The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Opinion

August 29, 2013

Plenty to do at Clinton library

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Killer Reads for mystery fans will begin with “The Surgeon” by Tess Gerritsen and will gather on the fourth Tuesday, Sept. 24, at 5:30 p.m.

Contact the library to sign up and order your books for check out. Snacks will be provided for attendees.

Afternoon Adventures

Explore your world on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The autumn adventures will begin on Sept. 11. Open to children in grades 1 through 5.

Friends Book Sale

Our huge used book sale which is sponsored by the Friends of the Library will launch with a members night super sale on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 4 to 7 p.m. Become a member of the Friends to gain early admittance to the member’s only sale on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

The non-members can join in the fun on Thursday, Sept. 12. from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. The sale continues on Friday, Sept. 13 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Finally, Saturday, Sept. 14, is box day. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. books will sell at $3 per box. Books for sale include: fiction and non-fiction.

Make your choices from a wide array of titles including: how-to’s, large print, biographies, children’s books, puzzles, audio tapes, CDs, DVDs and more. The sale will be held at the former Elijah Buell School.

City Reads Book Club returns

Join Assistant Library Director Beth Mosher for the return of the City Reads Book Club on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 4:30 p.m. The group will read “The Light Between Oceans” by Margot L. Stedman.

Autumn Fest is approaching fast.

Last year it was the September Showcase, this year it’s Autumn Fest. On Saturday, Sept. 28, the library will be hosting a fun event featuring live music, food supplied by the Cattlemen’s Association and fun activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Look for more details in future columns.

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