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Oct 4, 2017 Library Newspaper Article for Eclipse


   The 2017 Iowa Honey Queen, Carly Vannoy, will join us this Friday, Oct. 6 at 1:30 pm.  Come learn about honey bees, honey, and beekeeping at this interactive, informative and free program.  You will learn about how bees make mummies, the color of mystery honey, the strange use of beehives in medieval times, and much, much more.  Sweet honey treats will be provided-all are welcome to join us!

   There are still some spots available for the antiques appraisal event with Mark Moran on Monday, Oct. 16 from 5:30-8:30 pm.  Pre-registration is required in order to have your free, informal appraisal.  Call the library to reserve your spot!  House calls are available for items too large or fragile to transport.  $75/hour, no mileage fee if within 10 miles of Parkersburg. Contact Mark Moran at: 715-281-5060 or to schedule the house call.

Save the date:  October 24 is our next Trivia program, and this time it’s all things Star Wars!  Join us on Tuesday, Oct. 24, from 2:30-3:30 pm for a Star Wars trivia competition, snacks and prizes.  Individuals and teams of all ages are welcome, but Star Wars fans younger than age 8 need to be accompanied by an adult.

New Fiction:  Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate, If There’s No Tomorrow by Jennifer Armentrout, To Be Where You Are by Jan Karon, Haunted by James Patterson, An Echo of Murder by Anne Perry, Maybe It’s You by Candace Calvert, Home All Along by Beth Wiseman.

New Non-Fiction:  All Things Through Christ by Gary J. Olson, Killing England by Bill O’Reilly.

Calendar of Events:

Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25    Wednesday Morning Story Time   10:00-11:00

Oct. 9, 16, 23, 30    Clothes Closet     6:00-7:30 pm

Oct. 6   Carly Vannoy, 2017 Iowa Honey Queen program   1:30 pm

Oct. 9   Friends of the Library meeting    8:30 am

Oct. 9   Brown Bag Book Club   12:00 noon

Oct. 10   Library Board meeting   4:45 pm

Oct. 16   Antiques Appraisal with Mark Moran   5:30-8:30 pm

Oct. 18   Early Out After School program with Joyce Knock   1-3 pm

Oct. 24   Star Wars Trivia for all ages    2:30-3:30 pm

Oct. 28   Mike Chapman, guest author/wrestling expert   11:00 am