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October 2017

“The Lucky Ones”

October 18 @ 1:00 pm - December 9 @ 5:00 pm
The Sun Valley Museum of History, Sun Valley Museum of History
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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In partnership with the International Rescue Committee, Boise.    Shot by Boise photographer Madeline Scott, "The Lucky Ones" is a unique photo-journalism exhibit chronicling the arrival of refugees to Boise between February and April of 2017, and their subsequent integration into daily life in Boise. The exhibit will run from October 18 to December 9 at the Sun Valley Museum of History, with an opening reception from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, October 20. 

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November 2017

Story Time with Lee Dabney: Chickens & Turkeys

November 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Story Time is every Monday at 10:30 am in The Children's Library. Lee Dabney is our Story Time host. Come join her for fun stories. This week's theme is: Chickens & Turkeys Suitable for ages 3 and up, story time includes stories, songs, and a fun craft or activity.

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Science Time with the Environmental Resource Center

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Alisa McGowen from the Environmental Resource Center (ERC) will be our host at Science Time this week. Come learn about our natural world.

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English as a Second Language Class

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 21, 2017

Adults can study English as a Second Language in these free community classes, beginning Tuesday, September 5 at 6 pm, running each Tuesday through November 21. The classes are taught by Janet Ross-Heiner, M.A. and Karen Little, M.A.

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LIBRARY CLOSED: Thanksgiving Day

November 23
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Library Closed for Thanksgiving

November 23
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The library will be closed on Thanksgiving day and will close early, at 3 p.m. on November 22.

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Day of Pretend Play: Camping

November 24
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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New in The Children's Library: Drop-In day of Pretend Play. The library will provide a simple play-scape. This month's theme is "Camping." Come pretend to camp in the great outdoors, inside the library. Children may dress-up and/or bring stuffed animals or blankets. This is a self-serve opportunity for pretend play. Parents and caregivers are responsible for children. Please respect our play-scape and props. Reading to and with your child is encouraged.

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LEGOs in the Library

November 25
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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We'll have LEGOs available to play all day in The Children's Library.

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Story Time with Lee Dabney: Near & Far

November 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Story Time is every Monday at 10:30 am in The Children's Library. Lee Dabney is our Story Time host. Come join her for fun stories. This week's theme is: Near & Far Suitable for ages 3 and up, story time includes stories, songs, and a fun craft or activity.

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Science Time with Ann Christensen

November 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 28, 2017

The Children’s Library, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Ann Christensen will host Science Time in the Children's Library. Sometimes furry, feathered, or scaled creatures make a visit and Ann teaches about animals, their habitats, and our natural world. Science Time is every Tuesday at 11:00.

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Tech Office Hours with Paul

November 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join tech expert Paul Zimmerman for one-on-one technology tutorials in the Reference Room Learning Commons.

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December 2017

Genealogy Workshop

December 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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Tina Barney in Conversation with Judith Freeman

December 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Photographer Tina Barney discusses her work and career with writer Judith Freeman. Tina Barney was born in 1945 in New York. Since 1975, she has been producing large-scale photographs of family and friends. Among her exhibitions are a mid-career exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art in 1991 and the Whitney Biennial in 1987. More recently, her work has been shown at the New York State Theatre in 2011, The Barbican Art Centre, London, Museum Folkwang in Essen, Museum der Art Moderne, Salzburg, and others. Barney was the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship in 1991, and the 2010 Lucie Award for Achievement in Portraiture. Her monographs include, Theatre of Manners, The Europeans, Players, and her new retrospective, Tina Barney. She lives in New York and Rhode Island. Judith Freeman is a novelist, critic, and essayist whose newest book is The Latter Days, a memoir. Her first book, a collection of short stories, was Family Attractions. Her novels include, The Chinchilla Farm, Set For Life, A Desert of Pure Feeling, and Red Water. She is also the author of the non-fiction work The Long Embrace: Raymond Chandler and the Woman He Loved. Freeman received a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in 1997 won the Western Heritage Award for her novel, Set For Life in 1992. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Tribune. She lives in Los Angeles and rural Idaho with her husband, artist photographer Anthony Hernandez. Signed copies of Tina Barney  will be on sale from Chapter One Bookstore.     

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January 2018

Genealogy Workshop

January 11, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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February 2018

Genealogy Workshop

February 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

This basic research class will allow you to research your family tree with Donna Voyles, the director of the Family History Center in Hailey. If you have questions call Buffy at 726-3493 ext. 110. 

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