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April 19-21, 2018

Orland Free Library’s Community Room

333  Mill  Street Orland

Thursday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Friday 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

$2 BAG  SALE  on Saturday*

*Except for Children’s & Special Books

Sponsored by the

Friends of the Orland Free Library

–35 Years of Supporting the OFL–

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Tuesday, April 24th at 3:30 – After school Storytime – We will celebrate Earth Day with books and a craft!

Wednesday, April 25th at 11 – Preschool Storytime – Books, rhymes, music and a craft! This weeks theme is cats and we will be making our own Pete the Cat craft!

Thursday, April 26th at 11 – Babies and Books –  A special time for bonding with baby through books, songs and movement.

 Sunday April 22 is Earth Day

A day to pay attention to our environment and what better way then to walk or ride your bike around the beautiful Library Park.

A quote: “Those who dwell among the beauties and mysteries of the earth are never alone or weary of life. Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”

– Rachel Carsonearthday

Ms. Carson’s book :”Silent spring” is a must
read:  632.9 C on our Library shelf

Posted by – Margarita

The Orland Free Library’s Friends of the Library are having their semi-annual book sale this week (April 19-21). It will be held in the Library Community Room (333 Mill Street) from Thursday through Saturday, with Saturday being the $2 a bag sale. There are special books and editions that are specially marked. Times are: Thursday -11 to 5:30. Friday -11 to 5:30 and Saturday 11 to 3. Please come out and help support your local Library!

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Posted by, Estel.

Wednesday, April 18th at 11 a.m. Bug Storytime! Stories, rhymes, music, a bug craft and a bug scavenger hunt in the library! IMG_0389

I just realized that April is National Poetry Month:

I just found an interesting poem – I would like to share with you

Open A Book
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Open a book
And you will find
People and places of every kind;
Open a book
And you can be
Anything that you want to be;
Open a book
And you can share
Wondrous worlds you find in there;
Open a book
And I will too
You read to me
And I’ll read to you.

Posted by Margarita

Tuesday, April 10th at 3:00 Lego Club

Wednesday, April 11th at 11 a.m. A special Duck themed Preschool Storytime with a special guest from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Thursday, April 12th at 11 a.m. Babies and Books

 Did you know ?  That tomorrow  April 6 is  California Poppy Day
The poppy official became the State flower in 1903 – I’ve been noticing this little flower quite a lot lately in my walks, it blooms from February to Sept.It is also known by its Spanish names: Ampola and Copa de Oro

So sprinkle those little speckle of gold !

Before the big rain comes! and you’ll sure to have your own field of poppies.

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