Movie Monday!

As part of the Phenomenal over 50 programming, we’re happy to announce Movie Monday!

Held the 2nd Monday of every month at 1:00 p.m.

 May 8

June 12  –  July 10  –  August 14

September 11  –  October 9  –  November 13  –  December 11

 Snacks and beverages will be provided, so come on over to enjoy a movie and bring your friends!

Here are some titles we have shown previously:

                     

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18 & over Crafts

Since adding a Craft day and evening to our Adult programming in the summer of 2016, it’s really starting to take off!

We would love for you to come craft with Leah or Cait each month!  Craft days and evenings are generally held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 1:00 and 6:00 p.m.  Please let a librarian know if you’re planning on attending so we can be sure we have plenty of supplies for everyone.

You can find examples of each craft inside the library at the circulation desk, or see a photo of them below or on our Facebook page.

2017 Craft dates:

May 25:  Beaded Keychains

June 15: DIY Succulent planters

(IN CONJUCTION WITH ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM)

July 20: Appreciation Flower Pots

(IN CONJUCTION WITH ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM)

August 24: Washi Tape Monogram Letters

September 28: Confetti tumblers/vases

Check back for more future crafts!!

Here are some of the previous crafts made:

Monogram Tote Bags

Shabby Chic Easter Eggs

Monogram Clay Keychains

Jar Lid Magnets

Valentine Jars

Tin Can Bird Feeders

Clay Pot Snowman

Fall Leaf Votives

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Paws & Pages

Join us the first Thursday of every month for Paws & Pages!!

Children will have the opportunity to improve their literacy skills by reading to a dog! From 6:00-7:00 p.m., there will be certified therapy dogs present for your child to spend 15 minutes reading to. This is a fun, new monthly event for children ages 3 and up (with parental supervision) to attend!

If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Butrum at igeekreading2013@gmail.com or by calling the library at 573-682-2036.

Reading to Rover

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Get Read To Write On Saturday!

 

The world needs your novel! Get Ready to Write on Saturday, October 24 at 10:00 AM at CPL! Come hear move about what it takes to plan for and participate in National Novel Writing Month by writing 50,000 words in the month of November!
 

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The Get Ready to Write session will be hosted by our NaNoWriMo municipal liaison, Lori Robinett! It’s our first National Novel Writing Month event at CPL, and this will be a great opportunity to find out more about how you can participate!

 
 
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Find more details on our CPL NaNoWriMo Come Write In page

 
NANOWRIMO AT CPL!

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Come Write In for NaNoWriMo!

NOVEMBER 1-30: THE WORLD NEEDS YOUR NOVEL!

Facebook_coverCome Write In at CPL for the entire month of November in honor of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)! NaNoWriMo is an annual (November) novel writing project that brings together professional and amateur writers from all over the world. tumblr_mvlcokDhGQ1qc0c3bo1_500

Check out the NaNoWriMo site and sign up FOR FREE to participate on the national level, with hundreds of thousands of other writers, to reach a personal goal of writing 50,000 words in the month of November!

Then join CPL staff twice a week for group write-ins (see schedule below)! The gatherings will be all about writing to meet your goal, so it is totally appropriate to come hole up in the corner of a library with your earbuds in all evening. If you feel a bit more social and want to chat with other writers or discuss your writing, that’s awesome too.
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CPL’S NANOWRIMO SCHEDULE: COME WRITE IN!

  • Saturday, October 24 @ 10:00 AM: Get Ready to Write @ CPL (hosted by our NaNoWriMo region’s municipal liaison, Lori Robinett!) 
  • Sunday, November 1, from 5-7:30 PM: Kick-off & First Write In @ CPL!
  • Wednesday, November 4, from 6:00-8:00 PM: Come Write In! @ Grinder’s Bakery! 
  • Sunday, November 8, from 5-7:30 PM: Come Write In @ CPL
  • Wednesday, November 11, from 6:00-8:00 PM: Come Write In! @ CPL
  • Saturday, November 14, from 6:00-8:00 PM Second Saturday Event @ CPL (For TEENS ONLY!) 
  • Sunday, November 15, from 5-7:30 PM: Come Write In @ CPL (HALFWAY!) 
  • Wednesday, November 18, from 6:00-8:00 PM: Come Write In! @ Grinder’s Bakery! 
  • Sunday, November 22, from 5-7:30 PM: Come Write In @ CPL
  • Monday, November 30, from 9:00 PM-Midnight Last Chance Write In @ CPL (get 50K by Midnight!)


The first 35 participants will receive an “I Novel” button, a “NANOWRIMO Contents Extremely Imaginative” sticker, and you can add your name to our chart to track your progress towards 50K words between November 1 and November 30!

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If you’re too excited to wait for the Get Ready To Write event (like we are!) go ahead and sign up below to Come Write In With CPL for the month of November!


AWESOME RESOURCES FOR NOVEL WRITERS:


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Are you still stuck for ideas for National Novel Writing Month? Or are you working on a novel at a more leisurely pace? Here are 102 resources on Character, Point of View, Dialogue, Plot, Conflict, Structure, Outlining, Setting, and World Building, plus some links to generate Ideas and Inspiration. Also, I recommend some resources for Revision and some online Tools and Software.  Too many links? Pick a few at random and bookmark the rest for later.


The Fiction Writer’s Virtual Toolbox

by Josh Vogt

This Toolbox has become a subset of a larger project: Write-Strong.com – A Home for Writers Pursuing Success. Check it out for an ongoing compilation of writing resources and tools.


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n - CopyDon’t forget to check out the NaNoWriMo site for all kinds of fun details and activities as well. You can track your word count online daily, find resources for planning your novel, get customized NaNoWriMo calendars for your laptop and devices from other participants, read Pep Talks from famous authors, and even purchase NaNoWriMo gear! 

Be sure to stop by Library Director, Becky Wilson’s personal NaNoWriMo page to say hello! 

 

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