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This week at Chatham Community Library

By Jennifer B. Gillis
Posted Wednesday, May 18, 2011

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Pittsboro, NC - Here's a rundown of the upcoming events at the Chatham Community Library in Pittsboro this week.

Tuesday, May 17

9:30 a.m.: Story time for children ages birth to 2

10:30 a.m.: Preschool story time

Wednesday, May 18

6 p.m.: Introduction to Social Networking. Learn the basics of setting up a social networking account such as Facebook or Twitter. Participants should be familiar with basic computer operation. Space is limited to 15 participants and pre-registration is required. Call (919) 545-8086 to register.

Thursday, May 19

7:30 p.m.: The Friends of the Chatham Community Library present a program on saving the earth's topsoil. Dirt! The Movie will be shown as part of the program. Registration is not required.

Friday, May 20

10 a.m.: Common Thread (the library crafters' group). Bring your favorite needlework project and a snack. Newcomers are always welcome.

10:30 a.m.: Preschool story time

4 p.m.: Acclaimed children's author Jeanne Birdsall will read from and discuss the newest book in the Penderwicks series, "The Penderwicks at Point Mouette." A book signing will follow the program. This will be Ms. Birdsall's only Triangle appearance. Copies of her books will be available to purchase.

All programs are free and open to the public. For more information, call (919) 545-8084.


The theme for this year's summer reading program is One World, Many Stories. Don't miss the kick-off for a summer full of exciting events, starting Friday, June 17 with noted author Rosecrans Baldwin and continuing Saturday, June 18 with local children's authors, music, and more!

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