DPL Code Club Friday, November 3, 4:00 pm

  We are starting a new club centered around coding for kids! The library is partnering with Prenda.co to provide an easy to use to use database to help children learn to code.  Every month kids can code together while learning at their own pace.  For children ages 8 and up. Please bring your own laptop if possible, we have a limited number available at the library for use.  

Volunteen Saturday October 21 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

  Do you need service hours? Here is your chance to get them! The library is hosting a volunteer event on the 3rd Saturday of every month for our teenage patrons. Come for as little or as long as you like and help us get ready for the following month while you rack up some needed service hours!

TAB (Teen Advisory Board Meeting) Thursday, October 5, 6:00 pm

Help decide what teen programs are offered at the library! Grades 7-12 Come to our monthly meeting to talk about what YOU would like to do at the library. Get involved in putting on programs, organizing service projects, talking about books, meeting excellent study buddies, and of course, eating lots of snacks!! P.S.  If you need service hours this is a great opportunity!

Book to Movie Club Thursday, October 19 at 3:00

Be a part of our new quarterly book club! Tell us everything you love and hate about that book to movie conversion! We will watch the film and then have a discussion to compare and contrast the movie vs. book.  Feel free to bring a snack! October title:  A Monster Calls  by Patrick Ness

Cozy Little Book Club

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Do you enjoy a light and entertaining read?  We do too!

We meet on the first Wednesday of every month at 11:00 am.

Our next discussion will be on Wednesday, November 1 at 11:00.

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Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room mysteries, and perplexing puzzles to Harper Paperbacks…including Murder on the Orient Express, the most famous Hercule Poirot mystery, which has the brilliant detective hunting for a killer aboard one of the world’s most luxurious passenger trains. . .

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Walk-n-Talk Book Club

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Meets the 4th Thursday of the month, January – October at 9:45 am. Note the earlier new start time!

We’ll gather in the library parking lot at 9:45 on October 26 to walk the trail* while we discuss Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson.

*Weather permitting. If the weather is not cooperating then we will meet by the fireplace inside the library.

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Winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award

American Booksellers Association Book of the Year Award

San Piedro Island, north of Puget Sound, is a place so isolated that no one who lives there can afford to make enemies.  But in 1954 a local fisherman is found suspiciously drowned, and a Japanese American named Kabuo Miyamoto is charged with his murder.  In the course of the ensuing trial, it becomes clear that what is at stake is more than a man’s guilt. For on San Pedro, memory grows as thickly as cedar trees and the fields of ripe strawberries–memories of a charmed love affair between a white boy and the Japanese girl who grew up to become Kabuo’s wife; memories of land desired, paid for, and lost. Above all, San Piedro is haunted by the memory of what happened to its Japanese residents during World War II, when an entire community was sent into exile while its neighbors watched.  Gripping, tragic, and densely atmospheric, Snow Falling on Cedars is a masterpiece of suspense– one that leaves us shaken and changed.

“Haunting…. A whodunit complete with courtroom maneuvering and surprising turns of evidence and at the same time a mystery, something altogether richer and deeper.”–Los Angeles Times

“Compelling…heart stopping. Finely wrought, flawlessly written.”–The New York Times Book Review

–Barnes & Noble