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Bridges Library System
September 2018
Banned Books Week
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We believe in the freedom to read. To express ideas. To learn from others. To tell our stories.
Banned Books Week is September 23-29, when libraries and schools across the country celebrate our country's freedom to read. Celebrate with us! Come into the library and check out a banned book.
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Library Card Signup Month
Photo of the characters from The Incredibles movie. Copy text reads "Get a library card and check out something incredible! September in Library Card Sign-up Month!"
A library card is the most valuable card in your wallet, saving you money while expanding your world. In honor of Library Card Sign-up Month, we want to know: what makes your library incredible?
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A Pride & Prejudice Read-Along
Woman in old-fashioned dress and gloves reading a book. Text gives instructions on Summer Reading Program at Milwaukee Rep.
Check out the book or movie of Pride and Prejudice this summer and save on tickets to the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's show Miss Bennett: Christmas at Pemberley!
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Book Clubs Connect Readers
Woman's arm pulling a book off a bookshelf.
There’s a unique pleasure in sharing books with someone else. Forging bonds built of books- the ones we love as well as the ones we hate- is one way to come together on common ground.

For those of you longing to connect with fellow readers, a library book club is a fun option. 
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Around the Libraries
Four women digging in a marigold flower bed.
New Berlin's 4H-Cleveland Challengers volunteer their time to make the gardens at New Berlin Public Library lovely.
Shelves of canned and dry food
The Little Free Pantry at the Irvin L. Young Memorial Library received three large donations. Look at those full shelves!
A group of men and women pose against two walls, one painted blue and one painted green.
Local volunteers helped make the Johnson Creek Library's children's area colorful during the library's remodel. Ribbon cutting is on Sep. 12 at 5:30!
An empty room with blue walls and comfy armchairs, and a table of computers
Mukwonago Community Library has an awesome new teen area, perfect for homework and lounging.
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Comments? Questions? Want to highlight something happening at your library? Email Jill at jfuller@bridgeslibrarysystem.org.
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