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When the Ferris Public Library moves into our new building we will be asking all patrons to show their library cards before items may be checked out and before computer use. 

We have not enforced this practice in the past so during the month of October the library will be offering free replacement cards to our patrons. 

To be eligible to receive a free replacement card your account must be clear of all past due fines and no overdue books and/or movies. 

After Oct. 31, 2011 replacement cards may be purchased for the usual $3 per card as per library policy.

Story Time is held every Wednesday at 10 a.m.

Students must attend a Registration & Orientation Workshop before enrollment in free GED classes. 

The next workshops will be held on Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at the Navarro College Waxahachie Campus, Building C, Room 155 and on Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., at their Corsicana Campus location in the Bain Center. For more information about ESL classes, or to request a youth packet, contact the Adult Education Program office at 903-875-7464 or 1-800-NAVARRO ext. 7464.

New books: “Cure” by Robin Cook, “Silent Girl” by Tess Gerritsen, “Then Came You” by Jennifer Weiner, “Clark Howard’s Living Large in Lean Times: 250+ Ways to Buy Smarter, Spend Smarter, and Save Money” (Dewey 332) by Clark Howard and “Taste of Home Busy Family Favorites: 363 Thirty-minute Recipes” (Dewey 641).

This week in history: Oct. 1, 1959 The television series “The Twilight Zone” premiered. Oct. 2, 1950 Peanuts comic strip by Charles Schultz first appeared in newspapers. Oct. 3, 1975 Frank Robinson became MLB’s first black manager for the Cleveland Indians.

The Ferris Public Library is located at 514 S. Mabel St. at 10th St. behind Hazel Ingram Elementary. 

Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9 to 5; Thursday 10 to 5:30; Saturday 10 to 2. For more information, call 972-544-3696, email kathy.harrington@ci.ferristx.us or visit http://ferristx.booksys.net.

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