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Tues., Thurs., Fri.  10-5
Saturday 10-2

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Tumblebooks are animated ebooks for younger readers.

General Books
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Legos at the Library

Saturdays at 11 a.m.

Legos at the Library will be held this Saturday at 11 a.m. and once a month after that! An open play session for children to explore and build with Legos.

Book Clubs at the Library

We have clubs for all ages and interests. Here's what we're reading now.

  • Evening Book Club - Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian | meeting - Oct. 21 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Afternoon Book Club -Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen | meeting- Nov. 18 at 1 p.m.
  • Mystery Readers - Beautiful Lies by Lisa Unger | meeting - Nov. 13 at 2 p.m.
  • Teen Book Club (grades 9 and up) - Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern | meeting Nov. 3 at 6:30
  • Childrens Book Club - The Great Unexpected by Sharon Creech | meeting Oct. 22 at 2:45 p.m.

Copies of all books are available at the library.

Download books and audiobooks

Big Library Read - Oct. 13 - 28

Anatomy of a Misfit by Andrea Portes

An absolutely original new voice in YA in a story that will start important conversations–and tear at your heart.

The title will be available for simultaneous use, meaning it's always available to borrow anytime during the Big Library Read!

Overdrive Help

The SAILS Library Network is constantly updating the Overdrive collection. Check out our Virtual Library Help page to get started.

Our E-Technology webpage has links and resources from Best Bookish Apps for Kids aged 2-8 and Free Apps for Readers.

Library Newsletter Online

Our library newsletter features stories about library events, tips for finding books, and more. The monthly newsletter is available at the library and for download here! You may also subscribe to be notified when the library newsletter is available each month using the
ESubscriber Service on the town website.

Friends of the Library

The next regular meeting for the Friends will be Wednesday, October 22 at 6:30 pm. New members are always welcome!

Library Board of Trustees

The next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees will be Tuesday, Nov. 18, at 6:30 p.m. There is still a vacancy on the board that the trustees are actively seeking to fill. If interested, please fill out the Talent Bank form on the Town of Halifax Web site!

Trustee meetings are open to the public.

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