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Monday, June 01, 2015
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6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Chef Annie of Classics Cafe presents a fun series of cooking classes. Registration is required and the classes are for adults.
Let's go to Greece! We will discuss several popular dishes from the Greek Isles that you can make at home.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Ever wonder what life would be like without light bulbs, traffic lights, or farmers’ almanacs? Many inventors, such as Benjamin Banneker, Garrett Morgan, Eli Whitney, George Washington Carver and Patricia Bath, have changed our daily lives. Using a timeline, experiments, hands-on activities and role playing, investigate the impact of their inventions and others on the past, present and perhaps the future.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Ever wonder what life would be like without light bulbs, traffic lights, or farmers’ almanacs? Many inventors, such as Benjamin Banneker, Garrett Morgan, Eli Whitney, George Washington Carver and Patricia Bath, have changed our daily lives. Using a timeline, experiments, hands-on activities and role playing, investigate the impact of their inventions and others on the past, present and perhaps the future.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Thursday, June 04, 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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Friday, June 05, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Using discarded youth or teen hardcover books, select two pages with interesting text to embellish with a cute summertime scene.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Summer Salads: Beat the summer heat with satisfying summer salad dinners!
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Saturday, June 06, 2015
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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

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Saturday, June 06, 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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Monday, June 08, 2015
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3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Enjoy playing Wii with your friends? Have a favorite board game? We play Munchkin, Fluxx, Chess and more! Come hang out with us, we'll have games, snacks and fun!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will perform a program on reading and more!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Monthly meetings (March - October) discuss topics of local history. Join us in the Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room at 6 p.m.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Ronald McDonald will perform a program on reading and more!
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers. This is a program for children and parents/caregivers. Experience books, fingerplays, games, crafts and music.Various topics will include: community helpers, superheroes, historical heroes, etc…
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Wednesday, June 10, 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

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
What's an evil villain without minions? Join us to make one of your very own!
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Description
Storytime for toddlers and preschoolers. This is a program for children and parents/caregivers. Experience books, fingerplays, games, crafts and music.Various topics will include: community helpers, superheroes, historical heroes, etc…
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Who’s your favorite Villain? A character you love to hate? Why? Follow us on Twitter @LawrenceburgLib, using #UnMaskedLPLD for a lively discussion from 3:00-4:00pm on Villains, and why we can’t get enough of them!
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All Branches

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Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Description
This program is designed for newcomers to the world of computers. Join us as we learn basic computer skills. Lessons will introduce the parts of the computer, basic computer vocabulary, and how to use the mouse and keyboard to navigate the computer. The first hour will be a hands-on guided demonstration with the last half hour for optional independent practice. There must be a minimum of 5 registrations for the class to be held.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Author
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
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A good book about life in general that follows a regular teenage girl with her friends. Starts in the kids section than moves to the teen section  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0689311435
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Paige
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Author
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ISBN
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Rating
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Age Level
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Author
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ISBN
9781597226790
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
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Age Level
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Author
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ISBN
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Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
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Author
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An amazing women from Dayton, Ohio who made a difference in the lives of poor farmers in Brazil, Sister Dorothy Stang advocated sustainable development of the rain forest. Her 2005 murder by the land developers energized and encouraged her movement.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780385522182
Rating
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Reviewer's Name
Linda
Age Level
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