Book Bargains at Feed and Seed!

The Friends of the Library Book Shop has been fully restocked with great finds for your summer reading pleasure. Stop in, scoop up bargains, and support the Library.

Open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Small Works Fence Show

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The Friends of the Library will host approximately twenty local artists who will exhibit, on the library fence, their paintings of local Columbia County scenes as well as garden and fence works. The paintings will be available for purchase and artists will donate 20% of their proceeds through The Friends of the Library building fund.

One World, Many Rhythms: Drum Circle!

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Percussionist Brian Melick will lead us in a participatory drum circle, as the attendees will be welcomed to join in the fun and learn to play Afro-Carribean percussion patterns on a number of different instruments. Feeling shy? Guests are also welcome to pull up a chair and observe. Brian has been actively involved with music for the past 30 years as a drummer, mult-hand percussionist, and as an educator.

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream!

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Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 1:30pm

On a hot summer's day, nothing's more refreshing than some ice cream in the middle of the afternoon. Come to the library to learn how to make your own ice cream from scratch using common ingredients! Learn about the science involved in creating these delicious frozen treats. Afternoon Discoveries is a program designed for school-age children in second through fifth grade (unless otherwise noted) to explore a variety of fascinating topics through books and activities. Space is limited and registration is required.

 

 

Rhonda's Reptiles

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Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:30pm

Rhonda Leavitt of Rhonda's Reptiles will present a special, scaly animal education program using live reptiles--loads of them! Rhonda's reptiles include lizards, snakes, turtles, tortoises and an American alligator. You'll get the chance to meet, touch, and learn about these amazing animals! This program is open to kids (and adults) of all ages and registration is not required.

Exploring Steampunk

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"Steampunk" is a science-fiction sub-genre that sets futuristic technologies in a 19th century setting. We'll be exploring this awesome genre with steampunk crafts and costumes, games and a steampunk themed movie towards the end of the night.

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