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New Slacker Title: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

If you're looking for a wartime thriller, we've got one for you!
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Teen Advisory Group

June TAG

Tuesday, June 4 @ 3:30-4:30pm. Our Teen Advisory Group (TAG) meets once a month during the school year and is made up of teens in grades 6-12. Join TAG and share your opinions about what you’d like to see and do at the library!
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June 2019 RPL Book Group Title: 22 Britannia Road by Amanda Hodgkinson

Join the RPL Book Group to discuss the tale of a Polish family desperately trying to put itself back together after WWII.
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Library Closing: Memorial Day

The Library will be closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Our normal hours resume on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. Be sure to have your library card and PIN handy to take advantage of our many online and digital services.
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Book Group Gold

Nuns...and the exquisite detail of everyday lives drives this book group choice.
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Teennovation: 3D Video Game Design

Thursday, May 30 @ 6-8pm. Game systems like XBox One, Wii U & PS4 are opening up endless possibilities in 3D game design. Take on being a game designer in this Empow workshop. Grades 6-8. Registration required; space is limited with preference given to Reading residents.
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Library Closed Friday May 17 for Annual Staff Development Day

The Library will be closed on Friday May 17  for our annual Staff Development Day.  Thank you for understanding as we work to enhance services at the Reading Public Library.
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Staff Picks: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Everyone is lining up for this debut novel about an unforgettable young woman making her way alone in the wilds of North Carolina. Place your hold today!
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Volunteers Needed for Our Town, Your Story: Reading Community Scanning Day

This year is Reading Public Library’s 150th anniversary and the Town’s 375th anniversary, but a town is more than its years or the lives of famous people. It is the collective story of its citizenry.The library will host a special program Our Town, Your Story: Reading Community Scanning Day on June 8 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Volunteer to be a greeter, a
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