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Upcoming Library Events

Harvest Fest- Saturday, Sept. 13 from 3:00-6:30pm. Join us at the Community Garden for an afternoon of family games and activities. Listen to music by Ann Christoffer. There will be dunking for apples, donkey rides, and old fashioned games.  Help make a scarecrow to decorate the garden. There will be a  Tomato Taste-off so bring your favorite tomato recipe for others to taste and judge.  There will be a prize for the most popular dish.  Please bring printed copies of your recipe, so others may try it. After the taste-off, join us for soup made from the garden vegetables.  There’s no charge, so bring the family.

Garden Work Days

The Community Garden is now officially planted for the season, of course the joy of gardening continues. Regular Garden Work days will be each Monday morning at 9:00am, weather permitting.  Join us at the garden and we will do whatever needs to be done.

Community Garden Planning Meeting: Monday, Aug. 25 at 10:00am.  Join us at the library after the Garden Work at 9:00am.  We will finalize plans for the Harvest Fest on Sat. Sept. 13.

Join us for our Joy of Gardening Evenings.  We will begin each evening with a potluck supper. A garden themed program will begin about 5:30pm.  There is no charge for the program. Bring a dish to pass, if you would like to join us for the supper.                    

Mon. August 25 – Seed Saving with Jan Kenyon and Deb Hilt. Learn how to save your seeds to use next year or to share with other gardeners.

Fizz Boom Read @ the Summer Library Program: We had a great time at our Summer Library Program this year.  We had 43 different children attend with a total attendance of 163. We explored the garden, simple machines including those in different musical instruments.  Thanks to all who helped to make the program a success.

Book Group: Join us for a discussion of All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque. The novel is about World War I, which began 100 years ago this month.  Stop by the library for a copy if you would like to join us.


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