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Teen Book Discussion and Writing Workshop
Author E.K. Johnston
Author E.K. Johnston will be visiting the library on Saturday, March 21st from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.  Ms. Johnston will be discussing her book The Story of Owen (Dragon Slayer of Trondheim #1).  She will also do a reading of the 2nd book in this series Prairie Fire.  From 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Ms. Johnston will be offering a writing workshop.  Anyone in 6th - 12th grade is invited to join for the whole program.  Please sign up in the library by March 19th.
       
This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
     

3rd & 4th Grade Lego Club
First Meeting!
     
Our first Lego Club was fun for the 5 students who attended.  Hopefully more will join us next month, March 23rd from 4 - 5 pm!  


MakerSpace Demo Night
Knitting - March 17 @ 6:30 pm
Join Lynn and some of her friends on Tuesday, March 17th @ 6:30 and learn some knitting basics.  This demonstration is open to all ages (under 12 with an adult please).
                                    

Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion
Grave Mercy - March's Book
Join us the third Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm for the Science Fiction/ Fantasy Book Discussion. The discussion is open to teens and adults. 

The book for March is Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers.  We will meet on Wednesday, March 18th.

  Seventeen year old Ismae escapes from an arranged marriage to a convent where the sisters serve the gods of old.  If she chooses to stay she will be trained as an assassin.  Her most important assignment takes her to the high court in Brittany where she is faced with an impossible decision.  How can she deliver vengeance on the one who has stolen her heart?





Cake Decorating Demo Night
Shannon came and taught a great group how to decorate cakes last night.  I think the pictures speak for themselves.... Everyone had a great time!
  
  
                            

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.  


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.
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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.