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July 2, 2013

LIBRARY NEWS: Local libraries to close for holiday

Milford

Public Library

101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540

www.milford.lib.in.us

Reading program


Mim Eberly will be the guest story teller Friday at 11 am. Eberly’s theme will be ABC’s. She will be reading the book, “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom” by Bill Martin Jr. and other alphabet stories.  Summer Story Time is for the whole family and is held on  Fridays at 11 am. Register at the children’s desk. Other themes coming up are: Favorite Foods, Farm Animals, Growing Things and Families. Thanks to a DEKKO Foundation grant, each family attending a story time will take home a new book to add to their home library.

Mark’s Ark program

Mark’s Ark is the next special event for the summer reading clubs. The program will include discovering interesting facts about animals that dig. The program is scheduled for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Milford Community Building.

Library closed

The Milford Public Library will be closed Thursday for the Fourth of July holiday and will re-open Friday at 10 a.m.

Whisper the dog

Whisper the dog is coming back to the library. He will be here July 13 from 10 a.m. to noon. Children can relax on the giant bean bag chair and read to Whisper for 20 minutes. Sign-up in the children’s department.

Dial-a-story

Call the dial-a-story 658-9540 to hear this week’s story.

Bristol

Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458

www.youseemore.com/bristolwash


The library will be closed for the Fourth of July holiday Thursday.

Calling All Crafters

The Calling All Crafters group will meet at 6 p.m. July 9.  Those attending should take their current project.

Soul, Ink

Soul, Ink writing group has put together a variety of stories, essays and poems that our local authors are proud to announce are available at the library. A copy of the local authors’ work it is available for $5.

The group provides constructive criticism and empathetic support for writers at all levels. All ages and genres welcome. The next meeting will be Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Book Club

The Book Club’s next meeting will be July 12 at noon. Our selection is “The Cat Who Played Post Office,” by Lilian Jackson Braun. Copies will be available at the circulation desk.

Book sale

The Friends of the Library will sponsor the Books & Cookies Sale during Homecoming week. The sale will run from July 11 from noon to 7 p.m.; July 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and July 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. To arrange to donated cookies call 848-7458.

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