September 16, 2014

This Week's Events

Tues., Sept. 16 - 7 p.m.
This meeting is open to the public.

Lecture Four: Wed., Sept. 17 – Noon, Thurs., Sept. 18 – 7 p.m.
Thurgood Marshall - "The Man of Firsts." An icon in the battle 
for racial justice, Marshall would be the lead attorney in the 
watershed  Brown vs. Board decision that declared segregation 
illegal in education,  and he would later shatter racial barriers
 with his appointment to the Supreme Court. 
James Bond - A new style hero with one foot in the nostalgic 
past and the other treading intrepidly into the future.
 Ian Fleming's famous spy character would enjoy a cult
 following with the introduction of the Bond/007 films.

Erie Fiddlers Concert
Wed., Sept. 17-7 p.m.
Enjoy the sounds of fiddles, banjos and 
mandolins playing old time favorites.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Lyons Library.

Hobby Circle - Thurs., Sept. 18 - 1-3 p.m.
For all hobbyists and crafters.

Story/Craft Time
Sat., Sept. 20-10 am
Free & open to all kids up to 6th grade.
Enjoy stories and make a craft to take home.
Kids 5 and under need an adult with them.


September 12, 2014

Our Fabric Sale Extravaganza Continues!

 
Our Fabric Sale Extravaganza Continues!
 Early crowd! Still lots of great fabric! Goes on tomorrow!
  Fri., Sept. 12 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 13 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Over 250 bolts of fabric and hundreds of pieces!
Brands include MODA, SSI, Blank, Marcus Bros., Troy,
Dean Miller Surf, Robert Kaufman, Fabric Traditions,
Disney, Henry Glass, Alexander Henry and Michael Miller.
 Fabric pieces are 1 - 5 yards each.
 Everything $5 a yard or less off the bolt!
Part of the proceeds benefit the Lyons Public Library.


September 9, 2014

Looking for Something to Do? Stop by the Library!

September is National Library Card Sign Up Month
The Smartest Card - Get It and Use It!
Not sure if you have one?
We can look you up and if you don't have one
the first one is free!
Children must be 4 years old to get their own card.

Lecture Three: Wed., Sept. 10 – Noon, Thurs., Sept. 11 – 7 p.m.
Shirley Temple - The child star who altered film history and 
transformed marketing strategies by creating a "youth market." 
Zora Neale Hurston - A tragic figure who would temporarily be 
banished to obscurity, but her novel " Their Eyes Were
 Watching God"  would be  a seminal work in 20th century 
literature and Hurston would be recognized as the literary 
godmother of immensely popular authors such as 
Alice Walker and Toni Morrison. 

Fabric Sale Extravaganza
Fri., Sept. 12 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 13 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Over 250 bolts of fabric and hundreds of pieces!
Brands include MODA, SSI, Blank, Marcus Bros., Troy, 
Dean Miller Surf, Robert Kaufman, Fabric Traditions, Disney,
Henry Glass, Alexander Henry and Michael Miller.
Fabric pieces are 1 - 5 yards each. Everything $5 a yard or less off the bolt!
Part of the proceeds benefit the Lyons Public Library.

Stitchin' Time
Fri., Sept. 12 - 10 am-noon
Adult Fiction Tables
For knitters and crocheters.

August 29, 2014

Library Events - Sept. 2 - Sept. 6


Victor Harris Lecture Series
Lecture Two: Wed., Sept. 3 – Noon, Thurs., Sept. 4 – 7 p.m.
Community Room
Mozart -  The transcendent musical genius who lived a life
            guaranteed to inspire myth-making. 
Harriet Beecher Stowe -  With her novel - Uncle Tom's Cabin
Stowe delivered an emotional wallop to her own era and 
the character portraits continue to speak to the dialogue
 about racial issues in America.

Hobby Circle
Thurs., Sept. 4 - 1-3 pm - Community Room
All crafters and hobbyists are welcome.
The Library provides beverages and snacks may be brought.
Friends of the Library Book Review
Fri., Sept. 5 - Noon - Community Room
Father Augustine Chumo will talk about his life in Kenya.
He is the pastor of St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Lyons, Clyde and Savannah.
The Friends will provide dessert and beverages.
Please bring your lunch and a friend.