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Banned Books Week 2014
Celebrate your freedom to read with Banned Books Week! The 2014 celebration of Banned Books Week is September 21- 27, with a special emphasis on graphic novels. More than 11,000 books have been challenged since 1982 in schools, bookstores and libraries. Come visit both library locations to see our Banned Books displays and pick up the 2013-2014 guide of banned books. You can also visit the American Library Association's website here to get more information, including the most frequently banned books and a listing of banned books by year.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!
Do you have a Three Rivers Library card?
Beginning September 1, your Three Rivers Library card will get you more than great library materials! Visit our Library Card Sign Up Month page for more details about the month and this prize basket!
The Skeleton Scene: Hands on Halloween Craft
Create a humorous Halloween "stage scene" featuring "Bones," the frightfully amusing skeleton. No bones about it, you'll have a shockingly hilarious time when Kathleen Obirek, floral designer and educator, returns. All craft materials will be provided. Please bring a hot melt glue gun and glue sticks. Registration Required and $5 craft fee due at the time of registration. This program is intended for adults, and is limited to those 15 and up.
Saturday, September 27
1-3pm, Minooka Branch
Grimm’s Grimmest: The Darker Side of Fairy Tales
What really happened after Sleeping Beauty is awakened by the Prince's kiss? "Happily ever after..." is only relative, and what relatives inhabit these lurid tales! Listen to the 19th century tales of the Brothers Grimm as originally intended for adults, transformed through Judith Heineman & Daniel Marcotte's 21st Century interpretations. This event is being produced in part by the Illinois Humanities Council's Road Scholars Speakers Bureau. Registration Required.
Tuesday, September 30
7pm, Minooka Branch