Newsletter For
April 2009
Happy Easter!

 

Recurring Events:

Beautiful Butterfly Gardens!

Materiales en español y  
Bilingues en la Biblioteca
!

Karaoke Time!
Mondays 4-6 p.m.
Every Monday afternoon come in and either song-along or show your stuff at the microphone!

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Video Gaming Club: every Tuesday  & Friday from 3:00 to 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room.
Bring your PlayStation2 (rated E or T) games or use ours!
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Story Time
:
Each Wednesday morning at 10:30.
Bi-lingual Story Time:
Each Thursday Morning at 11:30 a.m.
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Afternoon@theMovies each Wednesday and Thursday afternoon @ 4:00
Films are recent DVD releases and rated G or PG.
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Clases de Inglés Como Segundo Idioma
Adult Literacy/ESL Classes
Thursday morning from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
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I Can't Wait to Read it! (book discussion group)
Monday April 27th at 6 p.m.
This month is
Choose Your Own Title Month! Once a year the book discussion group has a free-for-all and everyone selects a different title to discuss. This is a great way to hear about new books or older classics that you might not have read. The group will also have a potluck supper with dessert and iced tea so sign-up at the circulation desk now and join in the fun!
Would you like to learn how to attract beautiful butterflies to your garden ?

Attend our free workshop presented by Pat Kriener, Johnson County Master Gardener.  The workshop will start at 7:00 p.m. and should last about an hour.
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NEA's Read Across America 2009  I Am A Reader!

Children who read Easy Reader or Picture Book level books can participate in this fun program.
If they checkout and read four of the following six Dr. Seuss titles from our library  they will receive a cute Dr. Seuss character sticker!

Titles:
The Cat in the Hat
Happy Birthday to You!
Horton Hears a Who!
The Lorax
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Yertle the Turtle and other stories

Participating children will receive a special book tracker/book mark. After four titles have been logged in the book tracker/ book mark the kids can bring them to the circulation desk and select a sticker.

The featured character stickers are of the Cat in the Hat, the Lorax and Horton the elephant.

Acabamos de agregar  materiales imprimidos en Español y bilingües a la colección de la biblioteca. También hemos agregado las nuevas grabaciones video de DVD para todas las edades con las pistas en Español y Frances y subtítulos a la colección de video. Pregunte por favor por estos nuevos artículos en el escritorio de circulación. 
Ahora tenemos un bibliotecaria que hable español. Pida por favor hablar con el KellyNewell.
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Alvarado Area Chamber of Commerce

Want to make Alvarado a better place in which to live or work?
Then you should join the Alvarado Area Chamber of Commerce. 
The Chamber is actively trying to make improvements to our community. They are attracting new businesses and promoting those businesses who are already here.
 


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