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By the Book 9-21

PRINCETON — Saturday, Sept. 23, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the library will host its third annual author fair. Meet more than 20 local authors and participate in writing related programming.

Monday, Sept. 25, 6:30 p.m., Monday Movie: During the roaring ‘20s, an aspiring writer moves to Long Island in search of the American Dream.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 10:30 a.m., Youth Services story time and craft.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 6:30 p.m., music jam.

Thursday, Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m. board game night.

The library recently added new DVDs to the library collection, including “Grantchester: The Complete Third Season,” “Big Little Lies: Season 1,” “Alien: Covenant,” “The Great British Baking Show: Season 4” and “Madame Secretary: Season 2.”

SPRING VALLEY — The adult library has an activity tables for individuals to participate in while at the library. There are jigsaw puzzles, coloring pages and other puzzles. Supplies are provided by the library.

WYANET — The library is starting up its program season for the 2017-18 year. This year, the library is adding a class for budding authors. On the second Tuesday of each month, the library will be sponsoring a self-publishing class.

The library also features night computer classes with Ethan Sproul and James Smith of TestPoint II Technologies. These classes meet on the first and third Thursdays each month at 6 p.m. The classes are learning about Windows 10. There is one Windows 10 computer with available WI-FI for personal laptops.

LAMOILLE — The library has many new titles to choose from. However, if it doesn’t have an item you’re looking for, ask the librarian if she can order them for you through interlibrary loan.

Want to join the fun of choosing a book award? If you are in Grades 4-8, you are eligible to read Rebecca Caudill Award nominees and have the opportunity to choose the winner from 20 nominees. Ask your librarian for details.

BUDA — All fines will be cancelled for patrons who get their overdue books and movies back to the Mason Memorial Library from now through Saturday, Sept. 30. Library Director Peg Foster would be happy to pick up books from shut-ins or those who can’t make it to the library. Call the library at 309-895-7701. The library is open 1 to 5 p.m. Monday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday; closed Thursday; 1 to 5 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and closed Sunday.

WALNUT — The library is asking patrons to donate empty ink cartridges and old cell phones. The library is able to recycle them for cash.

DEPUE — On the second Tuesday of every month, the library hosts blood pressure and blood sugar screenings for free. The screenings are administered by St. Margaret’s Health from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

TISKILWA — On the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m., the library’s book club for adults meets.

Every Tuesday at 5:30 p.m., the library hosts a yoga class, where participants enjoy camaraderie with others and are challenged mentally and physically. Cost is $5 per person.

BUREAU — The Leepertown Township Public Library is open from 2 to 6 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday; from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday; and from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The library has computers for patron usage, as well as copier, scanning and fax services. Call 815-659-3283 for information. (The fax number is the same as the phone number).

LADD — The library sponsors an adult coloring club on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Wednesdays from 5 to 7 p.m. Adult card club is on Fridays from 1 to 3 p.m.

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