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Library Corner 3-20

Tricia Kelly will present a program on the dynamic and daring Nellie Bly at Princeton Public Library on March 27.
Tricia Kelly will present a program on the dynamic and daring Nellie Bly at Princeton Public Library on March 27.

PRINCETON — Today, Thursday, March 20, the PHS Book Club “Tigers Read” will select its May book in the PHS Learning Center during lunch hours. Also, the Learning Stage of Festival 56 will meet at 4 p.m. in the library. There will be a Relay for Life meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the library. A family story time and craft will take place at 6:30 p.m. The craft will revolve around umbrellas and rain. There will also be a Winnie the Pooh talk by A.A. Milne.

Friday, March 21, Poetry Slam “Coffee & Couplets” will take place at 7 p.m. at Four and Twenty Cafe. The event is co-hosted by PPL and Four and Twenty Cafe.

Monday, March 24, the Princeton Theatre Group will meet at 5:30 p.m. The Covered Bridge Quilt Guild Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. The Monday Night Movie will begin at 6:30 p.m. and feature a Hollywood writer and his fiance, who travel to Paris with her parents. He falls in love with the city, especially when he discovers a completely different city — the Paris of the 1920s — when he goes walking late at night.

Tuesday, March 25, the pre-school story time will be at 10:30 a.m. and feature a kite craft. Also Tuesday, a Talk About is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and will cover Traces of the Trade: film and discussion. The event is sponsored by the Peace and Justice Roundtable. Filmmaker Katrina Browne discovers her New England ancestors were the largest slave-trading family in U.S. history. She and nine cousins retrace the triangle trade and gain powerful new perspectives on the black/white divide.

Thursday, March 27, a Talk About will be held at 6:30 p.m. and feature, “The Dynamic and Daring Nellie Bly” with Tricia Kelly.

SPRING VALLEY — Mark the calendar! Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library, is offering a Rules of the Road review course for all citizens in the Spring Valley area from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. April 11.

LAMOILLE — The LaMoille-Clarion Public Library has the books that are being made into movies this year. Read the book, then see the movie and let the librarians know your thoughts.

Tuesday, March 25, the library will host a story hour at 10 a.m. about plants and flowers with Sara Hildebrand.  Snacks, crafts and fun will be provided.

Saturday, March 29, the library will show the movie, “Frozen” at 10:30 a.m. Fruit snacks and popcorn will be provided.

For the fifth year, the library will participate in the Rebecca Caudill Young Reader’s Book Awards for grades 4-8.  The library will also participate in the Monarch Awards for grades kindergarten through third for the second year and are pleased to participate in the Abraham Lincoln Award for high school students, for the first time. Anyone interested in participating in any of these programs should let the librarians know, and they will provide the information needed.

In addition to books nominated for these awards, the library has added many new titles.  Stop in and check out the latest by a favorite author or try something new by an author you haven’t read.

OHIO — The Ohio Public Library will sponsor a fundraiser at Rip’s in Ladd on Sunday, March 30. The event will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a 50/50 drawing and raffle. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the library or from any library trustee.

SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Public Library will host its second soup supper on April 6 in the Sheffield Community Center. The event will be from 3 to 6 p.m. and will feature soups prepared and donated by local restaurant chefs.

In addition, a variety of other soups will be made by the library board trustees and librarians. The cost of the supper, which includes up to two bowls of soup, bread, crackers, dessert and drink will be $6 for adults and $3 for children, ages 10 and under.

There will also be a 50/50 drawing. The prizes include a Kindle Fire, Leap Frog learning system and a basket of books for readers of all ages. Tickets will be available at the event. All proceeds from the event will go toward buying books and maintenance improvements to the library building.

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