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October 10, 2013

Plenty to do at Clinton library

Sad news for readers last week. Best-selling author Tom Clancy passed away on Oct. 1 at the age of 66. His military thrillers took the world by storm with his debut novel "The Hunt for Red October" in 1984 and many of his best-sellers have been made into hit movies.

Mr. Clancy has a new release due out from his publishers on Dec. 3 entitled "Command Authority." Readers may place holds on this upcoming release at the library.

Happily Ever After book club

The Happily Ever After romance book club will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the library board room on the second floor. Paranormal romance is the focus for October when we’ll be reading, "Second Sight" nby Amanda Quick.

At this meeting we’ll pick our next read. Interested readers may still sign up; just contact the library. You can place holds on the book or read your own copy.

Afternoon Adventures – Read-a-thon

Explore your world on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Open to children in grades 1 through 5. Visit the library on Wednesday to come read to a very friendly dog who wants to hear a good story.

Story time

The theme for next week is Apples and Leaves. Preschool story time will take place on Wednesday at 10 a.m. Toddler Time will be held on Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. If you have questions, please contact children’s staff at \243-5436.

Fly Tying Class

Join Del Nelson and members of the Quad Cities Fly Fishing Association on Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. for a program to teach you how to tie your own flies.

Spend the winter tying some great lures for fishing season next year. Class size is limited to 10 people so please call the library to register. This program is free and open to the public.

Trunk or Treat

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