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Are You Ready For Our Book Sale?

Our next book sale begins Saturday February 27th and runs through Monday the 1st, with all books going for half-price on Sunday (book sale hours are 1-5) and bags of books for $2.00 on Monday (hours are 9-12).  Members of the Friends of the Glencoe Public Library also have access to a special preview sale on Friday night.  The book sale is sponsored by the Friends and all proceeds benefit the Glencoe Public Library.  The entrance is in the side parking lot on Village Ct.  This is always a popular event, so make sure you come bright and early!!!

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New Excerpts Available Online

Programs on Henri Matisse and Otto Barnett are among the highlights to be found in the new edition of Excerpts, the library newsletter.  Information on these special programs, along with new children's programs and all the updated movie, book and technology groups, will be delivered to your house sometime in Februrary, but in the meantime you can access Excerpts online and see what exciting events will be happening at your library over the next three months!

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Dr. Lise Eliot Explores Blue Brains and Pink Brains

We've got a fascinating special program coming up on Thursday, February 25 at 7:00 p.m., as Dr. Lise Eliot, author of the book Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow into Troublesome Gaps - and What We Can Do About It, visits the library to talk about the differences between girls' and boys' brains, as well as the harmful nature of gender stereotypes.  Dr. Eliot's book has been lauded by the New Yorker, Newsweek and The Washington Post and the program will be of interest to parents, caregivers, teachers, and all those interested in the development of children.  You can also get a copy of the book here.

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Lots of Smiles on Library Snapshot Day

Thanks to everyone who braved the wintry weather on Wednesday and participated in Library Snapshot Day.  This was a great way for communities throughout the state to show how important their local libraries are to them.  Be sure to also check out our pictures from Library Snapshot Day!

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Excerpts is the library newsletter and comes out every three months. It is mailed to every Glencoe resident. Copies of the newsletter are available online (below) and at the library. Please be sure to check the library calendar for program updates.

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