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Library News Article for September 12

Charlie Brown is invading the Art Circle Public Library! The Great Pumpkin Celebration featuring pumpkin art from various artists in our community will be on display throughout the library through October 31. Come, bring the kids and vote for your favorites. Can fall be far behind. Whew!

The Heartstrings, an instrumental group featuring Appalachian folk instruments such as the dulcimer, psaltery and autoharp will be featured in the library on Wednesday, September 19 at noon in the Cumberland Meeting Room. Come and enjoy a concert of our musical heritage.

What’s Happening

Thursday, September 13th

   10:00 a.m.            Fall Garden Cleanup w/ Fred Mullen – Cumberland
                           Meeting Room A
   1:00 p.m.   Food Dehydrating Made Easy presented by the East
                           Tennessee Gleaners Co Op – Cumberland Meeting
                           Room B

Friday, September 14th

  1:00 p.m.    Plateau Origami Group – Obed River Room [112]

Saturday, September 15th

  10:00 a.m. Guitar Lessons [Beginning] – Cumberland Meeting
                           Room A
  10:00 a.m. Write Away Writing Group, meet others who share
                           your writing interests – Plateau Conference Room
  10:30 a.m. Health Seminar by Nature’s Healthway – “Intestinal
                           Permeability” – Cumberland Meeting Room B
  11:00 a.m. Guitar Lessons [Intermediate] – Cumberland Meeting
                           Room A

Monday, September 17th

   9:00 a.m.   All Occasion Greeting Card Workshop – Cumberland
                           Meeting Room
  2:00 p.m.    Learn Tai Chi [Intermediate] – Cumberland Meeting
                           Room A
  3:00 p.m.    Learn Tai Chi [Beginning] – Cumberland Meeting
                           Room A

Tuesday, September 18th

  10:00 a.m. Kidbits Preschool Story Time – Children’s Library
  10:00 a.m. Tuesday Morning @ the Movies – “The Greatest
                           Showman [PG]” – Cumberland Meeting Room A
  2:00 p.m.    Tuesday @ the Movies – “Black Panther [PG13]”
                           Cumberland Meeting Room A

Wednesday, September 19th

  10:00 a.m. Ewe Can Knit needle workers group – Plateau
                           Conference Room
  11:00 a.m. Stamp Collector’s group – Obed River Room [112]
  12:00 p.m. Noon Concert –“Heartstrings” – Cumberland Meeting Room
   2:00 p.m.   All Occasion Greeting Card Workshop – Cumberland
                           Meeting Room

Great New Books

Leverage in Death by J. D. Robb

Why on earth would a successful business executive and devoted husband and father blow himself up, along with some of his coworkers. That is the question NYPSD Lieutenant Eve Dallas must unravel when she and her team are called to investigate a bombing at the Wall Street headquarters of Quantum Air. This is the forty-seventh installment in Robb’s always popular Eve Dallas series.

In His Father’s Footsteps by Danielle Steel

In this powerful novel, Steel tells the story of two World War II concentration camp survivors, the life they build together, and the son who faces struggles of his own as a first generation American determined to be his own person and achieve success. This is a stirring tale of three generations of strong, courageous, and loving people who pay their dues to achieve their goals.

Field of Bones by J A Jance

A serial killer investigation disrupts Joanna Brady’s maternity leave in this exciting 18th novel featuring the Cochise County, Az. sheriff. Readers know from the first chapter that a man known only as the Boss has been keeping his victims prisoner, torturing them, and disposing of their bodies in the desert. The birth of Joanna’s daughter, Sage, and other developments in her personal life will enthrall established fans.

Wild Fire by Ann Cleeves

Jimmy Perez, Cleeves’s brooding Shetland Islands police officer, returns for his final compelling case. A family new to the islands has been subjected to poison-pen letters. The son then finds a young woman- a nanny to another family in the area- hanged in their old barn. Fans nay be saddened but certainly not disappointed by this final installment.


Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient—fluoride—and leaves them a greater risk of cavities. Most brands of toothpaste contain fluoride. While health authorities recognize fluoride as a cavity blocker, the internet is dotted with claims, often from “natural” toothpaste makers and alternative medicine advocates, that fluoride-free toothpaste also prevents cavities. Dental authorities disagree. The dental journal Gerodontology has recently reviewed the scientific literature on cavities and its primary conclusion is that, without fluoride, oral hygiene efforts have “no impact’ on cavity rates.

Stingy Schobel Says

Here are a few more ways to save (continued from last week): Stamp out stamps by paying bills by automatic withdrawal. Eliminating five bills a month this way can save you $30 a year on stamps; Save on your bulbs: LED bulbs are no longer scarily expensive. Replace 40 incandescent bulbs with LED’s and save $1500 over their 10-year life span; Get a tankless water heater- they are 30 percent more efficient and could save $150 a year on a typical $500 annual water heating  cost… to be continued

Library Laugh

I can’t believe I got fired from the calendar factory. All I did was take a day off.

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