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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Stop thinking about that unwritten novel and start writing it: join us for NaNoWriMo!

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NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month!
NaNoWriMo provides structure, community, and encouragement to help find your voice, achieve creative goals, and build new worlds—on and off the page.
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So, writers! 
Join us for a writing session to kick off your new project! 
Bring a laptop or your favorite writing tools! Please note this is not a workshop
Registration begins October 7 for Merrick residents. 
Non residents October 21. 
Any questions please email

Our friends at have created "25 Writing Prompts for Fall, Because It's The Perfect Season To Get Your Creative Juices Flowing!" Click here to get started and check back soon to sign up for our NaNoWriMo program!

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Love to cook? Join our NEW Cookbook Discussion Group!

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Here's how it works in three easy steps:

1. Sign up at the Reference Desk
2. Select your recipe from the book provided
3. Prepare and bring it to the meeting. It’s that simple!

Registration begins September 13 for Merrick residents. 
Non residents September 27.

This month’s theme is: Small Bites & Appetizers.

Your recipes are from this book available at the Reference Desk:

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Binge watch with us!

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You guys, we now offer Binge Boxes! 
Borrow the whole box and watch the entire season of popular TV shows.

Mad Men: Seasons 1-7, order here. 
True Blood: Season 1-7, order here.
Homeland: Seasons 1-5, order here. 

Perfect for the weekend, the rain, the snow -- get yours to go! 

Join us Wednesday, October 4th at 2:30pm as we discuss "Before We Visit the Goddess"!

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Three generations of Indian mothers and daughters discover their greatest source of strength in one another—from a baker's daughter who dreams of an impossible education, to the daughter who confronts her culture and independence in America, to the granddaughter who learns indelible lessons about freedom and heartbreak.
Chitra will Skype in with us, so don't miss it!

Monday, September 11, 2017

September is also National Preparedness month...

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Did you know that September is also National Preparedness Month?
Being well informed is the first step to preparedness.
Checkout the link below for a toolkit and resources to help you and your family put a plan in place.