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Date
Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join Annie, of Annie's Classics Cafe for a series of classes. For October, children (adults too!)are invited to make Ghostly Treats just in time for Halloween.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion of some of our favorite books! February - Breath of Eyre. March - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.
April - Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker. May - Me Before You. June - The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat. July - The Talk Funny Girl. August - South of Superior. September - The Midwife of Hope River. October - The Storyteller. November - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
How to download and read magazines from Zinio in your devices, Mobile or Desktop. Oct 9 & 20 we will concentrate on Apple devices, Oct 16 & 27 on Android & Windows devices.
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and join us for a series of one-hour films. October features the acclaimed Ken Burns PBS series: THE DUST BOWL. Light refreshments will be served.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Movies on the big screen with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Ken Czillinger and Patty Day for two Wednesday afternoon sessions on “Heart to Heart Conversations for Today’s Caregivers.” You will hear their care giving experiences and have a chance to join in with your story and ask care giving questions the first week. Week two will focus on learning several conversation skills designed to help you reduce, or even avoid, unmet expectations. Visit us at patriciaday.wordpress.com to learn more about us and why we are doing this project.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Learn Skills. Be Awesome. DIY is the best way for kids to learn new skills, meet others who share the same passions, and generally be awesome. We'll be using DIY to explore new subjects while practicing skills and the best part is you can learn new skills at home and share them with us every month. Keep a portfolio of everything you do online and/or in a cool notebook. Collect virtual badges on the web and physical ones at each program! Learn more at diy.org.

This month we'll be making awesome Minecraft paper crafts. Build your own Steve, creeper, bricks, and more!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 11:55 AM
Description
Come join us for a big screen showing of classic Hollywood Musicals. Nov 1st: "Mary Poppins" 11:00am. 2pm: "Singing in the rain." Nov 8: 11am "Fiddler on the roof" 2pm: "Music Man" Nov 15 11:00am "Oliver"; 2pm "My fair lady" Nov 22 11am "Oklahoma"; 2pm "Chitty chitty bang bang"
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Saturday, November 01, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Join us in the Genealogy/Local History Room on the first Saturday of the month (March - December) to share research tips and helpful family history websites. Discuss your success stories in researching your family tree or ask other club members for help in breaking down those "brick walls" in your research.
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Voting set-up; Voting
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Monday, November 03, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Description
Join Annie, of Annie's Classics Cafe for a series of classes. Thanksgiving Leftovers - Turn your Thanksgiving leftovers into another delicious meal!
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Voting set-up; Voting
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and listen in as Dan Toon reads from The Keillor Reader. Light refreshments served. When, at sixteen, he caught on as a sportswriter for the Anoka Herald, Garrison Keillor set out to become a professional writer, and so he has done — a storyteller, sometime comedian, essayist, newspaper columnist, screenwriter, poet. Now a single volume brings together the full range of his work.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This program is for toddlers. Parents/caregivers and toddlers listen and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs, and more.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description
This event is for preschoolers. Parents/caregivers and preschoolers listen to and engage with picture books, rhymes, songs and a craft.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, November 06, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Make some fall inpsired crafts from Pinterest! A beautiful fall leaf bowl and a fall leaf mason jar for candles.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Hank Zipzer My Dog's A Scardy Cat
Author
Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Review
This book is soooooo awesome I made up a new word Swasome it is sweet and awesome put together. In this book you will go on an adventurous Halloween tale. Hank is trying to get this bully back for teasing him all his life. Will he scare him out of his underwear?  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780448438788
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Sarah
Age Level
Elementary
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Hidden Star
Author
Nora Roberts
Review
Fantastic romance/mystery novel! First in a trilogy about the Stars of Mithra. Suspenseful--leaves you on the edge of your seat. A woman with amnesia hires a handome private investigator to help her find herself and figure out why she has a canvas bag full of over a million dollars, a huge diamond, and a gun.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9781597226790
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Lesley
Age Level
Adult
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Title
The Good Earth
Author
Pearl S. Buck
Review
This is a classic Pulitzer Prize winning novel published in 1931 that tells the story of a Chinese farmer, Wang Lu, and his family's struggles to survive. It graphically depicts the best and worst times of their lives. It is a timeless story that reveals the true character of a man who has experienced deprivation and abundance. This story helped me appreciate the things in life I often take for granted.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0743272935
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Donna
Age Level
Adult
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Vampire Academy, Book 1
Title
Vampire Academy
Author
Rachelle Mead
Review
This book I thought was ok. Not amazing but not bad either. Easy to read and very appealing. Like any other series it gets better as time passes. The whole series is really good.   Vampire Academy, Book 1
ISBN
9781595143587
Rating
3
Age Level
Teen
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Title
The Ghost Mountain Boys
Author
James Campbell
Review
I just finished listening to this book and found it fascinating. If you like to read about how people overcome adversity this is the book for you. This book is about a division of National Guard soldiers who with little training in jungle warfare or equipment had to cross the Owen Stanley mountains and then attach the Japanese. The area they battle took place was the swamps and jungle of New Guinea. They had to do this in many cases with only rifles, automatic weapons and grenades.
This book also paints MacArthur in a not very favorable light. It contrasts this battle with the battle of Guadalcanal.
Mr. Campbell grasp your attention from the beginning and never lets go of it. He interweaves the battle narrative with background information on many of the participates, both American and Japanese.
I would recommend this book to Adults and Teens.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9781400105762
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Bob
Age Level
Adult
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