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October 2014

Wee Readers

October 2 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Every week until October 2, 2014

Story time for our youngest readers. (Recommended for ages birth – 24 months with a caregiver) No registration is required and siblings are welcome. Please note the time change. This 4-week session we’ll be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes about mice! From Library Mouse to If You Give a Mouse a Cookie to Mortimer to Mickey it’ll be squeaky good fun!

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Preschool Story Time

October 2 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until October 2, 2014

Story time for our toddler and preschool crowd. (Recommended for children ages 2-6 with a caregiver). No registration is required and siblings are welcome. Please note the time change. This 4-week session we’ll be sharing books about some of Miss Beth’s favorite storybook characters including Pete the Cat and Bear and Mouse. This story time session will have an emphasis on letters, numbers, and even some writing. We’ll be creating a book or two as a group and put it in our library collection for check-out! Parent/caregiver involvement during story time is greatly appreciated.

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Book Discussion Group

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the first Thursday until December 4, 2014

Members of the book discussion group meet monthly to discuss a variety of chosen books. New members are always welcome and registration is not required. Book selections are as follows: October – The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold, November – The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman, December – The Forger’s Spell by Edward Dolnick. If you’d like to reserve a copy of one of the selections please ask a staff member at the front desk.

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Chess Club – all ages

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Thursday until November 13, 2014

All ages and abilities are welcome to attend. Boards are provided but feel free to bring one along if you like! If you are interested in teaching others please contact Beth W. at the library.

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Tales with T.A.I.L.S. (Therapy Animals Increase Literacy Skills)

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Every week until October 28, 2014

Reading to the dogs (and cats!) is BACK! The American Red Cross Tales with T.A.I.L.S. program seeks to improve children’s reading and communication skills with the assistance of Red Cross registered therapy animal teams. The children are encouraged to read, engage, and connect with the pet. Bring your favorite book or two or choose one here at the library to share with one of our animal friends. Children will have the opportunity to read individually or in small groups with each of the animals at the session depending on the number of children registered and…

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Teen Night (grades 6-12) Movie: DESPICABLE ME 2

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

For students in grades 6 – 12 Join our PSU intern Sarah in the library to watch the movie Despicable Me 2. You can also create art, complete unique crafts, and share snacks. Teen nights are a low-key setting and a great place to spend time with friends and learn something new!

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Knit, Crochet, & Craft Group

October 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the second Tuesday until May 12, 2015

All ages are welcome to join this group the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month to knit, crochet, or craft! Come to one meeting or come to all of them but we hope you’ll check it out!

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Library Board Meeting

October 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every month on the second Tuesday until December 9, 2014

The public is welcome to attend library board meetings. Typically held the 2nd Tuesday of each month.

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CLOSING EARLY – 5 pm

October 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The library will close early this evening (at 5:00 pm) to celebrate the annual Middletown Halloween Parade. We will reopen at our regular time on Tuesday the 21st at 9:30 am.

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Mystery Book Discussion Group

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the third Monday until December 15, 2014

Join this brand new monthly book discussion group! Members will discuss books and participate in a variety of mystery-related activities including mini-mysteries, a mystery cruise, and mystery movies. Registration is not required. Book selections coming soon!

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Wee Readers

October 23 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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Every week until December 11, 2014

Story time for our youngest readers. (Recommended for ages birth – 24 months with a caregiver) No registration is required and siblings are welcome. Please note the time change. This 7-week session (off for Thanksgiving) we’ll be sharing stories, songs, and rhymes about our favorite characters!

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Preschool Story Time

October 23 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
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Every week until December 11, 2014

Story time for our toddler and preschool crowd. (Recommended for children ages 2-6 with a caregiver). No registration is required and siblings are welcome. Please note the time change. This 7-week session we’ll be sharing books about some of Miss Beth’s favorite storybook characters including Bear and Mouse, Splat the Cat, the Pigeon, and more! This story time series will feature a very simple art activity each week including stampers, markers, paint, beads, and more. Parent/caregiver involvement during story time is encouraged and greatly appreciated.

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Teen Night (grades 6-12)

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every 2 weeks on Thursday until December 4, 2014

For students in grades 6 – 12 Join our PSU intern Sarah in the library to discuss books, play board games or video games, create art, complete unique crafts, and share snacks. Teen nights are a low-key setting and a great place to spend time with friends and learn something new!

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Knit, Crochet, & Craft Group

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every month on the fourth Tuesday until May 26, 2015

All ages are welcome to join this group the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month to knit, crochet, or craft! Come to one meeting or come to all of them but we hope you’ll check it out!

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Tales with T.A.I.L.S. (Therapy Animals Increase Literacy Skills)

October 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reading to the dogs (and cats!) is BACK! The American Red Cross Tales with T.A.I.L.S. program seeks to improve children’s reading and communication skills with the assistance of Red Cross registered therapy animal teams. The children are encouraged to read, engage, and connect with the pet. Bring your favorite book or two or choose one here at the library to share with one of our animal friends. Children will have the opportunity to read individually or in small groups with each of the animals at the session depending on the number of children registered and…

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November 2014

Fall Book Sale 2014

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sponsored by The Friends of Middletown Public Library November 4th-8th Days & Hours Tuesday, Nov. 4th 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm Thursday, Nov. 6th 9:30 am – 7 pm (half price day) CLOSED FRIDAY Saturday, Nov. 8th 9 am – 3 pm ($3 per bag) SPECIAL: Veteran’s Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11th 10 am – 7 pm ($2 per bag)

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Fall Book Sale 2014

November 5 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sponsored by The Friends of Middletown Public Library November 4th-8th Days & Hours Tuesday, Nov. 4th 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm Thursday, Nov. 6th 9:30 am – 7 pm (half price day) CLOSED FRIDAY Saturday, Nov. 8th 9 am – 3 pm ($3 per bag) SPECIAL: Veteran’s Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11th 10 am – 7 pm ($2 per bag)

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Fall Book Sale 2014

November 6 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Sponsored by The Friends of Middletown Public Library November 4th-8th Days & Hours Tuesday, Nov. 4th 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm Thursday, Nov. 6th 9:30 am – 7 pm (half price day) CLOSED FRIDAY Saturday, Nov. 8th 9 am – 3 pm ($3 per bag) SPECIAL: Veteran’s Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11th 10 am – 7 pm ($2 per bag)

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Fall Book Sale 2014

November 8 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sponsored by The Friends of Middletown Public Library November 4th-8th Days & Hours Tuesday, Nov. 4th 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm Thursday, Nov. 6th 9:30 am – 7 pm (half price day) CLOSED FRIDAY Saturday, Nov. 8th 9 am – 3 pm ($3 per bag) SPECIAL: Veteran’s Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11th 10 am – 7 pm ($2 per bag)

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Fall Book Sale 2014

November 11 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Sponsored by The Friends of Middletown Public Library November 4th-8th Days & Hours Tuesday, Nov. 4th 10 am – 7 pm Wednesday, Nov. 5th 9:30 am – 4 pm Thursday, Nov. 6th 9:30 am – 7 pm (half price day) CLOSED FRIDAY Saturday, Nov. 8th 9 am – 3 pm ($3 per bag) SPECIAL: Veteran’s Day – Tuesday, Nov. 11th 10 am – 7 pm ($2 per bag)

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