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Rebecca Loudean Scholarship – application deadline is April 1, 2017

The Rebecca Loudean Scholarship is to be awarded by the Metropolis Library Board of Trustees each year to buy books for a deserving student from Metropolis. This is done to honor one of the longest serving board members of the Metropolis Library Board of Trustees, Rebecca Loudean Wells. The scholarship was established by anonymous donor.

Eligibility:
To be eligible one needs to be a Metropolis High School graduate who is enrolled in an institution of higher learning and one who expressed interest in Library Science as a major or a student who has actively volunteered or worked for the Metropolis Public Library in any capacity during their high school years. The fund will provide up to two $500 awards for books and education supplies.

Application Deadline: April 1st 2017
Awarded: May 6, 2017

Applications are available at the library located at 317 Metropolis Street, Metropolis. and is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For Information call 618-824-4312, email library@cityofmetropolis.com, or visit website,

Back to School Bash is Aug. 1

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Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015
Back to School Bash
2:30 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis

Back to School Bash has a special guest, magician Cal Kotter.  There will be some snacks and a few small prizes. This program is free of charge and all kids ages 5-13 are invited to attend. For more information, contact the Library at 618-524-4312.  Facebook Event.

Summer Reading Program for Adults starts May 5

Every Tuesday in May, 2015
10:30 am. – 11:30 a.m.
Metropolis Public Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis

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Tuesday, May 5

Program kick-off: “Escape the Ordinary.” Story time for adults with a book-inspired craft.  Adult Poetry Contest begins, and will end on May 19th.  Rules and regulations are available at the Circulation Desk. Prize will be awarded for winning poem.

Tuesday, May 12
“I Don’t Want to Adult Today.” Book discussion with cookies, coffee, and coloring. Who says all the kids get to have all the fun. Come and color in adult coloring books, as seen on programs such as the Today Show. This activity is great stress-relief and stimulates creativity. We will also see who has the most book check-outs this week and award a prize.

Tuesday, May 19
“Living Low Country.” Book discussion with refreshments, while making a wine bottle charms, as well as tallying-up book check-outs for the week.

For more information, contact Amanda Quint at 618-524-4312 ext. 3 or library@cityofmetropolis.com.  Facebook.

Library Craft: Melted Bead Suncatchers

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Saturday, March 21
Catch the Sun with Melted Bead Suncatchers
4 p.m.
Metropolis Library, 317 Metropolis St., Metropolis

Melt various beads into different shapes and sizes to make beautiful suncatchers. Program is free of charge and intended for ages 18 and older.  Quantities are limited so reserve your space soon.

Registration required by Thursday, March 19th.  To register, stop by the library, or call 618-524-4312 ext. 3.  Facebook Page.