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  • Every bride is special, but when Elizabeth Amanda Sheets married, her situation was unique. The 17-year-old bride had eloped with her secret beau, James Henry Chandler, from their homes near Mount Sidney, Virginia and travelled to Harper’s Ferry where they planned to be wed. However, once there ...

    By Elaine

  • Preschool Promenade

    Apr 2016 28

    Preschool Promenade (4-5years) Thursday, April 28 10:30am-11:30am Cardinal Room This absorbing story time is sure to stir your preschooler’s imagination by linking stories with creative dramatic play and art experiences. We include lots of sound and word play through rhymes and songs. This is a ...

    By Staci T.

  • Music and Sound (6-12 years) Thursday, April 28 5:30pm-6:30pm Cardinal Room Learn about the science of sound and vibrations. Create a straw whistle, a “sound sandwich,” and a bell bracelet. We will also use some PVC pipes to play at least two songs. Registration is required by calling ...

    By Staci T.

  • Teens grades 6-12 are invited for a night of Star Wars-themed gaming on Wednesday, May 4 at 6:00pm in the Cardinal Room. We'll have Star Wars Operation, Wii light saber battles, themed snacks, and more. May the Fourth be with you!

    By Liz O.

  • Here's a sampling of our new fiction arrivals. Click an image to view availability or place a hold. Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld A LibraryReads pick for April 2016. This version of the Bennet family—and Mr. Darcy—is one that you have and haven’t met before: Liz is a magazine ...

    By Cristella

  • Toddler Tango

    Apr 2016 25

    Toddler Tango (2-3 years) Tuesday, April 26 10:30am-11:30am Cardinal Room You and your toddler will love this engaging story time designed to inspire creativity with lots of ooey, gooey sensory play and art experiences. This is a messy affair, so wear some old clothes.

    By Staci T.