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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 issue
Lawrence County Public Library news

LOUISA — Come on a reading expedition at the Lawrence County Public Library with Mark Sparkman presenting a magic show for all ages. Pioneers and Indians will be the subject this summer and there will be lots of fun activities planned for all age groups. All activities are free. You can join the fun by calling the library any weekday at 638-4497 or stop by the library to sign up. All classes will start at 11 a.m.

June 19: First day for summer reading for ages 7 and under.

June 24: Ages 8 and up. Quilting and pioneer life. Each child will be making a quilt patch to be included in a quilt to be displayed in the library. Each child will receive a kit to take home and make a patch to keep.

June 26: Same activity for children 7 and under. No sewing will be required for this age group.

July 1: Ages 8 and up. Home remedies and food. Participants will be tasting some “old fashion” recipes and will be making a craft to go along with it.

July 3: Same activity for children 7 and under.

July 8: Ages 8 and up. Indians and trading. Participants will learn how the Indians lived and bartered for supplies. There will be a trading post set up for the children to barter with the beads that they can earn by reading books. Participants will be making a covered wagon and tepee.

July 10: Same activity as above for children under 7.

Each age group will have weekly prizes and fun activities. Additional activities will be added from time to time.

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The Lawrence County Public Library is sponsoring a writing workshop for teens 13-18 years old to be held each Friday from 10 -11 a.m. and 1-2 p.m. until July 18.

If you are interested, call the library. Deanna Nelson is the instructor.

The bookmobile is making regular runs during the summer months. If you would like for the bookmobile to stop at your house for children during the school break, call the library at 638-4497.

Library Events

Thursday, June 19: Radio Club meeting, 7 p.m.

Friday, June 20: Book writing class 10 -11 a.m. Book writing class 1-2 p.m.

Monday, June 23: Lawrence County Public Library Board meeting 10 a.m.

Bookmobile Schedule

Thursday, June 19: Meades Branch, Ulysses, Nat’s Creek, Richardson, Clifford, and Ray Williams Villa.

Monday, June 23: TCA School, Genesis, Mother Goose, and Nursing Home.

Tuesday, June 24: Morgan’s Creek, Yatesville, Little Catt, East Fork, Rt. 3, Rt. 707 and Five Forks.

Wednesday, June 25: Fallsburg Summer School.

New Books

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand - An American Legend.

When Thunder Rolled by Ed Rasimus - An F-105 Pilot over North Vietnam.

Terrible Terry Allen by Gerald Astor - Combat General of World War II

Keep Your Brain Young

Warman’s Antiques and Collectibles Price Guide

Atkins for Life by Robert C. Atkins

She Stays - by Bettye Shelton, wife of Ricky Van Shelton.

Honey, I’m Home for Good! - For someone who is getting ready to retire.

Beginner’s Luck - Over 20 Tried and True Quilts.

Complete Idiot’s Guide to Understanding the Amish.

New Fiction

Lost Light by Michael Connelly

Hawke by Ted Bell

Whispers At Midnight by Karen Robards

The Face by Dean Koontz

The Last Good Day by Peter Blaimer

Dead Ringer by Lisa Scottoline

Suspicious Origin by Patricia MacDonald

Air Battle Force by Dale Brown

In Silence by Erica Spindler

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