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National Library Week 2014

Many fun and exciting plans are in place for this celebration (April 14 - 19, 2014), including:

Fine FREE Week! All items returned April 14 through April 19, 2014, will be checked in as FINE FREE, so any fine associated with the item at that check-in will be waived!

Scholastic Book Fair A special Scholastic Book Fair will be held during National Library Week at the New Lexington Library.  Each day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. the public is invited to browse and purchase great books with awesome prices.  All proceeds go toward the purchase of additional books for the entire library system.  Clifford the Big Red Dog will be at the fair for a special story with the kids at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 16th. He will visit again that evening from 5:30-6:30 p.m.   To Shop On-Line Visit:

Special Family Event-Very Hungry Caterpillar  Join the Youth Services Staff for a delightful event featuring Eric Carle’s Very Hungry Caterpillar!  With stations throughout the library, children will see this wonderful story come to life. Thank you to the Perry County Tribune for sponsoring this event with a donation made from the 2013 Breakfast with Santa.  Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m. New Lexington Library.

NO MORE FINES FOR SENIOR CITIZENS! Effective April 14, 2014, Perry County District Library card holders age 65 and older will have a FINE FREE status.  That means, no late charges for items overdue.  Please remember to call and renew items if keeping them past the due date or the items could still go into LOST status. Items that are lost, damaged, or stolen are still the cardholder’s responsibility.

Guess How Many While visiting the library location nearest you, take a guess at how many items that location offers for check-out.  The person with the best guess will win a great prize!


Computer and Internet Classes @ Your Library

Have you wanted to learn more about computers but you weren't sure where to start? Let the library show you how. We will be offering basic classes which cover: -Introduction to Computers -Introduction to E-Mail -Introduction to the Internet -Tech Savvy Job Searcher -Social Networking -Introduction to Digital Cameras & Editing Photos -eBay If you would like to choose a self paced option to learn the basics about computers and the internet, please visit Check the calendar for dates and times at your branch. Registration is required for these programs. You can register by calling the main library at 740-342-4194

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