LI­BRARY COL­UMN

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The fol­low­ing is a ques­tion sub­mit­ted by a pa­tron and an­swered by the Li­brar y: Q.– What are sun­dries? A.– Web­ster’s dic­tionary de­fines sun­dries as a plu­ral of sundry. It means mis­cella- neous small ar­ti­cles, de­tails or items.

••• MATI­NEE MOVIE

We will have an­other Mati­nee Movie at Cen­tre­ville in Jan­uary and Fe­bru­ary, with free re­fresh­ments, be­gin­ning at 2 p.m. each time. The movie on Fri­day, Jan­uary 13, will be “Florence Foster Jenk­ins,” star­ring Meryl Streep and Hugh Grant. On Fri­day, Fe­bru­ary 10, at 2 p.m. the movie will be “Sully” with Tom Hanks star­ring as the air­line pi­lot Ch­es­ley “Sully” Sul­len­berger who made an emer­gency land­ing on the Hud­son River in Jan­uary 2009, sav­ing all pas­sen­gers.

••• GE­NEAL­OGY RE­SEARCH

Reg­is­tra­tion will be re­quired for any­one wish­ing to at­tend the li­brary on Wed­nes­day, Fe­bru­ary 15, at 6 p.m. with an in­tro­duc­tion to Ge­nealog­i­cal Re­search.

Learn how you can use data­bases through the li­brary to be­gin your re­search into the past. In this in­tro­duc­tion to ge­neal­ogy we will ex­plore Ances­tryPlus, Her­itage

••• RE­MEM­BER OTH­ERS

Please re­mem­ber oth­ers not so for­tu­nate this hol­i­day sea­son. The li­brary has an Adopt-a-Bear tree in the Main Read­ing Room and a large box to drop off do­na­tions be­ing asked by Girl Scout Troop 163 for peo­ple who were vic­tims of the wild­fires in Ten­nessee.

••• COOKIE EX­CHANGE

You can reg­is­ter at the li­brary for the Cookie Ex­change to be held Wed­nes­day, Jan­uary 11, at 6 p.m. Bring in a batch of cook­ies and your recipe to ex­change with oth­ers.

••• FREE BOOKS

Look over the free books, hard­backs and pa­per­backs avail­able for tak­ing on the cart by the win­dow in the Main Read­ing Room.

Ques­tions may be phoned in Mon­day through Thurs­day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Fri­day and Satur­day 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. Call 410-745-0980 or 410643-8161.

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