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Date
Monday, February 08, 2016
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Come hang out with us if you enjoy all things ANIME! We'll have videos, fan art, books, and more! All students grade 9 through college welcome. Hope to see you there! Every even numbered month we will have a fun craft!
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
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 Porch Talk by Philip Gulley.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 09, 2016
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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Date
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Wee Wonders Story Time program is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. This program will engage your children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
Preschool Story Time program is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This story time features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Wee Wonders Story Time program is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. This program will engage your children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
Preschool Story Time program is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This story time features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Saturday, February 13, 2016
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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Date
Monday, February 15, 2016
Time
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Description
President's Day
Library
All Branches

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Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
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 Porch Talk by Philip Gulley.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Enjoy a movie on the big screen. Light 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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Date
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Wee Wonders Story Time program is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. This program will engage your children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
Preschool Story Time program is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This story time features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Crafters will cover a book in fabric and cut out a space to create a charging station for their phone.
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
10:30 AM - 11:10 AM
Description
Wee Wonders Story Time program is for toddlers and their parents/caregivers. This program will engage your children with short stories, finger plays, action rhymes, and songs. Your toddler will be learning sounds, letter recognition, and new words that will help them grow into pre-readers all while having fun.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
11:30 AM - 12:10 PM
Description
Preschool Story Time program is for preschoolers and their parents/caregivers. Your pre-readers will improve literacy skills that they need for their upcoming kindergarten year. This story time features longer books which are accompanied by a variety of activities, including puppetry, dramatics, simple crafts, and flannel boards.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, February 18, 2016
Time
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Monthly Book club
January: A Week in Winter by Mauve Binchy
February: The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
March: Some Luck by Jane Smiley
April: Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
May: The Bonesetter's Daughter by Amy Tan
June: Echoes by Danielle Steel
July: Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
August: Broken for You by Kalios
September: The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah
October: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
November: Big Little Lies by Laura Moriarty
Location
Dunevant Meeting Room 1 and 2 (Full Room)
Library
North Dearborn Branch

Title
Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
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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Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Kids! Bring your favorite book and read to a dog! Parents: Does your child love dogs? Is your child a reluctant reader or has difficulty reading aloud? Paws for Reading gives struggling readers an opportunity to improve literacy skills in a non-judgmental environment by reading to trained therapy dogs. Fun and effective, this technique helps children gain confidence and improve reading skills. Children who are proficient readers are also welcome.

Program not associated with P.A.W.S. of Dearborn County.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time
1:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Description
Carisa Bunten of Seventh Street Gifts hosts a series of DIY workshops for your health and home. February 20: Cuticle Cream – Select essential oils and natural extracts that are best suited for you and create your own nourishing lemon cuticle cream or healing anti-fungal oil to maintain and improve overall nail health.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Title
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 Greatest Gift the Courageous Life and Death of Sister Dorothy Stang
Author
Binka Le Breton
Review
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
5
Reviewer's Name
Linda
Age Level
Adult
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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
Chester
Author
Melanie Watt
Review
This is supposed to be a story about a mouse, but Chester the cat has other ideas. Hijacking the story from the author, Chester sends the mouse packing and tries to rewrite the story with himself as the star. However, the author gets the upper hand in the end, leaving Chester less than happy in a pink tutu. A cute picture book that will leave you laughing out loud.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
1554531403
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Lisa
Age Level
Preschool
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