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Knitting a Few Good Yarns: Themed Cozy Mysteries

Posted 7 months ago by April S

Posted in Fiction, Mysteries and Thrillers and New Books and Movies | Tagged with compelling, cozy mysteries, cozy mystery, crochet, engaging, events, gentle reads, hobby mysteries, homespun, knit, knitters, knitting, knitting -- fiction, mystery stories, needlework, programs and quirky

Curl up with one of these great themed cozy mysteries. People who love to crochet, embroider, knit, sew or weave will love the variety of selections in this post.

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Afternoon with the Monster: 200 Years of Frankenstein

Posted about 1 year ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Fiction, History and Politics and Movies and Music | Tagged with classic films, drama, events, Frankenstein, Horror Fiction, monster movies, Sci-Fi and Young Frankenstein

Originally published anonymously on January 1, 1818, the legend of how Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley first conceived of Frankenstein, or The Modern Prometheus is as famous as the Monster it immortalized.

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Be Part of the Caldecott Read-In, Jan. 20

Posted about 1 year ago by Heather H

Posted in Children and Parenting and Fiction | Tagged with award winners, awards, Caldecott Awards, Caldecott Medal, caldecott read in, Children's Stories, events and picture books

Every year, the Library hosts a Caldecott Read-in, where members of the community (ages 10 and up) are invited to be local judges, deciding on the previous year’s best picture books.

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Looking at Art: A Story in the Round

Posted about 1 year ago by Clare T

Posted in Arts, Crafts and Hobbies, Children and Parenting, History and Politics and Teen and Pre-Teens | Tagged with Ancient Greece, Ancient Greeks, Art, Art History, events, Greece - History, Greek Art, Greek Mythology, Greek Vases and The Berlin Painter

The Berlin Painter exhibit is a rare event, an assemblage of pottery from museums around the world. Continue reading to learn more about this fascinating exhibit and the story behind it.

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