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Book group brings the latest buzz on reading

The Shawnee Public Library's Book Buzz Brunch Bunch adult book discussion group hosts its final monthly book discussion of this year at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19, in the Conference Room of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

Group members are invited to share their thoughts on what they have been reading during the informal book discussion group, which meets the third Friday of each month.

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Shawnee presents creative kids movement morning

image of boy dancing

Wiggle Your Nose and Touch Your Toes” with an upcoming creative movement program for children at the Shawnee Public Library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave. The fun starts at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 18, at the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

Children ages 2-5 and their caregivers are invited to the library’s Community Rooms for a morning that will feature music, dancing and creative movement activities for the children to enjoy.

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Library presents computer class series for beginners

The Shawnee Public Library welcomes new computer users to a three-day, three-part session of programs on beginning computer use set for Dec. 16-18 in the Computer Training Center of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

The schedule includes:

Introduction to Computers, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 16 – For new computer users, a look at basic terms and functions, including a lesson using a mouse.

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Keep Reading! Dec. 2014

ADULT FICTION
PROPERTY OF A LADY FAIRE by Simon A. Green
Eddie is an enforcer for the Drood family, a black sheep, a man with a conscience, a powerful human being with unusual gifts. The love of his life, wild witch Molly Metcalf, accompanies him in a most dangerous game:  the hunt for the Lady Faire who happens to be in possession of the Lasarus Stone.  This is the first sci-fi novel I have read by Green.  It reminds me of the Dresden Files series by Jim Butcher, thus an enjoyable read.

TEEN FICTION
BLACK ICE by Becca Fitzpatrick
Britt has something to prove, both to herself and her former boyfriend and she has chosen the Grand Tetons as the place to do it.  On spring break with her best friend and her friend’s brother, who also happens to be Britt’s ex, Britt has decided she will hike to places unknown by herself.  Before that happens, however, the two girls are kidnapped by two men and the terror begins.  This reads somewhat like a Nora Roberts novel, but it’s an easy read and fairly entertaining.

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Fabulous Fiction Finds, Dec. 2014

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas in the Shawnee Library.  The tree is up and decorations adorn the customer service and information desks.  In the FFF corner you will find Christmas fiction on display as we near the holidays.  On one of the end displays are selections from authors similar to Debbie Macomber and on the other are books from spotlighted western author Max Brand. 

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