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Bookshop at library is now open an extra day

The Back Mountain Memorial Library is always ready to help returning students and their families prepare for the back-to-school season with more books, and more workshops, but did you hear....?

The library’s Slightly Read Bookshop is also ready…with more hours!

Beginning after Labor Day, the Bookshop will return to its regular hours from 1 to 7 p.m. on Mondays, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays. Due to popular request, however, the Bookshop will also be open from 1 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays. Stop by the Bookshop on Thursday, Sept. 8 and let the staff there know the extra hours are appreciated.

Reminder: The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 5 to celebrate Labor Day and will re-open at 9:30 a.m. on on Tuesday, Sept. 6.

The library is currently holding a “Flower Power” bulb fundraiser. Visit the library’s website at backmountainlibrary.org to place your order for bulbs guaranteed to bloom! The library receives a 50% profit from each order and the bulbs will be shipped directly to customers’ homes in early October.

Basic computer classes are again being offered at the library. The September session will be held from 2:15 to 3:15 p.m. on Monday Sept. 12; Tuesday, Sept. 13; and Wednesday Sept.14. The total cost of the entire session is $15 which is due at the time of registration. Space is limited, so register early!

Local Back Mountain youth theatrical group “Take the Stage” will hold another of its popular outdoor performances at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 and Saturday, Sept.17. “A Bag Full of Fables” will be performed on the library grounds. Price of admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

A Facebook workshop will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 19 at the library. Attendees are invited to bring their own laptops to this class. There is a $5 fee payable at the time of pre-registration.

An Early Luzerne County Genealogy Workshop will be held from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24. This free workshop will be presented by Kathleen Smith. Pre-registration is required.

For more information or to pre-register for any of the above classes, call the library at 675-1182.

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