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The Library will be closed Monday, September 1 for Labor Day

Library Announces Fall Schedule of Brown Bag Special Documentary Films

Join us every Tuesday at Noon for a Documentary Film.  These films are free and open to the public.  Patrons are invited to bring a sack lunch, drinks will be provided.  Each film will last approximately 50 minutes.

Fall Schedule 2014

9/2 — Lost Treasures of Afghanistan.   Brave Afghans   risked  all  to  save their  cultural     artifacts from destruction by the Taliban.

9/9 —Ireland’s Wild River.  Ireland’s wildlife and plants thrive along the Shannon River.

9/16 — Building Pharaoh’s Chariot.  A team uncovers the advanced engineering behind the great war machine.

9/23 —The Man who Saved the World.   A little known story of how close the world was to nuclear destruction and the man who saved us all.

9/30— Spaceship Earth.  Take a high performance ride through the formation of the third planet from the sun.

10/7 — Cuba:  Accidental Eden.    Cuba’s   isolation has left it’s rare and intriguing wildlife untouched.

10/14 —The Mona Lisa Mystery.  Did Leonardo paint the legendary portrait twice?

10/21 —The Rise and fall of Penn Station.  The Penn Station housed one of the largest public stations in the world.

10/28 — 20 Years with the Dolphins. An in depth look at the undersea life of dolphins.

11/4— The Lost Gardens of Babylon.  Clues are uncovered as to the location of one of the most elusive great ancient wonders of the World.

11/11 — Mercury & Venus:  The  Inner   Planets.   Scorched by their proximity to the sun, these planets are hostile worlds.

11/18 —The Mystery of Chaco Canyon. This film examines the deep enigmas presented by the massive prehistoric ruins in the Chaco  Canyon of Northern New Mexico.

11/25 —Snow Monkeys.  Follow a troop of snow monkeys in Japan to see how they face the world.

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Inside Story August 2014

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Fine Free Fall

Return your overdue books this fall & we’ll forgive your fines!

 

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Fall Schedule of Programs to begin September 2!

On the first week of September our fall schedule will begin!

Tuesday, September 2:

10:15 am – Wee Read Story Time

12:00 noon – Brown Bag Special Documentary Film

3:40 pm  After School Special.

Thursday, September 4:

3:40 pm – Teens ‘N Tweens

A more detailed schedule will be released in the coming weeks!

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Youth Department Scavenger Hunt

Hey Kids!  The Summer Reading Program may be over, but there is still an activity to do in the Children’s Library.  Come and take part in a Scavenger Hunt!  Pick up your scavenger list in the Youth Department and turn in your completed form by August 15 to earn a book of your own!

 

 

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The Library will close at 3:00 pm on July 31 for the CKFF parade

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July Inside Story

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Rodeo Queen Story Time

A special Rodeo Queen Story Time will be Tuesday, July 29th @ 3:00 pm at Abilene Public Library.   For more information, contact the Children’s library at 785-263-1303

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Pink Lemonade Party

Pink Lemonade Party for the youth will be held at the Convention & Visitor’s Bureau, Wednesday July 16 @ 3:00 pm.  For more information, contact the Children’s Department at 785-263-1303.

 

 

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