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Claire McMillan talks Edith Wharton, summer reads & ‘The Necklace’

Claire McMillan, author of The Necklace, visited us last week and discussed: Edith Wharton’s influence on her, as well as what it’s like to write in Wharton’s historic home, The Mount. her summer reads, including Alissa Nutting’s Made for Love, Roxane Gay’s The … Continue reading

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Come to craft night at the library

Feeling crafty? Join us for our Pinterest craft night at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 10, at our Main Branch. We’ll transform tattered t-shirts into trendy, no-sew totes and show you a few more ways to upcycle your old gear. We provide … Continue reading

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Travelin’ Man Band performing free concert at MPL’s Lake Branch

Are you ready for a good time? Travelin’ Man Band will perform a free and family-friendly concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, at our Lake Branch. They perform hits from the 1950’s, 60’s and 70’s—from Buddy Holly to Bob Dylan, CCR … Continue reading

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From Civil War to Civil Rights with ‘Justice Delayed’ author

We’re fortunate to have the James A. Garfield National Historic Site as neighbors. For several years, they’ve led a monthly series about the major wars, leaders, and legacies of the Civil War. Their experts have discussed Civil War art, the Gettysburg Address, … Continue reading

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Playing with our toys

We broke out the toys for our final Make-It Monday of the summer. Kids built with LEGO, Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, KNEX, and more. Our Summer Reading program may have ended, but the learning never does. And neither does the fun. … Continue reading

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