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POSTED: Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 9:30pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 2:41pm

Happy Silver Anniversary to Longview Public Library! Join us July 2nd-8th for a week of fun as we celebrate 25 wonderful years with lots of fun events:

Tuesday, July 3rd: Narrator C.J. Critt will be here with a family friendly Tom Sawyer program at 10:30 PM and a 7:00 PM evening reading of Janet Evanovich for mom and dad! You may recognize her voice from the many Audiobooks she's read and recorded so come on out and put a face to the voice behind the characters!

Wednesday, July 4th: Pizazz on the Plaza! It's our Independence Day celebratory party from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM! We'll have pony rides, games, clowns, popcorn, snow cones, face painting, Zumba for kids, fireworks on DVD and more!

Thursday, July 5th: Haunted Historian Jodi Breckenridge will be joining us at 7:00 PM! Jodi leads the ghost tours in nearby Jefferson and will share her spooky, spirit-filled stories and experiences with us about the haunted history of East Texas!

Friday, July 6th: Genealogist Carol Taylor is coming at 3:00pm to talk about our ancestors from the Civil War period. Want to track down your family during that time period? She can help! Then come back for another one of our infamous Genealogy Lock-Ins from 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM!

Saturday, July 7th: New Wave/80s Teen Prom! This event is for the teens only! They'll be jamming out to hits from the 80s. Come in costume for the chance to win a prize & bring your dance moves for another chance to win! It's gonna be a blast from 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM.

Sunday, July 8th: Texas Author Rosanna Herndon, PhD, will be here at 2:00 PM to sign copies of and discuss her novel, The Line From Here To There, which tells of Scottish immigrants that settled in Texas. Afterwards, Dr. Herndon will teach us how to write our own personal story in a writer's workshop (no experience necessary)! We will be selling copies of the book here and you can also check it out from our collection!

C.J. Critt To Perform Tom Sawyer & Janet Evanovich On Tuesday!Tuesday, July 3rd: Narrator C.J. Critt will be here with a family friendly Tom Sawyer program at 10:30am and a 7:00pm evening reading of Janet Evanovich for mom and dad! You may recognize her voice from the many Audiobooks she's read and recorded so come on out and put a face to the voice behind the characters!

Pizazz On The Plaza Party On Wednesday, July 4th @ 2:00 PMWednesday, July 4th: Pizazz on the Plaza! It's our Independence Day celebratory party from 2:00pm - 4:00pm! We'll have pony rides, games, clowns, popcorn, snow cones, face painting, Zumba for kids, hula hooping, fireworks on DVD and more!

Haunted Historian Jodi Breckenridge Speaks Thursday @ 7:00 PMThursday, July 5th: Haunted Historian Jodi Breckenridge will be joining us at 7:00 PM! Jodi leads the ghost tours in nearby Jefferson and will share her spooky, spirit-filled stories and experiences with us about the haunted history of East Texas!

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