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Maker Space Open House
A great success!
The Maker Space open house was a great success.  If you missed the open house the Maker Space will be open Tuesdays from 5 pm - 8 pm


Ghost Story Writing Workshop - Date Changed
Wednesday, October 29 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Please note that the date and time of this event has changed.  We are sorry for any inconvenience.
Come to  the library for a ghost story writing workshop just in time for Halloween!  Join storyteller Robin Bady and learn some of the "tricks" of the trade.  Open to anyone 6th grade and up.  Please call the library to register at 607 749 4616.

National Philanthropy Day
An Opportunity to Give
Make a donation to the Cortland Community Foundation with a memo for your favorite 501 (c) organization (Phillips Free Library) and provide a chance for us to win a prize up to $10,000.  The library will receive all donations made in its name.  Please consider donating, the deadline is November 15th.  Mail or deliver your donation to:  Cortland Community Foundation, PO Box 466, 3334 NYS Route 215, Cortland, NY 13045.  
For more information please see Cortland Community Foundation's Website: 

Fall Book Sale
Save the Date!
Our fall book sale will be Saturday, November 8th from 10 am - 2 pm.  Children's books will be from $0.25 to $0.50 and books for adults will be from $0.50 to $2.00.  Books are always a great Christmas gift!
Film Premiere a Success!

The teen film club's premeire of Savior Socks was a great success.  The stars arrived in style and walked the red carpet.  They were all interviewed by a reporter from the Cortland Standard!  About 40 people were in attendance at the premiere.

Pre-school Storytime
Pre-school Storytime with Miss Tammy will start Wednesday, September 17th @ 10:30 am. Stories, songs, fingerplays, and puppets are just a few of the fun things you will experience at storytime!  

Rockin' Readers
Rockin' Readers, for kids in Kindergarten through 2nd grade, will start on Wednesday, September 24th @ 3:25 pm.  Miss Tammy has made plans for stories, games, crafts, snack and of course lots of fun!  Come join us.

3-D printer is up and running
MakerSpace coming soon
We've been playing with the 3-D printer and here are "Space Dog" 

And "George, the gnome" to show for it. 

Stay tune for more! 

Join an online Book Club
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Please check out the new online book clubs. Click on the icon on the lower left column. Choose the book club you want to join and subscribe with your email. Every Monday you'll start receiving the first few chapters of a that weeks book by email. By the end of the week you'll have read 3-5 chapters and be able to decide if you want to check the book out!

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.