Pope County Library System
RUSSELLVILLE
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116 East 3rd Street
Russellville, AR 72801
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Jul 01, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Every Monday at 3PM is our out of this world Monday Matinee!
Free Movie and Popcorn!
July 1st: Dumbo
July 8th: Captain Marvel
July 15th: A Dog's Way Home
July 22nd: Shazam!
July 29th: The Goonies

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Jul 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

June 3rd-July 29th

Join us every Monday at 10 AM for stories, games, and crafts. Complete your missions and become a DPL Astronaut! All ages are welcome but programs will be geared toware ages 6 and up.


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Jul 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Take a trip to the stars! We will host the ATU STEM Institute StarLab for our Summer Reading Finale.  We will be at the First Baptist Church of Dover.  All ages are welcome!

Crafts and activities for the kids.  *Please note that the StarLab is a enclosed dome with a fan running inside to keep it inflated and it is dark inside. * 

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Jul 02, 2019 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

The River Valley Writers, a group for writers 19 years and older, meets every Tuesday at 5:30 PM in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome.

The River Valley Writers invite writers of all ages to attendthese creative, informative, and free sessions.

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Jul 02, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Afternoon of crafts. Ages 8-19 are invited to stop in and make a craft.  There will be many different types of materials to choose from.

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Jul 02, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Story time for mobile 0-3 year olds. Russellville Branch.

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Jul 02, 2019 @ 1:00 PM-2:30 PM

A program for upper elementary school students (8-12 years old). This week we will be learning about space exploration and rockets. Projects include straw rockets and paper planes. Parents are required to be present.

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Jul 02, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Participants will enter the dome and be introduced to a "star filled" sky. Our navigator with the use of a digital planetarium projector and a laser pointer, will guide students through the stars of the Northern Hemisphere exactly as they appear on the day of the presentation. Please note that this is an enclosed, dark dome with a fan running to keep the dome inflated.  Participants will be required to sit on the floor.  Wheelchair accessible. 

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Jul 03, 2019 @ 10:00 AM & 4:30 PM

Our summer reading program theme this year is "A Universe of Stories." Join us as we explore space through picture books, songs, flannel boards, and other activities. This week our focus will be the universe

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Jul 03, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

STEM and Craft projects for preschool, lower and upper elementary. This week: Galaxy Dough, comet craft, UFO craft.

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Jul 03, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The TED-Ed Clubs program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The PCLS TED-Ed Club is a free summer long program open to teens 13-18. For more information or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Jul 05, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Participants will enter the dome and be introduced to a "star filled" sky. Our navigator with the use of a digital planetarium projector and a laser pointer, will guide students through the stars of the Northern Hemisphere exactly as they appear on the day of the presentation. Please note that this is an enclosed, dark dome with a fan running to keep the dome inflated.  Participants will be required to sit on the floor.  Wheelchair accessible. 

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Jul 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM


Participants will enter the dome and be introduced to a "star filled" sky. Our navigator with the use of a digital planetarium projector and a laser pointer, will guide students through the stars of the Northern Hemisphere exactly as they appear on the day of the presentation. Please note that this is an enclosed, dark dome with a fan running to keep the dome inflated.  Participants will be required to sit on the floor.  Wheelchair accessible. 


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Jul 08, 2019 @ 3:00 PM


Every Monday at 3PM is our out of this world Monday Matinee!
Free Movie and Popcorn!

July 8th: Captain Marvel
July 15th: A Dog's Way Home
July 22nd: Shazam!
July 29th: The Goonies


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Jul 08, 2019 @ 6:30 PM-7:00 PM


Do you love cookbooks, cooking, taste testing new recipes, food photography, or sharing your favorite recipes with others? We're looking for foodies, chefs, and cookbook lovers for our new book club! Healthy Summer time treats are on the menu. Recommendations for great cookbooks, recipes, and samples are always appreciated!


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Jul 08, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atkins staff will be available to answer questions on electronic devices and how to download ebooks, email questions or basic computer skills. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 PM.  For more information contact the Atkins Library at 479-641-7904.

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Jul 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Do you have what it takes to survive in space?  Come and train like an astronaut. All ages welcome but program is geared for ages 6 and up.


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Jul 09, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Every Tuesday in July, the Pope County Library will be hosting free space themed crafternoons for teens and adults! Come to the library at 3:00PM every Tuesday and make-n-take a special work of art!

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Jul 09, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Jul 09, 2019 @ 5:30 PM


The River Valley Writers, a group for writers 19 years and older, meets every Tuesday at 5:30 PM in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome.

The River Valley Writers invite writers of all ages to attendthese creative, informative, and free sessions.


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Jul 09, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Storytime for  (0-3 years old) and their caregivers.

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Jul 09, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

This is a demonstration-based science program designed for pre-kindergarten through lower elementary students. Each program will last only about 30-40 minutes focusing on simple science concepts.

