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Date
Thursday, August 06, 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, August 07, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
This quick and easy tile coaster will be a beautiful addition to your home. All materials provided to make 2 coasters. Registration required, and adults only please.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Saturday, August 08, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Come join us to build your own Lego creation whether you're a master builder or first timer. Creations are based on randomly selected themes each month. Due to the Library's limited supply, we encourage you to bring your own Legos.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, August 10, 2015
Time
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, August 11, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Listen in as Dan Toon reads aloud from popular book selections during the lunch hour. Bring your lunch. We'll have sweets and drinks waiting for you as Dan reads from Humorous American Short Stories.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, August 11, 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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Date
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Come join us to build your own Lego creation whether you're a master builder or first timer. Creations are based on randomly selected themes each month. Due to the Library's limited supply, we encourage you to bring your own Legos.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Wednesday, August 12, 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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Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Gather around the fireplace at LPL as Dan Toon leads this current events discussion. Complimentary coffee provided by Friends of the Library.
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Saturday, August 15, 2015
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Carisa Bunten hosts a series of DIY projects for your health and home. August features: HAND SANITIZER
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Time
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Want to make a difference in your community? TAG meets monthly to plan teen programs, share young adult books, make crafts, eat, and HAVE FUN! Earn community service hours for participation and through volunteer activities. New members are welcome so bring a friend and join TAG!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Listen in as Dan Toon reads aloud from popular book selections during the lunch hour. Bring your lunch. We'll have sweets and drinks waiting for you as Dan reads from Humorous American Short Stories.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring the whole family and watch a movie on the Big Screen! Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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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
Inkheart
Author
Cornelia Funke
Review
A great movie and book. A great read, i suggest you read.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0439531659
Rating
4
Age Level
Elementary
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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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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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Title
The Lion the witch and the Wardrobe
Author
C.S. Lewis
Review
A classic book all ages sould enjoy, nicely written and a fantastic movie too.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0060845244
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Paige
Age Level
Elementary
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