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Programs and Events

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Kindergarten Readiness Classes

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM Prepare your child for kindergarten by enrolling him or her in the Kindergarten Readiness classes! We will work on our fine motor skills, early literacy skills and social skills. Children starting kindergarten in the fall of 2017 are eligible. Please register online. There is a $25 fee per semester for this class.

Evening-Book-Discussion

The Mapmaker’s Children Evening Book Discussion: Wednesday September 14th

Wednesday, September 13 7:00 — 8:00PM. Women’s roles have come a long way over the last 150 years, and yet, we still battle stereotypes of how to live and define our families. The Evening Book Discussion is intended to enrich the reading group’s conversation about The Mapmaker’s Children, the exquisite new novel from New York Times and international […]

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Storytime for 3 year olds Thursday, September 15

Thursday, September 15, 2016 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM Stories and activities with Miss Nancy. Registration is required. One of storytime’s main purposes is to introduce children and grown-ups to the riches of the library’s collections. Children benefit from the chance to develop a special relationship with each parent, as well as with extended family […]

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Improve your chess skills.

Monday, August 15, 2016 — 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Improve your chess skills by registering for chess camp! These camps are intended for chess players who are looking to improve their skills. Camps focus on the intricacies of chess strategy and how to turn these ideas into victories. Jim Egerton with Chess-Now is the instructor. Age Group: Family

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Learn the Joys of Quilt-making

Saturday, August 13, 2016 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Learn the joys of quilt-making from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday at the Town and Country Public Library. This quilting program is free and no registration is necessary.

Lost Your Library Card?

For the month of September you can get a replacement card and the $5 fee will be waived. The signature of a parent, guardian, or other legally responsible person is required for all persons under the age of 18 years.

Passport Applications

Town & Country Library is a Passport Agency. Complete the form (OFFICIAL FORM) online, print and bring an official passport photo and required documents. General Information & Fees Call 630-365-2244 for more information. PASSPORT WEBSITE

Now Available! Bookshots by James Patterson. Each book is shorter than 150 pages.

“You can race through these — they’re like reading movies!”

The books would be aimed at readers who might not want to invest their time in a 300 or 400 page novel.

New Books

Sons-and-Daughters-of-Ease-and-Plenty-by-Ramona-Ausubel
The Angels' Share J R Ward
SEAL Team Six- Hunt the Jackal By Don Mann
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SEAL Team Six: Hunt the Jackal By Don Mann

Real-life SEAL Don Mann brings all of his insight and experience to the next installment of the SEAL Team Six series.
City of Blades By Robert Jackson Bennett
Barkskins by Annie Proulx
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Barkskins by Annie Proulx

From Annie Proulx—the Pulitzer Prize-­ and National Book Award-­winning author of The Shipping News and “Brokeback Mountain,” comes her masterwork: an epic, dazzling, violent, magnificently dramatic novel about the taking down of the world’s forests.

Get The Latest Books With Our New Book Alert Service!

You can elect to receive new title alerts via email. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click “check catalog” to place a hold on the item right away. Click here to see all available categories (you will be taken to another website).

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