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Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture for Young People: Katherine Paterson

The annual Leslie Riedel Memorial Lecture for Young People will present children's author Katherine Paterson on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library Rotunda.  The event is free and open to all.  Registration is strongly recommended and will begin on October 1.  Past speakers of the series include children's authors/illustrators David Macaulay, Chris Van Allsburg, Jerry Pinkney, Lois Lowry, Tomie dePaola and Grace Lin.  [Sign Up] [View Poster]

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Library Featured on C-SPAN

The Library's Special Collections Curator Leslie Perrin Wilson was interviewed by C-SPAN recently, in which she explained how the Library acquires its Special Collections items and showcased some of the rare finds, including a portion of the manuscript for the book Little Women.  [Watch the Interview]

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Girls Who Code Club

After having a successful season, the Library will host another Girls Who Code Club for girls 13 - 17 years old.  This free program will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. starting September 2017 and will end in May 2018.  An information session for interested participants will be held at the Fowler Branch Library on September 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.  Open to all.  [Read about Girls Who Code Initiative]