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Fayetteville Free Library E-News    June 2011 

Check out the Calendar of Events for Adult Programs this month!   

 

 

Friends of the FFL Book Sale:

   Friday, June 10th: 1:00- 5:00pm

 (members & dealers only)

Saturday, June 11th  from  10:00am- 4:00pm

    Sunday, June 12thfrom 1:00-4:00pm:

Bag of books $5.00

 

 

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This summer, the Fayetteville Free Library will  host a series of book discussions and author talks with a travel and world culture theme, called  "Novel Destinations Book Club." 

 

 

Readers are invited to read the following books, then come to the library to discuss them, meet the authors in person via Skype, and follow along atGoodreads.com.  Notable authors that will make an appearance at the FFL include:  The Lost Girls' Holly Corbett in person, Jennifer Baggett and Amanda Pressner via Skype, The Postmistress's Sarah Blake, and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand's Helen Simonson and many more! 

 Visit www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org/bookclubs for details and find out how you can win a Kindle! 

 

You are invited to meet these amazing authors:

July 12th at 6:30 pm: The Lost Girls: Three Friends. Four Continents. One Unconventional Detour Around the World

 

Meet the authors: Jennifer Baggett, Holly C. Corbett and Amanda Pressner

 

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July 26th at 6:30 pm: Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal

 

Skype with the author: Conor Grennan

 

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August 9th at 6:30 pm: The Lotus Eaters

 

Skype with the author: Tatjana Soli

 

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August 23rd at 6:30 pm: Up from the Blue

 

Skype with the author: Susan Henderson

  

In This Issue

  

Programs for Kids 

 

Computer Classes

 

 Job Search Center

  
 

Need help finding a job? Visit the FFL Job & Career Resource and Assistance Center! 

 

 

 

Call 637-6374x2 to make a one-on-one appointment for professional job search/resume help!

 

Every Mon-Thurs

at 2:00 pm in June,

or by appointment! 

  Jobs

Join one of twelve online bookclubs at the FFL's Reader's Corner  page.  

Sign up to get parts of your favorite books sent to your e-mail or mobile device! 

 

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Connect with the FFL  

on the web! 

 

Find us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter    

View our photos on flickr    

  
  Take the Library with you!

ˇ Download books & music

ˇ Place a hold

ˇ Look up hours

ˇ Check your account

  

Use the FFL Mobile App at:

m.fayettevillefreelibrary.org

 

  
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Programs for Kids   

Storytime Schedule:  www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org/children 

 

KIDDIE CAFÉ

Wednesdays from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Drop in Cafe 300 for puzzles, coloring sheets, crayons, kids music, snacks and fun!

 

 

 

PRESCHOOL SUMMER READING OPENING

Children- Birth to Age 4

Tuesday, June 28th at 2:00 PM

 

CHILDRENS SUMMER READING KICKOFF
Tuesday, June 28 at 2:00 PM
 
Drop by the community room anytime between 2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for fun crafts, face painting, and yummy refreshments. Bring your camera for some fun photo opportunities around the library. Find out about all the great events going on

at the library this summer!

 

TEEN SUMMER READING KICKOFF PARTY

Wednesday, June 29 at 2:00 PM

Create your own ice cream sundae and then stay to see the FFL premiere of the movie Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows Part 1. (Rated PG-13; Running Time 146 minutes) For students entering grades

6 - 12. Registration required.

 

  

 

 

 


 

 

MAKING THE GRADE....AND SHRINKING TUITION

 

 

Wednesday, June 8th

 

 

from 6:30 PM- 8:00 PM
 
Applies to parents of 8th-12th graders or students already in college. A complete guide to getting ready for college academically and financially. Sylvan Learning Center and New York Times acclaimed College Assistance Plus will focus on preparing for college academically and negotiating the best college tuition while avoiding debt.  Call to reserve your seat! 637-6374 x2.

 

 


  Check out our calendar of summer events for details and registration info!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

compComputer Programs

For more info, visit: www.fayettevillefreelibrary.org/iLibrary

  

Tech Time 

Check the calendar for dates and times!

Staff assisted one-on-one computer lab time.  Please let us know what topic you need to cover wehen registering.

 

 

 Building a Basic Website

Monday, June 13 at 7:00 PM

Get ready for summer travel! Learn tips for using your device and how to get or borrow free ebooks for your nook, Sony Reader, or iPad. Registration Required.

 

 

 

 

Final Exams are coming!

Free study guides, flashcards and skill-building

daily from 2-11pm

 

Use HelpNow! By Brainfuse on the FFL website.

 

 

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Cafe 300 at the FFL

 

Deal Days! Enjoy half priced iced coffee Wednesdays in June.

Cafe 300 now servs fresh assorted wraps!

 

New Summer Drinks at Cafe 300:

- Smoothie $3.50

- Creamsicle $2.50

- Italian Soda (assorted flavors) $2.00

- Iced Cafeccino (skinny version also available) $2.50

 

                                                         

 

Hours: M-Th 9-5pm, F-S 10-3pm

Wi-Fi available.

 

Join the Cafe 300 Coffee Club!

Stop in to Cafe 300 at the FFL and ask for a Coffee Club Card.  When you buy 6 cups of coffee, you get the 7th cup free....and BONUS you get a free book from the Friends Book Sale!