TEDx – Sat. Oct. 7th

Registration is now open for our third annual TEDx conference. Our third annual TEDx event will be held on Saturday, October 7th, 2017 from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. The theme of this year’s event is Build a Better Community. The event is free but pre-registration is required. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER The live talks for this event include: COLLECTIVE

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Pete Gumbo & the Hot Peppers

BOOKHOUSE proudly presents PETE GUMBO & THE HOT PEPPERS  Friday, Sept. 29th, 2017 7:30 pm Your favorite Zydeco band Zydeco-a-Go-Go now has a smaller cousin called Pete Gumbo & The Hot Peppers, a trio consisting of piano, drums and tenor sax. These three musicians, all from Zydeco-a-Go-Go, play a special tribute to vintage New Orleans rock & roll classics from

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October Sky – Words & Film

Sunday, October 1st 2:00 pm Free film | Rated PG This October marks the 60th anniversary of the launch of Sputnik and the beginning of the space race. October Sky is the story of how the 1950s space race inspires four West Virginia teens to begin creating their own rockets in the hopes of getting out of their coal-mining town.

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Construction almost done…

Hughes Library Renovations Underway: We are almost done! Renovations at the main Hughes Library will be wrapping up in the next two weeks. The second floor work is now complete. We are putting the finishing touches on the new first floor cafe and will open when all the inspections and licensing is complete. Additionally, we replaced the carpeting in the

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BookHouse Concert – Adam Miller

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies.  A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folktales

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Kindle Fire: Check it out!

Kindle Fire tablets are now available for checkout at all branches of the Eastern Monroe Public Library, thanks to a mobile technology LSTA grant from the State Library. With a Kindle you can download thousands of e-books and e-audiobooks, all free with your library card. You can also surf the Internet with the Silk Browser anywhere there is a WiFi

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Learn a language online

Your library card is the passport to free online language study. Mango Languages’ PhD-created, linguist-approved language-learning software teaches practical conversation in over 70 languages, while keeping the vibe fun and encouraging. Mango also helps non-English speakers learn English and offers customized courses for native speakers of over 20 languages. Mango features free mobile apps, hands-free learning features, and progress tracking,

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Power Library

The Power Library is funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and has over 20 databases that you can search for free on subjects such as business, health, literature, science, and general reference. Looking to help the kids with their homework? The Power Library really shines with databases customized for students in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Click here

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BookHouse Concert with the Homegrown String Band

The Homegrown String Band™ is a “100% Natural Organically Grown” band, homegrown by Georgianne and Rick Jackofsky and their two daughters, Erica and Annalee. This “family that plays together” has been performing around the country, from the National Theatre in Washington, DC, to the Festival of American Music and Crafts in Branson, Missouri, since 1997. Inspired by the rural string

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