Grand Opening Celebration

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You're invited to the Lyons Community Library Grand Opening Celebration on September 7th noon-5pm. SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES 12:00-1:00 The “Better than Book Club Band” with Kate Kerr and friends including hammered dulcimer National Champion, Tina Guegler12:30-1:00pm Story Time with Annie Grace1:00-1:30 Musical instrument petting zoo. Try out a hammered dulcimer, banjo, mandolin, fiddle and more!1:30-2:00 RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY (emcee Sandy Banta)2:00-2:30 Lyons Middle/High School Jazz Band2:30-3:00 Friends of the Library slide show and meeting3:00-4:00 Presentation by TED talk speaker, Corrin LaCombe, who will challenge some assumptions about conservation4:00-5:00 Social Time ONGOING EVENTS--Refreshments--Discovery Scavenger hunt--“Adopt-a-Book” to enhance the library collection--Writing with KayAnn Short--Temporary tattoos and stickers

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Summer Reading 2019

The 2019 Summer Reading program is underway! The Library encourages readers to continue learning throughout the summer with the return of its Summer Reading program. This year’s theme, which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, is “A Universe of Stories” and inspires readers of all ages to dive into the realm of space exploration. Stop by and pick up one of these Space related titles:● Space Case: A Moon Base Alpha Novel by Stuart Gibbs (2014)● CatStronauts by Drew Brockington (2017)● The Daredevil’s Guide to Outer Space by Anna Brett (2019)● Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator: Charlie Series, Book 2 by Roald Dahl (1972)● Honor Among Thieves by Rachel…

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National Mental Health Month

May is National Mental Health Month. According to the National Alliance of Mental Illness, 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition and one in every five adults in America experience a mental illness. Mental health affects everyone regardless of socioeconomic status, culture, ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation; yet fewer than 60% of adults and 50% of youth receive mental health services. This lack of treatment is a culmination of lack of information, availability of treatment options, and the social stigma associated with mental illness.The library is a proud partner of the Lyons Mental Health Initiative (LMHI), who will be hosting a Community Conversation on Mental Health led by…

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the LibraryThe Friends of the Lyons Regional Library District will be hosting a used book sale at the same time as “Lyons Clean Up Day” from 9:00am - 1:00pm on Saturday, May 18th. Bring along books that you would like to donate and check out what treasures you can bring back home! Books will be accepted and sold on Second Ave, across from the Clean Up Day site at the wastewater treatment plant. All proceeds will benefit the Lyons Library.

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