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Friends March meeting

The Friends of the Solon Library held their monthly meeting on March 1 in the library meeting room. Plans for the remainder of the calendar year were discussed. Funding for the summer reading program was discussed and money reserved for performers, movies, prizes and refreshments. Friends will pay for the repair of two damaged upholstered chairs. The children’s area needs new straight chairs for the reading tables and the much used kitchen set could also be replaced. Pricing for these items was also discussed. Santa was reserved for a Saturday in December to correspond with the holiday sale.
Since the fall of 2010, the Friends organization has provided $5,944 for purchasing DVDs for the library as well as the DVD cleaning machine.
Through used book sales, the June city wide garage sale registrations and library garage sale and the holiday sale, the Friends support the needs of the Solon Public Library with funding not covered by city, county and state sources.

Movie Clips
“J.Edgar” (2011, R, Bio/Drama) As the face of law enforcement in America for almost 50 years, J. Edgar Hoover was feared and admired, reviled and revered. But behind closed doors, he held secrets that would have destroyed his image, his career and his life. Leonardo DiCaprio stars as Hoover.
“Like Crazy” (2011, PG-13, Romance/Drama) A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she’s banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.
“Footloose” (2011, PG-13, Drama/Music/Romance) In this remake of the 1984 classic film, city kid Ren MacCormack moves to a small town where rock ‘n’ roll and dancing have been banned, and his rebellious spirit shakes up the populace.
“Jack and Jill” (2011, PG, Comedy) Adam Sandler stars as family guy Jack Sadelstein, who prepares for the annual event he dreads, the Thanksgiving visit of his twin sister, the needy and passive-aggressive Jill, who then refuses to leave.

New release has arrived
It’s here. The new Jodi Picoult book, “Lone Wolf,” has finally made it to the new books shelves. “Lone Wolf” is an unforgettable story about family secrets, love and letting go. This new release is also available as an audio book at Solon Library.