Young Adults from grades 6-12 may sign up at the Powell Library for the chance to speak with Sgt. McCaslin and SRO Carpenter from the Powell Police Department about a future career in law enforcement. The program will be held on Friday, October 11 at 1:30-3:00 in the meeting room of the library. Equipment display and an interactive active will be on hand.
September 22-28 is Banned Books Week at libraries around the country. Librarians celebrate this important week by shining a light on how censorship mars the very core of the First Amendment by taking away another person’s right to speak freely. This year’s theme, “Keep the Light On” is a perfect way to express how censorship at any level leaves us all in the dark. Stop by the Powell Branch Library to see your librarians dressed up as their favorite banned books throughout the week.
Our new Salsa Queen for Powell has been chosen! This year’s winner for our annual Salsa Contest is: Debra Santistevan. Her hot salsa was a huge hit. Thank you to all the contestants and tasters. We had so much fun chatting with everyone! A huge, “Thank you!”, to Homesteader Museum for letting us participate in the event. We had a great time and can’t wait for next year.
This year the Powell Branch Library’s annual Salsa Contest will be held during Homesteader Days on Saturday, September 14th from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Bring your mild, medium, hot, or fruit salsa to Homesteader Days at the Homesteader Museum in Powell, and get the chance to become the king or queen of salsa! Entering your salsa is free. Pay $1.00 and get a bowl of chips in order to taste and judge. All salsas must be fresh or canned (no store bought) and need no refrigeration. Come join the fun!
Powell Branch Library will be hosting an Ernest Hemingway Film Festival every Tuesday in September. Movies will begin at 6:00 p.m. Bring a comfy chair (if you want) and enjoy free popcorn. September 3rd kicks the festival off with, The Old Man and the Sea starring Spencer Tracy. The film is not rated. Children are welcome with an accompanying adult.