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Mississippi Twins Share Their Stories: At The Library

Don't miss these events, including a special discussion leading up to the Twins Days Festival

Y'All Twins? 

Join authors and identical twins Margaret and Katherine King on Friday, Aug. 3 at 4 p.m. when they share their stories of growing up in Mississippi in the 1950's.

Their experiences include hitching a ride with writer William Faulkner and pranks that only identicals can play. Copies of their memoir, Y'All Twins? will be available for purchase and signing.

Don't forget to watch the Bookcart Brigade and the library's Super Hero Reader float at the Twins Days Parade on August 4 at 9:00 a.m. The will be closed on August 4 for .

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Back by popular demand, blues guitarist Dan Holt will be the next performer at Music in the Garden Series on Sunday, August 12 from 2 to 3 p.m. The concert will be in the library's reading garden or, in the event of rain, it will be indoors. Register online or at the Reference Desk.

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Savvy Shoppers Couponing Group Share a cup of coffee and saving tips with like-minded shoppers on Thursday, August 9--and the second Thursday of every month--from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Bring a pair of scissors and your unwanted manufacturer's coupons to share. We will provide many additional advertising inserts from the Library's newspaper subscriptions for the group's use.

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On August 18 at 10:30 a.m., the library will host a very special presentation by Mr. Eddie Ezaki. If you are aware of the classic book about the Japanese Internment during WWII, then Mr. Ezaki’s story will surely resonate with you. Eddie Ezaki was 9 years old when he and his family were interned in a hastily built camp in Arizona.. They were held there from shortly after Dec. 7, 1941 to after WWII. In one of the many ironies of World War II thousands of young men (Japanese Americans) from the camps volunteered to join combat infantry units and ended up wearing the same uniforms as the camp guards who kept their parents and siblings imprisoned.

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Enter to win a trip! The Twinsburg Public Library Foundation is hosting a raffle. The winner will get to choose one of four trips: San Francisco and Sonoma Wine Country; St. Kitts Marriott Resort and Royal Beach Casino; Orlando Theme Park for 4; or Fairmont Scottsdale with Championship Golf.  Airfare included. Tickets are 1 for $20.00 or 3 for $50.00. For full details and conditions or to purchase tickets, visit the library administration office during business hours Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or visit the Foundation’s webpage: www.twinsburglibrary.org/foundation. Tickets purchased will be mailed to you within (5) business days. Winner to be drawn on October 12, 2012.

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Watch The Hunger Games with library friends on the weekend of its DVD release. The movie will be showing on our big screen at 2 pm on Sunday, August 19. Come 15 minutes early for popcorn, lemonade, iced tea and trivia games. The movie is 142 minutes long, so bringing a cushion for your seat is absolutely okay! The film is rated PG-13 so youth under 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Family discussion guides will be available. Seating is limited, so please register online or by call

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Kids Korner

Get ready for school with our end-of-summer storytime geared towards children entering Kindergarten. This one-time program is Thursday, August 16 at 6:00  p.m. and registration begins August 2. 

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Free Computer Coach at TPL! Sign up from a half-hour to an hour session with library staffers who will help you get started with the wide world of computers! Call: 330-425-42568 x4 to make an appointment.

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All registration for library programs is now online. Visit www.twinsburglibrary.org, and click on Events and Classes, then Library Event Registration. Registration for all Youth Programs is available on the Children’s Place webpage and the TeenCrossings webpage. Some events require separate registration for each date. Registration for Youth Programs begins two weeks prior to the event date. 24-hour advanced registration is available for Twinsburg School District Residents. For more information, please call the library at 330-425-4268: Adult Reference Desk, ext. 2; Children Place, ext. 3; TeenCrossings, ext. 6; Computer Lab, ext. 4.

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