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Olivet College's Burrage Library to host programs
Nov 13, 2009

Olivet Colleges Burrage Library is hosting the following programs throughout the remainder of the academic year. All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call (269) 749-7608.

Holiday Sale 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Nov. 19 and 20, in the Library Lecture Room. Purchase handmade arts and crafts from Olivet College students, employees and alumni at reasonable prices. Arts and crafts include jewelry, Pysanky eggs, holiday ornaments, paper mache masks, trivets, wine cork wreaths, knit scarves and plush monsters. All sales benefit Burrage Library to purchase new books.

Happy Hobby 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 23 and Wednesdays, Jan. 13 and 27, in the Library Lecture Room. Everyone is welcome to bring ideas.

Lunch, Learn and Laugh Noon to 1 p.m. on the following dates, in the Library Lecture Room. Bring your own brown bag lunch.

oJan.14 Patrick Fields, assistant professor of biology, will give a presentation titled, Come Play with Sand highlighting his sand collection.

oJan. 26 Joanne Williams, assistant professor of journalism/mass communication, will give a presentation titled, What is the News?

oFeb. 4 Cynthia Noyes, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, will give a presentation titled, Brighid and Groundhogs: Spring Will Come.

oMar. 18 Judy Fales, library assistant, will give a presentation on autism, a mysterious and complex syndrome that strikes one out of every 150 children.

Crafts Noon to 2 p.m. on the following dates, in the Library Lecture Room. Supplies and instructions are provided. Children under nine must be accompanied by an adult. Teens and pre-teens are also welcome.

oWednesday, Jan. 16

o Saturday, Jan. 30

oSaturday, Feb. 13

oSaturday, Feb. 27

oWednesday, March 20

oSaturday, April 10

oSaturday, May 8

Toddler Time 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5 through Aug. 31, 2010 in the Childrens Room (ground floor). Engage young children every Tuesday morning in fun stories and simple crafts.

Easter Egg Hunt 11 a.m. Saturday, March 27, at the library ground floor. Open to children under nine.

Presentation on sustainability and life balance 3 p.m. Tuesday, May 4, in the Library Lecture Room. Featuring Michigan State University professor Art Cameron.


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