The 2013-14 ALLen Reads season is coming to an exciting conclusion.
Friday, March 7, at 7:30 PM, "Scenes from Big Fish" will be performed in the Allen Public Library Auditorium. In a "readers' theatre" format, the Lowery Freshman Center drama group will share their interpretations of portions of this year's main book. Join us for cookies and punch with the actors and the author fol-lowing the performance.
Saturday, March 8, at 2 PM, author Daniel Wallace will talk about his life and his writing. A book signing will follow.Click for more details.
Planning for ALLen Reads 2014-15 will begin at our March meeting, 7 PM, Monday, March 10. If you are interested in getting involved in the planning of this community-wide program, come join us for the meeting and see what it's all about. Or contact Jane Bennett with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome new people and new ideas!!
Thank you to Market Street for their generous donation to the staff appreciation luncheon!
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Bookcase Clean Out One of the main sources of funding for Friends of the Allen Public Library is our ongoing book sale.Lately, sales are dropping because we donít have enough books to sell!What a great way to encourage your kids to read ógo through your books, pick some out to bring to the library, and while youíre here, pick up a few to take home!
In this year of budget cuts everywhere, the library needs all the funds we can give them.So help out by bringing YOUR books.
Of course, itís tax-deductible!
Please bring us your popular paperbacks and childrenís books that you are no longer using. Drop them off at the circulation desk and ask for a tax receipt. more detail
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