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Jul 10, 2019 @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Art for EVERYONE is a free art program for all ages! American Pop Artist/Author MICHAEL ALBERT brings his Nationally known "Modern Pop Art Experience/Cereal Box Collage workshop" to the Pope County Library System / Russellville branch for a special Pop Art workshop / program, where all participants will have the opportunity to meet the artist, hear a short presentation, do a Hands-On Up-cycling collage project using cereal boxes & other printed cardboard packages & all will receive a free signed poster compliments of the artist. For more information contact Kristin Pearson at 479-968-4368 or email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Jul 10, 2019 @ 4:30 PM
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Jul 10, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

 

STEAM Punks! is our new program geared toward the Tween age group (ages 7-13). We will be concentrating on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities including science experiments and creating/building objects and art.  

 For more information contact the Atkins Library at 641-7904.


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Jul 11, 2019 @ 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

This is an informal women's only fitness class.  We have a guest instructor come and teach the class. Paola Gemme is our guest instructor right now and we are doing Tabata.  Please bring some hand weights (light weights under 5lbs and heavy weights over 5 lbs) a yoga mat or towel.  Exercise is modified to your ablility. 

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Jul 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.


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Jul 12, 2019 @ 4:00 PM-5:00 PM


Knitting Class is a free teen and adult class featuring a local artist. Every 2nd Friday, students will be provided supplies and instruction to learn a new skill! This is a free class, but space is limited to provide the best learning experience, so registration is required. More information on registration, our instructor, and future programs to come!


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Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us every other Friday through the summer. Popcorn will be available. Family Friendly.

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Jul 13, 2019 @ 3:00 -7:00 PM


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Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-11:00 PM


A story time followed by a hands on STEM activity. Ages 2-12, siblings and caretakers. 


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Jul 15, 2019 @ 6 p.m.


Members of the Pope County Library’s “Book Ends Book Club” read books obtained through the Arkansas State Library.

Jennifer Helton Lawson coordinates the book club whose titles cover subjects from New and Trending to Classics to suit a wide range of tastes.”

For more information contact Kristin Pearson by email at: bookends2014@gmail.com  or call 479-968-4368.



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Jul 15, 2019 @ 3:00 PM


Every Monday at 3PM is our out of this world Monday Matinee!
Free Movie and Popcorn!

July 15th: A Dog's Way Home
July 22nd: Shazam!
July 29th: The Goonies


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Jul 15, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atkins staff will be available to answer questions on electronic devices and how to download ebooks, email questions or basic computer skills. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 PM.  For more information contact the Atkins Library at 479-641-7904.

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Jul 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

June 3rd-July 29th

Join us every Monday at 10 AM for stories, games, and crafts. Complete your missions and become a DPL Astronaut! All ages are welcome but programs will be geared toware ages 6 and up.


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Jul 16, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Story time for  (0-3 years old) and their caregivers.

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Jul 16, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Jul 16, 2019 @ 5:30 PM


The River Valley Writers, a group for writers 19 years and older, meets every Tuesday at 5:30 PM in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome.

The River Valley Writers invite writers of all ages to attendthese creative, informative, and free sessions.



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Jul 16, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Every Tuesday in July, the Pope County Library will be hosting free space themed crafternoons for teens and adults! Come to the library at 3:00PM every Tuesday and make-n-take a special work of art!

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Jul 16, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

This is a demonstration-based science program designed for pre-kindergarten through lower elementary students. Each program will last only about 30-40 minutes focusing on simple science concepts.

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Jul 17, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 p.m.

STEAM Punks! is our new program geared toward the Tween age group (ages 7-13). We will be concentrating on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities including science experiments and creating/building objects and art. 

 For more information contact Atkins Library at 641-7904.


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Jul 17, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 p.m.

The TED-Ed Clubs program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The PCLS TED-Ed Club is a free summer long program open to teens 13-18. For more information or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Jul 17, 2019 @ 10:00 AM


Preschool ages 3 and up.  Stories, songs, and activities.



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Jul 18, 2019 @ 4:00 PM
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Jul 19, 2019 @ 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.


Join us for classic board games, exciting strategy games, video games, and everything in between. Feel free to bring a favorite board game from home if you like!



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Jul 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM


10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.


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Jul 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-11:00 AM


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Jul 20, 2019 @ 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Teens who want to be a part of the TAB must come by and fill out an application at the Russellville Branch.  

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Jul 20, 2019

Join us for a full day of fun activities at the library and Dog Ear Books!

10-11am@ PCLS - Rover robotics
11am-1 pm@ DEB - Make a rocket
1:30-2 pm @ Depot Park - Shoot the moon (photoshoot)
2:00 pm  @ DEB - Space Movie

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Jul 22, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Every Monday at 3PM is our out of this world Monday Matinee!
Free Movie and Popcorn!


