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NO STORY HOUR ON APRIL 8TH

 Due to staff training Story Hour will not be held on Wednesday, April 8th. Story Hour will be held at 10:00 on Wednesday, April 15th.

SPECIAL EVENTS SCHEDULED TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK APRIL 12-18, 2015

 The library staff has been busy planning a number of events to celebrate National Library Week with library visitors. Here is a schedule of the week's festivities:

April 13 - Stop in and share the title of your favorite book by writing the title on a raindrop cut-out and add it to our "April Showers" bulletin board display.

April 14- Free lollipops will be given out to all visitors aged 12 and under.

April 15- Visit the library and go home with a free bag of popcorn and be entered in a drawing for a new DVD.

April 16- Think Spring and receive a free seed packet. Sue Lasnicki will be presenting a program on gardening at 7 p.m. at the library. Bring your questions for Sue and receive good advice and helpful coupons.

April 17- This is the first day of our book sale!! Buy 3 and get one free!

April 18- Our book sale continues. Every new patron getting a library card today will be entered into a drawing for a valuable prize.

Celebrate with us and come see all that your local library has to offer!

APRIL TRIVIA CHALLENGE WILL BE HELD APRIL 23

 Do you enjoy a free night out? Do you like participating in the wonderful world of trivia contests? Then the Central Square Library is the place to be on Thursday night, April 23rd at 6:30. The premise is simple. Cindy and Mickee put together general knowledge trivia questions that members of 2-person teams try to answer. Points are awarded for each correct answer and prizes are awarded to teams finishing in first and second places. It's fun! It's entertaining and can even get a bit loud at times due to the excessive laughter. So grab a friend, relative or someone you consider to be a trivia expert and join us.

HUGE BOOK SALE TO BE HELD AT THE LIBRARY

 Our Spring Book Sale will be held on Friday, April 17 and Saturday, April 18 during regular library hours. Stop in and browse through a wide variety of paperbacks and hardcovers that will be avaiable. We will have fiction, non-fiction and children's books all at bargain prices.

APRIL 1ST STORY HOUR TO FEATURE CHILDREN'S AUTHOR

 The library is very happy to welcome children's author, Daniel Middleton, to our Story Hour on April 1st at 10 o'clock. Children and parents will be treated to an hour of reading and discussion about the writing process as well as becoming familiar with Mr. Middleton's work. Children between 4 and 8 will find this program to be very enjoyable.

STORY HOUR TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY

     Our Preschool Story Hour this week will have a bit of Irish flavor. The story will be The Luckiest St. Patrick's Day Ever and we will be playing a Leprechaun game to go along with it. Snack will definitely include some "green" goodies. We meet from 10-11 each Wednesday.

AARP TAX PREPARATION AVAILABLE

 AARP representatives will be providing help with tax preparation at the library each Saturday through April 11. Call 315-343-5524 to make an appointment.

EXHIBITION OF WORKS BY BILL LEWIS

      Be sure to stop in the library to check out the beautiful wood crafts created by Bill Lewis. These are one of a kind works of art that must be seen. They will be on display through the month of March. Bill has generously donated one of his pieces for us to raffle as a fundraiser. Tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00

MARCH TRIVIA NIGHT

      Our next Trivia Challenge will be held on Thursday, March 19 at 6:30. Bring a friend, relative, spouse or any other highly intelligent person of your choosing to complete your 2-person team. Prizes will be awarded to teams finishing in first and second. Refreshments will be served.

OCO PARENT TALK NIGHT: TEENS AND TECHNOLOGY TO BE HELD HERE FEBRUARY 24

       Do you have a teen that uses social media in some form? Are you concerned that your teen might be opening a door on the Internet that could become dangerous? Do you have questions about the various sites available to your teen? Then this Parent Talk Night will be of great help to you. Oswego County Opportunities Crisis and Development Services will be offering this chance to learn about the different types of technology and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram and others. Many of the high risk behaviors that can be associated with these forms of technology will be discussed as well as ways that parents can talk to their teens about these sensitive subjects. Plan on attending this informative program on Tuesday evening, February 24 from 6-8 at the library. We recommend registering for this event by signing up at the library or by calling 668-6104.

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