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Recent Posts: What's Happening @ ACPL
Would you like to create awesome scrapbook pages but you don’t have the cash or the ideas to get started? Come to the Budget Scrapbooking class at the Monroeville Branch on the third Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. to learn a new technique for your scrapbook. Bring an acid free glue-stick and a […]
An Evening with Jennifer Teege Main Library, Theater August 17, 2015 7:00 pm Free While researching her German-Nigerian family, Jennifer Teege uncovered information that shocked her. Her maternal grandfather was the Nazi war criminal Amon Goeth, the commandant of the Kraków-Płaszów Concentration Camp, and portrayed by actor Ralph Fiennes in Steven Spielberg’s Oscar-winning 1993 movie […]
Recent Posts: ...As You Like It...
Ever wonder what library staff like to read? Wonder no more! Here’s a quick look at some books we’ve enjoyed this month. Just click on a book cover to check availability; if you’d like to read a short description of the book, just scroll down below the availability listings.
You might have heard that civil rights activist Al Sharpton will be visiting Fort Wayne. He will be speaking at Come as You Are Community Church on September 21st, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. It’s no secret that Sharpton is pretty polarizing. Whatever your views of the man, if you’d like to read more about the issues he will […]
Recent Posts: One Book, Two Books, Old Books, New Books
Scratchboard art is created by scratching lines onto a specially coated piece of paper or cardboard to reveal the colors underneath — like magic! At the Georgetown branch library recently, we experimented with a couple of different types of scratchboard, as well as different scratching tools, and then created our own scratchboards with paper and […]
Last week I was looking though a pile of well reviewed illustrated books for kids. These were books that might be good enough to merit the Caldecott Medal in 2016. As you can imagine, mostly the pile contained picture books and some poetry books with a few non-fiction books thrown in too. Then there was […]
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