July 22nd: Shazam!
July 29th: The Goonies

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Jul 22, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atkins staff will be available to answer questions on electronic devices and how to download ebooks, email questions or basic computer skills. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 PM.  For more information contact the Atkins Library at 479-641-7904.

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Jul 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

June 3rd-July 29th

Join us every Monday at 10 AM for stories, games, and crafts. Complete your missions and become a DPL Astronaut! All ages are welcome but programs will be geared toware ages 6 and up.


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Jul 23, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Story time for  (0-3 years old) and their caregivers.

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Jul 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Jul 23, 2019 @ 9:30 AM

Join the Bookmobile for Story Time at the Hector Library. 

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Jul 23, 2019 @ 5:30 PM


The River Valley Writers, a group for writers 19 years and older, meets every Tuesday at 5:30 PM in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome.

The River Valley Writers invite writers of all ages to attendthese creative, informative, and free sessions.


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Jul 23, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Every Tuesday in July, the Pope County Library will be hosting free space themed crafternoons for teens and adults! Come to the library at 3:00PM every Tuesday and make-n-take a special work of art! 

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Jul 24, 2019 @ 4:00 PM


STEAM Punks! is our new program geared toward the Tween age group (ages 7-13). We will be concentrating on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities including science experiments and creating/building objects and art.

 

 For more information contact the Atkins Library at 641-7904.


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Jul 24, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 p.m.

The TED-Ed Clubs program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The PCLS TED-Ed Club is a free summer long program open to teens 13-18. For more information or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Jul 24, 2019 @ 4:30 PM
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Jul 24, 2019 @ 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Ages 8 and up!

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Jul 24, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Preschool ages 3 and up.  Stories, songs, and activities.

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Jul 25, 2019 @ 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

Interested in learning about your family history? We’d loveto help! The Pope County Genealogy Group meets the 4th Thursday ofevery month in the Russellville Library at 5:30 pm. We discuss how our researchis going and tips and techniques, both traditional and modern, to help findthose elusive ancestors. We hope to see you at our next meeting!


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Jul 25, 2019 @ 5:30 PM-7:00 PM

This is an informal women's only fitness class.  We have a guest instructor come and teach the class. Paola Gemme is our guest instructor right now and we are doing Tabata.  Please bring some hand weights (light weights under 5lbs and heavy weights over 5 lbs) a yoga mat or towel.  Exercise is modified to your ablility. 

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Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Join us every other Friday through the summer. Popcorn will be available. Family Friendly.

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Jul 26, 2019 @ 6:00 PM-8:00 PM

Alien Themed escape room.  Recommended for ages 12 and up.

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Jul 26, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for a FREE showing of  Five Feet Apart (PG-13).

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Jul 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.

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Jul 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

A program offering children the opportunity to build with a wide selection of toys including: K'nex, Legos, Tinker Toys, Lincoln Logs, Brain Flakes, Mega Blocks and wooden blocks. Children Ages 2-12, parents and siblings.

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Jul 29, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Every Monday at 3PM is our out of this world Monday Matinee!
Free Movie and Popcorn!

July 29th: The Goonies

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Jul 29, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atkins staff will be available to answer questions on electronic devices and how to download ebooks, email questions or basic computer skills. Drop in anytime between 4 and 5 PM.  For more information contact the Atkins Library at 479-641-7904.

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Jul 29, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM


Last day of training! We will have indoor/outdoor games and activities to test your skills. Refreshments will be provided.


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Jul 30, 2019 @ 3:00 PM-5:00 PM

Every Tuesday in July, the Pope County Library will be hosting free space themed crafternoons for teens and adults! Come to the library at 3:00PM every Tuesday and make-n-take a special work of art! 

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Jul 30, 2019 @ 9:00 AM


Storytime books and activities for 0-3 year olds. Russellville Branch.


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Jul 30, 2019 @ 5:30 PM-7:00 PM


The River Valley Writers, a group for writers 19 years and older, meets every Tuesday at 5:30 PM in Heritage Hall. Their purpose is to encourage and inspire as well as share and critique each other’s works. Writers of every genre and varying ability are welcome.

The River Valley Writers invite writers of all ages to attendthese creative, informative, and free sessions.


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Jul 31, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 p.m.

STEAM Punks! is our new program geared toward the Tween age group (ages 7-13). We will be concentrating on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math with hands-on activities including science experiments and creating/building objects and art.  

For more information contact the Atkins Library at 641-7904.


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Jul 31, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 PM

The TED-Ed Clubs program supports students in discovering, exploring and presenting their big ideas in the form of short, TED-style talks. The PCLS TED-Ed Club is a free summer long program open to teens 13-18. For more information or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Jul 31, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Preschool ages 3 and up.  Story time filled with books, crafts, and activities.

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Jul 31, 2019 @ 4:30 PM
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