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Pumpkin Carving Contest 2013

It’s time again for our annual Pumpkin Carving Contest! Children in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade have submitted their awesome carved and decorated pumpkins to Miss Sheri at Crestview and Plymouth Branches, and we want you to vote for the best! … Continue reading

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It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

Ahoy, buckos! This day be Talk Like a Pirate Day! Started by two men, John Baur and Mark Summers, the first official International Talk Like A Pirate Day was September 19, 2002. Even so, Mr. Baur and Mr. Summers have been … Continue reading

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National Safe At Home Week

This week is National Safe At Home Week! August 26 – 30 has be set aside to promote safety in and around the home. Did you know that the National Safety Council estimates that 245 people die of unintentional injuries … Continue reading

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Summer Fun Around Town

Even though the weather has been very rainy, summer is in full swing! Here at the library, we are over halfway through our Summer Library Program. Kids are finishing their reading and earning free books! We are so excited that … Continue reading

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Crafting with Kids — Fairy Houses

This month’s craft comes to us, once again, from Miss Melanie. Our Summer Library Program (SLP) theme is Dig Into Reading, and to go along with that, we’ve got some nifty Fairies, Gnomes and Fairy Houses to show you. While you … Continue reading

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Dig Into Reading at the Library!

June is here, which means we have begun our annual Summer Library Program! This year’s theme is Dig Into Reading, and we want everyone to dig into a good book all summer long! It is very important for children to … Continue reading

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February is Black History Month

Happy February! Groundhog Day has come and gone, and hopefully winter will soon make way for spring.  One of our favorite times of the year is the month of February when we celebrate Black History Month at the library.  We … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Carving Contest 2012

Our Pumpkin Carving Contest is back this year! We have received pumpkin entries at Crestview, Lexington, and Plymouth Branches from grades Pre-K through 5th. Now it’s up to you to choose the winners! Just follow the link for the survey … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Magic Week!

Did you know that today is the beginning of International Magic Week? Covering October 25–31, Magic Week is “a week to celebrate the world of magic and the magicians who create it” (Chase’s Calendar of Events 2012). It always ends … Continue reading

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Are You a Friend of the Library?

October is a great month for a lot of reasons (Trick or Treat, anyone?!?), but one reason we love October is because of National Friends of Libraries Week from October 21st-27th. “A library outranks any other one thing a community … Continue reading

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