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Date
Monday, March 30, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion of some of our favorite books!
January -- Wild by Cheryl Strayed
February -- The Cherry Cola Book Club by Ashton Lee
March -- The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
April -- The Orphan Train by Christina B. Kline
May -- The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
June -- The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
July -- The Sweet By and By by Todd Johnson
August -- The Occupation of Eliza Goode by Shelley Fraser Mickle
September -- Still Life With Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
October -- Dream with Little Angels by Michael Hiebert
November -- The Girl You Left Behind by JoJo Moyes
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Karen Land, a three-time participant in the 1,100-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race across Alaska, will discuss how she got involved with sled dog racing and what led her to participate in the sport’s most grueling race.

In 1999 Land took a job caring for 100-some Alaskan Huskies at the Montana kennel of Dr. Terry Adkins, DVM, a 21-time Iditarod musher. In 2001, Land finished the 450-mile Wyoming International Stage Stop Race, the 250-mile Can Am Crown in Maine, and Montana’s 350-mile Race to the Sky Sled Dog Race.

In March 2002, Karen Land made her first appearance in the Iditarod and finished the race in just under 14 days. She went on to compete in the Iditarod in 2003 and 2004. Completing the Iditarod is among the most difficult feats in all of sports. More people have reached the summit of Mount Everest than have made it to the Iditarod finish line behind a team of dogs.

The Race starts down the city streets of Anchorage, crosses the treacherous Alaskan Range Mountains and follows the bitterly cold Yukon River to the Bering Sea and the gold rush town of Nome.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Story time for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. Books, fingerplays, games and music will be experienced. Early Literacy information is distributed via 3x5 cards.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Story Time is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy is distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
ALL IN is designed to encourage adults with intellectual/developmental difficulties and their families and caregivers to feel comfortable navigating the library and communicating with staff.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Story Time is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy information distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 02, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Story Time for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy information distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Friday, April 03, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Adults are invited to craft a variety of thumbtacks beautified with cute buttons! We'll also provide a strip of cork board, suitable for holding your fun new thumbtacks.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Friday, April 03, 2015
Library
All Branches

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Date
Saturday, April 04, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
How many words can you rhyme with “cat?” See! You’re a poet and you didn’t even know it. Celebrate national poetry month by listening to some great children’s poetry and even creating your own!
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Saturday, April 04, 2015
Time
1:30 PM - 3:00 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
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 04, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Genealogy Specialists Joyce and Cassie invite you to attend a monthly program that provides tips and guidance for those beginning or advancing their genealogical research. All sessions take place in the Genealogy/Local History Room of the Lawrenceburg Public Library. Club meets 2-3 PM on the first Saturday of the month. See you there!
Location
Genealogy Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Monday, April 06, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Chef Annie of Classics Cafe presents a fun series of cooking classes. Cooking for Kids - Dinner. Learn to make Chili Mac, put a salad together, set the table and prepare a delicious parfait for dessert. This class is for ages 8+ with an adult. Registration is required.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
A month-long film series during the lunch hour. Bring your lunch. We'll have sweets and drinks waiting for you.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Attention homeschool students! Come join us in the Genealogy Dept. to learn about Indiana history, and participate in a historical scavenger hunt. How much history can you learn before Indiana's 200th birthday in 2016?
Location
Genealogy Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Story time for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. Books, fingerplays, games and music will be experienced. Early Literacy information is distributed via 3x5 cards.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Story Time is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy is distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 08, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Hey teens were hosting a new gaming/Pokemon club! Join us for fun, snacks and games. We meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at the North Dearborn Branch. For grades 7-12. No registration required.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Description
Story Time is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy information distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 09, 2015
Time
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Story Time for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. They will experience books, fingerplays, games and music. Early Literacy information distributed via 3x5 handouts.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Deborah Rodriguez
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Reviewer's Name
Linda
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ISBN
0743298020
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Reviewer's Name
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Author
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ISBN
0064471055
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Paige
Age Level
Elementary
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The Summoning
Author
Kelley Armstrong
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Chloe Saunders begins the book in an ordinary world, in an ordinary high school. Soon she finds that she sees and communicates with the dead. This lands her in a home for "crazy" kids. Later she finds out that the home isn't exactly what it appears to be. Chloe and several of the kids at Lyle House try to learn the real reason that they were brought there, and how to escape.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780061662690
Rating
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Reviewer's Name
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Twilight
Author
Stephanie Meyer
Review
When 17 year old Bella Swan moves to rainy Forks, Washington,she meets an extremely attractive boy-Edward Cullen- and eventually, they fall in love. Despite one catch. Edward is a vampire.


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ISBN
0316160172
Rating
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