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8/9/16

WEEKLY QUOTE  “[K]nowledge should not be viewed as existing in isolated parts, but as a whole, each portion of which throws light on all the other, and [the] tendency of all is to improve the human mind, and give it new sources of power and enjoyment.” – Joseph Henry, American scientist

 

ADIRONDACK MUSEUM  The Friends of the Library have purchased a 2016 discount pass for the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake.  It can be checked out at the front desk for two days at a time, and will give 50% off admission for four adults or two adults and all children ages 5 – 17 (children younger than 5 are always free.)  Stop in or call for the details.

 

SOCIAL HOUR  Join your neighbors for coffee, treats, and conversation tomorrow the 10th from 2 – 3 PM.

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8/2/16

WEEKLY QUOTE  “The first week of August hangs at the very top of summer, the top of the live-long year, like the highest seat of a Ferris wheel when it pauses in its turning.” – Natalie Babbitt, American author, in Tuck Everlasting

 

AUTHOR BIRTHDAYS  Celebrate this month with Ogden Nash, Isabel Allende, Ray Bradbury, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley.  Their books and more are on display next to Sophie’s tank, waiting for you to discover them.

 

WATER GUN PAINTING  Children can come make a beautiful mess on our lawn this Saturday the 6th from 1 – 2 PM (weather permitting.)  Bring your old clothes and your creative spirit.

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