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2014 Adult Summer Reading Program
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Teen Poetry Slam, Friday, August 22, 7 PM in Stango Park
In association with the Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild and the Friends of the LPL, the Library is hosting a non-competitive Teen Poetry Slam on Friday, August 22, 2014 from at 7:00 - 8:30 pm on the outdoor stage in Stango Park, located adjacent to the library.
Teens ages 12 - 18 years are invited to write a poem to be performed aloud, limited to 1 - 5 minutes in length. A copy of the poem along with the poet's name, grade, school, and contact information must be submitted to the Lewes Public Library for review by Friday, August 15, 2014. Submissions may be emailed to lewesteenpoetry@gmail.com or dropped off at the library.
Refreshments will be served and audience members should bring a lawn chair. Bring family and friends to hear the voices of teen poets!



 Caregiving 101:  Saturday, August 23, 11:00 AM

 Are you a caregiver?  Attend this free program on Saturday, August 23 at 11:00 AM at the Library to learn more about aging & disability resources.  Decide what services best meet your needs & get help finding those services. This program is brought to you by The DE Division of Health & Human Services along with the DE Division of Libraries, Delaware Aging & Disability Resource Center and Delaware Lifespan Respite Care Network.  

 Please call the library, 645-2733, to register for this program.


Friends of the Library Book Sale, Saturday, August 30

The Friends of the LPL are holding a Book Sale for the general public on Saturday, August 30, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Library. The Book Sale is free and all proceeds benefit the Library. The first floor “Booktique” features books starting at $3. In the second floor meeting rooms there are hardback and trade paperbacks priced at $2 and paperbacks at $1, including a large selection of children’s books at great prices. 

A Friends Members ONLY Preview Book Sale takes place on Friday, August 29, 2014 from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Entrance to the Preview Night requires a current Friends membership. Anyone wishing to join the Friends, or renew their membership, may download a membership form or pick one up at the Library during business hours. Individuals also may become a Friends member the night of the Preview Sale.

*Volunteers are needed to set-up, run and clean up the Book Sale during the week of August 25 – 31.  *Please Click here to sign up*

At this time, the Friends are not accepting donations for the Book Sale. Donations will be accepted again beginning Monday, September 22, 2014.

For additional information, please call the Library at 302-645-2733 during business hours.



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