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Board of Trustees

John Roach - President

Edris Scherer - Vice President

Deirdre Coughlin - Secretary     

 Dear Friend of the Keeler Library:

In North Salem, the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library is truly a community center – a place where residents gather to learn, exchange ideas, build friendships and participate in small town life. I am writing to ask you to support the good work of the Library and the important role it has in connecting our community.

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Mah Jong comes to the Library!
> Tuesdays at 1:00 - led by Linda Springer (NOTE the earlier time - we are now taking a waiting list for this day)
> All Fridays in March and May, plus April 24th at 3:00 - led by Michelle LaMothe

Local residents, Linda Springer and Michelle LaMothe, have generously offered to lead/teach Mah Jong.

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Aging Wisely
A new program jointly offered by the Keeler Library, St. James Church 
and the North Salem Recreation Department Senior Citizen's Club

This four part community based program focuses on multiple aspects of retirement, aging and planning for the future. It is free, open to all and requires no registration. Come with your questions and concerns.

March 12th from 6:00 - 7:30 at the library

March 19th from 4:00 - 6:30 at St. James Church in their Village Hall

March 26th from 6:00 - 7:30 at the library

April 2nd from 4:00 - 6:30 at St. James Church in their Village Hall

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Alan Sklar Reads Jug of Silver
Sunday April 19 at 3:00 pm

Alan Sklar has been a freelance voice actor for over 20 years, voicing many, many things. You will probably recognize his voice.

Co-sponsored by the NS Recreation Department and Keeler Library.

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Spring Fling - School is out!
March 31 - April 3 at 3:00 pm daily

Participate in various activities such as making sock bunnies and paper plate bird nests throughout spring break. Activites will take place in the children's room.

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Help our Library's Children's Arts and Crafts program!

Please bring in the following clean supplies by April 1st!

-Cardboard egg cartons
-Cardboard cereal boxes
-Toilet paper rolls
-Cardboard sneaker and shoe boxes
-Round oatmeal containers
-8 oz. plastic containers with plastic lids
-Individual water bottles or sports bottles with pop-up caps
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Thank you!

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Balanced Rock: The North Salem Review of Art, Photography, and Literature FOR SALE NOW!
Balance Rock The North Salem Review
Copies Being Sold at Library - $20

This issue is especially beautiful and we are very proud of it. We know of no other library except for one in California that publishes its own literary and artistic journal.

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Poster Contest 

Artists Wanted2

2014 Fair Poster

Please enter the 2015 Ruth Keeler Memorial Library Fair Poster Contest! This year's theme is "Made in North Salem." There are three age groups to enter: 12 and under, 13-18 years olf and adults. The winning artist (taken from any age group) will receive $100. Prizes will be awarded to the winner of each age group . All entries will be displayed at the library.

All entries must be at the Ruth Keeler Memorial Library by Saturday, March 28th at 5:00 pm and the winner annouced at the Annual meeting on March 8, 2015. Additional information can be found on the flyer and submission forms.

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Inventor's Club with Eileen Diehl
Saturday mornings from 10:00-11:30; kids grades 2-5

March 14, 21, 28, April 11

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NOTE: This program is currently full and any applications will be put on the waiting list.

Learn about the design process, solve problems creatively, and see what inventing is all about! Read more...

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