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Adult SRP Finale and Book Club, Sunday, August 30 at 7 p.m.

Adults who participated in the summer reading program will meet at 7 pm to discuss the best summer reads, celebrate the summer reading program, enjoy unusual refreshments, and receive prizes for finishing the challenge.

Book club will pick up their next book.  New members are always welcome.

Storytime, September 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Storytime resumes September 1 at 10:30 am in a school bus.  Step inside a real bus and hear stories.  Activities and a craft follow the bus experience.  This pre-literacy program is designed for children ages 1 to 5.

Friends of the Library meet September 2 at 7 pm

The Friends of the Berne Library will meet on Wednesday, September 2 at 7 p.m.

If you are interested in supporting the library, this group could use your help.  Plans are being made for a lasagna dinner and cake walk on Saturday,  October 3.

Finding the Titanic, Saturday, Sept. 5 at 11 am

A Naval Jr. Officer who worked on a submarine will present “Finding the Titanic”.  Learn the skills that were needed to find the Titanic through hands on activities.  Receive a free book on the topic.  This program is designed for ages 5-13 and is sponsored by the NYS STEM grant.

No Movie Night on September 4. Library closed on Monday, September 7

There will be no Movie Night at the library on Friday, September 4.  The library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance of Labor Day.

The library will be open on Saturday, September 5 from 10 am to 2 pm.

Family Playtime – Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays

The community room of the library is reserved for Family Play Time on Tuesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursdays 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., and Saturdays 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m..  Legos, Duplos, puzzles, toys, and games are available for children to play with.  This is a great place to gather with other families in the community.

New York Times Best Sellers at Your Library, August 30, 2015

 The Berne Public Library has the following New York Times Best Sellers (August 30, 2015) in our collection.  If the 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.  Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
2.  The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
3.  All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doer
4.  Alert by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge
5.  Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber
6.  Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
8  The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
12.  The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
15  Code of Conduct by Brad Thor
16.  The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
4.  The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
6.  Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
7.  Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Trustee Meeting Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m.

The Library Board of Trustees will have their monthly meeting on Thursday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m.  This is an open meeting and the public is encouraged to attend.