2013-11-20

In time for Christmas

The Quitlign Gallery is doing a give away again .. and as I never got around to do one back in July for my birthday well I guess this is my chance.

As usual I have no idea what to give away - which is another reason I so rarely do them ...well life is busy so you just get some fabrics - well one of  your ... some christmassy FQs for the upcoming season ...

christmassy fabrics ...

fine print

* 1 entry per person
* tell me something nice about a library or a bookstore or a book... and maybe your current read
* shipping international, so I will fill the envelope using a scale, so could be 5 or 6 FQs depending on the weight

I know you will be busy just clicking on one blog after the other - and because I don't like hoops you don't need to start following me anywhere. I doubt I would have time to keep up with the comments if I suddenly got a lot of followers. Feel free to come back later - you are all clever ladies and gentlemen, you can find bloglovin and RSS buttons or do old-fashioned bookmarking .. or just don't

Löni


Blog Hop Party with Give-Aways


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91 comments:

  1. Hi Leo, The holiday fabrics are pretty but being first as you say is not a great position, but I love bookstores and Libraries so I thought I'd tell you about this wonderful used bookstore in Santa Cruz called Logos. The whole basement is filled with used books of all kinds. I just love to go down there and spend time browsing around. It's a good place to holiday shop too because most of the books are discounted! I'm about to start a new book called The Power of One. It's a story based in South Africa, it came strongly recommended by a friend so I thought I'd give it a read. Happy hopping, cheers, CW

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  2. Fabric is always great! I love everything about my library. It's where I get DVDs to watch. I've added your giveaway to my weekly link up.

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  3. I'm reading the 3rd book of the Hunger Games. I often borrow books from my local library - I love books!! I love fabric too ;)

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  4. I love going to my local library and love Barnes an Noble.

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  5. We have a great used book store in our town called Upper Case Books. They have a fabulous selection!

    I recently discovered the books of Camilla Lackberg. Mysteries, but fun, too. I highly recommend them.

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  6. I'm currently reading A Heartbeat Away: Quilts of Love Series. My favorite book is Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers.

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  7. reading "the momument men" about WWII...and how they protected cultural sites and art

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  8. At the moment I am reading a book about the Amish. We have a whole section of town of Amish and Mennonites so this is an interesting read for me. The book is called The Choice by Suzanne Woods Fisher. I am really enjoying it and learning more about "The Plain People" as they call themselves.

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  9. I am currently reading "Mrs Lincoln's Dressmaker". Thanks for the chance to win!

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  10. I love one of the local libraries in my area. They have pretty much everything and it's super close to the ocean.

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  11. Thanks for the opportunity. My favorite book is Alice in Wonderland and I am doing different quilts with that theme (with elements from the cartoon and the book).

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  12. I've been reading a lot of sewing and knitting books likely! I just picked up Best in Show - it's all about aliques with dog photos. ;)

    tgallop@mts.net
    www.willcookforshoes.ca

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  13. wherever I have lived, the library is my first place to visit! so many books so little time! but now that I am retired, I love the books on sewing/quilting:)

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  14. Been picking up lots of craft books from Amazon.com

    syvisser@gmail(dot)com

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  15. I love libraries and even worked on one for several years. It is one of the first things I check out when I move. I am currently reading "Crazy Rich" about the Johnson &Johnson family that I got from the library this week.

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  16. I used to head the adult reading program at our local library. Loved being there. I've been reading a series by Jan Karon. Easy, peaceful about normal people. I'm reading the 6th book and listening to another one. Haven't tired of her writing yet. Thanks.

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  17. Awe, thank you. We enjoy our library, especially for school reports and the like.

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  18. Hello from South Carolina, USA. I love to read you will always find either a traditional book or my e reader tablet with me and sometimes both. I am finishing up a book now so I can get to what I have waiting to get my hand s on for a while. Christine Feehan's latest book in her Dark Series about the Carpathian people. My most favorite series of all time. I do believe this will bee book number 24. Is a great read if you like vampires or supernatural stuff and or romance too..

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  19. I am reading The Tipping Point by Malcom Gladwell. Very interesting book.

