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Nov 01, 2019 @ 5:30 PM-7:30 PM

Help us kick-off the NaNoWriMo (National Write a Novel Month).  This year we are partnering with Dog Ear Books with events at library and the bookstore.

The Kick-off event will be November 1st at Dog Ear Books at 6 PM.

Dog Ear Books will host a Write-In on November 2nd from 2-5 PM

Library will host a Write-In, Critique, and Workshop on November 8th from 5:30-7:30 pm

Dog Ear Books will host a Write-In on November 9th from 2-5 PM

Library will host a Children's NaNo on November 16th at 10 AM

Dog Ear Books will host a Write-In on November 16th from 2-5 PM

Dog Ear Books will host a Write-In on November 23rd from 2-5 PM

The "Thank Goodness It's Over" Party will be on December 1st from 3-5 PM at Dog Ear Books.





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Nov 01, 2019 @ 10:00 AM


10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.



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Nov 02, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

This program offers children the opportunity to practice arts and crafts. This is not a class, pictures are provided as thought starters and kids are encouraged to use their creativity with provided supplies. 2-12 years old, siblings and parents.






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Nov 04, 2019 @ 4:00-5:00 PM


The PCLS Teen Writers Group meets every  Thursday from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM in Heritage Hall. Meet & work with a published author, learn how to get published, learn about writing-based scholarship opportunities, and participate in fun writing activities. 



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Nov 05, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Nov 05, 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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Nov 05, 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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Nov 05, 2019 @ 3:30 PM-5:30 PM
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Nov 06, 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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Nov 06, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Our traditional story time aimed at preschool children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft. All are welcome but content is focused on ages 3-5. Wednesdays at 10AM, except during holidays.

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

Join us as we welcome Pete the Cat at the Library.  We will play games and have photos taken with Pete.  

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Nov 08, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.


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


Sensory Story Time is a unique story time for children with special needs. The event will be held privately next door to the library in Heritage Hall. This group is limited to15 children and their caretakers to help keep the children from being overwhelmed. Story time will include songs, rhymes, games, interactive stories and sensory play. Registration is required. Please contact Melanie Goad at (479) 968-4368 or kids@popelibrary.org to register and to discuss your child’s special needs.

 


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Nov 08, 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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Nov 09, 2019 @ 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

The Pope County Library presents a series of FREE life skills training for teens and adults. This is a FREE workshop, for more information email teens@popelibrary.org, or call Kristin Pearson at 479-968-4368.

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Nov 11, 2019 @ 4:00-5:00 PM


The PCLS Teen Writers Group meets every Thursday from 4:00 PM-5:15 PM in Heritage Hall. Meet & work with a published author, learn how to get published, learn about writing-based scholarship opportunities, and participate in fun writing activities.



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Nov 12, 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 attend these creative, informative, and free sessions.

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Nov 12, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Nov 12, 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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Nov 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Our traditional story time aimed at preschool children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft. All are welcome but content is focused on ages 3-5. Wednesdays at 10AM, except during holidays.

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Nov 13, 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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Nov 13, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Our traditional story time aimed at school children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft. 


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Nov 14, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Teens compete to create the ultimate dessert made from holiday snack cakes! Each dish will be judged on creativity (5 points), platting (5 points), and taste (10 points). This is a free event and all supplies will be provided. Registration isn't required. For more information contact teens@popelibrary.org.

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Nov 14, 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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Nov 15, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Descendants STEAM event for ages 8-13, siblings and caretakers. We'll be doing a mixture of science and craft activities inspired by the Descendants.

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Nov 15, 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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Nov 15, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.

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Nov 16, 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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Nov 18, 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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Nov 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Join us every Monday at 10 AM for stories, games, and crafts. Come and enjoy Llama Llama stories with Miss Mary Ella.


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Nov 19, 2019 @ 9:00 a.m.

Rhymes, songs, and activities to promote bonding and early literacy skills (for children up to 3 years and their caregivers)

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Nov 19, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Tweens and their families will learn how to report bird numbers to real scientists to track bird populations. We will learn why it is important to track bird populations. Each family will get a knapsack with some outdoor freebies and suet and a suet feeder to get started attracting birds. Seating is limited, registration is required. Ages 8-13 and family members (including younger siblings).

