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Watch, read, explore, find the truth!

For grades 3 - 6, TrueFLIX and ScienceFLIX is a great resource for homework help in social studies, geography, science and more. Check it out

Frugal Friends Coupon Club

Frugal Gift Giving

Our annual DIY Gift "Make-and-Take". Space is limited, reservation required. Saturday 11/1, 11 a.m. Register

Hands-on Workshop

Pitch This, Preserve That: Digital Preservation - Part 2

Learn about basic digital preservation principles and techniques to preserve family history. Saturday 11/1, 10 am Register

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Nov 1 10:00 AM | Saturday

Pitch This, Digitize That: Digital Preservation

Want to bring your aging historical records into the digital age? Come to this workshop (part 2 in a series on preservation) to learn about basic digital preservation principles and techniques, along with digital tools that are available to help you preserve your family photos, financial documents, correspondence, and other important historical artifacts.

(Limit 12. Online registration required. Attendance at part 1 of series recommended.)

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Nov 1 11:00 AM | Saturday

Frugal Friends Coupon Club: Frugal Gift Giving

It's time again for our annual DIY Gift Make-and-Take. Creating your own presents can save you a lot of cash while adding that personal touch that makes a gift meaningful. We'll share several ideas you can do on your own and give you a chance to take home something special you've made yourself.

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Nov 1 1:00 PM | Saturday

Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Spread hope, joy and magic to hospitalized kids across the country by making uplifting handmade cards. Join us for Cards for Hospitalized Kids, where you and your friends can make cards that will bring a smile to the face of a hospitalized child. Cards for Hospitalized Kids is also a great way to earn community service hours!

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