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Join in the fun by taking part in the library summer reading program “Adventure Begins at Your Library!” Weekly programs include Storytime for children ages 0-5 and their parents/caregivers beginning Tuesday, May 28, 10:00 A.M. All ages are invited to Lego Club on Thursdays at 4:00 P.M. beginning May 30. Children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult. Summer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and math) programs for elementary students will be held on Mondays at 1:00 P.M. beginning June 3.

Children may register any time to participate in the summer reading program and earn prizes for the minutes/books read. Parents are encouraged to sign up their children and register for a library card if they do not have one. Teens and adults will have their name entered in a drawing for each book they read or listen to. At the end of summer reading some lucky reader will win a $50 gift card.

The library will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day.

The library board of trustees will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, May 29, 4:30 P.M. in the library meeting room.

The Book Challenge for May is to read a book about mental health. Let us know when you have completed the challenge to have your name entered to win a gift card from a local business.

The library and Aaniiih Nakoda College will be offering a Quick Books class on Fridays from June 7 through July 12, 9-12 A.M. Lori Owens will be instructing the class and a fee will be charged. Watch for more information coming soon!

Save yourself a trip! If you live at the agency but do not have a way to get to the Harlem Public Library, just notify Amber Harris at Aaniiih Nakoda College Library. She will let us know and we will send the item(s) out to Ft. Belknap with the help of a volunteer driver. Also if you wish to check materials out from Aaniiih Nakoda College Library we can have them delivered to the Harlem Library and you may pick them up there. You must have a library card and be in good standing. Contact either library for more information.

Be sure to check out our new and improved website at http://www.harlempubliclibrary.org.

The library has received a gift book “Edward S. Curtis: Unpublished Plains” that contains a collection of almost 200 previously unpublished photographs taken by Edward Curtis in the early 1900s for “The North American Indian Project.” This book’s collection comes from two different sources. The first is the Curtis/Greybill Family Collection, which consists of many images that were stored away in the home of Curtis’ grandson, James Greybill, for over 40 years. The second source is the Library of Congress. Besides photographs this work contains memoirs and conversations with Native friends.

“The Vacancy in Room 10” is by Seraphina Nova Glass. Anna Hartley’s husband, Henry, calls her with a terrible confession: he has committed murder. She can’t believe her mild, predictable artist husband could ever hurt anyone. But her confusion turns to horror when police find his body washed up on the banks of the Rio Grande.

Amanda Flower has written the historical mystery “To Slip the Bonds of Earth.” Wilbur and Orville Wright’s flying machine has taken off. Meanwhile their sister, Katharine, is back home in Ohio taking care of the bicycle shop and looking after the family. When Wilbur comes home and accepts a friend’s invitation to a Christmas party, he takes the as-yet-patented flyer plans with him. When they are stolen right out from under his nose, Katharine sets out to uncover the thief among their circle of friends.

“Funny Story” is the lastest novel from Emily Henry. Daphne always loved the way her fiance, Peter, told their story - how they met, fell in love, and moved back to his lakeside hometown together. He really was good at telling it until her realized he was actually in love with his childhood best friend, Petra.

Jeff Shaara is the author of “The Shadow of War.” In this novel Shaara brings to life the many threads that lead to the Cuban missile crisis in 1962.

“Friends & Fun” meets each Wednesday from 1:00 -3:00 P.M. for a time of conversation, games and snacks. All adults are welcome.

 
 
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