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January 30, 2014

Kingston Library News

KINGSTON —Taking time to have a regular family night is a great way to create lasting memories. Join us in the library meeting room for screenings of newly released DVDs! Please bring a potluck snack to share! Popcorn will be provided! This month, we will watch Cloudy with a ‘Chance of Meatballs 2’ (rated PG) on Fri., January 31 at 5:30 p.m.

Stop by the library for the LEGO Challenge Club on Fri., February 7 and 21, 4:00 p.m. Kids, ages 7 and up, can participate in building challenges that test their creativity and ingenuity to win prizes! Or just stop in and have fun!

Start a reading tradition with your daughter with a Mother-Daughter Book Club! For Girls (grades 4-8) and their Mothers. Based on the popular Mother-Daughter Book Club novels by Heather Vogel Fredrick. This meeting will be to discuss “Chained” by Lynne Kelly on Tues., February 11 at 6:00 p.m. Miss Sue will serve snacks and refreshments, and book-talk a few titles for the April meeting. Books for the March Meeting will be available for pickup.

Children ages 3 and up are invited to join Miss Sue for an afternoon of Valentine’s Day stories, tea (or juice), and music on Fri., February 14 at 11:00 a.m.

Story time fun continues! Book Babies, a story time for children ages 0-36 months meets every Monday at 10:30 a.m. Preschool Story Time is on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. for children ages 3 to 5. Check the children’s web page for updates or schedule changes.

Stay up-to-date on library happenings and services by visiting our website,

www.kingston-library.org, or check us out on Facebook! We are also on Twitter at Kingston Library @imaginemoreKCL. Need to speak to us? Call 642-3521.

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