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Knit Wits: Sunday, November 19 at 7 p.m.

Bring your own project to knit or crochet.  Share problems, solutions, ideas, and conversation with other adults.  This group is also willing to show new comers how to knit and crochet.  Come with an idea for a project and they will show you what you need and how to do it.

Storytime – Tuesday, Nov. 21 at 10:30 a.m.

Storytime is on Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m..  Join Ms. Kathy for this pre-literacy class designed for ages birth to 5.  Enjoy stories, activities, music, and a craft.  This week focuses on giving thanks.

Book Club, Sunday, December 3 at 7:00 p.m.

Adults interested in discussion of books are welcome at the Sunday Book Club.

The group meets at 7:00 p.m. on the first Sunday of the month (usually).  This month the conversation is about The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff.


Make a Holiday Centerpiece, Thursday, Dec. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

A master gardener from the Cornell Cooperative Extension Service will help us make evergreen centerpieces to be used for the holidays.  Registration is required.  A small material fee may be charged.

Teen Action Group – Friday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.

Library is closed to the public but not to the teens.  Join Ms. Kathy for teen only activities.  Bring a friend or come alone and make new friends.

Library Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, December 14 @ 6:30 p.m.

Library business is discussed on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. by the Library Board of Trustees.  This is an open meeting and the community is encouraged to attend.  Minutes from previous meetings are available on the page “About Us”.


Friends of the Library Meeting – Wednesday, January 3 @ 7 p.m.

The next meeting of the Friends is Wednesday, January 3 at 7 p.m.  Anyone interested in supporting the library should attend this meeting.  There is no meeting in December.

New York Times Best Sellers at Your Library, November 5, 2017

 The Berne Public Library has the following New York Times Best Sellers (Nov. 5, 2017) in our collection.  If the fiction book is less than 5 months old, our copy can not be requested on-line but you may take it off the shelf when you come to the library. You may want to call (872-1246) to see if it is available.  Recent arrivals are noted on our “newly ordered”  page.
1.  Origin by Dan Brown
2.  Deep Freeze by John Sandford
3.  Uncommon Type of Tom Hanks
4.  Sleeping Beauties by Stephen and Owen King
6.   A Column of Fire by Ken Follett
7.  Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
8.  Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben
11.  Haunted by James Patterson and James O. Born
12.  The Cuban Affair by Nelson DeMille
13.  Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
14.  Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate 
1.  Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson
2.  Killing England by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard
3.  Grant by Ron Chernow
9.  Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson
14.  Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance