The next meeting of the Junior Friends, for children ages 10-12, will be Wednesday, November 20, 5:30 - 6:30 in the program room at the library. Cost for Junior Friends membership is $5 per year.
On this 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, the library is hosting a number of events to commemorate that fateful day in U.S. history.
November 14 - 7:30 p.m. - Mike Howard, a retired U.S. Secret Service special agent who served the White House detail during Kennedy and then-vice president Lyndon Johnson's administration, will reflect on his services to the family of the 35th President as well as the first families that followed.
November 20 - 7:00 p.m. - Come hear eyewitnesses to the tragic events at the JFK Assassination Symposium, featuring Detective Jim Leavelle, and authors Jim Marrs, Beverly Oliver and Coke Buchanan.
November 22 - 3:00 p.m. - Winston Smith, son of Jack Ruby’s lawyer the late Hubert Winston Smith, will appear. Revealing information that has been confidential for a half century, Winston will shed light on another story that has not been made public until this time.
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Bookcase Clean Out One of the main sources of funding for Friends of the Allen Public Library is our ongoing book sale.Lately, sales are dropping because we donít have enough books to sell!What a great way to encourage your kids to read ógo through your books, pick some out to bring to the library, and while youíre here, pick up a few to take home!
In this year of budget cuts everywhere, the library needs all the funds we can give them.So help out by bringing YOUR books.
Of course, itís tax-deductible!
Please bring us your popular paperbacks and childrenís books that you are no longer using. Drop them off at the circulation desk and ask for a tax receipt. more detail
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