Silent Auction -- Nov. 1st - Nov. 19th

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The Friends of the Library are currently accepting donations for their annual Silent Auction.
Proceeds are used to fund the Summer Reading program as well as programming for all ages at the library.
Please call the library at 615-325-2279 and ask for Linda Ackerman or Alesia Moss if you have items you would like to donate.

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October 2016 Calendar

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October 2016 Calendar

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Middle School Program -- Oct. 4th

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Middle School Program
Tuesday, October 4th
4:00 - 5:00
6th - 8th graders
 
Pokemon Invasion!
Celebrate all things Pokemon with your friends
Join us as we enjoy a scavenger hunt, trivia, raffles, crafts, and more!

Children's Programming -- Oct. 5th

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Wednesday, October 5th

"OH NUTS!"

Pre-school Age @ 10:30 a.m.

Stories about nuts, and facts about nutrition. Plus songs and movement

"Nuts to You!"

After school Age @ 3:30 a.m.

Interesting facts about peanuts and other nuts.

(No actual peanuts will be present)

YA Haunted Mansion Escape -- Oct. 6th

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Haunted Mansion Escape Room

Thursday, October 6th
4:00 - 5:00
Work together to solve clues and puzzles and attempt to unlock the door of the mansion.
Will you be able to escape in time?

Open to 6th - 12th graders

Lapsit -- Oct. 7th

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Lapsit

Friday, October 7th @ 10:30
 
Nutty, Silly Stuff!
 
(Toddlers under 3)

Game Day -- Oct. 7th

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Game Day

Friday, October 7th @ 1:00 - 3:00

Join us as we play new and old games!

 

Goodwill Career Solutions -- Oct. 11th

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Are you looking for employment?
Do you need help with your resume?
 
Goodwill Career Solutions provides FREE computer, job readiness, online job search, and resume classes.

Tuesday, October 11th @ 1:00 p.m.

Children's Programming -- Oct. 12th

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Wendesday, October 12th

It's All About Apples

          Pre-school Age @ 10:30 a.m.
 
After school age @ 3:30 p.m.

YA Movie -- Oct. 13th

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Thursday, October 13th @ 4:00

6th - 12th graders

Come watch a fun movie and enjoy refreshments!

Little Shop of Horrors

RATED PG-13

Lapsit -- Oct. 14th

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Lapsit

Friday, October 14th @ 10:30

Apple Time

Infants under 3

 

Lucky Library Bingo - Oct. 14th

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Friday, October 14th @ 1:00

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Tea Time -- October 15th

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Tea Time at the Library

Saturday, October 15th @ 11:00
 
Designed to bring back those casual afternoons spent with friends, simply bring a batch of your favorite savory or sweet treats and drop in for tea!

Children's Programming -- Oct. 19th

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PuMpKiNs

Wednesday, October 19th

Preschool Age: 10:30
After school Age: 3:30
 
Stories, art, movement, and games!

 

Book Club - Oct. 20th

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Book Club

Thursday, October 20th @ 11:30 a.m.

New readers are welcome!

"After You" by JoJo Moyes
 
"How do you move on after losing the person you loved? How do you build a life worth living? Louisa Clark is no longer just an ordinary girl living an ordinary life. After the transformative six months spent with Will Traynor, she is struggling without him. When an extraordinary accident forces Lou to return home to her family, she can't help but feel she's right back where she started. Her body heals, but Lou herself knows that she needs to be kick-started back to life."

YA Scaryoke -- Oct. 20th

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Scaryoke

Thursday, October 20th @ 4:00 p.m.

6th - 12th graders

Come sing along to your favorite Halloween songs!

Lapsit -- Oct. 21st

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Lapsit

Friday, October 21st @ 10:30 a.m.

Pumpkin Fun!

Stories, stickers, songs, and more!

Infants under 3

Crochet Club -- Oct. 21st

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Friday, October 21st @ 1:00

Crochet Club

The place where, with a crochet hook and yarn, both beginners and masters of the craft gather together for a wonderful afternoon of creativity.
Club members are currently working on the Heirloom Afghan pictured above; a project designed for both beginners and experienced crocheters to master the craft one stitch and one square at a time.

Club members who have begun their Heirloom Afghan are encouraged to bring the squares they have finished. Club members who have not begun and those attending for the first time will need to bring one skein of yarn and a size H Crochet hook; the pattern book will be provided by the club.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Alice Through the Looking Glass Movie -- Oct. 22nd

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Saturday Movie Matinee

Alice Through the Looking Glass

When Alice hears that the Mad Hatter is depressed after losing his family, she steals the Chronosphere from Time to travel into the past to save them.

Saturday, October 22nd @ 11:00

Refreshments will be served!

Researching WWII Soldiers -- Oct. 25th

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Tuesday, October 25th @ 4:00 p.m.

"Researching WWII Soliders"

Presented by:
History Professor at Volunteer State Community College and Davidson County Historian
Dr. Carole Bucy
 
A FREE event sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Children's Programming -- Oct. 26th

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Candy, Sweets, & Halloween Treats!

Wednesday, October 26th

Pre-school Age @ 10:30 a.m.
 
After School Age @ 3:30 p.m.
 

Halloween Storytelling -- Oct. 26th

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Halloween Storytelling

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Wednesday, October 26th

Chilling and thrilling stories to get you in the spirit of Halloween!

Debbie Caldwell, a retired teacher and librarian, will be our storyteller this evening.

Fun for the entire family!

 

YA 80's Halloween Party -- Oct. 27th

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A Totally Tubular 80's Halloween Party!
Thursday, October 27th
4:00 - 5:30
Enjoy an evening of refreshments, entertainment, and activities before Halloween.
Come dressed in costume!

6th - 12th graders

Halloween Movie Day -- Oct. 29th

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Halloween Movie Day (All Day!)

Saturday, October 29th

Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space -- 10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Toy Story of Terror -- 10:45 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.

Shrek's Thrilling Tales -- 11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown -- 11:40 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.

Scared Shrekless -- 12:05 p.m. -- 12:30 p.m.

Scooby-Doo and the Goblin King -- 12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

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