Young people from the region named semi-finalist of the National Merit


New versions available at the Mount Airy Public Library:

fiction

Mary Kay Andrews Newcomer

The last manuscript of Cathy Bonidan

The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles

TJ Clune’s House on the Cerulean Sea

Waiting for Julie Carrick Dalton’s Song of the Night

A Dance in Donegal by Jennifer Deibel

Klara and the sun by Kazuo Ishiguro

People Like Her by Ellery Lloyd

Biography

Believe It: How To Go From Underrated To Unstoppable By Jamie Kern Lima

Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics by Dolly Parton

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Library storytelling hours are open to anyone wishing to join us. Adults must wear a mask. Mondays at 4 p.m. Afternoon Story Time for Kindergarten to Grade 2 children; Wednesday at 10:30 am, Toddler Time for children aged 2 and 3; Thursday at 9:30 am Reserve Babies for children from 0 to 2 years old; Thursday at 11 am, Storytime for mixed ages, birth to preschool.

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The LACE Romance Readers Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. The book chosen for September is “The Secret Story of the Pink Carnation” by Lauren Willig. Copies are available at the counter.

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Yoga returns on Saturday September 18 at 10:30 a.m.

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Tai Chi is back in the library. Join us every Friday at 10 a.m. This course is beneficial for people with reduced mobility.

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Classic Movie Monday returns on the last Monday of the month with “Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope”. The theme of the library card subscription month is “The Child” or Baby Yoda, so this month we’ll be looking at a classic from the 1970s.

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LACE – Romance Readers Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. The book chosen for September is “The Secret Story of the Pink Carnation” by Lauren Willig. Copies are available at the counter.

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Our community book club will meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 1 p.m. The book chosen for the month of August is “When time stands still: memory of my father’s war and what remains” by Ariana Neumann. Copies are available at the counter.

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September is library card subscription month, if you don’t have a card yet, come and sign up to get one. There will be plenty of special events to help celebrate, such as a walk and a gingerbread man costume contest. Go to the library to find out.

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We will have a walk inside around Charise Mericle Harper’s “A Big Surprise for Little Card” book, which will be displayed throughout the library. After the walk there will be a little surprise.

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The gingerbread man is still trying to hide from the little old man and the little lady. Help him by disguising him as a character from your favorite book. Gingerbread man model available at the library.

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‘O Goodies Coffee Mug – We haven’t forgotten the adults we serve. Whenever you check out books, enter to win a coffee mug with a library item inside. We will also offer tote bags.

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Back to School Backpack Giveaway – The Friends of Mount Airy Public Library is sponsoring a backpacks giveaway. There is a backpack full of school supplies for each grade level (K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12). Consult a book to be able to participate. One entry per person and per day. The draw will take place on Monday, September 20. You don’t have to be there to win.

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The Friends of Mount Airy Public Library are hosting a mini book sale during Mayberry Days. It will be Thursday and Friday September 23 and 24. Thursday hours are 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m., Friday hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale of books will take place in front of the courtyard.

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A beautiful, handmade quilt was donated to the Northwest Regional Library System by Carol McDowell to be used as a raffle prize. We and our sister libraries will be selling raffle tickets one for $ 1 or 6 for $ 5. The profits will be used to purchase e-books for the region. Tickets are available now, you can come to the library to purchase the tickets and see a photo of the quilt. The quilt itself will be on display during Mayberry Days.

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National Voter Registration Day – Are you registered to vote? Otherwise, come to the library on Tuesday, September 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and we will assist you in the process. #YOURREADY?

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Follow all the events on our FaceBook pages, https://www.facebook.com/groups/fmapl and https://www.facebook.com/mtapublibrary or our website https://nwrlibrary.org/mountairy/


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