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Library Corner 12-5

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 11:55 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013 11:57 a.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, Dec. 5, the PHS Book Club “Tigers Read” meets during school lunch hours and will discuss “Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares” by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan.

Saturday, Dec. 7, Princeton Lions Club free Christmas movie for kids will by at 10:30 a.m. in the Matson Meeting Room.

Monday, Dec. 9, Monday Night Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Matson Meeting Room and features a nostalgic tale of a boy who longs for a very particular Christmas gift.

Tuesday, Dec. 10, Preschool story time and craft will be at 10:30 a.m. and feature a reindeer craft.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, Chicks with Sticks-crochet-knit group-meets at 6:30 p.m. Newcomers are welcome. Also, the Widmark Wednesday Movie begins at 6:30 p.m. in the Matson Meeting Room. A whaling expedition offers life lessons.

Thursday, Dec. 12, Bureau County Pastors meeting will be at 10 a.m. Also Thursday, the Friends of the Library Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. and discuss “Montana 1948” by Larry Watson. All are welcome to attend.

LADD — Preschool story times are held at 10:30 a.m. on the first and third Monday of each month. They are geared toward children ages 3-5, who are accompanied with a parent or guardian.

OHIO — Today, Thursday, Dec. 5, the Ohio Public Library will be hosting a tablet and basic technology purchasing seminar at 6 p.m. The class is intended to help patrons looking to purchase either a tablet or other technology device this holiday season. Sign up at the library if you are interested in attending.

Saturday, Dec. 14, the library will host a Christmas party at 10 a.m. Join the library for a fun-filled morning.

WALNUT — The library is hosting a coloring contest for children in prekindergarten to fifth grade. Prizes will be awarded in three different categories: Prekindergarten and first grade; second and third grades; fourth and fifth grades. Prizes will be handed out on Dec. 21.

The library can help with gift giving, if books are on a patron’s giving list. Staff members will be available to help with ideas and placing orders.

BRADFORD — Monday, Dec. 9, the Bradford Public Library will host pianist and composer Deborrah Wyndham at 7 p.m. Wyndham will be performing the “Sounds of Christmas.” She will not only be performing her most elaborate arrangements of familiar holiday songs, both popular and traditional, but also will demonstrate rare holiday pieces, including their background and history. Celebrate the season with one of the Midwest’s most active and acclaimed pianists in a fun and informative program for all ages. There is no charge for this program. Seating is limited. To make reservations, call the library at 309-897-8400.

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