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April, 2017

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National Library Week

Join us in celebrating National Library Week (April 9-15), a time to highlight the changing role of libraries, librarians, and library workers. As you know, libraries aren't only places of quiet study. They are also creative and engaging community centers. 

Libraries of all types are evolving to meet the needs of the communities they serve. Elected officials, small business owners, students and the public at large depend upon libraries and the resources they offer to address the needs of their communities. By providing such resources as e-books and technology classes, materials for English-language learners, programs for job seekers or a safe haven in times of crisis, libraries and librarians transform their communities.

Libraries also offer something unique to their communities, the expertise of individual librarians. Librarians assist patrons in using increasingly complex technology and sorting through the potentially overwhelming mass of information bombarding today's digital society. This is especially crucial when access to reliable and trustworthy data is more important than ever.

For more information on the services and expertise the Riegelsville Public Library offers our community, visit us at www.riegelsvillelibrary.info.

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E-Books & E-Audiobooks
for Kids

These free online resources feature e-books, e-audiobooks, and storybook videos that are perfect for young readers.

Bookflix: strengthen reading skills and introduce young learners to real world concepts.

Axis 360: read and listen to downloadable e-books and
e-audiobooks.

Storyline Online: stream videos featuring well-known actors reading children's storybooks aloud.

See more resources here.

 
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Featured Events

Morrisville Free Library
Toddler Storytime and Crafts: Mondays at 10:30 a.m. Details.
It's the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown: Friday, April 7 at 7 p.m. Details.
Block Party: Saturday, April 22 at 1 p.m. Details.

Pipersville Free Library
Spring Gardening Series: Composting - Sunday, April 9 and Wildlife Garden Design - Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. Details.

Riegelsville Public Library
Bookfair: Friday, April 7 and Saturday, April 8, Barnes & Noble Southmont (Easton). Featuring, on April 7 at 7 p.m., Kate Brandes, author of "The Promise of Pierson Orchard;" and on April 8 at 1 p.m., a singing bowls demonstration by Ann Anderson.
Community Easter Egg Hunt: Friday, April 14, starting at 1 p.m. Details.

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