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
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
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!
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.
KID’S CRAFT CORNER
Saturday, October 4th @ 2:30-3:30
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.
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.
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.
TWISTED DECOUPAGE CREATIONS
Monday, October 14 th from 4:00-5:00 p.m.
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.
Halloween Charm Necklace Craft!
Thursday, October 16th
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.
Halloween Pet Bash @ 3:00 p.m.
Bring your pet to the library for a pet parade, costume contest for your pet. The best dressed pets will win prizes.
Give your gently worn shoes a new life for a worthy cause!
Pairs of shoes reused:
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