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Crafts in the Kids Room- Bigfoots

October 7 - October 14
Sasquatch? Yeti? Bigfoot? Whatever you them, you can make your very own elusive Bigfoot to take home with you in the Children's Room all week long. So cute it'll make you want to believe!..Read More

Rants & Raves Teen Book Club

October 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
rants and raves teen book clubLove it or hate it, join fellow high schoolers discussing whatever YA books strike our fancy, whether they be specific titles or exploring a genre.  Upcoming books or genres will be chosen at the end of each meeting, so be sure to stop by!  Open to Grades 9-12...Read More

Author Talk and Book Signing w/ Allison Gilbert

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
We are very excited to welcome author Allison Gilbert to our Library to discuss her newest book Listen, World! Allison's fifth book, co-authored with Julia Scheeres, delves into the life of groundbreaking journalist Elsie Robinson, the highest-paid woman writer in the William Randolph Hearst media empire, who rose to prominence after a scandalous divorce in the early 20th century. Allison will be discussing Robinson's life, and the process of researching and writing this biography, the first to be written on Robinson. Copies will be available for purchase, courtesy of the Chatham Bookstore. Light refreshments will be served...Read More