January 29 - 7:30 p.m. - The 2015 ALLen Reads program launches with a night of jazz provided by the John Adams Group at the Allen Public Library. This year’s selections, Orphan Train and Notes from a Midnight Driver, make extensive reference to the healing power of music and its ability to connect us to each other. Under the direction of Janet Flynn, drama students from Allen’s Lowery Freshman Center will read selections from the two novels in and around the jazz performances, highlighting the value of music in our lives. Don’t miss what will prove to be an exciting introduction to the works by this year’s authors!
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Recommended for 6th to 8th Grade
Recommended for Preschool - 5th Grade
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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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