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Date
Monday, October 20, 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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Date
Tuesday, October 21, 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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Date
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Movies and Munchies Movies on the big screen with 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, October 22, 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
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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Date
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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Date
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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Date
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

Title
Date
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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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.
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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Title
Kabul Beauty School
Author
Deborah Rodriguez
Review
Is she courageous or just plain crazy? The true story of a woman from Michigan who started a beauty school in Afganistan, the book gives us an inside look at a country at war.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
9781400065592
Rating
4
Reviewer's Name
Linda
Age Level
Adult
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Title
The Thirteenth Tale
Author
Diane Setterfield
Review
Why was young Margaret Lea chosen by an author famous for her secrets to write her biography? Ms Setterfield keeps you guessing and intrigued with her beautiful writing style and many twists in this debut novel.  Reserve a copy!
ISBN
0743298020
Rating
4
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
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
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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