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Library Closing on August 4th and 5th

Towanda District Library will be closed on August 4th and 5th for a thorough cleaning. Books due on these dates will be granted a grace period.

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TOWANDA READS Book Discussions

Wednesday, August 9th @ 5 pm the group discusses “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly. Please note the date change for this month only. The group typically meets the 2nd Tuesday of even-numbered months. The public is invited to join the discussion any time that the title interests you. Joining a book discussion adds a whole new dimension to your reading!

Thank You – Summer Reading Sponsors

Towanda Ladies Night Out, FS Fast Stop; Cornbelters Baseball Team; Ed Anderson Trucking; Country Financial Agent, Steve Edgecomb; Rader Family Farms; Towanda Parent Organization; Barnes and Noble; Great Harvest Bread Company; KIRK Disposal (Henson Disposal); AVANTI’s; HY-VEE; Wal-Mart; Towanda LIONS; Towanda HCE; Bloomington Thunder Hockey, and FRIENDS of Towanda Library.

Solar Eclipse Glasses

 Solar eclipse glasses are for sale at the library for $1.50 per pair. Limit 1 per person – until after August 14th program.  Each person attending the August 14th program receives a free pair of glasses.

Solar Eclipse Program

 NASA Ambassador, Lee Green, of Twin City Amateur Astronomers presents a program – the facts you want to know about the eclipse and how to safely view it. Program is intended for adults and upper-elementary students. Join us at 5:00 pm on Monday, August 14th….just one week prior to the eclipse.

Library Board Meeting and Budget Hearing

The next library board meeting is Thursday, August 17th @ 7 pm at the library – since Towanda Elementary Open House is scheduled on our regular board evening. The Budget Hearing convenes at 7 pm.

Summer Reading Registration

2017 Summer Reading theme is “Reading by Design.” Registration for both youth and adults begins June 1st at the library. Pick up your reading logs. Begin to read! Prizes for readers include HY-VEE meals, Avanti coupons, Rader Farm passes, Great Harvest Bread Co. coupons, book bags, backpacks, and more. Adult program runs until August 15th.