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August 2015
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Aug 2nd, 2015 (Sun)
  Library closed Sundays
Aug 3rd, 2015 (Mon)
10:30 AM
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Storytime for two and three year olds and their caregivers. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 3rd, 2015 (Mon)
1:30 PM
  Vintage Cinema: The Diary of Anne Frank

1959, black and white, 180 minutes. Starring Millie Perkins, Shelly Winters, and Joseph Schidkraut. Oscar winning story of a young Jewish girl who with her family and their friends is forced into hiding in a an attic in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 3rd, 2015 (Mon)
2:00 PM
  Harry Potter Fan Club

Join your fellow Hogwarts fans for a magical mix of Harry Potter talk and wizardly activities. For children entering grades 4-12. Shiras Room, upper level. See poster.

Aug 3rd, 2015 (Mon)
7:00 PM
  DocuMonday: The Botany of Desire

2008, rated PG, 100 minutes. This movie takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration of the human relationship with the plant world, seen from the plants' points of view. Shows how four familiar species--the apple, tulip, marijauna, and potato-- evolved to satisfy our yearnings for sweetness, beauty, intoxication and control. Based on the bestselling book by Michael Pollan. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 4th, 2015 (Tue)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 4th, 2015 (Tue)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Story & Craft Hour

Every hero has a story. For ages 4 and up. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 4th, 2015 (Tue)
3:00 PM
  Lego Club

Children entering gades K-5 are invited to listen to a story for inspiration and build a lego creation. Lego blocks provided. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 5th, 2015 (Wed)
11:00 AM
  Corinne Rockow Concert

heroes and Dreamers: lively children's music to celebrate summer reading. All ages welcome. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 5th, 2015 (Wed)
3:30 PM
  Creative Writing Club

Grades 6-12 welcome. Write something. We dare you. Dandelion Cottage Room, main level off the gallery. See poster.

Aug 5th, 2015 (Wed)
6:30 PM
  Shakespeare Readers: Two Gentlemen of Verona

Join in for a reading of the great bard's work. Shiras Room, upper level. See poster.

Aug 6th, 2015 (Thu)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 6th, 2015 (Thu)
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  Summer Art Adventures

A story and art program for kindergarten - 4th graders. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 6th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM
  Teen Thursdays

For grades 5-12. Hang out, make something. Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop #1, lower level. See poster.

Aug 7th, 2015 (Fri)
1:00 PM
  Summer Family Film: Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue

Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 8th, 2015 (Sat)
10:30 AM
  Dad and Me

Stories and activities for dads and kids (ages 0-10). Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 9th, 2015 (Sun)
  Library closed Sundays
Aug 10th, 2015 (Mon)
10:30 AM
  Storytime for 2's and 3's

Storytime for two and three year olds and their caregivers. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 10th, 2015 (Mon)
2:00 PM
  Harry Potter Fan Club

Join your fellow Hogwarts fans for a magical mix of Harry Potter talk and wizardly activities. For children entering grades 4-12. Shiras Room, upper level. See poster.

Aug 11th, 2015 (Tue)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 11th, 2015 (Tue)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Beach Party and Family Story Time

At McCarty's Cove. If raining, we'll meet in the Community Room. See poster.

Aug 11th, 2015 (Tue)
3:00 PM
  Lego Club

Children entering gades K-5 are invited to listen to a story for inspiration and build a lego creation. Lego blocks provided. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 12th, 2015 (Wed)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  Everyday Heros

Meet our local heroes and hear their stories. All ages welcome. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 13th, 2015 (Thu)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 13th, 2015 (Thu)
1:00 PM - 2:00 AM
  Summer Art Adventures

A story and art program for kindergarten - 4th graders. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 13th, 2015 (Thu)
3:00 PM
  Teen Thursdays

For grades 5-12. Hang out, make something. Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop #1, lower level. See poster.

Aug 14th, 2015 (Fri)
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  LIBRARY CLOSED 1/2 DAY

open from 1:00-6:00 pm.

Aug 15th, 2015 (Sat)
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  Summer Reading Book Fair

Bring in a completed Summer Reading log and choose a free book. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 16th, 2015 (Sun)
  Library closed Sundays
Aug 18th, 2015 (Tue)
12:30 AM
  Matinee Movie: Spare Parts

2014, drama, PG-13. Starring George Lopez and Jamie Lee Curtis. When four wildly different Hispanic high schoolers team up to enter a robotics competition against the nation's top universities, no one believes they have a chance--no one but Fredi, their new substitute teacher. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 18th, 2015 (Tue)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 18th, 2015 (Tue)
6:00 PM
  BYO Dinner Theater: Mr. Turner

2014, biography/drama, rated R. Starring Timothy Spall and Paul Jesson. An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 20th, 2015 (Thu)
6:30 PM
  Modern Classics: Stand By Me

1986, adventure/drama, rated R, 89 minutes. Directed by Rob Reiner and starring Wil Wheaton and River Phoenix. Coming of age film, tells the story of four boys who go on a hike across the countryside to find the dead body of a missing child. Based on a novella by Stephen King. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 23rd, 2015 (Sun)
  Library closed Sundays
Aug 24th, 2015 (Mon)
7:30 PM
  Let's Get Graphic: Lumberjanes

Meeting this month at Taiga Games, 1015 N. 3rd St., Marquette.  Learn all about Miss Qunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's camp for hardcore lady types. See poster.

Aug 25th, 2015 (Tue)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 26th, 2015 (Wed)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
  Back to School Crafts

Join us for a variety of back to school crafts to jazz up your locker, desk, and school gear. Youth entering grades K-6 are invited to attend. Community Room, lower level. See poster.

Aug 27th, 2015 (Thu)
10:30 AM - 10:50 AM
  Book Babies

Stories, songs and fingerplays for children ages 0-24 months, accompanied by a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Youth Services Atrium, lower level. See poster.

Aug 30th, 2015 (Sun)
  Library closed Sundays