Facebook Workshop

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Tuesday April 22nd, 2014

3:00pm till 4:00pm


Come learn more about Facebook. You have an account, now what? Learn how to add and/or delete friends. What is blocking? How to load and share pictures and videos, and even a bit about managing pages. Bring your questions with you.

Space is limited to the first 16 that register. You can register by stopping in the library or calling us at 325-2279

Tea Time @ The Library

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You are cordially invited to join us for
“Tea Time at the Library”

at 2:00 p.m. on April 26th

The traditional English “Afternoon Tea” menu will include teas,
pastries and dainty sandwiches.

This free event, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, is open to ladies age 16 and over.  Attendance is limited and registration is required.  Registration for the event may be done in person or by phone at 325-2279

Young Adult Movie

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Young Adult Movie

Thursday April 24th, 2014

4:00pm to 6:30pm

Come out and join us for a newly released book turned movie! Join the group of teens on an island where they have to fight to survive. It's shocking....
Held in the community room. Call 325-2279 for movie information.
6th through 12 grade

Movie is rated PG-13 due to Intense Sequences of Violence and Action, Suggestive Situation and Language.

Young Adult Poetry Slam

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Young Adult Poetry Slam
Thursday, April 17th


Bring your own poetry or a favorite poet's for this poetry read off.

The Library will be Closed

Friday April 18th, 2014

In Observance of Good Friday

Mad about Mad Libs

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Thursday May 15th, 2014

4:00 - 5:00

in the community room

Help us make kooky stories and play games!



Star Wars Day - Young Adult

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Thursday, May 1st, 2014

4:00 - 5:00

in the community room


May the Fourth be with you! Celebrate Star Wars day with other fans! Enjoy trivia, galactic activities, and snacks. Costumes are encouraged!

Choco-Fest -Young Adult

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Thursday May 15th, 2014

4:00 -5:00

in the community room


 Come play with chocolate as we build a tower and unwrap kisses.      Win cool prizes!

Largest Crossword Puzzle

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Help us solve the World's Largest Crossword Puzzle.

Stop in and check out the clues book.

We are still going strong with solving this puzzle.

We have had a lot of clues answered, but there are still plenty more left to be solved.

Come join in the fun!

Writers Group

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Writers Group Meeting

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

4:00pm till 5:30pm

in the community room

    Come and get your writing prompt for the month. Also find out what Miss Miranda learned

at the writers workshop she attended. Should be good stuff! New members are always welcome.

Ipads Now Available

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  Do you love new technology? 

We have  Generation 4 iPads available inside the library. 

One in the Juniors area, Two in the Young Adult Space,

One in the Reading Room for adults.

We also have 2 available to check out within the library!

Internet access is limited to the two Ipads available to check out.

For more information check out the brochure at the circulation desk or click the link below.

Ipad Lending Service Program


Book Club

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Thursday, April 17th, 2014
11:30am to 12:30pm

Please join the Portland Page Turners in the Community Room at the library.

This month they will be reading and discussing

Where'd You Go, Bernadette?


Maria Sample

 We are always happy to make new friends and welcome new members.

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Friends of the Library

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Monday, April 28th, 2014

     The Friends of the Library will hold their regular business meeting in the Community Room.

     Please plan to join us if you are interested in becoming a Friend of the Library. We are always happy to make new friends and welcome new members!

Whats New on the Kindle

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Welcome to the 21st Century @ your library!

New titles have been added to the Junior Kindles.

38 new books to be exact and most of them are on the

Summer Reading list for school. Stop in and check one out today!

Check out the newest list for the Jr Kindles HERE. Reserve yours today.   Please call 615-325-2279 for details.

Childrens Story Hours

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Infant and Toddler - Lapsit StoryTime
      Friday mornings at 10:30am.

Pre-School StoryTime
Wednesday mornings at 10:30am

After School StoryTime
(For students - Kindergarten & older)
Wednesday afternoons at 3:30pm.

     Each week has a specific focus - Art, Music, Games, or Drama.
When there's a fifth Wednesday, there will be a hands on science activity.



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TumbleBooks Are Here!

Tumblebooks are animated, talking picture books, games,
and puzzles that you can have read to you or read on your own.

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