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Lego Contest by Kat Blair
Thursday, December 27, 2007, 7:18 pm
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lego_brick.png  Lego Contest is happening once again on January 3, 2008 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Be there or be square. All ages can compete. Register with Mary Ayers at mcayers@aclibrary.org or call her at (510) 795-2627 x 15.

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You want what…? by Kat Blair
Wednesday, December 19, 2007, 1:51 pm
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This is how part of my day went…
Customer comes up and wants a book by Stephen Ambrose. Got 3 titles and went to retrieve them. The first one was 4 inches wide. “Oh, gee, that’s enough. I think I will be reading this through vacation (Christmas).”

Come back to the Information Desk and find the Instant Messaging system unmanned (unwomanned?) with a question on the monitor. Can you help me. Sure, I’ll give it a go. Somehow that question is a lot scarier when it comes out of the unknown with all those possibilities rather than out of someone’s face. They need help figuring out the y intercept and the slope. Oh great…math. I was OK with that, once, about 10 years ago. Give me some help, what’s the x intercept? Got through it too. Yea for me.



A Musher named Su. by Kat Blair
Friday, December 7, 2007, 1:07 pm
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su.jpg  What’s not to love, huh?



Mountain Mushers – Sled Dogs! by Kat Blair
Saturday, December 1, 2007, 2:20 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark | Tags: , , , ,

mmm.jpgMontana Mountain Mushers are coming to the very cold, but no snow, Newark Library in sunny California. Our kids should learn a lot about how these dogs love their jobs. Hope you can join us at 7 p.m. on December 6, 2007!




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