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September 30, 2012

LIBRARY NEWS: New hours at Goshen 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

New hours at the library 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.  

‘Mother Goose Monday’

“Mother Goose Monday” runs through Nov. 26. Today’s session is from 10:30 to 11 a.m. Rhymes, stories, songs and playtime are geared for children from birth through age 2, who attend with their parents or caregivers.

Storytime Express

Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. “Life Skills” will  be the theme and the stories teach honesty. 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’

teen book discussion

Read That teen book discussion will take place Oct. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in meeting room A/B. “This Dark Endeavor” by Kenneth Oppel is the featured book this month for “Read That.” Teens in grades six through 12 are welcome to attend for snacks and book discussion. Registration is required.

Family film Oct. 16

On Oct. 16 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m., a computer-animated film will be shown. The film is about a “threequel” featuring adventures of four animals trying to get home to Africa and is rated PG. Snacks and drinks will be served.

Lights Out at the Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Grimms Fairy Tales and spend fall break in the Land of Make Believe Oct. 19 at Lights Out at the Library. The library will close at 6 p.m. Doors will reopen at 6:30 p.m. for tours until 8:30 p.m. Everyone will receive a number and leave on tour when their number is called. This family program is free and for people of all ages.

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Three Goshen elementary schools — Chandler, Chamberlain and West Goshen — are providing free meals to all students during the school year as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision of the Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. Nearly 80 percent of students at Chandler, 89 percent of students at Chamberlain and 78 percent of students at West Goshen already qualify for free or reduced-price lunches based on their family income. How do you feel about the new lunch program?

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