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Great Pumpkin Palooza

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The Great Pumpkin Palooza

October 1st - 31st

Come join us during the month of October for our Great Pumpkin Palooza.  It's a month long celebration of the pumpkin!  Throughout the month, there will be contests, prizes, fun trivia, and more.  Come by the library for more information or call us at 615-325-2279.

Pumpkin Contests

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Pumpkin Contests

October 1st - 31st

Join us all month long for our fun pumpkin contests!  You and your family can participate in some fun contests including the following:

  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest
  • Find the Purple Pumpkin        
  • Count the Pumpkins                
  • Guess the Number of Candy 
  • Great Pumpkin Cookoff           

For more information come by the library or call us at 615-325-2279.

 

Vote for Your Favorite Pumpkin

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Vote for Your Favorite Pumpkin

Come by the library and see the pumpkins the library staff have decorated!  Patrons are invited to vote for his or her favorite one!

 

Silent Auction

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The Friends of the Portland Public Library

will be having their annual

Silent Auction

November 4 through November 22, 2014. 

Currently the library is accepting donations of items to be auctioned from both businesses and individuals.  Simply bring your item to the library and anyone at the main desk will be able to help you.

Teen Read Week

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Teen Read Week

October 12th - 18th

For Teen Read Week, the book is

"Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children".

Check at the circulation desk for availability.

Saturday Movie Matinee

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Saturday Movie Matinee

October 18th 11:00-1:00

Bring the whole family for a fun, family friendly movie!

Please call the Library at 615-325-2279 for more information.

Event Planning with Pinterest

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Event Planning with Pinterest
Tuesday October 21st, 2014
10:30am till 11:30 am

Pinterest is a photo-sharing website
that allows users to “pin” pictures to “boards.”
Learn how these “boards” can help
you plan your next event.
Register by calling 325-2279, stopping by the library, or emailing ppl.m.wyattmills@gmail.com

YA Pumpkin Games

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Young Adult Program

Pumpkin Games

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

4:00pm till 5:00pm

Bowling for pumpkins, pumpkin toss, erupting-glow-in-the-dark pumpkins are on the agenda, so join us for these amazing pumpkin games! Supplies provided. Open to 6th through 12th graders.

Great Pumpkin Cook Off and Sampling

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Great Pumpkin Cook Off and Sampling

Tuesday, October 21st, 5:00-7:00

Bake, cook or stir your favorite recipe made with pumpkin!  Judges will taste test and prizes will be given at the end of the evening.  After the judging, the public is invited to join in on the sampling!  For more information, please call 615-325-2279.

Storytelling in the Pumpkin Patch

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Storytelling in the Pumpkin Patch

Thursday, October 30th, 4:30-5:30

Bring your whole family and join us as Jackie Wilbur and Bonnie Fussell pair up to tell great Halloween stories!

For more information call us at 615-325-2279.

Fun and Games in the Pumpkin Patch

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Fun and Games in the Pumpkin Patch

Thursday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30

Wait for the Great Pumpkin with us!  Join us for fun activities while we wait  for the Great Pumpkin!  Activities will in include walking through the spooky pumpkin patch, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin golf, pumpkin ring toss, and other fun pumpkin games.               

For more information call us at 615-325-2279.

                                                                              

Trick or Treat at the Library

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Trick or Treat at the Library

Friday, October 31st, 10:00-6:00

We are handing out trick or treats all day on Halloween so come by and join in on the fun!

 

Friends of the Library

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The Friends will meet

Monday, October 27th, 2014

at 6:30pm

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

    

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