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    EARLY OUT MOVIE
    Wednesday, October 22 at 1 p.m.
    Call 895-4271 to reserve your seat!
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    GIRL SCOUT CELEBRATION OPEN HOUSE
    Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scout Movement, was born October 31, 1860. In celebration of her birthday we are partnering with Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa to bring you a Celebration Open House Saturday, October 25 from 10-noon. We will have treats, crafts, SWAPS and a display of Girl Scout uniforms through the years.
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    Come to our new arts and crafts-based program series: Crafternoons! Crafternoons are held every other Tuesday (opposite Lego Club), 3:30-4:30, in Room 108. RSVP to 895-4271.
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    STORY TIME
    Join us each Thursday at 9:30 a.m. for story time fun!
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    SEWING SATURDAYS
    If you are a quilter, bring your latest quilting project, your machine, or your hand-quilting supplies and join us for Sewing Saturdays on October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants can bring a lunch or duck out and grab a bite when they get hungry.
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    MONDAY MATINEE MOVIE FOR ADULTS
    Monday, October 27 at 1 p.m. Call 895-4271 to reserve your seat!
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    KNITTING NIGHT
    Tuesday, October 28 at 7 p.m. in Room 326
    Bring your knitting project and join in the fun!
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    Teen DIY: Halloween Zombie Makeup
    Attend our zombie makeup tutorial Friday, October 31, 3:30 - 4:30 in Room 108 and learn all about making scars, bruises, and open wounds! Please RSVP to 895-4271.
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sign in at:

https://colelibrary.worldcat.org

Follow these steps:
Click on “sign in” (upper right).
Click on Set/Reset Password.
Enter your library card number.
OCLC will e-mail you a password.

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Electronic Resources at Cole Library!

Mount Vernon/Lisbon
Historical Newspaper Archive

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Explore Mount Vernon and Lisbon’s history.

Search for names, events, locations, and everything else through the digital archive.
Articles from 1860 to last year are scanned and searchable.

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