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New Young Adult Book:
The Secret Sky : A Novel of Forbidden Love in Afghanistan by Atia Abawi
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Fatima is a Hazara girl, raised to be obedient and dutiful. Samiullah is a Pashtun boy raised to defend the traditions of his tribe. They were not meant to fall in love. (Read more...)

New Young Adult Non-fiction Book:
Frida and Diego: Art, Love, Life by Catherine Reef
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Nontraditional, controversial, rebellious, and politically volatile, the Mexican artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera are remembered for their provocative paintings as well as for their deep love for each other. (Read more...)

New Young Adult Book:
Ghosting by Edith Pattou
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On a hot summer night in a Midwestern town, a high school teenage prank goes horrifically awry. (Read more...)

Front Entrance Closed
The front entrance of the library will be closed for for repairs. (Read More.) Fri, Oct 24th.
National Novel Writing Month
NaNoWriMo is the challenge of writing a 50,000 word novel in only 30 days. The library is offering quiet space, refreshments, and helpful resources for writers working towards this challenge. (Read More.) Sat, Oct 25th, 2-3pm, Tue, Nov 4th, 6-8pm, Fri, Nov 14th, 3:30-5:30pm, Tue, Nov 18th, 6-8pm, and Tue, Nov 25th, 6-8pm.
Zombie Prom
[stock photo of a person wearing zombie makeup] Dress up in your best walking-dead glamour and join us for dancing, crafts, games, and a costume contest, all with a zombie twist. For ages 12-18. Music will be provided by DJ Andy Finnegan. You must register by October 24th if you wish to participate in this event. Sat, Oct 25th, 7-10pm.
Halloween Movie Marathon
[stock photo of an old-fashioned movie projector] Drop in any time on Halloween and catch part of our movie marathon. We will be showing holiday-themed movies in the Community Room all day, starting with cheesy ones and getting progressively scarier as day turns toward evening:
For teens and adults (ages 13 and up). Popcorn and holiday treats will be served.
Fri, Oct 31st, 10-6pm.
Anime Club
Join us this summer as we build kites (June), create paper art (July), cosplay (August), and enjoy anime (every month). Teens in grades 7-12 do not need to register for the anime club: you can just show up. Thu, Nov 13th, 6:30-8pm.
Chess Club
Join us for a casual game, or enter our continuing ladder tournament and see how many opponents you can knock down a rung. You do not need to register for the chess club: you can just show up. Thu, Nov 20th, 6-7:30pm.

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