LI­BRARY COL­UMN

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••• GRAND RE-OPEN­ING The Li­brary in Cen­tre­ville will be hold­ing a grand re-open­ing for all to show off the new in­te­rior ren­o­va­tions on June 24, from 1 to 4 p.m. There will be a spe­cial rib­bon cut­ting at 2 p.m. We will have amaz­ing cup­cakes for all along with an in­ter­est­ing Build­ing Bingo. Be sure to be here early for your com­mem­o­ra­tive glass be­fore sup­plies run out. The Friends of the Li­brary will be spon­sor­ing Kids Craft and a Book Sale. Look for you on June 24!

••• KIDS READING FREE Yes, all chil­dren’s and young adult reading ma­te­rial will have no late fees checked out dur­ing the months of June and July. This does not in­clude DVDs or in­ter li­brary loan items.

••• BUILD A BIRD

HOUSE The first of two DIY Work­shops at the Li­brary will be held June 21 at 6 p.m., when you will get a chance to use some power tools, hand tools and paint while cre­at­ing a bird house to take home. Time will build a bet­ter world and bird­house! It has limited space and reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired.

••• BOOK DO­NA­TION

DAYS Do you have a col­lec­tion of old, gen­tly used books to get rid of? Friends of the Queen Anne’s County Li­brary are stock­ing books for the Used Book Nooks at both county li­braries. The do­na­tion dates and times are June 17, July 15 and Aug. 12, all dur­ing the hours of 9 a.m. to noon. The lo­ca­tion will be at U-Haul Stor­age, 461 Pull­man Cross­ing, Gra­sonville. Be­sides books, your do­na­tions can con­sist of DVDs and CDs you are ready to part with. For guide­lines on what ma­te­ri­als they can ac­cept, visit http://friend­sofqa­cli­brary.org/book-sales/.

••• CRIME SCENE

JUNE 24 Join us on Satur­day, June 24, at 3 p.m. for a third book talk fea­tur­ing mur­der, mys­tery and may­hem. Kath­leen will be shar­ing mys­tery sto­ries on this side of the At­lantic. Who knows, you might dis­cover a new fa­vorite de­tec­tive.

Walk-ins are wel­come, but reg­is­tra­tion is sug­gested at www.qa­cli­brar y.org.

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 410-643-8161.

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