CHECK IT OUT OCT. 9 – Kill A What?

Grand Forks Library report for October 9th. Lots going on including the always awesome book sale.

We’ve got an action-packed October, full of movies and Lego and poetry. Also, our much-anticipated book sale! Here goes:Kill A What?!I bet you didn’t know this, but our library has a power monitor available for borrowing. It’s the Kill A Watt EZ, and the way it works is you plug it into the socket, and then you plug any appliance directly into the Kill A Watt. It’ll tell you how efficient the appliance is, and will indicate consumption (by kilowatt hour). Easy to use, and you it just might help you save some money on your next hydro bill. Movie nightThe next film in our NFB series is Sarah Polley’s award-winning documentary Stories We Tell (108 minutes). We’ll take care of the popcorn, you take care of getting yourselves here on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 6 p.m. Lego challengeIt’s here, at long last! Our monthly Lego extravaganza begins on Friday, Oct. 11, from 1-3 p.m. All ages welcome (pre-schoolers must be accompanied by an adult). We’ve got enormous bins of Lego, and snacks too. Board meetingOur October board meeting will be held at the library on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at 4 p.m.  Poetry CaféDrop by the library on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. for one of our wonderful, open mic Poetry Cafes—an opportunity to listen to some great poetry, or to read from your own work (or any poet’s work, for that matter). Refreshments will be served. Book clubThis month, the book club’s choice is Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman—the best-selling, darkly funny, fantastical tale of two very different brothers who come together after the death of their father. We will be meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 1:30 p.m. (Christina Lake Living Arts Centre) and on Thursday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. (Grand Forks library). It’s a week earlier than usual, but don’t worry, it’s not a very long book. Pick up your copy at the library, and get reading!BooksaleMark your calendars—the Friends of the Library will be holding their always-successful book sale on Oct. 24-26. We’ve got a good mix of fiction, non-fiction, and everything in between. Plus some very special antiques. All books by donation.

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