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