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From the Library Director

Adulting 101: Community Volunteer Fair

While many know about local non-profit organizations, most don’t know just what kind of volunteer work is needed. Join us at the first Community Volunteer Fair to meet representatives from these organizations and find your volunteer fit! Call 660-679-4321 with any questions or for more information!

JOSIAH Documentary Viewing

Josiah Henson, born in Maryland, spent 41 years as a slave. He was a dynamic man with unyielding principles who overcame incredible odds to escape with his family to Canada. His story inspired the main character in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s 1852 novel, Uncle Tom’s Cabin, a book that made people realize the brutal reality of slavery and fanned the flames of the Civil War. Yet despite his notable achievements and contribution to abolition, Henson’s story has been largely lost to history. Until now.Including interviews with leading experts and Henson descendants, JOSIAH is a documentary that traces Josiah Henson’s harrowing journey from slavery in Maryland and Kentucky to freedom in Canada. His life prompts us all to ask the question: are we using our freedom well?Watch the trailer at www.josiahhenson.com, and please join us for a local screening of JOSIAH, where you’ll get to know more about this exceptional man and what he stood for.

Spring Book Sale Success!

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Thank you to everyone who had a part in our Spring Book Sale — it was a fantastic success! We appreciate all the ways our community supports us!

Bookies Book Club

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Join us Thursday, May 10th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room to discuss The Blind Side.

Call the library for more information!

Game Night for Adults

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This program continues every fourth Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the library Community Room. Join old friends or make new ones while playing various board and card games. Feel free to bring your own or learn a new one!

E-Books is Now Better than Ever

We know many of our patrons enjoy utilizing a device for their reading, and now our e-book service is even easier to use! Download Libby, by Overdrive to use instead of your older OverDrive app to upgrade your e-book experience. Don’t have an e-book account with us yet? It’s free with your standard library card. See staff for more information.