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To better serve the community, the Berne Public Library is changing its hours of operation, effective Monday, August 3, 2015.
The new hours will be:
Monday: 10:00 a.m-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
The Heritage Room will also have new hours effective Monday, August 3, 2015:
Monday: 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday: 12:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
Morning appointments may be requested as needed.
September Book Clubs
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Thursdays at 4:00 p.m., September 3rd - October 8th
- Grades K-3 and accompanying adult
- Snacks, creative projects, and fun discussion
Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
Mondays at 4:00 p.m., September 14th through October 5th
- Boys and girls in grades 4 & 5
- Great snacks each week!
Registration is necessary for both groups. Call 589-2809 or stop by the Children's Department. The Adams County Community Foundation is providing a book for each child to keep.
Fall Story Times
September 14 through November 20
Preschool (ages 3 and up):Mondays or Tuesdays at 11:00 a.m.
Wee Read (ages 18-36 months):Mondays or Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m.
Infants (ages birth to 18 mo.):Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Registration is necessary for all programs. Call 589-2809 or stop by the library to register your child.
Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6:30 p.m.
Make and bring the recipe of your choice from Satisfying Salads cookbook.
Fun evening tasting salads and gathering recipes.
Sign up by Friday, August 21st.
The food in this program will not be made in professional kitchens but rather in a noncommercial environment. Participants are responsible for purchasing their own ingredients and for making a product according to accepted food safety standards.
Preschool Play Mornings
Mondays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
July 20th - August 31st
Informal gathering of preschoolers and their parents. Toys and a simple activity will be provided. Regular structured story times will resume in September.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 6:30-7:30 p.m.
- Fun games with prizes, snacks, and stories
- Wear your PJ's and bring a flashlight
- Bring your favorite stuffed animal if you'd like
- Ages 10 and under
You can read the library's newsletters online by clicking on the calendar tab above and selecting the newsletters link.
You can also read the current July newsletter by clicking the link below:
SYNC Audiobook Downloads
Two complete audiobook downloads are given away each week to listeners ages 13+.
Listen to a Young Adult title paired thematically with a Classic or Required Summer Reading title every week while SYNC is in session this summer.
Click the link below to download this week's titles and browse the SYNC website:
Any two-week item can now be checked out for three weeks and can only be renewed one time for an additional three weeks.