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jw Thursday, August 29, 2013 The Carlisle Citizen Page Five Wanted ......... Vendors for Pumpkinfest October 26, 2013 How Many Rocks Are in the Jars Winner Calling all Vendors !!! If you make crafts, sell jewelry, bake pies, have a home business, participate with a non- profit organization, etc that you:would like to promote or sell a product, you are welcome to call and reserve a spot to set up a table/tent to display/sell your wares. There is NO CHARGE for the space. We are planning to be out- side again on First Street, here in Carlisle, weather per- mitting, from 1:30-4:00 pm. You are responsible for bring- ing your own table/tent and have a proper sales tax per- mit and insurance.. To obtain information about obtain- ing a temporary sales tax permit, call the Dept of Rev- enue at 515.281.3114 or go to their website at If you would be interested in par- ticipating in this year's Pumpkinfest, sponsored by the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce, that will be held on Saturday, Oct 26th, please call 515.402.1008 to make arrangements. Pictured is Katelynn Hill receiving a gift certificate for Target from Friends of the Carlisle Library, Chairper- son, Sharon Brummer. Katelynn is the winner of this summer's guessing contest "How Many Rocks Are In the Jars?" There were 2,974 rocks in the jars and.Katelynn's guess was 3,000. Congratulations, Katelynn!!! Summer Reading 2013 stats .are: 516 Children signed up for the program, reading a total of 3,238 books! 95 Teens signed up for their program, reading 620 hours. 138 Adults played our Reading Bingo giving us 29 entries for the drawing. What a fantastic Summer at the Carlisle Pub- lic Library!!! Pumpkinfest October 26, 2013 Dog Shows...Dog Shows...Dog Shows 1,800 dogs from 45 states and several foreign countries will compete at the eagerly-anticipated annual Des Moines Dog Shows, Obedience Trials and Rally Trials September 6, 7, & 8, 2013 at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds. The shows, approved by th American Kennel Club, are open to the public and feature one of the largest junior showmanship entries in the country. Admission is free. The three day cluster of dog shows begins Friday, September 6, at 8:00 a.m. with Best of Breed competitions, obedience trials and rally trials sponsored by 15 specialty breed clubs. All breed dog shows will be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7th and 8th, beginning at 8:00 a.m. each day and concluding late each afternoon with Group and Best in Show competitions judged by internationally respected purebred dog authorities. Meet the Breeds offers spectators a chance to loarn more about various breeds of dogs. The three day cluster of dog shows will feature over 150 breeds of dogs, including several rare breeds and many dogs entered at Westminster (the New York show televised each February). mmumnmmnulmmmummm I I BETWEEN THE PAGES I I L m m m i m i mmm B m m m U m m nm m- We at the library are happy to have a "full house" each day after school! It's great to see new and familiar stu- dents here. We are enjoying the energy! Beginning in September we will offer an early-out program each Wednesday. The first and third Wednesdays of each month we will bring out the LEGO tubs for LEGO BUILD- ING TIME; the second Wednesday of each month we will offer a Make-and-Take CRAFT; and the fourth Wednes- day we will have WACKY SCIENCE. Plan to enjoy these activities from 2:15 to 3:00 on Wednesdays. We are making, plans to offer a lot of fun during Pumpkinfest! This year the celebration will be on Satur- day, October 26 th. We will again be part of the Trunk or Treat action...and our Teens will set up a "Spooky Room" for the children to enjoy...and we will be running our Fall Book Sale! NOTE: The Library is in need of any Hallow- een decorations you no longer use or need. Please bring what you can donate to the library (135 School Street). Watch for a special event coming too! Attention Adults!!! The library will be hosting a "SE- NIOR CITIZEN STORYTELLER" in the person of FREDRICK BLANCH. The author will be sharing his storytelling skills with the public on Thursday, Septem- ber.12 at 1:30 at the library. Plan on attending this en- tertaining program!! The Library is planning another "STUFFED ANIMAL SLEEPOVER" on Friday, September 6th! Children should bring a stuffed critter or a toy to a storytime from 7:00 to 8:00. They'll love stories, puppets, music, craftmaking, and cookies & milk. Right before they leave, they will tuck in their stuffed animal or toy to spend the night at the library. Pictures will be taken of the toys having "fun" at the library and will be postedon Facebook. Chil- dren can retrieve their toys and share juice and dough- nuts the next morning, Saturday, September 7 th. COME TO STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY!! Each Tuesday and Wednesday we offer Storytime from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m. Tuesday's story time is geared toward Tod- dlers and the Wednesday's is geared toward Pre- Schoolers. Any age is welcome to come to either Storytime and enjoy great stories, puppet shows, music, action rhymes and giggles! Your public library is open each week Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can reach us by phone at (515) 989-0909, or visit our website at: , or "like" us on Facebook, or find us on Twitter! Going Beyond the expected to protect you and your Business. Call us today: to see how we can make a difference for you. 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