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The library has resumed regular hours, including Saturdays.
9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Material donations (books, DVDs, CDs) are currently being accepted! Please drop off your donations any time the library is open. Monetary donations are always accepted. … Thank you for supporting your library.
•Discard Book Sale: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 22. On Friday, which is General Sale Day, prices will be as marked. On Saturday, people can buy a bag of books for $3 per bag.
•Local Author Visit: Julianna Woite, author of “Our Invisible String,” will speak at the library at 6 p.m. Oct. 24. She will discuss 1957 in Buffalo. It was the year that Buffalo hosted its 125th anniversary and World Port Celebration, as well as the year that Elvis Presley rocked Memorial Auditorium. It is also the backdrop for the novel, “Our Invisible String.” Through stories, photographs and artifacts, spend some time exploring the real-life people and places discussed in the book, and fully immerse yourself in the world of Josie and Jack. Copies will be available for sale at the event. Visit juliannawoite.com for more information. Funding for this program has been provided by the Friends of the Grand Island Memorial Library.
For Children and Youth
•Preschool story time: 10-10:45 a.m. Oct. 26. Storytime is for children aged 3-5, who come with or without a caregiver. Join Miss Carly for stories, music, dancing, crafts and MORE! Registration is required. Call 716-773-7124.
•Read to a dog: 1-3 p.m. Nov. 12. Pick out a book and practice reading out loud to a good listener at the Grand Island Memorial Library. All our furry friends are therapy dogs certified through the SPCA’s “Paws for Love” program. Sign up for your personal 20-minute reading session. Registration is required. Call 716-773-7124.
•Anime/Manga drawing workshop: Saturday, Nov. 12 at 3 p.m., session 1: action figures; Saturday, Nov. 19 at 3 p.m., session 2: Manga faces and figures Interested in learning how to draw Manga? You won’t want to miss these workshops! Draw along with award-winning cartoonist and picture book illustrator Tom Paul Fox. For ages 9-17. Registration is required. Call 716-773-7124.
•Get ready for HEAP from noon until 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22. Join us for our pre-HEAP season tabling event. We will provide information for the Home…
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