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November 7th

Calendar reminders

Nov. 21-22: Early dismissal 1 p.m. for K-8 parent/teacher conference, 1:30-7 p.m.
Nov. 23: no school.
November 24-27 – Thanksgiving break, classes resume Nov. 28h

Holiday hours

The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving. The library will be open regular hours (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26.

Movie Clips

“Cars 2” (2011, G, Animated) This sequel to “Cars” has star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater heading overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.
“Green Lantern” (2011, PG13, Action-Fantasy) A test pilot (Ryan Reynolds) is granted a mystical green ring that bestows him with otherworldly powers, as well as membership into an intergalactic squadron tasked with keeping peace within the universe.

New books to check-out

“The Litigators” is the newest John Grisham novel. As popular as Grisham is, chances are you will have to get on the waiting list for a chance at checking this one out. Oscar Finley and Wally Figg, partners in their seedy bungalow offices of Finley & Figg in southwest Chicago manage to scratch out a half-decent living with quickie divorces and DUIs while searching for their big break to come along. And then, along comes David Zinc, a young already burned-out attorney ready to join up with Finley & Figg.

See fishin’ display window soon

The latest display window at the Solon library, “A Reel In-Tents Experience,” is open for your reminiscing through Nov. 23. Featuring an astounding array of antique fishing and camping gear, it is dedicated to the memory of Earl Miller, long-time Solon fisherman and outdoor enthusiast. On the table next to the display are a variety of fishing, outdoor and camping books and DVDs available for checkout. Anybody that’s ever caught a fish is going to enjoy this window.

Tree decorating contest

Decorated trees will start arriving at the library by the end of the week for the annual Habitat for Humanity Tree Decorating Contest. Trees should arrive between Nov. 10-15. The tree display will be in the reading area at the west end of the library this year. If you are planning to enter a tree, entry forms are now available at the library. Entry fee is $5 per tree. The contest is open to all individuals, families, clubs and businesses in the community.

Holiday sale pre-orders deadline

Less than two weeks remain for pre-ordering your holiday poinsettias and jar mix gift items from the Friends of the Solon Library. Deadline for ordering is Nov. 21. The Friends once again have poinsettias from Joyce’s Greenhouse in North Liberty. Only a very small number of cash and carry will be ordered, so don’t delay. Order forms are available at the library, on the library website, or by emailing solonlibrfriends@aol.com.

Free Thanksgiving meal at Our Lord’s Church Nov. 24 in Solon

SOLON– Our Lord’s Church will serve a free Thanksgiving meal Thursday, Nov. 24, at noon. All are welcome. Reservations are not required but would be helpful. The meal will be served at the church, 131 N. Market St., Solon. Rides and deliveries are also available. Call Duane or Anna at 841-2243 with questions or to make a reservation.

Coed volleyball signup underway

SOLON– Solon Co-ed Volleyball starts Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the Solon Middle School gym for “A” and “B” Leagues. First games start at 6:30 p.m.
To register your team or find a team call: “A” League - Kalms at 624-2238, “B” League – B. Young at 530-3187.
League registration is due by Nov. 21.

Brett Smith benefit Nov. 16 at Savvy

SOLON– Michelle Hand and Kelly Winegar are hosting a fundraising event for Brett Smith and his family. Please join them between 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Savvy Coffee & Wine Bar for a Silpada jewelry party. All proceeds from the event will go to Brett and his family for Christmas shopping.