Quote of the Month

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Bittersweet October. The mellow, messy, leaf-kicking, perfect pause between the opposing miseries of summer and winter. ~Carol Bishop Hipps, “October,” In a Southern Garden, 1995

Activities and Events

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Thursday, October 9
NCKL Book Van
Preschool Storytime 10:00 a.m.

Monday, October 13
Columbus Day

Friday, October 31
Halloween

Do You Know?
The Hope Community Library partners with the Hope school library for educational outreach. Funded by a local grant, enrichment is offered once each week to students in preschool through fifth grade.

Also Good to Know:
A convenient collection box is available at the Hope Community Library for “Box Tops for Education”, collected for the local grade school. “Labels for Education” and “Best Choice Labels” are also accepted.

Hope Community Library Movie Guidelines
1. Family-friendly movies (rated G or PG) are shown at no charge every Saturday the library is open, at 10:00 a.m.
2. Only authorized personnel may set up, operate, and store equipment.
3. The current week’s and next week’s movie titles are displayed on the bulletin board.
4. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult.
5. Everyone must sign an attendance form which includes first and last name, and age group. Children under age 18 must provide an emergency contact telephone number.
6. Attendees are allowed to bring beverages with screw-top lids, and are encouraged to bring pillows, cushions, or blankets for personal comfort.
7. Respectful and appropriate behavior is expected from all attendees, and anyone being disruptive will be asked to leave by the librarian.
NOTE: Please park vehicles across the street, or north of Elliott’s Barber Shop, or south of Anderson Oil Co. to allow adequate parking for their customers. Thanks.

Recent Acquisitions

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Adult fiction:
“The Homesman” by Glendon Swarthout
“Something Beyond the Sky” by Siri Mitchell
“The Cold Dish” by Craig Johnson
“Death Without Company” by Craig Johnson
“Another Man’s Moccasins” by Craig Johnson

Adult non-fiction:
“Washington’s Spies” by Alexander Rose
“Style by the Aisle”
“The Everything Dog Health Book”
“Charmed Bracelets” by Tracey Zabar
“Decorating With Baskets”

Young adult fiction:
“The Diviners” by Libba Bray

Picture book:
“Is Everyone Ready for Fun?” by Jan Thomas

DVD:
“The Karate Kid” PG
“The Karate Kid II” PG
“The Karate Kid Part III” PG

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