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What’s Happening at the Library

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The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is coming soon!  All day at the library on October 23rd, just $3.00 will get you a bag, supplied by the Friends, to fill with interesting books to read.  

 

Our Spooktacular Halloween Party is on Monday, October 28th at 6:00 p.m.  We will share not-too-spooky stories, creepy crafts, refreshments, and a Halloween costume parade.  There will be a costume contest with different categories for ages 17 and under.   This event is geared toward children, but all ages are welcome, and there is no registration required.  

 

Mother Goose on the Loose story time is Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Mother Goose on the Loose is a story time geared towards toddlers and preschoolers that helps encourage learning through rhyme, repetition, music, movement, and stories.  Our aim is to build pre-literacy skills and have fun!  All ages are welcome.  No sign-up is required.

 

PAWS for Reading happens on Thursdays, starting at 3:15 pm, by appointment. Call the library at 765-478-3335 to sign up.  Children can read to a retired leader dog who is a very good listener.  Pre-readers are also welcome to participate with a parent reading a book.  Thanks to Mason’s human, Jill Moore, for bringing this event to our library.

 

Retired business teacher Jodi Johnson is available to help with resumes, job search questions, and general computer questions on Wednesdays and Fridays.  To book an appointment, call the library at 765-478-3335.

 

Morning Book Club meets Monday, October 28th at 10:00 a.m. to discuss The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton.  To join, stop by the library and pick up a book. We are excited to begin a new book club in partnership with the Senior Center at the Golay on fourth Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m.  You can sign up through the senior center or at the library.  The first book discussion will be Wednesday, October 25th at 1:00 p.m.

 

Have you always wanted to start learning a foreign language to expand your horizons, or maybe to brush up on your high school or college languages?  Just go to our library’s web page, at  http://ccitypl.org .  Choose the “Inspire” button, scroll down to “Rosetta Stone” and you can study any of 30 languages, at “Level 1” for free.  Thank you to the Indiana State Library for making this database available to our patrons.

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I’d like to send a big thank you out to the fabulous Chords of Friendship for treating everyone to a lovely evening of dulcimer, ukulele, guitar, flute, and vocal folk music this past week.  Their songs had me humming along and tapping my feet.