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Great Bend library unveils Book Club, announces September programs
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Great Bend Public Library will resume regular hours and unveil a new Book Club in September, according to library spokesman Jennifer King.
The library will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, for Labor Day. After that, summer hours will end and regular hours will resume. The library will be open Monday from noon to 9 p.m.; Tuesday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
The format of the Book Club, including when meetings are held and whether everyone reads the same book every month or a variety of books with different genres each month, will be determined by the members. There will be an information-gathering meeting from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12.
“If you can’t make it and are interested in joining, please stop by the library and fill out a quick assessment or visit the library website at and fill out an assessment online,” King said. “For more information please call the library at 792-2409.”
Here is a list of other programs coming to the library in September:
Sept. 6 - Free movies and popcorn. The After-School Movie will be at 3:30 p.m. for kids of all ages. The Adults’ Night Out movie, “The Great  Gatsby,” will show at 7 p.m. for anyone 18 and older.
Sept. 9 - Teen Movie Mondays resume. Open to students in grades 7-12.
Sept. 10 - Free class, “Introduction to Computers,” at 7 p.m. Pre-registration required and can be done at the library or online.
Sept. 10 - Craft activity: Pop-Tab Bracelets, 3:30 p.m. at the Teen Spot. Something for teens will be scheduled at this time on the second Tuesday of each month.
The website and telephone number may also be used for more information about any of the above programs, or to preregister for the computer class.