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Mark your calendars for Wednesday, September 22! We will be celebrating 85 years in our historicCarnegie Building with an Open House from 5-7 p.m. A part of the celebration will be recognizing and honoring all of the past librarians who have made our library what it is today. We are currently seeking pictures of the first two librarians, Emma North (1914-1917) and Louisa Katherine Fowler (1917-1935) if anyone has information regarding them or perhaps their picture please give us a call at 334-3490 or Leslie Hammond at 334-2534.

Please start saving your Decker Receipts dated September 1, 2004 – May 31, 2005! Once receipts total $150,000 the organization receives $1000 from Deckers. The Friends of the Library use this funding for purchasing children’s books; all items purchased with these funds are denoted with a bookplate. Thank you for saving your receipts!

If you haven’t picked up your Monday Night Football Book, stop by! The first game is Monday, September 13 between the Panthers & Packers.

New books in the adult library include “Goshawk Squadron” by Derek Robinson, “The Small Back Room” by Nigel Balchin, “Divine Evil” by Nora Roberts, “The Dangerous Hour” by Marcia Muller, “Vamped” by David Sosnowski, “The Excellent 11” by Ron Clark, “Why Do They Act That Way?” by David Walsh, “Digital Photographers Handbook” by Tom Ang, and “American Evita” by Christopher Anderson.

For the young adult, there is “So You Want To Be a Wizard,” “Deep Wizardry,” “High Wizardry” and “A Wizard Abroad” by Diane Duane.

Our junior reader’s will enjoy “The Case of the Missing Falcon” by James Preller, “A Taste of Danger” and “No Strings Attached” by Carolyn Keene and “The Mystery of the Black Rhino” by Franklin W. Dixon.

For our younger readers, there is “Special Delivery” by Steven Banks, “Digby and Kate 1, 2, 3” by Barbara Baker and “Sponge Bob’s Secret Valentine” by David Lewman.

“Mice Are Nice” is the theme for Storyhour on Tuesday, September 7, 2004. Storyhour is held each Tuesday throughout the year from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m children 3 through kindergarten.

334-3274 is the Dial-A-Story number. Dial-A-Story is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Dial in and hear an exciting story today!

Stop by and Visit Us Soon!