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Library Cran-a-rama celebration

Win a Basket of cranberry goodies!!

In celebration of Cran-a-Rama, the library will have a Cranberry Count.  Entries can be made now through 2PM on Saturday, October 6th.   The person with the nearest guess will win the basket!

The Manitowish Waters Historical Society will also have the movie “Cranberry Pioneer of Manitowish …

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New Fiction for October

 October 2018 

Albom, Mitch                                                              The Next Person You Meet In Heaven

Austin, Lynn                                                               Legacy of Mercy

Beaton, M.C.                                                              The Dead Ringer

Blackstock, Terri                                                         Catching …

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More FYI

Book Group 

The Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday October 4th, 2018 at 3pm to discuss Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. 

Stop by the library to pick up your copy or place a hold.   New members to the book club are always welcome! 

New Fiction 

Almost Sisters by Josh Jackson 

Courtney’s War by Wilbur …

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Taking Care of You Registration!

Taking Care of You program coming to the area! But you’ve gotta register by Oct 5th.

Taking Care of You will be held at the Lakeland Discovery Center in Manitowish Waters from 9:30 – 11:30 am on the following Tuesdays in October: 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th.  Participants must register …

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First FYI Installment

We recently lost our local newspaper. Janelle would write a column of library happenings every other week to be included in this paper. Without this outlet of info, we are feeling a little lost. We’ve decided to continue releasing the info normally found in the paper via our website. This is the first digital installment.

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For a long time the library has had a copy of a booklet entitled Life and Exploits of John Dillinger: America’s Public Enemy No. 1. However, our copy has been missing pages 29-32, 47 and the cover.

Recently we found these pages thanks to the Indiana Collection at the Indiana State Library in Indianapolis, IN. They had an incomplete copy too, but they had the pages we were missing! After exchanging pages we now both have complete copies.

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New Fiction List – Sept

Galbraith, Robert (aka J.K. Rowling) Lethal White

Kirkpatrick, Jane Everything She Didn’t Say

Peterson, Tracie In Times Gone By

Williams, Beatriz The Glass Ocean

Patterson, James Juror 3

Koontz, Dean The Forbidden Door

Perry, Anne Dark Tide Rising

Tracy, P.J. The Guilty Dead

Flynn, Vince Red War

Fluke, Joanne Christmas Cake Murder

Deveraux, Jude A Willing Murder

Graham, Heather Echoes of …

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Book Themed Wishing Well Installed!

We had a problem: When you looked out the picture window in the community room there was a whole bunch of septic tank stuff staring back (cover, vents). Boo! Hiss!
But, with the help of amazing local artists Mike and Jessie, we now have a beautiful book themed wishing well instead! …

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Historical Society’s Busy Week

There are three different MW Historical Society events coming up next week!! A talk about the MW area pre-European contact, American Indians, early logging, railroads, and other stories. There will also be two different pontoon boat tours.

Please see our calendar of events for all the info!

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Little Library

Look at our cute Little Library! It’s out by the bike path. The town guys just dug the hole and put it up.

Use it anytime to take a book or leave a book. But, especially when we are closed, it’ll come in handy to find a quick book to read.

Our …

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