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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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
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

Title
Date
Monday, February 22, 2016
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Are you frustrated with using Windows 8? Do you wish you could get rid of it? Learn how to modify it so it’s more user friendly, or learn how to download Windows 10, all for free.
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
The Good Thief
Author
Hannah Tinti
Review
12 year old Ren is adopted from Saint Anthony's orphanage in New England by a man who claims to be his brother. Ren's life changes dramatically, as he is exposed to all sort's of villians and weird characters in this exciting adventure tale.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780385337458
Rating
5
Reviewer's Name
Linda
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
Princeps' Fury
Author
Jim Butcher
Review
I could not put this book down. We are in the middle of an invation and fighting for the survivor of Alera. Fast pace action. Great job.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780441016389
Rating
5
Age Level
Teen
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Title
The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales
Author
David Lubar
Review
I picked up this book to encourage my 10 year old son to read for the summer reading log. He is very choosy over the books he will read and rather reluctant to read over playing on the computer or playstation. I gave him this book to read and once he started it he had difficulty putting the book down until he had finished the book in its entirety. Now my other kids are reading it and enjoying it also.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9780765320995
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Lori
Age Level
Elementary
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