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Book Club

Friday, September 30, 2016
All Locations
Want to join a book club but can't seem to find the time? Try this one, it's online! Make an account on goodreads.com, then join the group Metro Library ReadUp. You'll get the same lively discussions as a traditional book club, but you can share your ideas anytime instead of waiting for an in-person meeting, Also, you might win a fabulous prize! Happy reading!
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Jazz on the Lawn

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Bring your family, blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic basket for an evening of warm friendship and cool jazz! This event is free so come join us for some light relaxing jazz under the stars.
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Poetry Reading

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Cancelled due to Jazz on the Lawn
Open Mic Poetry Night
Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the last Monday of each month.
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Library Closed

All Day
All Locations
Although our physical libraries are closed today, you can still use the library online, 24/7 at http://www.metrolibrary.org. Visit us online to find your next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of our great databases.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Adult Coloring

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Think out of the crayon box! Coloring isn't just for kids. Coloring helps with stress and stimulates the brain area related to motor skills. Join us for the latest craze in relaxation and stress reduction. It's time to relax and create your own masterpiece. We will provide the coloring sheets and color pencils. Bring your imagination and just sit and relax!
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Fall Festival and Magic Show

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Drop in and enjoy a variety of fun family activities! Get creative with autumn crafts, face painting and tasty treats! Come in costume and you might go home with an extra treat! Crafts and candy are provided on a first come, first served basis. Also at 2:00 pm join magician Steve Crawford as he continues our fall festival with some magic! Whether he can pull a rabbit out of a hat remains to be seen! After the show, check out some of the library's books on magic and put on your own show!
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Poetry Reading

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Open Mic Poetry Night
Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the last Monday of each month.
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NaNoWriMo Write-In

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Thinking about doing National Novel Writing Month? Gather in the library to work on your story and get support from our staff and new friends. We'll help you out with writing prompts, tailored library resources, and all the encouragement you can handle.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Drawing for Beginners

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Tell your story through art. This beginner art class for teens and adults will help you see in a new way. It gives a basic understanding of how to draw successfully, using a step-by-step method from simple to complex. Drawing can improve small motor skills, improve attention span and the ability to focus and to observe the world around you. The class is free, but space is limited. All you need to get started is paper and pencil, which we'll provide.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Rossi the Approval Poodle

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Show Respect, Obey, be Safe, be Social, and be Important are the rules that Rossi the Approval Poodle lives by. Join Rossi and Ms. Judy for a fun afternoon about helping others. You’ll have a tail wagging good time.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Love to quilt? Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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Fantastic Beasts

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Harry Potter Party!
Have you missed the world of Harry Potter? Well, you're in luck! Join us in celebrating the new release of the movie, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them"! We will be making Harry Potter crafts, brewing up some butterbeer, get sorted into your house, and all kinds of wizarding fun!
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Registration begins 11/3/2016 at 8:00 AM

Apple Pie Time @ your Library

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Kids, get your cooking skills ready for the holiday season! Apple Pie Time lets kids practice following directions, measuring ingredients and putting together a delicious pie to take home and bake. Cookbooks for kids will be available to check out. This class fills up quickly, so registration is required.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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