Library Updates

Consumer Reports July 2022: Save More Waste Less

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Read. Shop. Buy smart.

Living lightly and sustainably is a worthy goal, but it isn’t always easy to figure out how to reach it.  It’s great to make ahead and freeze meals, but not so great if they end up languishing in the freezer.  Why not make a freezer file so you can keep track of what you’ve frozen and make plans to use it. (more…)

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Like it or Love It: Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz (6.23.2022)

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At its latest meeting, the Mystery Book Club discussed Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. This present-day mystery novel is the first book in the Susan Ryeland mystery series. “When she realizes that the final chapter of mystery writer Alan Conway’s latest manuscript is missing and Alan later turns up dead, editor Susan Ryeland follows clues buried in the text to investigate the author’s suspicious death.” This was a both a book and a book-within-the-book, so two mysteries for the price of one! (more…)

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Book Cellar News: July 2022

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This month at the Book Cellar we’re highlighting Summer Reads – books that are perfect for reading on warm days at the pool, lake, beach or in your own backyard.  Stop by to pick up a fun summer read!

Remember, the Book Cellar accepts books in good, clean condition (no mildew or crumbling pages, no missing pages or heavy underlining/marking), as well as CDs and DVDs, and books on CD.  We cannot accept textbooks, dictionaries, encyclopedias, or condensed books.

We rely on community donations to enable us to support library programs – thank you for keeping our shelves stocked!  We’re happy to provide you with a tax receipt for your donations.

If you haven’t visited The Book Cellar recently, stop by – our inventory is always changing and our prices can’t be beat!

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Happy Anniversary, Sorcerer’s Stone (6.20.2022)

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It has been 25 years since the publication of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and we are celebrating with five magical programs!

When: Saturday, June 25 – Saturday, July 2
Where: All library locations
Who: Tweens and Teens

  • Picture Yourself at Hogwarts: Make use of our props and backgrounds to create fun photo opportunities! Share them with friends and post them to our Facebook page using the hashtag #harrypotterweek.
  • A Pinch of Magic: Watch this on-demand baking demonstration to learn about some of the magical foods you can make using The Official Harry Potter Baking Book.
  • Horcrux Picture Hunt: Help defeat You Know Who by tracking down seven horcruxes hidden around the library. Pick up an answer sheet at the Youth Services desk, go on a horcrux hunt, and return your completed answer sheet to receive a small prize.
  • Prophecy Orb Craft on the Go: Make a
    prophecy orb that looks right out of the film Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix! Craft bags will be available at the Youth Services desk while supplies last; no reservation necessary. Only one bag per person, please.
  • Potterhead Trivia: Test your Harry Potter knowledge in our trivia competition and enter to win a MinaLima illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. One winner will be drawn at random from the complete, correct entries at each library location.

Check out these books for more magical reads!

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