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May 16th, 2011

Meal and a Movie moves to May 20

SOLON– The Senior Advocate Meal and a Movie will be held Friday, May 20, as the last Friday of the month, May 27, is the Solon Friends of the Library Book Sale at the library. The movie will be “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” Savvy Coffee and Wine Bar will provide chicken and noodles and carrot cake. Call 624-2710 or sign up at Old Gold Dining.

Are you ready for the book sale?

The Friends of the Library is gearing up for its annual Memorial Day Weekend Used Book Sale with over 7,000 items offered at extremely reasonable prices. Most items are priced at 25 cents to 50 cents. The three-day event will begin at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 28. For all the shoppers waiting for the doors to open, admission is free with no early bird admission charge. The sale will run through 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 28. Sunday, May 29, times are 7 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and Monday, May 30, will be a clearance sale with 10 items for $1 from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Movie Clips

Just in to the DVD collection is “The Green Hornet” (2011,PG13), the latest comic book-based Hollywood movie about Britt Reid, who teams up with his late dad’s assistant Kato to become a masked crime fighting team.   “Country Strong” (2010, PG13) is a drama centered on a rising country-music songwriter who sparks with a fallen star (Gweneth Paltrow).

Garage sale deadline soon

Deadlines are quickly approaching for the Solon Area Garage Sale day, June 4.  Registration deadline is 5 p.m. on Saturday May 28, or when we reach 80 registrations.  Registrations will come in quickly during the week of the May 23, so don’t delay– get your spot on the map secured now. If you have donations for the Friends of the Library’s sale on June 4, please have those items to the library no later than June 1 to give volunteers time to sort and price them.  No clothing items, please.

June Book Club

The June meeting of the Solon Book Club will be member’s choice. Each may read a biography or autobiography of their choice and share a synopsis with the group. The last meeting before summer hiatus will be Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. so there’s plenty of time to pick a biography. After a break for the summer, the Solon Area Book Club will resume in September.

June Book Club

The June meeting of the Solon Book Club will be member’s choice. Each may read a biography or autobiography of their choice and share a synopsis with the group. The last meeting before summer hiatus will be Tuesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. so there’s plenty of time to pick a biography. After a break for the summer, the Solon Area Book Club will resume in September.

New books for adults

Library’s Summer Reading Program a world tour

By Margo Redlinger
Special to the Economist
SOLON– The Solon Public Library will take readers around the world during the Summer Reading Program– One World, Many Stories. The librarians are busy preparing exciting reading experiences for students to enjoy over their break from the classroom. This year’s theme is loaded with great books, fun activities and special programs. Participants who complete reading logs are also eligible for prizes.

Library’s Summer Reading Program a world tour

SOLON– The Solon Public Library will take readers around the world during the Summer Reading Program– One World, Many Stories. The librarians are busy preparing exciting reading experiences for students to enjoy over their break from the classroom. This year’s theme is loaded with great books, fun activities and special programs. Participants who complete reading logs are also eligible for prizes.

Old Gold Menu

Wed May 18: Stuffed chicken breast w/LS gravy, mashed potatoes, Italian vegetables, citrus gelatin salad, frosted pumpkin bar.
Thu May 19: Meatloaf, crispy cube potatoes, cauliflower, orange cream fruit salad, brownie, BINGO.
Fri May 20: LS scalloped chicken, mashed potatoes, Malibu blend veggies, banana peach cup, rice crispy bar, CARDS.
Mon May 23: Beef stew, spinach Mandarin orange salad w/dressings, corn bread, peach salad.
Tue May 24: Ham & scalloped potatoes, Oregon bean medley, bananas & oranges, pumpkin mousse.

8th Grade Celebration

All 8th grade students and families are invited to attend the 8th Grade Celebration on May 18 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. A short program will allow students, staff and parents to reflect upon their years at Solon Middle School.  A reception will take place in the cafeteria at the conclusion of the program.