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FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY: More than books (August 22, 2019)

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The Ferris Public Library has audiobooks that your child can listen to as they read along with the book. This method helps some children who are auditory learners vs. visual. We also have adult audiobooks for your work commute or listening pleasure. These items are on a two-week loaning period, and may be renewed two times – providing items are not on reserve for another patron.

Unity in Community (UIC) is planning a Celebration of Life Memorial in honor of Emmett Till on Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 7:30 a.m. Emmett was 14 years old when he was murdered in 1955. There will be a short ceremony and will be a starting point for UIC to honor those buried in the West Cemetery next to Ferris Memorial North Cemetery on Ferris Road. Carol Wright had been working on this project, and we hope to make her proud.

After-School Game Time for ages 7 through 17, is held every Tuesday, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Kids can play Wii and PS4 on the large screens, and for those that like the board games they can play them as well.

Story Time for pre-school children is on each Wednesday, at 11 a.m. Children will be treated to a story, fun activities, and have a snack. Before leaving, your child may choose a prize from the Treasure Chest.

Only one week left to visit the library’s Annual Book Sale! We will be closing it down Aug. 31. For those of you who like the older TV series and movies, all DVDs are now only $1.00 each. All the books and DVDs in this sale have been donated throughout the year, so there’s a wide variety of authors, topics, and DVDs to choose from. 

New Books: “The Summer of Sunshine and Margot” (LP) by Susan Mallery, “Backed to the Wall” (LP) by C.M. Wendelboe, “Robert B. Parker’s Buckskin” by Robert Knott, “Summer of ‘69” by Elin Hilderbrand, “The Daughter’s Tale” by Armando Lucas Correa, “Sacred Duty: A Soldier’s Tour at Arlington National Cemetery” (Dewey 355) by Tom Cotton, and “100 Side Hustles: Unexpected Ideas for Making Extra Money Without Quitting Your Day Job” (Dewey 658) by Chris Guillebeau.

Ellis County Press

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Ferris, TX 75125