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Thursday, July 10, 2003

Teen movie @ the Branch
Teens - the East Valley Branch will be showing the movie 'Jane Eyre' in the Vineyard Room tomorrow, July 11th, as part of the Summer Reading Program.

20 Books That Changed America
Book Magazine has created this great list of 20 books that had an impact on the shaping of our country:
http://abcnews.go.com/sections/WNN/WorldNewsNow/bookmagazine030701.html

Tuesday, July 08, 2003

Teen Ice Cream Social tomorrow
Teens - Come to the main library tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. for the Summer Reading Program ice cream social! The event will take place upstairs in the Turrentine Room.

National Constitution Center web site
This museum opened July 4th, 2003 in Philadelphia to increase public knowledge of, and appreciation for, the Constitution. The web site contains information about the Constitution, a citizen participation guide, and lesson plans for teachers.
http://www.constitutioncenter.org/index.shtml

Monday, July 07, 2003

Librarians guard liberty
This article from Wyoming's Caspar Star Tribune explores how librarians are defending every citizen's right to know:
Star Tribune link

Ben Hian and his Radical Reptiles
Meet Ben's reptile friends up close and personal while he shares interesting facts. This program is for kids 4 and up and will take place tomorrow, July 8th from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Main Library's Turrentine Room.

Ameritrade's Encyclopedia of Finance
Are you a beginner to the world of stocks and investing? Check out Ameritrade's online encyclopedia of finance to start learning the basics:
http://www.ameritrade.com/education/html/encyclopedia/index.html