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Upcoming Events: Saturday Story Hour and the Strawberry Festival!

Looking for something to do? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library for stories, songs, and crafts!

Saturday Stories

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Saturday, May 26th from 10 am – 11 am

We’ll have stories, songs, and simple crafts to learn all about shapes. All are welcome!

Strawberry Festival

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Sunday, June 24th from 10 am – 2 pm

 at the Monkton Volunteer Fire Department

Come to our annual fundraiser for fresh strawberries with ice cream and cake, our fabulous book sale / silent auction, and live music.

Looking to clean out your bookshelves?

We accept used book donations starting Thursday, May 31st as soon as we open at 3pm. Please do not leave donations outside where they might be damaged by wind or rain, but drop them by when we are open:

Tuesday 3:00 – 7:00
Thursday 3:00 – 7:00
Friday 9:00 – 1:00
Saturday 9:00 – 1:00

Please be considerate with your donations – do not drop off moldy, severely damaged, or otherwise unsaleable books.

See our dedicated Strawberry Festival page for more information.

Our Facebook event page is here.

Questions? Contact us at russellmemlibrary@gmail.com or 453-4471

 

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Upcoming Events: Tabletop Gaming Night!

Have you ever heard of Tabletop Gaming? It’s basically playing board games, only these aren’t the board games you know from your childhood (probably). Checkers, chess, and Monopoly are all well and fun, but there are so many other games out there. Curious to try them? You’re in luck! We’re hosting a…

Tabletop Gaming Night!

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Tuesday, May 8th
4 – 7 pm

Stop in anytime between 4 and 7 and try a tabletop game! Newcomers and experienced veterans welcome. Bring your friends or come alone–either way, we will make sure you can play something. There will be snacks and beverages provided. The librarian on duty will be available to teach rules and settle scoring disputes.

These are some of the games we’ll have available, if you’re curious:
Carcassonne, Catan, Patchwork, Tsuro, Love/Loot Letter, Qwirkle, Welcome to the Dungeon, Zombie Dice

Check the event out on Facebook here.

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Upcoming Events: Weaving, Gardening, and Saturday Story Seeds!

Looking for something cool to do? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library for stories, songs, and crafts!

Pop-up Workshop: Weaving!

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Thursday, April 26th between 3 pm and 6:30 pm
Friday, April 27th between 9 am and 1 pm

Spring Break Weaving Workshop: Children age 8 and older will do best, but younger participants may come if they bring along an adult helper. Adults are welcome too! Come try your hand at weaving on a homemade straw loom.

Saturday Stories

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Saturday, April 29th from 10 am – 11 am

We’ll have stories, songs, and simple crafts to learn all about seeds. All are welcome!

 

An Evening
with Master Gardener Cooter Bushey

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Thursday, April 26th from 6:30 pm

Master Gardener Kathleen “Cooter” Bushey will meet with us on Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 pm to talk about her experience as a Master Gardener and answer your questions about planting. Cooter, along with Patty New, helped to plant, and continues to maintain, the flower bed in front of the Russell Library.

Call us with questions (453-4471) or stop by for some fun. Please mark your calendars. We hope to see you soon at the library!

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Upcoming Events!

Looking for something cool to do? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library for stories, songs, and crafts!

Pop-up Craft: Puppet Making!
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Thursday, March 29th between 3 pm and 7 pm
Friday, March 30th between 9 am and 1 pm

Stop by any time during our open hours to make a puppet to take home! There is no charge, and materials will be provided.

Don’t forget, there’s no school this Friday!

Saturday Stories

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Saturday, March 31st from 10 am – 11 am

We’ll have stories, songs, and simple crafts to learn all about dogs and cats. All are welcome!
Call us with questions (453-4471) or stop by for some fun. Please mark your calendars for some “make and take” projects. We hope to see you soon at the library!

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Happy Spring Break!

Looking for something cool to do on your Spring Break? Stop by the Russell Memorial Library for stories, songs, and crafts!

Craft Tables
How to Be the Best Nanny : Pinecone Projects for Nannies ...

Thursday, February 22nd from 3 pm – 5 pm

and

Friday, February 23rd from 9 am – 1 pm

We will have two craft tables set up for children of all ages to participate in making several different “bird feeder designs” and “beads are baaack,” as we have some great materials for creating bracelets, bookmarks, and more.

Saturday Stories

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Saturday, February 24th from 10am – 12 noon

We’ll have stories, songs, and simple crafts to celebrate everyone’s favorite prehistoric animals: DINOSAURS!
Call us with questions (453-4471) or stop by on February 22-24 for some fun! Please mark your calendars for some “make and take” projects. We hope to see you soon at the library.

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Valentine Making!

Come make Valentines with Debbie!

Feb 8th: 4 pm – 6pm
Feb 9th & 10th: 10 am – 12 noon

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Try one of her paper folding designs, or create one of your own. Make cards, rings–whatever you’d like! No charge, just come and build some paper crafts with us.

All ages welcome!

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Coming Soon at The Russell Library: Saturday Stories

When: the last Saturday of every month
from 10:00-11:00 am
Where: Russell Memorial Library
What: Stories, songs, simple crafts, and FUN!
Starting THIS MONTH: January 27 10:0-11:00 am

All are welcome!

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