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November 26, 2015 at CPL

The library is closed today and Friday for Thanksgiving. We will re-open on Saturday, November 28 at 9:00 AM.

Picture Books on Thankfulness and Family

Looking for picture books for Thanksgiving but everything's checked out? Never fear, we've prepared a list of alternatives. Books about family meals or about being thankful are just as good at getting you in the Thanksgiving spirit. Try these titles today.

Feast for 10 by Cathryn Falwell

Don't let Auntie Mabel bless the table by Vanessa Brantley Newton

Three scoops and a fig by written by Sara Laux Akin ; illustrated by Susan Kathleen Hartung

Everybody serves soup by Norah Dooley ; illustrations by Peter J. Thornton

RESCHEDULED! Dungeons & Dragons Gaming Club in November

DiceRoll up some fun with kid-friendly Dungeons & Dragons Gaming.  This monthly program takes place the fourth Monday of every month. Have fun using your imagination while also working on building problem-solving skills, practicing mathematics and chart-reading, and learning new vocabulary. The next session is November 30, 4:30-5:30 PM.  All playing materials will be provided, but feel free to bring your own dice.  This program is suggested for ages 9-12.  No registration is required.

Photo Dungeons & Dragons by River Siren (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Sunday Funday: Family Tree

Drop in at the library for another Sunday Funday. Make a family tree and use our guided handouts to investigate more about your family. No registration required.

Prepare for Temporary MeLCat Unavailability

For technical reasons, MeLCat will be temporarily unavailable for new requests beginning on Wednesday, November 18. Library users will be able to pick up MeLCat materials until Wednesday, December 2. The ability to place requests will be restored by Friday, December 11. MeLCat materials can be returned at any time.

Databases provided by MeL may be unavailable outside of the library from December 2-11. 

For more information, please visit the MeLCat website.

Please plan ahead and place your MeLCat requests prior to November 18!

Starfish Family Services:Talk To Me

On Monday, December 7, from 6:30-8:30 PM the highly trained staff from Starfish Family Services will present Talk To Me!: Using Conversation to Develop Language Skills. Participants will learn support strategies for sharing intentional conversations and teaching new words. Starfish will no longer be offering childcare for these events.

200th Anniversary of Jane Austen's Emma

This year marks the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen's Emma. Stop by our display and check out All Things Austen!

Emma: a modern retelling by Alexander McCall Smith

The Jane Austen Quilt Club: a novel by Ann Hazelwood

Jane Austen's first love by Syrie James

Longbourn by Jo Baker

Jane Austen's England by Roy and Lesley Adkins

Undressing Mr. Darcy by Karen Doornebos

Sense and sensibility by Jane Austen ; foreword by Cathleen Schine

Pinterest Live - Homemade Gift Edition

Our popular Pinterest Live series is back. This time around we will work on handmade gifts suitable for the holiday season. This program is for ages 12 and up and registration is required. Join us Tuesday December 1 at 6:30 PM.