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SUMMER READING 2018: LIBRARIES ROCK!

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Salmon Documentary Film Screening: “The Breach”
Tuesday, June 5 at 5:30pm
Join local nonprofit Cook Inletkeeper at the library for a film screening of “The Breach,” a documentary about salmon in the Pacific Northwest: When fishing guide and filmmaker Mark Titus learns why wild salmon populations plummeted in his native Pacific Northwest, he embarks on a journey to discover where the fish have gone and what might bring them back. We will watch the film and distribute free paperback copies of “King of Fish: The Thousand Year Run of Salmon” by David Montgomery. A discussion on the book will be held on June 26 at 6pm. Cook Inletkeeper is a community-based nonprofit organization that combines advocacy, education and science toward its mission to protect Alaska’s Cook Inlet watershed and the life it sustains. 

“King of Fish: The Thousand Year Run of Salmon” Book Discussion
Tuesday, June 26 at 6pm
Join local nonprofit Cook Inletkeeper at the library for an engaging book discussion of David Montgomery’s nonfiction title “King of Fish: The Thousand Year Run of Salmon.” Sue Mauger, Cook Inletkeeper’s Science Director, will facilitate the discussion. Cook Inletkeeper is generously providing free paperback copies of the book to interested patrons. Book supplies are limited; please contact Laura Rhyner at laura@inletkeeper.org before the meeting to reserve your free copy of “King of Fish.”  Cook Inletkeeper is a community-based nonprofit organization that combines advocacy, education and science toward its mission to protect Alaska’s Cook Inlet watershed and the life it sustains. 

Art Reception for Shevie Lewis
Thursday, June 7 at 6:00pm
Currently on display at the library is a collection of unique spray painting pieces by Shevie Lewis. Spray painting evolved from graffiti to its own unique and modern art form. We have just begun to scratch the surface of spray arts potential since its origin in Mexico in the 1980s. Join us for refreshments and dialogue with the artist. 

Coffee, Donuts, and a Show
Saturday, June 9 at 10:30am
Start your weekend off right! Relax and enjoy coffee and donuts while watching a film on a Saturday morning.  A bride-to-be in Greece tries to solve the mystery of her paternity by reading the diary of her mother. Based on the ABBA-inspired stage musical. Rated PG-13.

Movies @ the Library
Tuesday, June 12 at 5:30pm
Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game. They must beat the game or they’ll be stuck there forever. Popcorn will be served. Rated PG-13.

Soldotna Library Friends Board Meeting
Wednesday, June 13 at 2:30pm
Join the Soldotna Library Friends Board in their discussion of ongoing library fundraising efforts. Open to all members of the Soldotna Library Friends.

Soldotna Rocks!
Saturday, June 16 at 3pm
Come paint rocks at your library! “Soldotna Rocks” is a local Facebook group that paints and hides rocks around town and then leave clues about where to find them on their Facebook page. Hide yours and find others after painting at the library! Bring a rock and we will provide the rest.

Book Club
Tuesday, June 19 at 6pm
This month we will be discussing “A Long Walk to Water” by Linda Sue Park.  For more information about the book club and a full reading list, contact Reilly at rselmser@soldotna.org.

Escape the Room: Prison Break
Thursday, June 21 at 6pm
You’re in prison for a crime you didn’t commit and your sentence will keep you there for the next decade unless…You have 60 minutes to find all the clues and escape your cell. Light refreshments will be served. Registration required. Please call the front desk at 262-4227 to reserve your spot.

Book Signing with Dolly Hills
Saturday, June 23 at 12pm
Join local author Dolly Hills for a book signing.  Mrs. Hills recently published a book titled “A Mother’s Tears for Her Missing Son: A Challenging Spiritual Experience.” The book is a true story about the loss of a son, a mother’s road through grief and her voyage to recovery.  The author will be selling and signing copies of her book. Cash or check only, please.

Soldotna Library Friends Book Sale
Thursday, June 28 from 2pm-6pm in the basement
Join us for great reading bargains!

 

 

 

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