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  20. I keep trying to make it to the library, but I keep not going. :) I wind up going to Barnes and Nobles with my husband instead. I just picked up The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini. I hope it's good! Thanks for the chance to win. I love those two fabrics on top.

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  21. i love all the Peter Roberson books about inspector Banks

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  22. My daughter is a librarian and she keeps me up to date on all of the current reads. Lately, I have been researching and learning all I can about gluten free lifestyle.

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  23. Hi, I love our library for books, magazines and movies. The best thing around here, the Washington DC area, is the Library of Congress Book Festival in Sept on the Mall. It has 10+ tents, with authors talking about their books and process of writing all day long. It's awesome to meet so many wordsmiths.
    I like a series like The Outlander, and anything by Sara Dunant. Love to read. My blog has book reviews of the books read since I started blogging 6 months ago and a post on the Book Festival.
    LeeAnna Paylor lapaylor.blogspot.com
    email is leeannaquilts@gmail.com

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  24. I always enjoy time at the library no matter where I am it is on of the most peaceful place I have found

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  25. I love books...especially 'How To' books and biographies. We have a half price bookstore which carries new and used books. They make great gifts and books ship at a cheaper rate than regular postal packages. svonfumetti(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  26. I love now that our local library offers Ebooks which I can download from the comfort of my home if the weather is bad, thanks for the chance ,

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  27. I read books on my kindle when I have time. I love James Patterson

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  28. Right now I am reading the wedding ring quilt. I frequent the library at my school.

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  29. Just finished Joanna Trollope's Friday Nights. Excellent read.

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  30. I'm waiting for a Clare O'Donohue book to show up, maybe on Monday ;)
    Thank you for the chance.

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  31. We have a wonderful bookstore called "stone soup" and it is a café in a bookstore - you can choose a room and order food and eat while you read!

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  32. Thank u for the chance to win.i am reading pewter angels by Henry riplinger

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  33. Hi there, I love the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon. Time travel stories are my favorite (next to sewing of course). Thank you for the chance to win too!

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  34. I'm almost finished reading "A Clash of Kings," the 2nd book in George R.R. Martin's "A Song of Fire and Ice" (the first book is "Game of Thrones"). I have the next book in my possession, so I won't have to wait to see what happens next in this world Martin has created.

    We have a nice library in our town, and one of my favorite things about it is that the "Friends of the Library" association has book sales a few times a year of books people have donated as well as books the library is done with. The books are inexpensive and the library benefits!

    And finally, we're very lucky to have a wonderful children's book store in our town. One entire floor is used books and the other floor is new books. There's one room of used adult books, but everything else is for kids. When we're looking for something specific, they check the "extras" in the basement and sometimes come up with it. If not, they order for us -- the last book I ordered came within two days.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win the fabrics -- they're gorgeous!

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  35. Now I know your my kind of person. Books are my first love. Libarys are great for finding new authors.

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  36. I'm just finishing Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn - I've loved it and I look forward to reading more books by this author!

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  37. I've always loved reading. Once I retired I knew I could no longer just buy buy buy books whenever I saw something I thought I would like, so I started going to the library on a regular basis, every two weeks, coming away with a load of books to keep me busy for the next two weeks. I have found many favorite authors. Right now I am reading the eleventh book in the Cedar Cove series by Debbie Macomer. Hallmark channel has made this series into a TV series also. Loving that as well, even though they changed quite a bit, but still kept the basis the same. I've enjoyed your blog. Good luck to all for the blog hop give away.
    Rae (nrhaller@aol.com)

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  38. I love reading, but the problem is I love quilting more- so I have a book near my bad that i don't even remember its name because I keep postponing it :) Many thanks for this great giveaway!

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  39. I love the library. It gives you a chance to find a book that you normally wouldn't know exists. It opens up new worlds to everyone who will give it a moment of their time. I am trying to read the Game of Thrones, Fire and Ice currently. Thank you for the wonderful chance to win very cool fabric.

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  40. Fabric is always welcome.I`m in a reading club and we meet every 15 days and it`s fun.

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  41. Wonderful giveaway!! The library is such a peaceful spot to visit.