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Nov 19, 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 attend these creative, informative, and free sessions.



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Nov 19, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Nov 19, 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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Nov 20, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 PM

The Pope County Library offers free ACT prep on Wednesdays 4-5:15pm. Sessions for the December test date begin on November 20th. For more info or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Nov 20, 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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Nov 20, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Our traditional story time aimed at grade school age children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft.  Wedesdays at 4:30PM, except during holidays.


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Nov 20, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Our traditional story time aimed at preschool children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft. All are welcome but content is focused on ages 3-5. Wednesdays at 10AM, except during holidays.

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Nov 21, 2019 @ 11 AM & 1 PM

Join the Census team! Mike Todd, Partnership Specialist wtih the US Census Bureau will be on hand at the Russellville Branch to answer questions about working as a Census Worker.  He will be helping those interested, apply online.  

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Nov 21, 2019 @ 3:30 PM-5:00 PM

Join us for Bingo, prizes, snacks, and friends.  Ages 10 and up.

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Nov 21, 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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Nov 22, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sensory Story Time is a unique story time for children with special needs. The event will be held privately next door to the library in Heritage Hall. This group is limited to15 children and their caretakers to help keep the children from being overwhelmed. Story time will include songs, rhymes, games, interactive stories and sensory play. Registration is required. Please contact Melanie Goad at (479) 968-4368 or kids@popelibrary.org to register and to discuss your child’s special needs.

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Nov 22, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

10 AM Story Time is for preschool ages.

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Nov 22, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for a FREE showing of  Toy Story 4 (PG-13).

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Nov 23, 2019 @ 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Story Time followed by building on a theme. All creations built on the theme will be displayed with the child's name until the next Lego Builders meet up. Ages 5-12, parents must be present. Mega Blocks will be provided for younger siblings.

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Nov 25, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Join us every Monday at 10 AM for stories, games, and crafts. 

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Nov 25, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Pope County Library presents a FREE after-school event for tweens and teens ages 9-14 every last Monday of the month. STEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. Tween STEAM will feature unique challenges in robotics, coding, and engineering, as well as dabbling in the arts. Every Tween STEAM event will begin at 4:30pm and take place in Heritage Hall. For more information email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Nov 25, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join us for a FREE afternoon movie. Popcorn will be available. Family Friendly.

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Nov 26, 2019 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

CREATE is a new program for young adults and adults with intellectual and develomental disabilities.  For more information contact Melanie at 479-968-4368.

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Nov 26, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Rhymes, songs, and activities to promote bonding and early literacy skills (for children up to 3 years and their caregivers)

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Nov 26, 2019 @ 10:00 AM
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Nov 26, 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 attend these creative, informative, and free sessions.


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Nov 26, 2019 @ 4:00 PM-5:00 PM

Every 4th Tuesday of the month, the Pope County Library will be hosting free space themed crafternoons for teens and adults! Come to the library at 3:00PM and make & take home a craft.


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Nov 26, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join us for a FREE afternoon movie. Popcorn will be available. Family Friendly.

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Nov 27, 2019 @ 4:30 PM - 5:00 PM


Our traditional story time aimed at grade school age children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft.  Wedesdays at 4:30PM, except during holidays.



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Nov 27, 2019 @ 4:00-5:15 PM

The Pope County Library offers free ACT prep on Wednesdays 4-5:15pm. Sessions for the December test date begin on November 27th. For more info or to register, email teens@popelibrary.org.

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Nov 27, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Our traditional story time aimed at preschool children. Story time includes several books, songs, games, flannel boards, puppets and a craft. All are welcome but content is focused on ages 3-5. Wednesdays at 10AM, except during holidays.

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Nov 27, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Join us to make an ornament and help decorate our tree!  Then enjoy a kick-off to the Christmas season.

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Dec 02, 2019 - Sep 26, 2019 @ 4:00-5:00PM


The PCLS Teen Writers Group meets every Thursday from 4:00 PM-5:00PM in Heritage Hall. Meet & work with a published author, learn how to get published, learn about writing-based scholarship opportunities, and participate in fun writing activities.



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