fun in library

"Let's Mambo: Salsa for Kids"

"Let's Mambo: Salsa for Kids" on Monday, June 17, at 2:15 pm in the big  meeting room just to the right inside the lobby.  Free tickets will be available  while they last starting Thursday, June 10, at the Reference Desk in the Children's Area,

We have child-friendly movies in the Children's Actiivty Room on Wednesdays at 2:15.  There's free popcorn, too.

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Save The Words

Save The WordsDon’t be alarmed if you hear the Northwest staff members using some pretty unusual words. No, we’re not taking a cue from Sarah Palin (see “refudiate”) and inventing our own words. Rather, we are participating in the Save The Words campaign. We have adopted a list of obscure words otherwise doomed to extinction by the Oxford American Dictionary. So if you hear us talking about how an aquabib (water drinker) visited the local oporopolist (fruit seller), please don’t assume we're a bunch of foppotees (simple-minded people). We are simply bulking up our slimikin (slender) vocabularies so that they are more crassulent (very fat)....

THE BEAR-NECESSITIES IN MAUD SMITH MARKS LIBRARY

At Maud Smith Marks Library we think it is a just a “Bear Necessity” to have a comfortable place to read and a good book to read. We are happy when our readers are happy. So come in. Look around for a nice cozy place and enjoy.
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