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What's Cooler than Being Cool? Having a Library Card.

National Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month - a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that a library card is the most important school supply of all.

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I read banned books

Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted.

Banned Books Week celebrates the freedom to choose or the freedom to express one’s opinion even if that opinion might be considered unorthodox or unpopular and stresses the importance of ensuring the availability of those unorthodox or unpopular viewpoints to all who wish to read them.

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Fall Festival

Celebrate Fall at the Rensselaer Library each October. Usually held the first Tuesday of the month. Dates vary. Take part in games, a cake walk, silent cake auction, white elephant Bingo, face painting and more!

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Get Away at Your Library - Teen Read Week™

About Teen Read Week™

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Santa Visits

Each December, join us for special visits from Santa and his helpers. Events vary by location.

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Create it at Your Library

Teen Tech Week

Each March the library celebrates our teen patrons and technology with a special week of events in conjunction with YALSA, the YA branch of the American Library Association.

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Celebrate Children's Book Week May 2-8 2016

Children's Book Week

In celebration of Children’s Book Week, May 2-8, the Wheatfield Library is inviting children ages 0-12 who check out books to enter their name in a drawing for a gift card that will be awarded at the end of the week. Read on for special events.

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Screen Free Week

One week a year, each April, we ask you to join us in community activities to see how long you can go without the influence of television or online media.

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Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring at the DeMotte Library on the Friday of National Library Week, held each April. Dates vary. Check out our Events Calendar for dates and times. Take part in games, a cake walk, Bingo, face painting and more! All proceeds benefit the Friends of the DeMotte Library.

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Adult Summer Reading

Being an adult doesn't mean you can't enjoy Summer Reading!

Cool off with a good book or take along an audio book as you travel or work around the house or yard this summer - from your local library - and enter to win prizes in our annual Adult Summer Reading Programs.

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