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Text: Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! [Image: painting of MKLJ]

Martin Luther King Jr. Day – 2022

Celebrating Dr. King Today is Martin Luther King Day in the United States. To honor the late civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., we put together a read aloud video of his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech. We’ve also included a new, uplifting work, The Undefeated, by Newbery-winning author Kwame Alexander.  In...
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January 2022 Newsletter

A brand new year and a new chapter in our lives!  Although Kreutz Creek Library is temporarily continuing with lobby pick-up services ONLY we look forward to the moment when we can open our doors and invite our members in.  Be sure to read the entire January 2022 Newsletter.  See what we have in store...
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Moving to New Quarters

Kreutz Creek Library staff and volunteers have been busy moving library books, story time props, and more from storage and the trailer to its new quarters just steps across the parking lot.  Books are temporarily organized on tables until the new book shelves arrive.  In the interim, members can now pick up holds in the...
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World Kindness Day – November 13, 2021

“Kindness is a gentle, hopeful act. Being kind is one of the easiest ways to have an impact on the world.  A simple act of kindness can grow exponentially, from one person to many, many more, spreading all over the world.” —– Monica Carnesi, Children’s Materials Specialist at Free Library of Philadelphia Children’s Titles:    Be...
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November 2021 Newsletter

Read about our move to the new Kreutz Creek Library plus all the happenings scheduled for the month of November.  Just click on the link for the latest news! November 2021 Newsletter...
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November is Native American Heritage Month

What is Native American Heritage Month? Native American Heritage month (also called American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) was created to celebrate Indigenous peoples’ “rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories, and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people” in the United States (excerpted from the National Congress of American Indians website). Native...
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Limited Time! Free Video Workshops for 1000 Books 2021

Our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program keeps getting better! On October 14, we held a private online celebration for the 74 children who completed their 1000 Books between August 2020 and September 2021. Our guest of honor was author Lindsay Barret George, whose beautifully illustrated books make for wonderful story times.   What’s 1000 Books? ...
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Ready to Furnish

The physical transformation of the former Hellam Township Building into the new Kreutz Creek Library is in a word: amazing.  Kinsley Construction, Inc. and crews from several local companies did impressive work delivering the building ahead of schedule.   The next steps include waiting for the furniture and bookshelves to arrive.  The pandemic has slowed delivery...
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October 2021 Newsletter and Construction Update

It’s October 🎃! This month’s newsletter is a “must-read” to learn about all the fundraisers, events, and programs taking place this fall. Plus, our Special Edition has oodles of new photos of the interior/exterior of our NEW LIBRARY! October 2021 Newsletter October 2021 Special Edition  ...
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