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July 30, 2013

Book sales, kids activities set for local libraries


Public Library

115 E. Main St., 457-3022


Book sale

The Community Book Sale is planned for Thursday and Friday at the library. The sale will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday. The cost is $3 for a bag.


Public Library

101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540


Teen event

A “Shark Week”-related teen event is set for Thursday at 2 p.m. in the library meeting room. The event will include crafts, food, films, door prizes and games.


Public Library

124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465


Cards expire

The Wakarusa library summer reading cards will expire on Friday.  

‘Book Bites’

Children ages 3 years to 5 years are invited to participate in Book Bites Aug. 15 at 10:15 a.m. This is a time of hearing a story and doing an activity or craft. No registration required.

Dial A Story

“The Donkey in the Lion’s Skin” is the story of a donkey who learns that wearing a lion’s skin does not make him a lion. Hear this tale by calling 862-4441.


Public Library

101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601


Reading programs

Adult summer reading program participants are invited to place their raffle tickets in the prize box of their choice. Tickets can be entered until 2 p.m. Saturday. The drawing will take place Monday. Winners will be notified by phone. Everyone who participated will win something.

“Kids Dig into Summer Reading Program” activities this week include:

• “Water Fun in the Park with Ms. Beth” is set for 3 p.m. today. Attendees should provide a squirt gun from home for water-fight purposes. The event will be canceled if the weather is bad.

• The teen “End of Summer Reading Extravaganza” is scheduled for Friday from 7 to 8 p.m. Participants can pick up prizes and eat pizza.

‘Yak, Snack and Read’

The last Yak, Snack and Read book discussion sessions of the summer are set for Aug. 13.

The 1 p.m. group will discuss Nevada Barr’s “Blind Descent” and the 7 p.m. group will discuss “The Last Camellia: A Novel” by Sarah Jio.  

There is still time to register for this informal book discussion group. Visit the library’s homepage for details.

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