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The Friends of the Library Book Sales will take place on the following dates in 2014:

April 24-26
November 6-8

Look for more information as the dates near.

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If you’re planning to do some of your holiday shopping at Amazon, consider doing that shopping through . It’s the same as shopping through, but Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your purchase of eligible items to the library if you choose us as your favorite charity.

Meadville Public Library

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Starting today, the Young Adult section has Xbox 360 games that you can check out. You have to have an adult card (7th grade and up). The games go out for four days and you can only check out one game at a time. For all the rules, see the Game Binder or game case.

To find what games we currently have available, stop by the Fiction department or search our catalog, select advanced search and choose “Video Games”.

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Starting on November 1st, a Sony eReader device will be available for checkout on an adult library card at MPL. If anyone is interested in checking out this device and would like to learn more about using it, there will be classes offered on Monday, October 21st and Tuesday, October 29th from 5:30 – 6:30PM. This class is free and available to anyone who is interested in learning how to download free ebooks from Overdrive to our new device!

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The Used Book Sale is coming up soon. Please join the Friends of the Meadville Public Library and RSVP at the Helene Barco-Duratz Cultural Center (411 Chestnut Street) on the following dates:

Thursday, November 7th from 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Friday, Novembert 8th from 9:30am to 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 9th from 9:30am to 2:30pm

As usually, Saturday is Bag Day!

The Meadville Public Library will gratefully accept donations for the booksale until November 1st. See the Friends of the Library page for more information about book sale donations.

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