Classics Book Club–Midnight’s Children

Join us February 28th at 10:30 a.m. when we discuss Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

Midnight's Children

Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India’s 1,000 other “midnight’s children,” all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts.

Ask at the desk for a copy of this classic or email baynelibrary@einetwork.net to reserve a copy today! And be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming discussions:

3/28/17: And Then There Were None by Agathe Christie
4/25/17: Fathers and Sons by Ivan Turgenenv
5/23/17: Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court by Mark Twain
6/27/17: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

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Needles & Hooks

 

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You’re invited to join us on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month for an evening of needlecrafting.  We meet between 6:30 and 8:00 p.m. to work on our projects and enjoy a snack and conversation.

If you need more information, please ask at the desk or email us at baynelibrary@einetwork.net .

February Surprise Book Challenge for Kids

Do you love books? How about surprises? So do we! This month we’ve wrapped up some great books for kids of all ages. Check one out, unwrap and enjoy it at home, and then, return the enclosed entry form back to Bayne Library. You will be entered in a drawing for a basket of surprises!

 

thumb-Books-with-question-mark-33.3-1987Contest runs from February 1st until February 28th. One surprise book per checkout. We will pick one winner for pre-readers and one for independent readers.

February Storytimes

Join us Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.  for themed stories, songs, a simple craft and fun galore!

February 2nd –    Groundhogs
February 9th –     Let’s Be Valentines
February 16th –   Books by Eric Carle
February 23rd –   Monkeys

Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

Children of all ages are welcome when accompanied by an adult caregiver. Come see old friends and meet new ones at a Bayne Library story time.

 

Library BINGO

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Come play BINGO with us!  Library BINGO.  It’s easy, just pick up a BINGO card at our Circulation Desk (you’ll have your choice of 5 different cards), read the books you need to get a BINGO, then bring in your card to receive an entry for our $100 grand prize drawing.

The drawing will be held in early June, so you’ll have plenty of time to get more than one BINGO.  Come play!

Baby Lapsit Every Friday!

Join us every Friday morning for a storytime geared to pour youngest patrons. We sing, clap, bounce, and listen to stories to start kids on the right path to reading.

Baby Reading

See you and baby Fridays from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. in the Conference Room!

Lego Club

Come build something with our  Legos!  Kids ages 6 to 12 are invited to join us each Thursday afternoon from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Registration is not required, but imaginations are! Come have some after school fun at Bayne Library.   thJM3CKOERWe are accepting donations of Legos to build our collection. Your generosity is appreciated.

 

 

 

Senior Coffee Mornings

Patrons ages 55 and over are invited to have full use of the library on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Come browse books, use the computer, read the newspaper and socialize with other seniors while you enjoy a hot cup of coffee and a sweet treat.

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Be an early bird at Bayne!

Mah Jongg

Join us Wednesdays at 1:00 p.m. join us in the Library Conference Room for Mah Jongg!  Mah JonggAny skill level is welcome as we enjoy playing the American version of this ancient Chinese tile game.  Sign up now!

2015 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our 2015 Annual Report.

Annual Report

Please take a moment to review 2015 with us. Hard copies of this report are available at our circulation desk.

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