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AT THIS TIME we are out of tickets.   However, someone may return their tickets, so if you are interested please check back. There is no waiting list.

Thank you to everyone who got their tickets so early for making it such a success!

Are you a fan of Sherlock? Clue? Or one of the many famous crime sleuthing heroes out there?   If so, come to our second Murder Mystery Gala and help solve the “Murder of the Mystery Detective”.  It will be a night of murder, intrigue and laughs as you gather clues to find the murderer.

So join us on October 29 from 6:30 – 8:30 PM in the Community Room for this fantastic event!

This is a ticketed event. Tickets will be limited to two per person and cannot be reserved in advance. Tickets must be picked up in person during operating hours at the Reference Desk.

This is an adult event, but high school students are welcome to attend if interested.

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This week we have two great events you won’t want to miss!

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First, Wednesday we have a country music concert at 7 PM from Nash East.  They play both Honky Tonk and Today’s Country artists, while maintaining the integrity of the roots of country music. Enjoy an upbeat and lively evening with this all-star cast of professional country musicians as they play songs from six decades of country music. Registration is required, you may do so here.

backyard-chickens

Sunday we’re hosting “Got Chickens?” at 1:30 PM, an educational program about raising backyard poultry.  Topics include care and feeding; illnesses; coop size and placement; predator control; choosing the right breeds; hatching chicks; introduction of new birds; proper handling; and more. Please note: this program  is for adults only and children will not be admitted.  Registration is requested, you can do so here and find out more information about this great event!

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What have you been reading

Next week is Teen Reads Week! What does this mean? We want you to accept our challenge of reading any book of your choosing next week.  Tell us on Facebook if you liked it, hated it, or … you tell us.

No idea what to read?  You can check out last years Top 10 Teen Reads (picked by teens like you), take a suggestion from one of our Staff Pick Bookmarks, or try YALSA’s Teen Book Finder app (available for Android and Apple)!

Don’t forget to vote for THIS year’s Teen Top 10 List too!

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Tonight there will be a Lunar Eclipse that will result in a Blood Moon. NASA’s website has some great information about it, and links to other webpages about the eclipse. EarthSky.org also provides a decent short FAQ about the eclipse.

If you’re interested in learning more about astronomy, check out our collection of items concerning the heavens, located primarily in the 520s.

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Communication-training

Think of the successful leaders you know.  They probably have one trait in common – the ability to communicate effectively.

This FREE six-week Youth Leadership Program, sponsored and conducted by members of the Conackamack Toastmasters, will be held Tuesday evenings from September 30th through November 4that the Main Library.  Young Adults ages, 13 – 18 are eligible to participate.

This program provides an emphasis on specialized speaking and leadership skills.  (For more information please visit the YA Calendar.)  Space is limited, and registration is required.  All interested young adults must contact the program coordinator Sheila Mason at Sheila.mason1@gmail.com to register for the program.

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