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Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest Reception

Date: 
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Join our talented local artists and writers for a celebration of their work. All those who submit their work for the Urbana Library Writing and Art Contest will receive a free copy of a full-color literary magazine containing their work. All those who won in their category will be invited to share their work by reading aloud and displaying their artwork. Extra copies of the beautiful literary magazine will be available for purchase.

Read to a New Dog Friend - Wags for Hope

Date: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy pet! The Reading Education Assistance Dogs (R.E.A.D.) program improves children's reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog or cat. But not just any dog or cat. R.E.A.D. pets are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner/handlers as a team, going to schools, libraries and many other settings as reading companions for children. This program is held every 4 weeks. Sept 21, Oct 19, Nov 16.

Allergy Alert! The dogs and cats are live animals.

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