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Holiday Closings

We will be closed for the following dates for the Holidays:
November 23, 2017 (Thanksgiving)
November 24, 2017 (Black Friday)
December 25, 2017 (Christmas)
December 26, 2017 (Day After Christmas)
December 31, 2017 (New Year’s Eve)
January 1, 2018 (New Year’s Day)


Thanksgiving Movie Matinee November 22, 2017

Our 1:00 p.m. movie matinee for November 22 (Wednesday Before Thanksgiving) will be “The Fantastic Mr. Fox” based on the book by Roald Dahl!

George Clooney and Meryl Streep lend their voices to this hilarious and heartwarming animated adventure from visionary director Wes Anderson. Mr. and Mrs. Fox (Clooney and Streep) live a happy home life with their eccentric son Ash (Jason Schwartzman) and visiting nephew Kristopherson. That is until Mr. Fox slips into his sneaky, old ways and plots the greatest chicken heist the animal world has ever seen. Based on the beloved, best-selling book by Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Fantastic Mr. Fox is family fun at its finest. Rated PG-13


Hometown Christmas November 25, 2017

The Allen F. Pierce Free Library will be participating in Hometown Christmas on November 25; make sure to stop in the bowling ally to get your stamp book. We will be open and stamping books as well as having a special children’s author visit. Author Lannie Zimmer will be at the library from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. reading her book “A Hot Dog Christmas.” Copies will be available for purchase and signing.

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A Hot Dog Christmas Book Signing November 25, 2017

Make sure to stop in the library on November 25 during Hometown Christmas to meet visiting children’s book author Lannie Zimmer, who will be reading and selling copies of her new book “A Hot Dog Christmas” from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. “A Hot Dog Christmas” is a children’s holiday story inspired by the joy pets bring to a family’s life. In this heartwarming story, Oscar, a mini dachshund, and two cats, Zita and Lucky, prepare for Christmas and learn lessons along the way.


Story Time with Santa & The Polar Express November 29, 2017

Santa will be joining us for special Christmas events on November 29, 2017!

From 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Santa Story Time: Santa will be reading stories and we will be watching “A Charlie Brown Christmas”

From 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Movie Matinee “The Polar Express” and Santa will be present for the entire showing.


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