September 18 – Midweek Movie, Aladdin

Wednesday Afternoon Book Club will meet at Noon on the 18th.  We’ll be discussing, “Little Faith” by Nicholas Butler.

Join us in watching, “Aladdin” on Wednesday, September 18th at 2 PM.  This is the newer version, just released on DVD last week.  The library will supply popcorn.  You are welcome to bring additional snacks.
The Friends of the Library’s Quilt for their Fall Raffle is now on display at the Library.  The quilt, “Stacks” was made by Judy Gibson and donated to the Mellen Friends by Elizabeth Webster.  Donations continue to arrive for the raffle which will be held on Saturday, September 28th, 9 AM-Noon.  Tickets are $1 each and are available at the library.  The drawing for the quilt and other prizes will begin at Noon.  In addition to the “Stacks” quilt and prizes listed previous weeks, we’ve added a sunflower wall hanging made & donated by Linda Thompson, redwork mug rugs, redwork potholders, strawberry dishtowel with potholders and a child’s quilt with a doll all made & donated by Pat Knapp, Super Bowl XLV commemorative envelope &Super Bowl XLV limited edition book donated by Judy Goeckermann, $30 O’Dovero Farm meat gift certificate, $25 Dusty’s Saloon gift certificate and $30 Highbridge Oasis gift certificate from an anonymous donor, 5 pounds of bacon donated by O’Dovero Farm, a “Friendsgiving” tray donated anonymously, 45 double daffodil bulbs donated by Mardy Ehrhardt, large wooden pumpkin, set of stuffed pumpkins, and a fall wreath made & donated by Cindy Nelmark, and spa basket donated by Ruth & Jim Brennan.  Thank you all for sharing your beautiful handiwork with the Friends.  There are so many talented and generous people in our community!  Thank you!

There is space for a few more painters this Friday, September 20th at 6 PM.  Please be sure to pre-register and pick-up a supply list. You may register by stopping by or calling the library, 715-274-8331. We’ll be painting, “Old Books” by Jane Font from her YouTube tutorial.  We may need to add an extra day, as the difficulty and time frame of this tutorial is a bit longer than we have done recently.
The Library Board of Trustees will meet next Tuesday, September 24th at 5:30 PM.