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  42. I love libraries. When I was a little girl it was my favourite place to be and I could have happily lived there. Both of my daughters are named from characters in literature, one is from a play and one from a book. Thanks for a fun giveaway.
    ks(dot)eyles(at)yahoo(dot)co(dot)uk

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  43. I just finished "A Star for Mrs. Blake" by April Smith. (It's a review copy so I'm not sure if it's out yet or releasing soon.) Anyway, it's about a group of Gold Star Mothers in 1933 who were sent by the US Army on a pilgrimage to see their sons graves in France. Beautifully written, exquisite story. As for the library, our local library is still (actually again but it's a long story) housed in our 1913 Carnegie building. I love it! pbstrand@msn.com

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  44. Hello! I'm a new follower. I am currently reading all of Mary Roberts Rinehart's books from her first to her last. I think that's about 50 books give or take a few. I read on my Kindle a little bit every day. She was a prolific American writer beginning before WWI and continuing through the 1950's. She wrote mysteries, comedies and other types of stories. I really like what I've read so far and I'm up to about 1920 in her time span. Come by and see us at Prairie Cottage Corner when you have a minute. I would love to win the Christmas fabrics.

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  45. I love our local little bookshop, there are so many different kind of books. We also give our old books to each other with my neighbours which is nice :)
    mmyheartishere@gmail.com

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  46. I have just picked up my all time favorite book to reread again - Gone With the Wind.

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  47. Thank you so much for a wonderful giveaway.I love to read anything and everything so I am happy reading all kinds of books. The one I am reading now is Sleep No More by Greg Iles.It is actually a little scarry. A man is haunted by a woman that is supposed to have died. I can't wait to see how it turns out.

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  48. I love to read and go through phases of genre's. I love being able to put books on hold at my local library and getting an email when it is ready for pickup. I like the In Death series by JD Robb. Thanks for the chance at your giveaway.

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  49. I enjoy reading the Elm Creek series of books by Jennifer Chiaverini. Thanks for the chance.

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  50. I enjoy reading books on my Kobo e-reader, so I am happy that I can borrow e-books from my library, without leaving home.

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  51. I would love to win fabric. I enjoy reading many different kinds of books. I love our local library with all of its branches and how I can use my card at cooperative other district libraries. I still prefer to hold an actual book in my hands rather than one of the electronic readers.

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  52. I am a new quilter from Oklahoma, USA. I am here for the party and would love to win. I am an avid reader and spent a lot of time in libraries as a child. As an adult I did a lot of genealogy research in libraries. As a retired nurse, I spend a lot of time online and will be getting a Kindle reader soon. I listen to books on my IPOD too. Used to love perusing the bookstore at our mall, but it closed. crystalbluern at onlineok dot com

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  53. I love my little library, I go at least once a week.
    Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  54. Thanks for a fun giveaway:-) I'm reading The Name of the Wind, a fantasy novel I just love.

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  55. I love audiobooks! Really! Saving a lot of times! Last several years I accomplished much more books than I could ever read doing all my housework and quilting! Seriously! It save a LOT of time since you can do something with your hands at a same time and save your eyes too! When I am too old and tired of quilting I might come back to old fashioned books and libraries! But for now I am so much in a hurry to live!

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  56. Lovely. Happy holidays

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  57. I'm reading a book on the history of a town in North Carolina named Duck. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  58. The fabrics are nice! I am currently reading "The Aviator's Wife". I use our University Library a lot doing research for costumes (I design for a local amateur theatre company).

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  59. I love just browsing through books in our local library. I enjoy the Elm Creek series.Thanks for the give away

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  60. One lovely thing about my local library is that they allow our little sewing group to meet there, at no cost. Sewing, friends and books - what a great mixture!

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  61. I'm reading and bookmarking "Thread Magic Garden" by Ellen Anne Eddy. I want to learn more about thread painting.

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  62. Hello from Spain. My favourite book store is Fnac. I like all Ann Rule crime books. Thank you for the giveaway.

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  63. My sister and I used to leave the library Wednesday night with arm loads of books. Then we would come back the next week with them all read... the checker guy never believed we read that much (Go Homeschooling!)

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  64. One of my favorite writers is David Sedaris. I re read "Holidays on Ice" this time every year. Thanks!

