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 ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE SALE 
Donations needed:  Homemade Fancy Christmas Cookies, Bars, Candies, or any other delicious items you would like to see on a holiday treat plate.  (Bakers make just one batch of items that are all the same and then package them in a disposable box or container.)  If you can make some treats please sign up at one of the 3 Branches.  Baked goods must be dropped off at your Library Branch by Thursday, December 8th at 5:p.m.
Cookies will be For Sale at all three branches on Friday, December 9th from 11:a.m. -- until we run out.  Fill a bakery box (9x9x2.5) with assorted cookies of your choice for $10. or new this year there will be a smaller box (8x5 3/4 x 2 1/2) for $6.
Atlanta Branch all proceeds to benefit the Atlanta Baby Basket Christmas Giving Program for local families.
In Lewiston all proceeds to benefit Community Sharing
In Hillman all proceeds to benefit Hillman-Wright Building Fund

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Montmorency County Public Libraries will be having a personalized acrylic on canvas painting class. (You will have the option of choosing a vintage truck, Jeep or VW Bug... along with the greeting of your choice and your own name and hometown.) The class costs $3. You must stop in a pay to reserve your spot. Space is limited. See dates and times below:

Dec. 6 Tuesday, 11am - Hillman-Wright Public Library - 743-4021
Dec. 8 Thursday, 11am - Atlanta Public Library - 785-3941
Dec. 9 Friday, 11am - Lewiston Public Library - 786-2985

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All three Library Branch's will be hosting an Advent / Holiday Wreath making class. Each little bag holds goodies you fill them with and can be opened the days leading up to Christmas. The class includes all supplies and cost $5. You must sign up in person at your local branch and pay the $5 fee when you sign up. Dates and classes are as follows -

Hillman Public Library - 11/22 Tues 12pm
Remember you must stop into your local branch and prepay to sign up. Space is very limited!

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Lewiston Elementary 3-5 grade Picasso style Le Coq (The Rooster) watercolor and oil pastel resist paintings.... the came out incredible!

    

    

    

    

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Construction has been completed on the new front door and handicap ramp at Lewiston Branch.  What a nice new addition to the building.

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LINK FOR MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS INFORMATION
Did you know that your library card can be your best travel companion?
The Pass allows library cardholders throughout the state to gain free or discounted access to 385 sites and numerous events.


CLICK ON THE BALLOON FOR MICHIGAN ACTIVITY PASS INFORMATION
http://www.plymouthrockets.com/map2016/index.cfm

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NEW "FREE" LIBRARY SERVICE  
  
Put your headphones on and click on freegal ~~

Freegal® is a free music service from your library. All you need is your library card number. Freegal offers access to about 7 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 28,000 labels with music that originates in over 80 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Access to Freegal is limited to patrons of subscribing libraries.

Click here for more complete instructions: for Music ~~ for Device Apps
 
                                                                                               
   After installing the app on your device ...choose Northland Library Cooperative as your library and click on it. 
To use Freegal, you need to be a registered cardholder of a library that has contracted the Freegal service.  Once you have downloaded the Freegal App on your device, the first thing you will see upon opening the App is a search box for libraries.  At this point you will enter in the name of your library Coop which is Northland Library Cooperative.
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WITH MISS WENDY
Children enjoy playing with Hamilton at Atlanta Branch

In Atlanta:
Come join us for Childrens Story Hour.  Story Hour will be held every 2nd Wednesday each month at 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.  We will have a story, fun project and snack.  Please ask Andrea, Wendy or Lori to sign-up!   Phone 989 785-3941
In Hillman:
Starting this September; Toddler Time will be held the last Wednesday of each month @ 11:00 am.  We will be having a story & craft. Children age 0-5 are invited with adult participation required.  989 742-4021
In Lewiston: 

Story hour is every third Tuesday of the month 10:30-11:30 am.  We will enjoy a story, have a snack and a fun project.  Our first story hour will be in October.  Phone 786-2985 for more information and to sign up.



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Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. ((Spokane-Coeur d'Alene), born October 7, 1966) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker. Much of his writing draws on his experiences as a Native American with ancestry from several tribes. He grew up on the Spokane Indian Reservation and now lives in Seattle, Washington.[1]

Alexie is the guest editor of the 2015 Best American Poetry.


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