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Breaking Dawn Release Party July 23, 2008

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Stephenie Meyer’s new book is being released on August 2nd, and we’re having a party the night before to celebrate!  Stop by the library and make Bella charm bracelets, glitter lotion so you can glitter like a Cullen, decorate vampire cupcakes, play games, and more!

Friday, August 1st

4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Galway Public Library

Open to those going into 7th grade and up

Stop by the library or call 882-6385 to register

Open Mic Night July 7, 2008

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The library and the Cock ‘n Bull Restaurant will co-sponsor an open mic at the restaurant on Monday, July 14, at 7:00 p.m.  Please come by early for dinner, and stay for the poetry!  Call the library at 882-6385 for more information.

Happy Tenth Birthday! July 3, 2008

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It’s hard to believe, but the Galway Public Library is now ten years old!  A lot has happened in the last ten years, and we would like to invite all of you to come celebrate!  There is going to be a library birthday party on Tuesday, July 15th, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.  Presentations will be given at 6:00.  If you are interested in attending, please stop by.  We are looking forward to celebrating with all of you!  Call the library for more details.

Adult Craft Night – July 9th July 2, 2008

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Join us on July 9th at 6:30 p.m. for our monthly craft night.  This month we will be trying our hands at glass etching.  Registration is required, so please stop by or call the library (882-6385) if you would like to attend.  There is a $4.00 materials fee that will be collected at the class.  Hope to see you there!

New Books for July! June 30, 2008

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Death and Honor by W. E. B. Griffin
Plague Ship by Clive Cussler
Resolution by Robert B. Parker
Sail by James Patterson
Swine Not? by Jimmy Buffet
When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris

There are some new audio books too!
Sundays at Tiffany’s by James Patterson
Daddy’s Girl by Lisa Scottoline
Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich

Don’t forget that you can download audiobooks to your computer or mp3 player right from your house! This is a free service for anyone who has a Galway Public Library card. Click here for more information!

Summer Knit Lit Programs June 27, 2008

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The Galway Public Library’s “Knit Lit” group will continue to meet throughout the summer. This informal group gathers on the second Friday of each month (July 11, August 8, etc.) at the library ay at 7:00 p.m. Bring a portable craft, knitting, crochet, or embroidery project you’re working on and enjoy a relaxed evening, sharing tips and techniques. Newcomers are always welcome. Call the library at 882-6385 for more information.

Library Election Results June 4, 2008

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The results from the June 3 election are in! The library proposition for the annual appropriation for the Galway Public Library in the amount of $89,500 passed.

For the Board of Trustees, Linda Carpenter was elected to a five-year term and Evelyn Hanna to a three-year term.

The library staff, trustees, friends, and volunteers would like to thank everyone for their support!

Opening on the Library Board of Trustees June 4, 2008

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Due to professional committments, Beth Parker will be resigning from the library board of trustees effective June 30, 2008. The board is seeking to appoint a new trustee to finish her term, beginning August 2008 and ending June 2009. If you are interested in serving on the board of trustees, please call the library at 882-6385 or email Ashley Poulin, library director, at apoulin@sals.edu.

Adult Craft Night – June 11th May 30, 2008

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Come to the library on to make beaded jewelry! Registration and a $4 materials fee are required. Call the library (882-6385) with any questions or for more details.

Program Details
Wednesday, June 11th
7:00 p.m.

Library Elections May 30, 2008

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The next library election for the Galway Public Library will be held on Tuesday, June 3, 2008, at the Galway Town Hall from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Absentee ballot applications are available in the library to qualified voters of the Galway Central School District who will not be able to vote on Election Day.

There are two vacancies on the library board of trustees, one three-year term and one five-year term of office. One seat will be vacated by Harold Moran on June 30. There are three years remaining on this term of office. One seat is currently held by Linda Carpenter whose one year term of office expires on June 30. Linda Carpenter and Evelyn Hanna are running for the open seats. The person receiving the higher number of votes will get the five-year term; the other person will get the three-year term.

Residents will also vote on the annual appropriation for the library in the amount of $89,500. All registered voters in the Galway Central School District are eligible to vote in the library election.