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Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Join Annie, of Annie's Classics Cafe for a series of classes. For October, children (adults too!)are invited to make Ghostly Treats just in time for Halloween.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Join us for a lively discussion of some of our favorite books! February - Breath of Eyre. March - Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter.
April - Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker. May - Me Before You. June - The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat. July - The Talk Funny Girl. August - South of Superior. September - The Midwife of Hope River. October - The Storyteller. November - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry.
Location
Sally Stegner Depot Meeting Room
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Monday, October 27, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
How to download and read magazines from Zinio in your devices, Mobile or Desktop. Oct 9 & 20 we will concentrate on Apple devices, Oct 16 & 27 on Android & Windows devices.
Library
North Dearborn Branch

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Bring a lunch and join us for a series of one-hour films. October features the acclaimed Ken Burns PBS series: THE DUST BOWL. Light refreshments will be served.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Movies on the big screen with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Wednesday, October 29, 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, October 29, 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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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Description
Join Ken Czillinger and Patty Day for two Wednesday afternoon sessions on “Heart to Heart Conversations for Today’s Caregivers.” You will hear their care giving experiences and have a chance to join in with your story and ask care giving questions the first week. Week two will focus on learning several conversation skills designed to help you reduce, or even avoid, unmet expectations. Visit us at patriciaday.wordpress.com to learn more about us and why we are doing this project.
Location
Ewbank Meeting Room 1 and 2 with Kitchen
Library
Lawrenceburg Public Library

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Date
Thursday, October 30, 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

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Date
Thursday, October 30, 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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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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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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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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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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Title
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.


I LOVE TWILIGHT!! IT IS MY FAVORITE BOOK IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!!!!  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0316160172
Rating
5
Age Level
Teen
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Title
The Hunger Games
Author
Suzanne Collins
Review
"Every year in the ruins of North America, 24 teens are forced to enter the Hunger Games. Only one winner survives. Every moment is televised." Reality TV - how far is too far? Governments have been using hunger and food as a power tool for centuries and that will probably never change. This is a thought provoking look at a future North America where the government uses food and the threat of killing our children in order to keep peace. A word of warning, this is not a book for the light-hearted as there is graphic teen on teen violence.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780439023498
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Sheila
Age Level
Teen
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Title
The Summoning
Author
Kelley Armstrong
Review
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
5
Reviewer's Name
Shelby
Age Level
Teen
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Title
Neverwhere
Author
Neil Gaiman
Review
A fantastic read about finding who you truely are in the midst of monotony and chaos.   Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0380973634
Rating
5
Age Level
Adult
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Title
Once Upon a Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen
Author
Bob Greene
Review
This is admittedly a "feel good" book, but also a reminder of what incredible things we as a country can do at a local level. A factual account of North Platte, Nebraska's WWII canteen based at the local railroad station. Supplied and operated solely by citizens and private business, the canteen cheered on millions of boys and men heading off to war, and years later, welcomed innumerable returning soldiers on their way home - wherever home happened to be.
The author interviews the men and women who were part of this incredible effort, as well as the now aging soldiers who still weep at the memories of a small town so willing to sacrifice and support and love them all.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0060081961
Rating
5
Age Level
Adult
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