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Today's Library - TRL Newsletter
September/October 2014 issue

Check out the new issue of Today's Library, TRL's newlsetter. Read more...

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TRL closed for All Staff Training Day
All libraries closed - Wed. September 17

All Timberland libraries will be closed on Wednesday, September 17 for All Staff Training Day. All libraries will resume regular schedules Thursday, September 18. Read more...

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World’s Best Food Blogger Discusses Latest Book
Olympia Library - Thu. Sep 18, 7:30pm

Writer Molly Wizenberg, whose blog “Orangette” was named the best food blog in the world by the London Times, talks about her latest book, “Delancey.” Read more...

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Celebrate Toledo’s new Library Kiosk
Toledo Community Library - Sat. Sep. 20

Celebrate the Toledo Community Library and the self-service kiosk and book drop provided by Timberland Regional Library. Read more...

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Author Talk: Guide to the Olympic Peninsula
Aberdeen Library - Tue. Sep. 23, 6pm

Washington writer Christopher Chapman describes his guide to the Olympic Peninsula as “definitive,” “part travel guide and part driving tour.” Read more...

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Celebrating Animal Videos on the Internet
Lacey Library - Fri. Sep. 26, 7pm

Enjoy great animal videos and meet Will Braden, creator of "Henri Le Chat Noir" videos and Susanne Beauregard of Joint Animal Services with Cal, mascot and office cat. Read more...

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From Sheep to Sweater
Centralia Library - Fri. Sep. 26, 2pm

Library staff members will team up with local spinners and fiber artists to present a program for children, grades one through six, on how sheep clothing – wool – becomes people clothing. Read more...

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Composting with Worms Workshop
Aberdeen Library - Sat. Sep. 27, 2pm

In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about feeding, housing and caring for red wigglers and examine living compost through a microscope. Read more...

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Practicing Mindfulness
Lacey Library - Mon. Sep 29, 3:30pm

Sachi Horback will lead a workshop on mindfulness. This experiential session focuses on how the practice of mindfulness can improve self-care and enhance relationships. Read more...

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2014 Timberland Reads Together...About Food
Local authors Dylan Tomine & Jo Robinson

This year, the library is stretching the “one book, one community” tradition by offering two books, both focused on a universal topic: food. Read more...

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Celebrating 100 Years of Library Service
Olympia Library - Sat. Oct. 4

One-hundred years ago this October, Olympia’s first permanent public library, now Olympia Timberland Library, opened in the Carnegie Building in downtown Olympia. Read more...

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Money, Money Everywhere … But How to Find it?
Olympia Library - Fri. Oct. 10, 2pm

Grant Writing 101 - A grant writing workshop for beginners offers hard skills, tips and wisdom. Read more...

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Back by Popular Demand, “Dialogues with Doc”
Aberdeen Library - Wed. Oct. 15 - Nov. 5, 10:30am

Following rave reviews earned last January of Plato’s “The Republic,” Dr. William “Doc” Carter will lead a series of conversations drawn from ancient Greek philosophy. Read more...

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“The Land Called Lewis”
Chehalis Library - Sat. Nov. 1, 2pm

Sandra Crowell discusses her book "The Land Called Lewis: A History of Lewis County, Washington" followed by audience questions; books will be available for purchase and signing. Read more...

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American History in Music, Story & Art
Yelm Library - Wed. Nov. 5, 6pm

Through a variety of artistic expressions, Joe and Paula McHugh will take their audience on a journey through American history. Read more...

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American History in Music, Story & Art
Winlock Library - Thu. Nov. 6, 6pm

Through a variety of artistic expressions, Joe and Paula McHugh will take their audience on a journey through American history. Read more...

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Susan Fletcher Leads Writing Workshops
North Mason Library - Thu. Nov. 6

Susan Fletcher, author of “The Dragon Chronicles,” presents three workshops to help writers of all ages learn how to develop ideas and hone writing skills. Read more...

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New Voice in Literary Horror
Olympia Library - Thu. Nov. 13, 7:30pm

Critics are using words such as “brutal,” “unflinching,” “visceral” and “moving” to describe Charlie Jack Joseph Kruger’s fiction. Meet the author of "In Stark Weather." Read more...

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