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Mock Newbery

January 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
newberyAfter having a very successful mock Caldecott for the past few years at the library, we've decided to try our hand at a mock Newbery for the first time! Unlike the Caldecott, the Newbery award is given to the most distinguished book in children's literature, not just picture books. Like the Caldecott, it is the best known and most discussed children's book award in the country. And believe me, there will be much to discuss about these 8 books we will be considering: Freedom Over Me by Ashley Bryan Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eager The Inquisitor's Tale, or the Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz Garvey's Choice by Nikki Grimes Pax by Sara Pennypacker Ghost by Jason Reynolds Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk..Read More

Sit & Knit

January 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
kmlknit On the fourth Sunday of each month, the Library hosts a knitting meetup! All knitters (brand new or highly experienced) are invited to come to the library and sit & knit! Work on a new project, get help with a problem or challenge, and enjoy the company of your fellow knitters. All are welcome to join, and no registration is required...Read More

Teen TV Marathon: BBC’s Sherlock

January 28 @ 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WatsonOur favorite eccentric detective is back! We're bringing to you yet another marathon full of mystery, action, and the sort of general quirkiness that only Benedict Cumberbatch can deliver. With luck, we'll even be able to watch the whole newest season! Come hang out with other Sherlock fans as we hypothesize and deduce our way through the evening. Pizza and refreshments will be provided...Read More

MineCrafternoons!

February 3 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Minecraft's back at the library! Our favorite multi-player building game is here for anyone ages 8-13! Players will come to the library and sign up for a 45 minute block of playing time on one of our computers, where they can explore the world by themselves, attempt one of the Tasks of the Day, or work together with other players to sculpt the world to their liking. We'll also have our huge collection of Legos out so that you can build while you wait your turn!..Read More

MineCrafternoons!

February 3 @ 5:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Minecraft's back at the library! Our favorite multi-player building game is here for anyone ages 8-13! Players will come to the library and sign up for a 45 minute block of playing time on one of our computers, where they can explore the world by themselves, attempt one of the Tasks of the Day, or work together with other players to sculpt the world to their liking. We'll also have our huge collection of Legos out so that you can build while you wait your turn!..Read More