LI­BRARY COL­UMN

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SEE THE ECLIPSE The Cen­tre­ville Branch will be hold­ing a So­lar Eclipse View­ing Party on the his­toric day, Aug. 21 at 2 p.m. for the to­tal eclipse that will take place at 2:43 p.m. across Amer­ica. We will have 100 so­lar eclipse glasses avail­able on a first come-first served ba­sis. There will be 75 avail­able ahead of time and 25 re­served for the day of the eclipse. Please look over the dis­play of the So­lar Eclipse in the front lobby the next time you come to the li­brary. Here the eclipse will be vis­i­ble at about 80 per­cent.

••• JEW­ELRY MAK­ING You may reg­is­ter on­line for the Jew­elry Mak­ing Pen­dant Neck­lace ses­sion at the li­brary on Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. Space is lim­ited, so go to qa­cli­brary.org to reg­is­ter.

••• ADOPT­ABLE CATS Pub­lic li­braries on the East­ern Shore are join­ing to cre­ate a new Shore-wide cat­a­log. On Aug. 11-16 you will not be able to ac­cess our Cat­a­log, but on Aug. 14, you can come in to play with cats and kit­tens cour­tesy of Ch­e­sa­peake Cats and Dogs. For your en­joy­ment, th­ese adopt­able cats and kit­tens will be vis­it­ing the li­brary on Mon­day, Aug. 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. If you can’t visit on Aug. 14, check out the Ch­e­sa­peake Dogs and Cats web­site for more in­for­ma­tion about the Tree of Life Sanc­tu­ary and adopt­able an­i­mals at www.chesa­peake­cat­sand­dogs.org.

••• PO­LARIS ORI­EN­TA­TION

Regis­tra­tion is re­quired for two Po­laris Ori­en­ta­tions the li­brary will con­duct in Au­gust. We will meet on Tues­day, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m. and again on Satur­day, Aug. 26, at 2 p.m. Come and dis­cover more about our new com­puter sys­tem: Po­laris! This brief en­counter will cover log­ging into your ac­count, search­ing our cat­a­log, plac­ing holds, and more.

••• MATI­NEE MOVIES The free mati­nee movie at the li­brary on Aug. 11 at 2:30 p.m. will be “King Arthur: Leg­end of the Sword.” We will have an­other movie at the same time on Sept. 8, ti­tled “The Mummy.”

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 410745-0980 or 410-643-8161.

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