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Library Corner 1-9

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 11:00 a.m. CDT

PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, Jan. 9, the Friends of the Library Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. and discuss “The Language of Flowers” by Vanessa Diffenbaugh. Also Thursday, adult craft night begins at 6:30 p.m. for ages 10 and up. The theme will be beads and buttons — easy jewelry crafts. All materials supplied, but participants may bring their own beading supplies and equipment.

Sunday, Jan. 12, a new program will begin meeting at the Flour House Bakery and Coffee, located at 950 N. Main St., Princeton. The Children’s Book/YA Novel Book Club will meet at 2:30 p.m. for the first time and all interested participants are welcome. The group will talk about their favorite or interesting picture books. Participants are encouraged to bring one or two if they have them on hand.

Monday, Jan. 13, the Monday Night Movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. and feature a private detective who takes on a case that involves him with three eccentric criminals, a gorgeous liar and their quest for a priceless statuette.

Tuesday, Jan. 14, the pre-school story time will be at 10:30 a.m. and feature a sled craft. Also Tuesday, a Talk About is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, Jan. 16, the PHS Tigers Read Book Club will discuss “The Uninvited” by Tim Wynne-Jones in the PHS Learning Center during lunch hours. Also Thursday, a family story time and craft will be at 6:30 p.m. Call 815-875-1331, ext. 2213 or stop at the youth services desk to register.

SPRING VALLEY — The Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library’s children’s department is having a variety of activities planned for January to help cure the cabin fever blues.

Thursday, Jan. 16, all ages are welcome for game night. Several board and card games are available at the library to join in with friends and/or family. If patrons have a special game they would like to share, they may bring it along.

Mark the calendar for Wednesday, Jan. 22, for a family reading night with games, reading, prizes and snacks for the entire family to participate in from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Also at the library, on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6 p.m., story time will be help for children ages 3 to 8 years old.  This involves a story being read by the librarian and a craft that is associated with the story.

Check back for more fun events this month at the library.

WYANET — Tuesday, Jan. 14, the library’s computer class will meet at 1 p.m. Dorene Stalter will be back after the holidays with all sorts of computer wisdom. Any and all are invited to come with questions and concerns about computers.

OHIO — On Tuesday, Jan. 21, the Ohio Public Library will be hosting a tablet question and answer session at 5:30 p.m. in the library. Individuals are encouraged to bring their tablets to this event. Participants are encouraged to sign up ahead of the program, so that library staff have an idea of what type of tablet everyone is bringing.

LAMOILLE — The LaMoille-Clarion District Library is currently holding its amnesty days. Patrons who have overdue materials can bring them back to the library without having to pay any fines. Amnesty days goes until Saturday, Jan. 11.

Also, check out the new book discussion group Alcott to Zusak at http://alcotttozuask.forumotion.com. It’s easy to join the group by just signing in with a username and password.

Rebecca Caudill readers will vote in February. There is still time to make sure patrons read at least three of the nominees to be eligible to vote.

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