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  65. no time to read this time of year as so many quilts to finish for my charity group... besides now days I usually have my nose in a quilt or long arm book

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  66. My library is stored in My Kindle. I absolutely great. I don't have to carry books around all the time and so many can be found for free. How's that for a reading hobby. I love the fabric giveaway. Can always use more. Thanks for the opportunity to win.

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  67. I love a good murder mystery such as J.D. Robb writes!

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  68. Thanks for your simple blog party invite..
    I am reading the JK Rowling story: Casual Vacancy...
    Thanks for a lovely giveaway!!
    Barbmo

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  69. I love books, so the library is my favourite place. I could spend hours there!!
    Thanks for the wonderful giveaway!
    :o)
    pippirose59 at gmail dot com

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  70. I belong to a bookclub here in South Africa. I have just finished The Life of Pi which I enjoyed very much. Thank you for a chance to win your gorgeous fabrics. I will be happy to pay postage if I win.

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  71. Great giveaway and I go to our local library once every 3 weeks and pick up about 30 books for my dad and I to read. Sweet people work there.

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  72. Such pretty fabrics. I love libraries and books. Most of my reading right now has been preschool books since my son is 3 but right now I'm reading Jane Eyre on my kindle. I've never read it before and have always meant to read it, so now I'm finally getting the chance!

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  73. My library has asked our quilting group to display our quilts there. I like reading historical romances.

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  74. Pretty fabrics. I love to read to my son and his interest in the books is my favorite part! He is just like mommy and daddy and loves books.

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  75. Thank you for a chance to win such lovely fabrics.
    I like that the library has so many great activities for children. In the summer, we always sign up for the summer reading program and participate in classes set up for the children.

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  76. I haven't been reading much lately, too much quilting going on. One of my favourite is Any Known Blood. your fabrics are Wunderbar

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  77. Lovely fabrics. I have just been reading Cathy Glass books - UK foster parent - and she write about her stories....fantastic reads - makes me a bit teary sometimes though but just cant put them down

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  78. Sad to say but since I now have a Nook reader, I don't visit my library or book stores very often. But I still read. Mysteries mostly.

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  79. Pretty fabrics - I recognize one of them from our UFO group! I love to read and am so glad that our library added downloadable audio books last year so I can quilt AND read at the same time. Right now I am in the midst of a thriller (NOS4A2) which is not my usual cup of tea but I am enjoying it very much.

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  80. We have a state library here. I will bring my son to the kids corner when I got free time :)

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  81. I just finished reading 'The Grave Tattoo' by Val McDermid and enjoyed it very much. I'll be looking for more books by this author.

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  82. I love my local library. Lately I have been checking out a lot of quilting books. I haven't read any fiction lately but do love books written by Francine Rivers. If I pick up something to read it has been my Bible.

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  83. We just moved here a few months ago, and just day before yesterday went into the local library. It is small, but cozy.

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  84. Probably the best book I've read in a while is called The Lotus Eaters - about a female photojournalist in Vietnam during the Vietnam war. It provided a lot of insight to the conflict my father feels (and why he avoids discussing) his experiences when he was stationed there in 67-68

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  85. Our library just added a way for people to make requests to purchase items on their website. Way Cool ll_gee at hotmail dot com

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  86. Hi Leo, pretty Christmas fabrics. I am desperately looking for some interesting books to read so I'm going to peruse your comments. The most recent book I read was John Grisham's latest and I didn't enjoy it that much.

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  87. Thanks for chance to win. I enjoy listing to audio books, checked out online from library.

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  88. I have just finished Hugh Howey's book "Dust" absolutely loved it. Thanks for a chance to win your gorgeous fabrics.

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  89. I have read all the Elm Creek Quilter & most of Beverly Lewis about Amish Life. Fort McMurray Alberta Canada has recently open a new library which I visit often. They have good selection of quilt books, Christmas fabric is a great prize. Thank you for a chance to win. Happy Quilting:)

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  90. OMG - libraries are my favorite places & have been since I was 5 yrs old!
    dana.cargill@gmail.com

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  91. Our library is fairly close by and we enjoy going on the first Thursday of each month when they have Lunch at the Library with free pizza and local musicians.

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