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Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has 110,000 books; tens of thousands of digital books, audiobooks, movies, comics, and music via the hoopla app; nearly 20,000 digital books and audiobooks via OverDrive’s Libby app; 4,500 DVDs; 6,000 books on CD; nearly 200 magazines and newspapers; and 155 digital magazines via the RBDigital app.

Borrow unique items including snowshoes, fishing poles, karaoke machine and CDs, DVD player, VCR, and Kill-a-Watt meter.

The library also offers meeting rooms, licensed Notary Public, and one-on-one tech help — call ahead for availability.

Access all this with a free library card. To get your library card, bring in identification with your current address.

Library hours: 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5:30 p.m. Fridays; 5 p.m. Saturdays. Closed Sundays. Call 315-336-4570 or online at www.jervislibrary.org.

Events

*registration required

Monday, 10 a.m., Medicaid, Child Health Plus, Essential Plan: Health Insurance Information by MVP Health Care; 10 a.m., Drop-in Tech Help; 4 p.m., Exploring with Books,Creating with Art: Jervis Library K-3 CLUB; 6 p.m., Teen Book Club; 7 p.m., Teen Comic Book Club

Tuesday, 10:30 a.m., Toddler Story Time*; 5 p.m., Unplug & Play Tabletop Games

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“Becoming” by Michelle Obama. From Random House Large Print.

As First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama established herself as a powerful advocate for women and girls in the U.S. and around the world and dramatically changed the ways that families pursue healthier and more active lives. 

In her memoir, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her—from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to her years as an executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address.

“Pandemic” by Robin Cook.  From G.P. Putnam’s Sons.

When an unidentified, seemingly healthy young woman collapses suddenly on the New York City subway and dies upon reaching the hospital, her case is an eerie reminder for veteran medical examiner Jack Stapleton of the 1918 flu pandemic. 

Jack autopsies the woman within hours of her demise and discovers some striking anomalies: first, that she has had a heart transplant, and second, that, against all odds, her DNA matches that of the transplanted heart. 

Jack must race against the clock to identify the woman and determine what kind of virus could wreak such havoc--a task made more urgent when two other victims succumb to a similar rapid death. 

Kid’s Corner

“Cookies! an Interactive Recipe Book” bBy Lotta Nieminen. From Phaidon Press.

Simple yet factual recipe text takes readers through the steps of baking cookies, from combining the dry ingredients to pulling fresh cookies out of the oven, while the interactive features invite them to participate in the process.

Move the sifter from side to side to separate the flour, turn the wheel to mix the batter, pull the tab to crack the egg, slide the oven tray out, and more!

One hundred percent adult-free, danger-free, and mess-free - baking cookies has never been so independent! 

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Beaded Jewelry by Marcia Basher

Felt Creations by Bradley Dorville

Rome Character Initiative by Joan Rhude

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Did you know?

Martin Van Buren, eighth President of the United States, was born in Kinderhook, on Dec. 5, 1782. Van Buren was the first U.S. President to be born a citizen of the United States.

Prior to his term as president (1837-1841), the “Little Magician” served as a N.Y. state senator, N.Y. Attorney General, U.S. Senator from New York, N.Y. Governor, U.S. Secretary of State, and U.S. Vice President. 

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