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NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK : Celebrate National Library Week 2018 (April 8-14, 2018) and learn how "Libraries Transform: Libraries Lead"

book sale Friends of the Library Annual Spring Book Sale Thousands of good-quality books and other media at great prices! Proceeds benefit the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. March 31 - april 8 at Gordon Ave. Library. Hours are 10am-7pm each day. Members only Preview Sale on March 30, 5-7pm. $50 limit on purchases. Half-Price days: April 7 & 8. More info at 434-977-8467 or No scanners or other electronic devices permitted at Members Preview Sale (March 30) or during first three hours of sale on March 31 (10am-1pm).


NATIONAL POETRY MONTH : Tens of millions of readers, students, teachers, librarians, booksellers, publishers, bloggers, and poets will celebrate National Poetry Month, marking poetry’s important place in our culture and our lives.


POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY : Stop by the library on April 26th and pick out a gift-wrapped poem to carry in your pocket. Unwrap it and read it to yourself, share it with someone close, or just tuck it in your pocket for a rainy day. Volunteers will also distribute poems at other locations in the community

POETRY ON THE STEPS : Celebrate Poem in Your Pocket Day with an open mic poetry reading. Meet us beneath the towering oaks on the library steps to read a few of your favorite poems, or just come to listen. Original poems and old favorites are welcome. Winning entries of the Poetry Contest for Adults will be read aloud. Refreshments will be served. Rain site: Children’s Room.

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