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October 2017

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October 2, 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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Buckeye Bigfoot-Butler Branch

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Let’s unlock the Bigfoot mystery and experience the wild beast!

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Anime Club-Main Library

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us the first Monday of each month as we geek out on all things manga and anime.

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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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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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Pajama Party at the Main Library

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cozy up in your favorite PJs and bring your stuffed animal for an evening of stories, music and crafts.

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October 3, 2017
Excel® – Beyond the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

9:30 am - 11:30 am

This class is for those who are familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel®.

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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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Bellville Branch Book Club

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tue. Oct. 3  Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

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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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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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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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After School Create-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for hands-on fun, creating anything and everything from science experiments and art to short-stories and theater.

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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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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Crestview 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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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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October 4, 2017
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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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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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-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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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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Crazy 8s Club-Butler Branch - K - 2nd Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music and make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club.

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Crazy 8s Club-Butler Branch - 3rd - 5th Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club.

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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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October 5, 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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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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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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Crazy 8s Club-Lucas Branch - K-2nd Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club.

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Beaded Spiders-Bellville Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ll provide all the supplies and the know how to create a jeweled arachnid that will outshine Charlotte.

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Crazy 8s Club-Lucas Branch - 3rd - 5th Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club.

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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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Yoga with Claudia-Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join longtime yoga instructor, Claudia Cummins for a gentle introduction to yoga.

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Internet - the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn to surf the Web with confidence.

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October 6, 2017
Friends of the Library Book Sale

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Evergreen Book Shop 
33 N. Walnut Street

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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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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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October 7, 2017
Friends of the Library Book Sale

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Evergreen Book Shop 
33 N. Walnut Street

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Saturday Morning Book Discussion-Madison Branch

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sat. Oct. 7 News of the World by Paulette Jiles

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Five Nights @ the Main Library

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us for a FNAF-themed afternoon where you’ll have the opportunity to take the guard’s chair and flashlight...and hopefully survive an attack by our terrifying animatronics!

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October 9, 2017
Blind Date With a Book Begins-Main Library

Mon. Oct. 9-Sun. Oct. 22 Try a Blind date with a book

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Crafty Kids: Monster Bookmarks Begins-Ontario Branch

Mon. Oct. 9-Sat. Oct. 14:  Monster Bookmarks

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Spooky Science-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for some spooktacular fun with candy science.

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Crafty Attic Presents: String Art!-Bellville 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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October 10, 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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Book Chatter-Ontario Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Tue. Oct. 10   Bring a favorite and share what you love about it.

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After School Create-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for hands-on fun, creating anything and everything from science experiments and art to short-stories and theater.

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Minecraft @ Bellville Branch Library

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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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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Job Seeker's Drop-in Workshop-Create a Résumé-Computer Lab-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

5:30-7:30 PM Let us help you create an effective résumé. It’s a relaxed, friendly, session, just drop in.

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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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Bird Nest Pendant Necklace-Lexington Branch

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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Spooky Science-Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for some spooktacular fun with candy science.

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October 11, 2017
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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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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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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Bits of Books-Lexington Branch

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Come share what you’ve been reading.

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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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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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October 12, 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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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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Teen Book Club-Madison Branch

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Thu. Oct. 12 Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

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Crazy 8s Club-Lucas Branch - K-2nd Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club.

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Crazy 8s Club-Lucas Branch - 3rd-5th Grade

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club.

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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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Arm Knit Throw-Bellville Branch

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Create a 34”x45” throw for those cold winter evenings.

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Yoga with Claudia-Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join longtime yoga instructor, Claudia Cummins for a gentle introduction to yoga.

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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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Bird Nest Pendant Necklace-Plymouth Branch

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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Fox! Facts & Folklore-Lucas Community Center

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The amazing folks from Ironwood Wolves are back! This visit, you will meet one of their Ambassador Foxes and learn facts about these amazing canids.

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October 13, 2017
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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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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October 14, 2017
Design a Pumpkin Contest Ends-Bellville Branch

Pick up a pumpkin coloring page at the library and draw a design on it.

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Design a Pumpkin Contest Ends-Butler Branch

Pick up a pumpkin coloring page at the library and draw a design on it.

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Design a Pumpkin Contest Ends-Lucas Branch

Pick up a pumpkin coloring page at the library and draw a design on it.

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Crafty Kids: Monster Bookmarks Ends-Ontario Branch

Mon. Oct. 9-Sat. Oct. 14:  Monster Bookmarks

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Fall Book Sale-Butler Branch

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

10 AM-2 PM Find fantastic deals on books of all kinds at the Butler Branch Library during the Butler Apple Fest!

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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 Local Authors-Main Library

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

12-3 PM Local authors from Richland County and surrounding areas will be on hand for a special meet and greet!

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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 @ 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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October 16, 2017
Spooky Science-Bellville Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us for some spooktacular fun with candy science.

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Beaded Spiders-Plymouth Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide all the supplies and the know how to create a jeweled arachnid that will outshine Charlotte.

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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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Leaf Rubbings-Main Library

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

5-7 PM We will use all kinds of leaves and art supplies to make some beautiful impressions.

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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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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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October 17, 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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After School Create-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for hands-on fun, creating anything and everything from science experiments and art to short-stories and theater.

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Haunted Candy Houses-Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Use our forms and your imagination to create an eerie edifice.

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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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Excel® – the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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Bird Nest Pendant Necklace-Madison Branch

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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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Bellville Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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Bringing the Library to Your Tablet-Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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

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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, at various downtown Mansfield eateries, to share your love of books and their transformative qualities.

