AUTHOR VISIT Local author Maggie Mitchell will be at the library this Thursday, July 30th, at 6 PM to read from and discuss her recently-released adult thriller Pretty Is. This debut novel tells the story of two women who were abducted as children, and what happened after they were rescued. It has been very well reviewed by publications ranging from the New York Times to Publishers Weekly. Copies will be available for sale and signing at the event.
DESSERT Looking for a way to make a splash at a summer picnic or dinner? The library has fancy cake pans and gelatin molds available to borrow. Make a delicious dessert in the shape of your child’s favorite cartoon character or present a stunning flower-shaped confection to your party guests, all with the library’s help.
COMPUTER HELP Need help writing electronic documents, navigating the internet, or using your new eReader? We can help. Drop in tonight (the 28th) or next Tuesday (August 4th) from 6 PM – 7 PM or this Saturday the 1st from 11 AM – 12 PM. Call ahead for an appointment or just bring in your questions.
CHILDREN’S PROGRAMMING As part of our summer reading program, we’ll be having a number of special events in July and August. On July 11th we’ll be blasting off in an introduction to rocketry with Edge on Science; Fragile Planet wildlife center will return on July 27th; and we’ll be hosting an ice cream social with the Fire Department on August 15th. Superhero training will be held on July 18th, but if villains are more your child’s style they can try out for the League of Evil on August 22. For children and teens who have a creative side, in the month of August we’re holding a superhero creation contest (ages 5 – 11) and comic book writing contest (ages 12 – 18.) Look for more details as the events approach (or check our website,) don’t forget to sign up for summer reading online or in person (we have prizes big and small,) and save the dates!
BOOK READING Local author Maggie Mitchell will be visiting the library on July 30th at 6 PM to read from her debut thriller Pretty Is. This novel, about two women who shared a terrifying experience as children, is on many of this summer’s must-read lists. Copies will be available for sale and signing after the talk.
MUSIC AND MOVEMENT Toddlers are invited to shake out their sillies every Tuesday at 10 AM. We’ll have music in the air, instruments to play along, parachutes to hide under, and more. Meet other area families and come dance with us!