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Shawnee presents “Facebook for Beginners” class

Break into the world of social networking with the Shawnee Public Library’s free class “Facebook for Beginners,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, in the Computer Training Center of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

The class is for ages 18 and up and gives an introduction to the basics of the popular website Facebook, including an opportunity to create a free account.

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Shawnee presents pie making events for tweens, teens

The Shawnee Public Library is getting ready for the holiday baking season with its Make Bake Take programs Saturday, Nov. 22, in Room A of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

This will be a two-group program based on age. Tweens ages 9 to 11 will have their program at 10:30 a.m. with the teen program for ages 12 to 17 starting at 1:30 p.m.

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Shawnee group gives the latest buzz on reading

The Shawnee Public Library's Book Buzz Brunch Bunch adult book discussion group hosts its next monthly book discussion at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, in the Conference Room of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

Group members are invited to share their thoughts on what they have been reading during the informal book discussion group, which meets the third Friday of each month.

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Fabulous Fiction Finds, November, 2014

Do you feel lucky?  If so, take a chance and fall into a good book displayed in our FFF nook.  It's a menagerie of authors and plots, so come in and explore.

Keep Reading in November '14

Adult Fiction

The Three by Sarah Lotz
Four airline planes crash on the same day on different continents of the world with only 3 survivors all of which are children.  No one can understand how these three actually survived.  Told as if the events actually happened and with the information gathered by the supposed author, THE THREE hooked me from page one.  I followed the plot, anxious to uncover the mysterious ending only be exasperated by the last 15-20 pages.  It was so good up to that point; however, the ending was just stupid.  What a disappointment.

Adult Non-Fiction
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
Quindlen’s memoir looks at life on the other side of being the wife of a young attorney, mother of three, and cub reporter for the New York Times. She is now able to see the world with the maturity and humor of a woman who has “been there and done that.”  This is an insightful read for any woman, but especially those faced with the question of “What am I going to do with the rest of my life?”

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