Fayette library news 3.4.09

Written by David Green.

Junior high and high school students are invited to watch the movie “Twilight” at Fayette’s Normal Memorial Library. The movie will be shown from 9 to 11:30 p.m. March 20 and from 7 to 9:30 p.m. March 21. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs for 122 minutes.

Pre-registration is required and is limited to 20 students each night. A signed parental permission slip—available at the library—is needed to attend the movie. Students must register by March 18.

Admission costs $2 per student and students may bring snacks and a bean bag chair or pillow.

For more information, call the library at 237-2115.

After-School

The after-school programs at Normal Memorial Library in Fayette continue this month with hobbies, bingo and a movie.

Students in third through sixth grade meet from 3 to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays and students in kindergarten through second grade meet at the same time on Thursdays.

Story Hours

Toddler Time, for three-year-olds, meets from 6:30 to 7 p.m. on Mondays.

Story Hour, for four- and five-year-olds not yet in school, meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Both groups will discuss weather, leprechauns, eyes and “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

Wee Read, for infants through two year olds, meets from 5:30 to 6 p.m. the first and third Mondays of each month.

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