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Date
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Time
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Description
Last year Central Middle School history teacher Alan Birkemeier was one of 18 teachers selected nationwide by the National History Day project to research a fallen WW II soldier buried in Europe and then to visit his gravesite. For a year Birkemeier researched the life of Ogilville native Chester Lane; in July 2015 Birkemeier placed a piece of Indiana limestone and an American flag from Lane’s brother on Lane’s grave in France and gave a small eulogy. During this program Birkemeier will describe his research process on Lane and the impact the National History Day project has had on him as a teacher.
Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

Title
Date
Saturday, February 13, 2016
Time
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Description
Immerse yourself in one of the most iconic landscapes in children’s literature: the Hundred Acre Wood. Not many know that it is a real place in East Sussex, England called Ashdown Forest. Kathryn Aalto, author of The Natural World of Winnie-the-Pooh: A Walk Through the Forest That Inspired the Hundred Acre Wood leads a nostalgic, visually-rich journey into the place where A. A. Milne lived and set the tender adventures of Pooh and his band of friends. Learn about Milne’s extraordinary childhood in the natural world and how he and illustrator E. H. Shepard became the Lennon-McCartney of children’s literature. Discover the real places that inspired the stories as well as the rare flora and fauna of the forest. Leave with a new understanding of how the Winnie-the-Pooh books are now, more than ever, field guides for the free range child, a hymn to those days of Doing nothing — yet learning everything. Aalto is a writer, designer, historian and lecturer. For the past twenty-five years, her focus has been on places where nature and culture intersect: teaching literature of nature and place, designing gardens, and writing about the natural world. Copies of The Natural World available for purchase at the event from Viewpoint Books.

Location
Red Room
Library
BCPL

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Welcome to the 2015 Summer Reading Club (for adults). You can use the tabs at the top to go to the Teen or Children's page.

Finish 5 books, get a bag of prizes! Plus you'll then be eligible for special drawings (and the $100 gift card grand prize) in August!
Keep reading for additional entries into the $100 grand prize drawing!

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To get started, click "Sign Me Up" and fill out the form. You will use the "Track Books" option to log your books. At 5 books, you will get a message to claim your prize.
Reviews
Title
Yes Chef
Author
Marcus Samuelson
format
Book
Review
I love food, and I love the new celebrity chef phase. It was fun to see what's behind the man we see on TV.
Title
100 Days of Real Food
Author
Lisa Leake
format
Book
Review
Good information as we seek to become less dependent on processed, unhealthy foods.
Title
Death Wears a Beauty Mask
Author
Mary Higgins Clark
format
Book
Review
A collection of short stories by Ms. Clark. Some from her best books through out the years.
Title
good job robert
format
Other
Review
Alas the Summer reading club has come to an end and all that is left to say is GOOD JOB ROBERT and try to have more than one reading club per year. I know I am not the only one who REALLY enjoys them.
Title
People I want to Punch in the Throat
Author
Jen Mann
format
Overdrive eBook or Audiobook
Review
funny