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Summer Reading Club Closes on Saturday!

Get your Summer Reading Club tickets entered now! In order to be entered into our Grand Prize Drawings, tickets must be entered before 5 PM on Saturday, July 26. Adults and teens can enter tickets online. Be sure to bring the kids to the Library this week for some fun events and to turn in their Game Cards and get their reward! Winners will be announced on Wednesday, July 30.

Cooking Matters Summer Series

Join us for this special series all about cooking! Presented by the Dorothy Lane Market Culinary Center and local cookbook author Fran Hall. Each session runs from 10A-Noon at Centerville Library. No reservations but seating is limited.

August 16: Fall Harvest
Learn how to prepare herbs, vegetables, and other crops that ripen in the fall.

‘Pinterest’ing Reads

Follow the Library on Pinterest! We’ve pinned past book discussion selections from Uncorked, Page Turners, Book Ends, Bookmarked, and Heads in Books. Plus, get some fun book related craft ideas, Bob’s picks for great movies, staff reading picks and other fun stuff. Or sign up for our eNewletters and have reading suggestions sent directly to your inbox!

Are You Ready for Some Football?

Join the first ever WCPL Family Fantasy Football League! Registration begins at 10 AM on July 7 in the Children's Room at either the Centerville or Woodbourne Libraries. Once registered, you’ll get a packet of details about what to do next. Then plan to attend our draft on August 22 to pick your players. No prior Fantasy Football experience required. Rookies welcome!

Free Photo Workshops

Join professional photographer Ed Ponikwia on Saturday, August 2 for a pair of free digital photography workshops. The Basics of Point & Shoot, held from 10 AM – Noon at Centerville Library will focus on camera settings, lighting, focus, composition, shooting modes and how to avoid common mistakes and take better pictures. Then from 1:30-3:30 PM, Ed will present Beyond Point & Shoot with information about different types of cameras and the pros & cons of each, camera settings (including ISO, white balance, aperture, shutter speed), lenses, exposure, tricky lighting, macro photography and more. Registration is required.

Photo Contest Kicks Off Soon!

Have a passion for digital photography? Test your photo-taking talents in the annual Beyond Point and Shoot Digital Photo Contest jointly sponsored by the Washington-Centerville Public Library and the Centerville Arts Commission. Complete contest rules and entry form are online for this contest that runs August 1-28.

Summer Hours

Don’t forget! The Centerville Library is open on Sundays in the summer! Woodbourne Library is closed on Sundays from Memorial weekend until after Labor Day. Both Libraries will be closed Friday, July 4th (but we will see you at the Americana Festival parade!) See a complete list of Library operating hours.