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October 18, 2017
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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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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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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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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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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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Main Library

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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Author Nancy K. Darbey: Friends of the Library Annual Event-Main Library

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Local author Nancy K. Darbey will be speaking about her latest book; Images of America: The Ohio State Reformatory.

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October 19, 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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Zombie Dolls-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We have bodies, paint and implements for you to deconstruct our dolls. Come and see who can make the creepiest and most horrifying creature.

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Beaded Spiders-Butler Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide all the supplies and the know how to create a jeweled arachnid that will outshine Charlotte.

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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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Pumpkin Decorating-Bellville Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

We’ll provide the pumpkins and the paints and other art supplies, you bring the creativity and pizzazz.

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Lighted Garland Drop-In for Adults-Ontario Branch

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

4-7 PM Drop in anytime during the hours listed and make this beautiful lighted rag garland!

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Grossology-Main Library

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join us for all things gross, icky, yucky, and totally disgusting.

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Google Tools: CANCELLED-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Learn about some of the useful tools available with a free Google account.

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Yoga with Claudia-Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join longtime yoga instructor, Claudia Cummins for a gentle introduction to yoga.

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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Lexington Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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October 20, 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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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Plymouth Branch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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October 21, 2017
Little STEMs-Main Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

1-4 PM Drop in for a themed STEM program just for three to six-year-olds.

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Pumpkin Party!-Ontario Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pumpkin stories, songs & fun—Pumpkin fun for everyone!

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October 22, 2017
Blind Date With a Book Ends-Main Library

Mon. Oct. 9-Sun. Oct. 22 Try a Blind date with a book

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Brady Jacquin-Main Library

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Local musician Brady Jacquin will be playing his original acoustic folk music for your enjoyment.

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October 23, 2017
Halloween Scavenger Hunt Begins-All Locations

Mon. Oct. 23-Tue. Oct. 31 Come join the fun at the library for a Halloween scavenger hunt.

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Crafty Kids: Halloween Ghosts Begin-Ontario Branch

Mon. Oct. 23-Tue. Oct. 31:  Halloween Ghosts

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Haunted Candy Houses-Main Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Use our forms and your imagination to create an eerie edifice.

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Butler Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Butler Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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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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October 24, 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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Introduction to Fundraising Planning for Nonprofits-Main Library

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Brian Schultz from the Foundation Center will discuss the steps for creating a fundraising plan.

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Grant Resources: Ask the Expert-Main Library

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Brian Schultz from the Foundation Center will hold an open hour where he can assist with the grant databases available at the Main Library.

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Minecraft Club - Crestview Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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

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After School Create-Madison Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for hands-on fun, creating anything and everything from science experiments and art to short-stories and theater.

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Minecraft Club - Crestview Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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Brick Builders Lego® Club-Lucas Branch

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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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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Word®-Beyond the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Discover the Quick Access Toolbar, Autocorrect tips, how to use the Ruler and Tabs, and the Table function.

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Boo-a-pa-looza-Plymouth Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Halloween fun for the whole family! Spooky stories, games, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

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Perler Beads for Kids-Bellville Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Create designs using perler beads.

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Gorman Nature Center Animals-Lucas Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Get a glimpse of native Ohio animals!

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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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Main Library Book Discussion

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue. Oct. 24   Whiskey and Charlie by Annabel Smith

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Adult YA Book Club-Madison Branch

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Tue. Oct. 24 The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson

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October 25, 2017
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-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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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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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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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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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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Minecraft @ Main Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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

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Pumpkin Decorating-Lexington Branch

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’ll provide the pumpkins and the paints and other art supplies, you bring the creativity and pizzazz.

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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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October 26, 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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Boo-a-pa-looza-Crestview Branch

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Halloween fun for the whole family! Spooky stories, games, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

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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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Yoga with Claudia-Main Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join longtime yoga instructor, Claudia Cummins for a gentle introduction to yoga.

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Fox! Facts & Folklore-Madison Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The amazing folks from Ironwood Wolves are back! This visit, you will meet one of their Ambassador Foxes and learn facts about these amazing canids.

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October 27, 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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October 28, 2017
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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Buckeye Bigfoot-Main Library

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Let’s unlock the Bigfoot mystery and experience the wild beast!

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Movies @ 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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October 30, 2017
Beaded Spiders-Lucas Branch

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

We’ll provide all the supplies and the know how to create a jeweled arachnid that will outshine Charlotte.

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Boo-a-pa-looza-Lexington Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Halloween fun for the whole family! Spooky stories, games, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

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Boo-a-pa-looza-Ontario Branch

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Halloween fun for the whole family! Spooky stories, games, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

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Boo-a-pa-looza-Madison Branch

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Halloween fun for the whole family! Spooky stories, games, crafts, treats and lots of fun!

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October 31, 2017
Halloween Scavenger Hunt Ends-All Locations

Mon. Oct. 23-Tue. Oct. 31 Come join the fun at the library for a Halloween scavenger hunt.

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Crafty Kids: Halloween Ghosts End-Ontario Branch

Mon. Oct. 23-Tue. Oct. 31:  Halloween Ghosts

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Tricks & Treats for Toddlers-Main Library

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Join us for some very un-scary fun at the Library!

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Tricks and Treats Story Time-Lexington Branch

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Halloween fun for the whole family! Costumes encouraged!

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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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Euchre Night-Lucas Branch

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Trump your opponents in a Euchre battle for the ages.

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Excel® – Beyond the Basics-Computer Lab-Main Library

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

This class is for those who are familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel®

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