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January 6, 2014

LIBRARY NEWS: Winter activities picking up at libraries


The program awards children with prizes for meeting reading goals.

This program is open to children through grade five.


On Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. the storytime will feature noisy and quiet stories. There will also be a craft project. This free program is geared toward preschoolers, ages 2 to 5.

First Grade Book Club

Children and parents may call 537-0241 or go to the children’s services desk to sign up for First Grade Bookclub. The club will meet on Wednesday afternoons in the children’s storyhour room from 4 to 5 p.m., starting Feb. 26.


Public Library

101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601


Cinema Showcase

The public is invited to view the drama, “Winnie Mandela” Tuesday at 1 p.m. This film chronicles the life of Winnie Mandela from her childhood through her marriage and her husband’s incarceration.

Kids winter programs

Signups start Jan. 20. Go to the library’s homepage for winter/spring 2014 program details.

Syracuse Public Library

115 E. Main St., 457-3022


Food for fines

The Syracuse Library staff collected food and non-perishable items to stock the local food pantry during December. People were able to give food and reduce overdue fines at the same time. The library forgave $360 of fines in exchange for the food donations.

Young Adult Book Club

Teens meet Tuesday at 5 p.m., to play the game, LIFE. The book club is about finding reading suggestions and talking about good reads. Young adults can start the year with a list of the latest titles to read for fun and discussion. Young people between sixth and 12th grade are welcome attend.

Adult book club

The adult book club will meet Wednesday to talk about the book, “Alice and Edith: a biographical novel of the two wives of Theodore Roosevelt.” Decaf coffee is served and the group welcomes new members. The discussion begins at 6:30 p.m. in the meeting room.

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