Our Displays This Week

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Check us out!

Check us out!

Come take a look at our fabulous displays this week :) 

Have a display idea? Share it with us!

Also, Happy August! We hope you’ll enjoy looking through our Staff Picks page. We’ve uploaded our recommendations for the month of July and hope you can find a good book to start your August with. 

 

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Outback Ray

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Outback Ray introduced us to all kinds of great friends on Thursday during his show! We loved meeting and learning about the animals he brought with him – and some of us were even able to hold Spongebob the Python! Along with Spongebob, we also met Pokemon (hedgehog) and Pikachu (Armadillo). It was such a fun show!

 

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Make Your Own Guitar Pick Key Chain or Necklace

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Hey Teens! 

Come out to Kenmore Branch this week (until 7/25) and make your own guitar pick key chain or necklace . . . They’re super easy and fun to make! 

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Weathervane Playhouse

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Special guests from Weathervane Playhouse visited our library today and took us through Superhero training! We enjoyed doing superhero yoga, reading books, and discussing the qualities of superheros all while learning how to act. 

Missed the fun?

Come out to our next family program where we’ll be spending time with Outback Ray and his amazing animals on July 23rd at 1pm. 

See you then! 

 

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Rubber DuckS Ticket Winners

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Last week, Kenmore Branch Library was happy to present seven people with free Rubber Ducks tickets! The winners were so excited about winning, and we had so much fun drawing their names and calling them. In fact, we loved the drawing so much that we started ANOTHER contest. Stop in to Kenmore Branch Library, check out readable material (book, playaway, BOCD, magazine) and we’ll put your name in for a free Regal movie ticket! 

Here are some photos of some of our winners: 

 

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NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

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Our new Book Club on the Go selection for the month of July is NOS4A2 by Joe Hill. 

Amazon.Com Review: 

“NOS4A2 is a spine-tingling novel of supernatural suspense from master of horror Joe Hill, the New York Times bestselling author of Heart-Shaped Box and Horns.

Victoria McQueen has a secret gift for finding things: a misplaced bracelet, a missing photograph, answers to unanswerable questions. On her Raleigh Tuff Burner bike, she makes her way to a rickety covered bridge that, within moments, takes her wherever she needs to go, whether it’s across Massachusetts or across the country.

Charles Talent Manx has a way with children. He likes to take them for rides in his 1938 Rolls-Royce Wraith with the NOS4A2 vanity plate. With his old car, he can slip right out of the everyday world, and onto the hidden roads that transport them to an astonishing – and terrifying – playground of amusements he calls “Christmasland.”
 

Then, one day, Vic goes looking for trouble—and finds Manx. That was a lifetime ago. Now Vic, the only kid to ever escape Manx’s unmitigated evil, is all grown up and desperate to forget. But Charlie Manx never stopped thinking about Victoria McQueen. He’s on the road again and he’s picked up a new passenger: Vic’s own son.

Exclusive to the print editions of NOS4A2 are more than 15 illustrations by award-winning Locke & Key artist Gabriel Rodríguez.”

What is Book Club on the Go, you ask? 

It’s for people who like trying new books but don’t have the time for group discussions. If you’re one of those people, no worries, we have you covered. Now you can get the best of both worlds!

Here’s How it Works

Stop on in and pick up a new book every second Monday of the month. 

Make sure to pick up a Book Club on the Go flyer. It will include a book synopsis, details about the author, discussion questions, and a listing of read-a-like authors and books!

Happy Reading! 

 

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Holds

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Take a look at the large amount of holds we received this morning for our patrons. We love receiving the materials you’ve requested, especially when it’s a book or movie you’ve been dying to get your hands on. 

Visit or call us at 330-745-6126 to put an item on reserve. 

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New Displays

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The staff at Kenmore Branch Library work hard to provide our patrons with the best books, while also catering to interests. Every couple of weeks, we update our library displays to ensure that you can find a book you’ll enjoy and to make browsing through the library easier. 

Currently, we have Zentangle books, Shark books, books to read over a campfire, an Avengers display, books about Graffiti and adorable animal books. 

Stop by and pick one up! 

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Mr. Puppet

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Yesterday, Kenmore Branch Library was happy to present Mr. Puppet. He was a big hit with the kids and everyone enjoyed meeting his puppet friends. There was so much laughter and fun and a lot of the children even won prizes!  

Check out these photos and make sure to come back on July 16 (1pm) for another awesome afternoon with Weathervane Playhouse! 

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Chocolate Olympics

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Will you be at our upcoming chocolate Olympics? We hope so! 

Satisfy your sweet tooth on July 14 at 3pm and get your chocolate game on!

And in the meantime, visit us and check out our giant chocolate ball located on the front desk and get yourself signed up for this cool program. 

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