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Tue 17
September 17 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Gentle Yoga

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel.
Tue 17
September 17 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

A 30-minute storytime designed to help build reading readiness.
Tue 17
September 17 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Coloring for Grown Ups

Coloring pages, colored pencils, markers, and gel pens will be available.
Tue 17
September 17 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

ASL Basics

Learn basic American Sign Language in this 8-week course.
Wed 18
September 18 11:00 am - 11:30 am

BabyBook (ages 0-12 months)

Babies learn through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

What’s on

Our Shelves
Recommendations from the library staff
Keeping Lucy

Keeping Lucy

by T. Greenwood
Kelley
Recommended
by Kelley
Lucky Man

Lucky Man

by Michael J. Fox
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Bride Test

The Bride Test

by Helen Hoang
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Library at Mount Char

The Library at Mount Char

by Scott Hawkins
Alli
Recommended
by Alli
Hex

Hex

by Thomas Olde Heuvelt
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
The Shape of Water (DVD)

The Shape of Water (DVD)

by Guillermo del Toro
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
The Wednesday Letters

The Wednesday Letters

by Jason Wright
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
The Minimalist Home

The Minimalist Home

by Joshua Becker
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
Seconds

Seconds

by Bryan Lee O'Malley
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
The Infinity Gauntlet

The Infinity Gauntlet

by Jim Starlin
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
The Historian

The Historian

by Elizabeth Kostova
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Healing Foods: Eat Your Way to a Healthier Life

Healing Foods: Eat Your Way to a Healthier Life

by Constance Novis
Renee
Recommended
by Renee
Food: A Love Story

Food: A Love Story

by Jim Gaffigan
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way

It's Not Supposed to Be This Way

by Lysa TerKeurst
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

by Phaedra Patrick
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Breakdown

Breakdown

by Jonathan Kellerman
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-ray)

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Blu-ray)

by Martin McDonagh
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Going Postal

Going Postal

by Terry Pratchett
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures

by Margot Lee Shetterly
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Lives of Tao

The Lives of Tao

by Wesley Chu
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
The Last Juror

The Last Juror

by John Grisham
Linda
Recommended
by Linda
Daisy Jones and the Six

Daisy Jones and the Six

by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Wild

Wild

by Cheryl Strayed
Erin
Recommended
by Erin
7 (CD)

7 (CD)

by Beach House
Cody
Recommended
by Cody
Hello, Sunshine

Hello, Sunshine

by Laura Dave
Jean
Recommended
by Jean
Father of the Bride (CD)

Father of the Bride (CD)

by Vampire Weekend
Chris
Recommended
by Chris
War on Peace

War on Peace

by Ronan Farrow
Sharon
Recommended
by Sharon
Waiting for the Barbarians

Waiting for the Barbarians

by J.M. Coetzee
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
The Rest of the Story

The Rest of the Story

by Sarah Dessen
Bonnie
Recommended
by Bonnie
Watchmen

Watchmen

by Alan Moore
Kyle
Recommended
by Kyle
The Dream Stalker

The Dream Stalker

by Margaret Coel
Brenda
Recommended
by Brenda
14

14

by Peter Clines
Adrianna
Recommended
by Adrianna
The Help (DVD)

The Help (DVD)

by Tate Taylor
Janet
Recommended
by Janet
The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture

The Caped Crusade: Batman and the Rise of Nerd Culture

by Glen Weldon
Ryan
Recommended
by Ryan
One Day in December

One Day in December

by Josie Silver
Kayla
Recommended
by Kayla
The Name of the Wind

The Name of the Wind

by Patrick Rothfuss
Alli
Recommended
by Alli
Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone

Warlock Holmes: A Study in Brimstone

by G.S. Denning
Sarah
Recommended
by Sarah
Educated

Educated

by Tara Westover
Katie
Recommended
by Katie
The Colony

The Colony

by John Tayman
Wendy
Recommended
by Wendy
Coco (DVD)

Coco (DVD)

by Lee Unkrich
Barrett
Recommended
by Barrett
Adulthood is a Myth

Adulthood is a Myth

by Sarah Andersen
Heather
Recommended
by Heather
The Ocean at the End of the Lane

The Ocean at the End of the Lane

by Neil Gaiman
Whitney
Recommended
by Whitney

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