Need a fun and educational activity for the whole family? Visit Chi-Town in Commerce Township, home of the world's longest model train. The railroad museum is open every weekend now through March from 11:00 AM-5:00 PM. Admission charges are $5 for adults and kids ages 5-17. Kids under 5 years old are free! Want to learn more, check out this book:
The great railroad revolution: the history of trains in America by Christian Wolmar
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Group on Monday, January 21, 2013 at 7:00 PM in the Community Room to discuss:
Plainsong by Kent Haruf — In a small prairie town on the very edge of the Colorado plains, the lives of 8 lonely characters undergo a radical change during the course of one year in an unforgettable way.
Please join the Adult Cotemporary Book Group on Monday, December 17th at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë ; edited with an introduction and notes by Stevie Davies — An orphan girl's progress from the custody of cruel relatives to an oppressive boarding school culminates in a troubled career as a governess. Jane's first assignment at Thornfield, where the proud and cynical master harbors a scandalous secret, draws readers ever deeper into a compelling exploration of the mysteries of the human heart.
Learn to create multimedia presentations or slideshows. Prerequisite: Mouse and Word skills. Join us Thursday, November 29th from 6:00 to 8:30 PM to learn how to create multimedia presentations. No-shows (failing to cancel 24 hours prior to event) will be fined $5 on their library account. Registration is required. <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
Please join the Adult Cotemporary Book Group on Monday, November 19th at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
The Christmas wedding by James Patterson and Richard DiLallo — Since her husband's death three years ago, Gaby's four children have drifted apart and haven't celebrated Christmas together. When Gaby announces that she's getting married — and that the groom will remain a secret until the wedding day — she may finally be able to bring them home for the holidays. But that's not Gaby's only surprise: she has one more gift for her children, and it could change all their lives forever.
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Discussion on Monday, October 15th at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer — When seventeen-year-old Bella leaves Phoenix to live with her father in Forks, Washington, she meets an exquisitely handsome boy at school for whom she feels an overwhelming attraction and who she comes to realize is not wholly human. Will you be on Team Edward or Team Jacob?
Zeus the German Shepherd (pictured with his owner, Sofia Greggio and her dad, Dennis Greggio) won CPL's Best in Show Dog Show 2012 on Saturday, September 15. Zeus is 16 months old and loves being the center of attention. He won Best Trick to qualify in Best in Show. Congratulations, Zeus!
Please join the Adult Contemporary Book Group on Monday, September 17th at 7:00 PM in the Purple Room to discuss:
Cutting for stone: a novel by Abraham Verghese — Twin brothers born from a secret love affair between an Indian nun and a British surgeon in Addis Ababa. Marion and Shiva Stone come of age in Ethiopia on the brink of revolution, where their love for the same woman drives them apart.