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New Fiction Book:
Motherland by Maria Hummel
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Frank Kappus is a reconstructive surgeon who lost his beloved wife in childbirth. Two months later, he married a young woman who must look after the baby and his two grieving sons when he is drafted into medical military service. (Read more...)

New Non-fiction Book:
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai
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When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. (Read more...)

New Non-fiction Book:
Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin
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From 1962 until 1992, Johnny Carson hosted The Tonight Show. In the 70s and 80s he was the country's highest-paid entertainer and its most enigmatic. (Read more...)

Board of Trustees
The board meets at the library at 4pm on the third Monday of each month.
Digital Cameras for Beginners
Presented by Marcheta Gibson. Attending both sessions is recommended. Space in this workshop is limited, so call the library or stop by the main desk as soon as possible to sign up.
Book Signing: April Boyer
Come meet April Boyer and discuss her self-published book, In His Shadow, about her faith and experiences surviving breast cancer. (Read More.)
Fifth Annual Poetry Contest
Submissions for the poetry contest will be accepted during National Library Week, April 14th-19th.
In honor of National Poetry Month in April, we encourage poets aged 18 years and older to submit an original poem for a chance to win this popular contest.
Each poet will be permitted to enter only one poem for the judges' consideration. Submitted poetry must be:
  • an original creation of the submitter
  • typewritten
  • no more than 40 lines in length
  • never previously published
Poems will be judged on thoughtfulness, grammar, tone, creativity, style and appearance. No additional artwork, please.
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place poems. Winning poems will also be displayed at the library and on our web site.
Contact Cassie if you have any questions about the Poetry Contest.
Healthcare Marketplace Individual Sessions
Do you have questions or concerns about the new Healthcare Marketplace (a.k.a. Obamacare)? CareNet Navigator Michael Culp will offer one-on-one sessions in the Staff Room on Mondays from 10—Noon. He will work with anyone who wants to apply for the Healthcare Marketplace.
Navigators have knowledge of all QHP options, as well as Medicaid, CHIP, and behavioral health plans (if applicable). Additionally, Navigators conduct outreach and education; provide fair, impartial information on all QHP options; provide culturally and linguistically competent information in a manner that is accessible for all; and refer grievances and appeals to appropriate state and federal authorities.
Book Discussion
(Read More.) Thu, May 1st at 6:30pm, Fri, Jun 6th at 6:30pm, Thu, Jul 3rd at 6:30pm, Thu, Aug 7th at 6:30pm, and Thu, Sep 4th at 6:30pm.
Plein Aire Art Show
An art show on the library lawn is being planned by the Brush and Palette Club. Watch this space for more information as spring approaches. Sat, Jun 28th.
Summer Reading Program Photo Galleries
We've started posting pictures from our summer programs in our photo galleries. (Read More.)
Policy Changes
Starting September 1st, 2013: (Read More.)