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MakerSpace for Spring Break
The MakerSpace will be open Tuesday, April 7th from 5 pm - 8 pm and Wednesday, April 8th from 6 pm - 8pm.  In addition to the regular times, the MakerSpace will be open on Monday, April 6th from   noon - 3 pm.  All ages are welcome, we ask that anyone 12 and under come with an adult.
How Socks Saved New Libraria Parts 1 and 2
Teen Film Club
The teen film club has put their film How Socks Saved New Libraria: Savior Socks on Youtube.  Take a few minutes and see how talented they are!  Remember, they wrote, directed, acted, filmed and edited this whole production!
 Part 1 and Part 2

Bookmark Making Contest
Tuesday, April 14th 6 pm - 7 pm
April 12th - 18th is National Library Week and the theme is Make it at the Library.  We have decided to celebrate by having a bookmark making contest.  The theme will be for our Summer Reading program:  Every Hero Has a Story.  There are 4 age groups and the winner from each group will have their bookmark published by the library this summer.  
The age groups are:
2nd grade and younger
3rd - 5th grade
6th - 12th grade

Come to the MakerSpace on Tuesday April 14th from 6 pm - 7 pm.  All paper and drawing/coloring materials will be provided.

MakerSpace Demo Night
We had a great time at the MakerSpace last night.  Everyone learned a little bit about knitting.  We had such a good time we will probably do it again!

1st Tuesday's - Writer's Night @ The MakerSpace
Are you a writer or an aspiring writer?  Join us the 1st Tuesday of each month in the MakerSpace.  We will meet from 6:30 - 7:30 to write, talk about writing, inspire and encourage one another.  Writer's of all ages are welcome, we ask that anyone 12 and under be accompanied by and adult.  

Lime Hollow Presents - Maple Sugaring
Rockin' Readers
Peter came from Lime Hollow to teach our Rockin' Readers about maple sugaring.  We all tasted maple syrup on ice cream and had fresh made pancakes with maple syrup on top.  Many of the kids got to try drilling a hole into a log to see how hard or easy it is depending on your tools.  We had a great time!

Teen Film Club on YouTube!
Watch this short clip from the teen film club!

Lego Club - 1st & 2nd grade
Monday, March 9th
The 1st & 2nd grade students had fun building St Patrick's Day themed Lego creations yesterday.  Stop in the Children's Room and also above the cake pans to see some of leprechaun traps!  There is even a story about one of them.
The next meeting will be Monday, April 13th @ 4 pm.

Lisa Harris - author visit
Friday, April 17, 2015
Author Lisa Harris will be giving a reading of her most recent book Allegheny Dream on Friday, April 17th at 5 pm.  

Monday Book Club
The Glass Castle
Join other adults as they discuss Jeannette Walls book The Glass Castle.  The group will meet Monday, March 23rd at 3:30 pm at the library.

MakerSpace in the Cortland Standard
If you missed the article in the Cortland Standard on Friday about our MakerSpace, take a minute and read the article here.
New MakerSpace Page
Visit our new MakerSpace page under the Activities/Events tab at the top of the website.  You will find our MakerSpace Agreement Forms, hours, software and other available activities in the MakerSpace.
Winter's Here
And the front steps are closed

Now that winter is officially here - we've closed off the front steps. Please use the side entrance toward the Brewster House. Thanks. 

Teen Tech Help
School Year Schedule
Are you having trouble downloading ebooks? Want to know how to use your new iPad? Well, now we've got a team of volunteer teens who can help! Now that school has started, our teen volunteers will be available on Mondays and Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00. We're grateful that they can still squeeze us in with their busy schedules. There's an appointment schedule at the front desk or you can just drop by. Bring your device or just your questions; our teen tech volunteers are here to help!

Children's e-Books
Check out this growing collection
We are starting a small collection of children's non-fiction e-books, viewable online. Just follow the link. The Login is phillips1, password ebooks. Then type in your library card number and start reading. We'll be adding a couple new books each month.