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Events & New Books E-Newsletter

 calendar January 1, 2018     issue Issue 4

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Stay cozy this winter and read! For more information, visit our circulation desk or call the library!

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Trivia is Back!

After our break over the holidays, Trivia on Tap is back! Head to Dillinger's to win some cool prizes. Co-sponsored with the Crawford County Young Professionals.

January 25, 6:00 pm

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Teen Electronic Gaming!

Need something to do when it's cold outside this month? Come to the library on Wednesday nights! E-Gaming is on January 10.

Check out our promo video here!

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Music, Movement, and More!

Winter session begins on January 15/16. Come to 7 or more sessions this winter and receive an instrument set!

Co-sponsored by United Way

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Storytime Returns!

Come read, play, sing, and craft with us starting the week of January 8! Themes this month include: Three Little Kittens, Soup's On!, Hey Mr. Snowman, and Rockin' Robots.

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What Else is Happening this Month at BPL?!

Pinterest Craft (Snowman candle jars) - Jan. 3 at 1:00 pm

Teen Movie (Return of the Guardians) - Jan. 3 at 4:00 pm

Book Chatter Book Club (no required reading) - Jan. 5 at 10:00 am

LEGO Club - Jan. 6 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Scrapbooking/Card Making - Jan. 9  at 1:00 pm

Book Bingo - Jan. 10 at 1:00 pm

Crime Time Book Club (Cloche and Dagger) - Jan. 11 at 2:00 pm

Food Fanatics Book Club (Winter Stews and One Pot Meals) - Jan. 12 at 10:00 am

Sticker Day - Jan. 13 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Mug Cakes and Cake Pops - Jan. 15 all day

BookMarkers Book Club (Slaves in the Family) - Jan. 16 at 2:30 and 6:00 pm

Teen Table Top Gaming - Jan. 17 at 4:00 pm

Hooks and Books Book Club (Cold Weather Crochet) - Jan. 18 at 1:00 pm

Bubble Wrap Day - Jan. 29 all day

Stories 'n Stitches Book Club (The Pipe Organ) - Jan. 31 at 10:30 am

Teen Anime Club - Jan. 31 at 5:00 pm

Every Monday: Coloring for Relaxation at 4:00 pm and Qigong at 4:30 pm

Every Thursday: Sit and Stitch at 1:00 pm

Click here to view our full calendar on our website!

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The Librarian of Auschwitz  by Antonio Iturbe

Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Out of one of the darkest chapters of human history comes this extraordinary story of courage and hope. 

Look for this book in the BPL Online Catalog
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  Young adult/historical/based on true story, 432 pages, recommended for teens/adults
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How to Find an Elephant by Kate Banks

A boy provides instructions as he searches high and low for an elephant, which the reader can find in the illustrations.

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  Picture book, 32 pages, recommended for pre-school/early elementary age
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Tyrannosaurus Ralph by Nate Evans

Unassuming middle schooler Ralph finds himself in the body of a Tyrannosaurus rex and must defend himself and his planet in hand-to-hand combat with ferocious aliens while figuring out a way to return to his human body.

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  Juvenile fiction, 180 pages, recommended for upper elementary
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Enchantress of Numbers by Jennifer Chiaverini

In  Enchantress of Numbers New York Times  bestselling author Jennifer Chiaverini unveils the passions, dreams, and insatiable thirst for knowledge of a largely unheralded pioneer in computing—a young woman who stepped out of her father’s shadow to achieve her own laurels and champion the new technology that would shape the future.

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  Fiction, 448 pages, recommended for adults
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