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Halloween Party at Monrovia!

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Tuesday, October 30, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Monrovia is having a Halloween Party for children of all ages featuring stories, songs, crafts and fun.  Enjoy a great time celebrating all things Halloween at the Monrovia Library with Ms. Beth. Read more about Halloween Party at Monrovia!

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Home School Story Time - All About Sign Language

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Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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We'll have stories, songs and crafts all related to American Sign Language as well as learning library skills for home schoolers in Kindergarten through Third Grade.  Stop by Monrovia Library or call 256-489-3392 to sign up for this event. Read more about Home School Story Time - All About Sign Language

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Monrovia Friends of the Library Open House

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Tuesday, November 6, 2012 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
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Monrovia Friends of the Library is hosting an Open House with refreshments, door prizes and a drawing for our "Good Night Moon" quilt.  We will also have a 25 cent book sale all day on the 6th.  Celebrate with us! Read more about Monrovia Friends of the Library Open House

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Redbird Christmas

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Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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9780099490487
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Fannie Flagg
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Redbird Christmas

Oswald T. Campbell, aged fifty-two, down-and-out in a Chicago winter, is given only months to live unless he moves South. He finds himself in the small town of Lost River, Alabama, where the residents are friendly if feud-prone and eccentric to a fault. One of them, Roy, keeps a red cardinal, a once wounded bird called Jack, in the village store. Patsy, a sad, sweet little kid with a crippled leg, from the trailer park up in the woods, takes to dropping by the store - and falls in love with Jack. Flagg takes us on an emotional roller-coaster ride through the lives and hearts of an engaging crew of misfits, fixers and ordinary good-hearted folk, set against the vivid natural backdrop of a mellow Alabama winter, along the riverside where birds and fish abound. Her enchanting story culminates at Christmastide with surprises and a magical 'redbird' moment. Read more about Tuesday Night Book Club: Redbird Christmas

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Tuesday Night Book Club: Unbroken

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Lauren Hillenbrand
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Unbroken

From Laura Hillenbrand, the bestselling author of Seabiscuit, comes Unbroken, the inspiring true story of a man who lived through a series of catastrophes almost too incredible to be believed. In evocative, immediate descriptions, Hillenbrand unfurls the story of Louie Zamperini--a juvenile delinquent-turned-Olympic runner-turned-Army hero. During a routine search mission over the Pacific, Louie’s plane crashed into the ocean, and what happened to him over the next three years of his life is a story that will keep you glued to the pages, eagerly awaiting the next turn in the story and fearing it at the same time. You’ll cheer for the man who somehow maintained his selfhood and humanity despite the monumental degradations he suffered, and you’ll want to share this book with everyone you know. Read more about Tuesday Night Book Club: Unbroken

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Home School Story Time at Monrovia - Library Lino

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Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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All homeschoolers from Kindergarten to Third Grade are invited to participate in our home school story time.  We'll focus on learning library lingo - what's an author, illustrator, spine label, fiction, nonfiction, etc.  Students will enjoy stories, games and crafts.  Sign up at the circulation desk at Monrovia or email chewitt@hmcpl.org. Read more about Home School Story Time at Monrovia - Library Lino

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Family Movie Night at Monrovia

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Friday, September 14, 2012 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Free movie night at Monrovia Library with popcorn and drinks available for 25 cents each.  Stop by Monrovia to pick up tickets to reserve your spot. Read more about Family Movie Night at Monrovia

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Teen Program at Monrovia -Painting on Canvas

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Monday, December 10, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Express your inner artist as we paint on canvas at Monrovia. Sign up at Monrovia Circulation desk or call 256-489-3392. Read more about Teen Program at Monrovia -Painting on Canvas

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Teen Program at Monrovia - Tailgate Party

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Monday, November 12, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Come show your support for your favorite team at the teen tailgate party at Monrovia!  Sign up at Monrovia Circulation desk or call 256-489-3392. Read more about Teen Program at Monrovia - Tailgate Party

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Teen Program at Monrovia - Mask Making

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Monday, October 8, 2012 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Create a mask for Halloween and/or the Masquerade Ball at Monrovia.  Sign up at Monrovia Circulation desk or call 256-489-3392. Read more about Teen Program at Monrovia - Mask Making

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