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September 3, 2012

Library news for Sept. 3

New hours for Goshen Public Library

Goshen

Public Library

601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531

537-0241, Children’s Services

534-6650, Audiovisual Services

http://www.goshenpl.lib.in.us/


New hours of operation at the library begin Tuesday. The hours are: Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday 1 to 8 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.  

Storytime Express

Sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and will feature the first of a series on life skills. Stories about responsibility, fingerplays or songs and a craft activity are also offered. This program is free, and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.

‘Read That!’

The 2012-13 season of the “Read That!” book discussion group for teens begins Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m.  

Participants will read the realistic teen fiction novel “The Running Dream.” The book focuses on a character named Jessica who loses her leg in an accident. Forced to evaluate both her past and her future, she questions what it means to have a disability and whether it changes her identity.

The group is open to middle school and high school teens.  The first five registrants get a free copy of the book to read and keep. To sign up, call the library at 533-9531.

Book clubs

Sign-ups begin this week for the library’s second-grad book club and the Girls Only and Boys Only book clubs, for third-, fourth- and fifth-graders. Sign up at the Children’s Reference Desk. For more information, call 537-0241.

Book sale

A Friends of the Library Book Sale is set for Sept. 20 in the auditorium from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Bristol

Public Library

505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458

www.youseemore.com/bristolwash


Fall Festival

This year’s Fall Festival is set for Oct. 20. More information will be forthcoming in this column.

Classic movie night

This month’s classic movie is “Young Man With a Horn”.  It will be shown on Sept. 18 at 6 p.m. Snacks and a brief discussion will follow the film.

Preschool Storytime

Preschool Storytimes on Monday at 10:30 a.m. and Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. resume Sept. 17. Registration will begin on Tuesday. This year’s theme is “Fall Into a World of Books”.  All children ages 3 to 5 are welcome.

Book club

“The Good Wife Strikes Back” by Elizabeth Buchan is the selection for the September Book Club, which will meet Sept. 12 at noon.

‘Calling All Crafters’

The next Calling All Crafters circle will be on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. Call 848-7458 for more information.

‘Soul Ink’

Soul Ink is a writers’ group hosted by library personnel.  The next meeting will be on Wednesday. Contact Desiree at 848-7458 for more information.

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