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"Every artist wants his work to be permanent. But what is? The Aswan Dam covered some of the greatest art in the world. Venice is sinking. Great books and pictures were lost in the Florence floods. In the meantime we still enjoy butterflies."

—Romare Beardon

 

Welcome!

 

Birthday Club!

Scheduled Events

 

The John Schwegman Series

10/21/2014- Serengeti Ecosystem of East Africa

11/18/2014- A Naturalist Visit to Southern and Western Australia

No December program

1/20/15- Lady Slipper Orchids of North America

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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The Metropolis Public Library will be selling raffle tickets for our “Throwing the Book at Breast Cancer” goodie bag, including a T-shirt, “Whoopie Cream” Hand Cream, various other great items, as well as 4 tickets to see the Moscow Ballet’s “The Nutcracker,” on November 17th @ 7:00 pm!

Raffle tickets will go on sale Monday, Oct. 6th, priced at 1 ticket for $5, or 3 for $10. Tickets may be purchased through November 3rd. The winner will be announced on November 4th. All proceeds will go toward Relay for Life!

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A Big Cause for Little Paws

-This month we will be accepting pet food and supplies in exchange for past due fines.  This does not include lost or damaged materials.  Maximum equivalency for fines will be $10.00.   All donations will be given to Project Hope.

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KID’S CRAFT CORNER

Saturday, October 4th @ 2:30-3:30

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Come join us for our Kid’s Craft Corner. We will be making Halloween Wreaths with pumpkins and ghosts.  We will also be making spooky Milk Cartons.  This program is intended for kids ages 5-9.  Any questions call 618-524-4312 ext. 3, ask for Ms. Angie.

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 Edna’s

Crafty Crew!

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Tuesday, October 7th, @ 4:30 pm.- Metropolis Public Library

Make your own t-shirt necklace! Bring a t-shirt (no larger than a medium), and a pair of scissors.

Please register by 10-3-14 for this program. This program is intended for ages 18 and up.

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 Pumpkin Decoupage!

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Saturday, October 11th @ 2:30 pm ~Metropolis Public Library

We will be decoupaging ornamental pumpkins with antiqued book pages, topped-off with sprigs of Spanish moss, making  a great addition to your Fall décor!

Registration ends Thursday, October 9th. Limited spaces available, so register soon! Call 524-4312 ex. 3. This program is for ages 18 and up.

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TWISTED DECOUPAGE CREATIONS

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Monday, October 14 th from 4:00-5:00 p.m.

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Come join the fun, we will be using decoupage techniques to make monsters and other spooky creations.  This program is intended for Teens ages 13 and up.  Please register by Friday, October 10th.

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Halloween Charm Necklace Craft!

Thursday, October 16th @ 5:00


This program was such a hit last year, we’re doing it again! Design your own necklace with trendy trinkets and charms! Great for a gift, or keep it for yourself! Register by 10-14-14.

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Saturday,October  25th

  Halloween Pet Bash @ 3:00 p.m.

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Bring your pet to the library for a pet parade, costume contest for your pet.  The best dressed pets will win prizes.

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       ShoeBox   

   Recycling

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Give your gently worn shoes a new life for a worthy cause!

Pairs of shoes reused:

485,819

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For the newest eBooks, eRead Illinois is your source for all these and more. Click the logo above to learn more. Also available for check-outs Kindles & Nooks for Library patrons. For more information, call 618-524-4312.

 


 

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 Mon-Thu: 10 am-7pm

Fri-Sat: 10 am-6pm
Sunday: Closed

 

317 Metropolis Street
Metropolis, IL  62960
618-524-4312
FAX: 618-524-3675

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Every Wednesday

11:00-1:00

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Got computer questions?

We’ve got answers.

Ask Terrin for help during this time block every Wednesday. From basics to social media, job applications to resumes – whatever your needs, we can help you out!

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