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May 13, 2013

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Milford

Public Library

101 N. Main St., 658-4312

Dial-A-Story, 658-9540

www.milford.lib.in.us

Knitting Club


The Afternoon Knitting Club will meet in the library meeting room at 1:30 p.m. Friday. The group welcomes beginners as well as experienced knitters.

‘Buried treasure’

The public is invited to find “buried treasure” and win prizes at the library booth during Milford Fest May 25 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost to participate is a $1 donation.

Dial A Story

Children can listen to the latest recorded story by dialing 658-9450.

Book sale

The Friends of the Milford Public Library book sale is set for May 25 during Milford Fest. There will be CDs, videos, books and magazines available for 50 cents per item. All donations will be used to support the library.

Middlebury

Public Library

101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601

www.mdy.lib.in.us

Gardening tips


The public is invited to learn how to make a “fairy garden” with longtime Middlebury gardener Roberta Miller Friday at 7 p.m. during the town’s “Third Friday” event. Topics will include how to make fairy garden accessories, container selection, the best soil to use and plant recommendations.

Book discussion

This spring’s last “Let’s Talk About It” lecture/book discussion is set for Tuesday at 7 p.m. Leonard Beechy from Northridge High School will lecture on the American classic “The Great Gatsby” by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Small group discussion will follow the presentation.

Reading program

Ms. Beth will be visiting local schools to talk about this Summer’s Reading Program for Kids. She will also be giving scheduled tours of the library to Middlebury elementary students.

Syracuse

Public Library

115 E. Main St., 457-3022

www.syracuse.lib.in.us

Library friends


The Friends of the Library annual membership drive is starting. Membership renewals can be brought or mailed to the library. Members are asked to include an email address, if possible.

The Syracuse library Friends are offering volunteer opportunities to help with community outreach. Assistance is needed Friday when the library crew will put out tables to give people a place to sit down during the Cruisin’ Car Show.

Those interested in volunteering with the library can call Becky Brower at 457-3022 or email bbrower@syracuse.lib.in.us.

Children’s Department

The Children’s Department has 50 new books about the United States of America. Children can supplement the book experience with a code for online activities.

eBooks

The Syracuse library has a new site for eBooks for children. Patrons can link to www.esebco.com and enter a code and their Syracuse patron number to read from the selection of books.

Kidz Book Club

The Kidz Book Club will meet Tuesday from 5 to 6 p.m. Children in kindergarten through fifth grade are invited to enjoy reading, games and snacks. The guest reader this month is Pat Eldridge.

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