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Holiday Baskets for the Holiday Stroll
The Friends of Bixby Library recently put together a huge variety of beautiful gift baskets for this year’s silent auction.  Baskets include handmade items by local artisans, gifts for kids, books, wine, pet supplies, jewelry and much more.  There are also lots of gift certificates from local restaurants and merchants.  Come in and place your bid—all proceeds go to the Friends of Bixby Library and the library programs they support.  Bids close at the Holiday Stroll on December 2.

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Genealogy 1-on-1 Workshop

Saturday, Dec 16 at 10:30AM-12:30PM

Join local genealogist Ann Watson of Family Pictures Genealogy for a hands-on instructional session in genealogy research. Ms. Watson will be available to help participants work on their own family research, answer questions, and suggest resources. This will be a hands-on work session appropriate for beginners to experienced researchers. Bring your genealogy problems and questions!

Please contact Muir Haman at 802-877-2211 or muir.haman@bixbylibrary….

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"Death and The Underhouse" Book Release Party

Saturday, Dec 16 at 1:30pm

Christina Caniyo’s 1st book is now available! Help us celebrate it’s release with a reading, treats and refreshments on the 16th. Get your copy in time for the holidays on Amazon, Kindle, Create Space, and coming soon to NOOK!
https://www.amazon.com/Death-Underhouse-Dream-Walker-1/dp/1979506779

The book is a young adult fantasy that will leave you excitedly waiting for book 2 of the series.
“I want to show you my world, but we have to walk through the Eye to ge…

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Showing Documentary about Jazz Musician Lee Morgan

Wednesday, December 16 at 6:30pm

Join us at the Bixby for this month’s documentary. An exploration of the relationship between jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who was implicated in his murder in 1972. As always the Bixby will supply the popcorn.

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December's New Arrivals to the Children's Section

PICTURE BOOKS
Fox Wish by Kimiko Aman

Two small children have misplaced their jump rope and have set out searching for it. A small group of foxes have found it and are delighted!! It’s an imaginative romp with gentle gorgeous illustrations. It won the 2017 Japan Picture Book Award.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sam Sorts  by Marthe Jocelyn

“This delightful concept book brings visual literacy to the forefront . . . The simple descriptive verses . . . are sp…

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December's Adult Collection Highlights

Carmen Maria Machado’s story collection Her Body and Other Parties focuses on the violence done on women’s bodies, both by themselves and by others. The eery, inventive, terrifying stories give readers of any gender a glimpse at experiences that will encourage us to reconsider our choices and relationships.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jennifer Egan, Pulitzer Prize Winner for 2010’s A Visit From the Goon Squad, surprises us again with Manhattan Beach a thoroughl…

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