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Date
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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Date
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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Date
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

Title
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

Title
Date
Friday, November 07, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Add a festive touch to your holiday decorating by creating a cute tissue paper corn cob!
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 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

Title
Date
Saturday, November 08, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Description
Come hang out for our monthly Lego Mania Club! Bring your Legos and take on our themed challenges to take home the glory!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Enjoy playing Wii with your friends? Have a favorite board game? 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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Date
Monday, November 10, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Description
Ongoing monthly tween book club. Read whatever you want (even a book for school) and bring it in to share. Tell us why you did or didn’t like it. We’ll have snacks, do a fun craft, and talk about apps.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 (with Kitchen)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
Holiday Closing
Library
All Branches

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Date
Wednesday, November 12, 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 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

Title
Date
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
We will present a program on how to use Windows 8.1, with helpful tips and tricks, and how it differs from Windows 8.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 2
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 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

Title
Date
Thursday, November 13, 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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The Improper Life of Bezellia Grove
Author
Susan Gilmore Gregg
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It's difficult growing up in a household as a teen who is more mature than her parents. In spite of an eccentric alcoholic mother and a mostly absent father, Bezeelia finds her way into womanhood in 1960's Nashville, Tennessee.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780307395030
Rating
4
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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Title
The Boy Detective Fails
Author
Joe Meno
Review
A feel good book; in that the events within will make you feel good about your own life.
It follows the story of a man who used to solve crimes with his sister, until she committed suicide.
After leaving a mental institute, he attempts to rekindle his detective skill by investigating the death of his sister.
A great book to delve into the world of someone who's lost sight of the meaning to their life; and filled with wonderfully dry humor.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
1933354100
Rating
5
Age Level
Adult
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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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Prince Caspian
Author
C.S. Lewis
Review
Nearly as good as the movie. A book that should be read by all   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0064471055
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Paige
Age Level
Elementary
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