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Morning Update


January 29, 2011

Library begins winter program

NEW CASTLE — It’s cold. It’s snowy. It’s winter. What better time to stop by the library to stock up on reading material? New Castle-Henry County Public Library is encouraging patrons to “Wrap Up with a Good Book” during the Winter Reading program. Winter reading runs through Feb. 28.

Adults and teens can register at the main service desk and will receive a sign up reward and a book review slip. Read some books, turn in reviews, and be entered to win one of several warm blankets in a March 1 drawing. Registration is limited to 150.

Children can sign up in the Children’s Library and receive a “Bingo Card,” which they can have stamped each time they come into the library. When the card is full, the child can pick out a free book. Registration is  limited to the first 150 children.

Activities happening during Winter Reading include:

  • Craft It/Keep It — 2 p.m. Feb. 2.
  • Intro to the Internet and E-Mail Computer Class — 10 a.m. Feb. 8; 1 p.m. Feb. 17; 10 a.m. Feb. 26.
  • Theater Thursday: “Secretariat” — 6:30 p.m. Feb. 10.
  • Halo: Reach & Guitar Hero for Teens —  3:30-5:30  p.m. Feb. 11.
  • Cupcake Decorating for Teens —  4 p.m. Feb. 14.
  • Brown Bag Book Chat — noon Feb. 16.
  • Noteworthy Concert: The Twilight —   7 p.m. Feb. 17.
  • Missing Ending Book Club for Teens —  6:30 p.m. Feb. 17.
  • Senior Movie Matinee: “Casablanca” —  1 p.m. Feb. 18.
  • How Austentatious! Jane Austen Book Club —  6:30 p.m. Feb. 22.
  • Classic Movie Monday: “The Misfits”  —  1 p.m. Feb. 28
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