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Get ready for the ACT with free Shawnee class

The Shawnee Public Library is giving local students a heads-up on the ACT test with its class “Preparing for the ACT,” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25, in the Computer Training Center of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

Participants will learn about the library database Learn-a-Test, which gives a chance for building test-taking skills prior to their testing day.

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Get ahead on studies with database program

The Shawnee Public Library has students in mind with its Homework Help Now! program, set for 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

School-age students and/or their parents can learn about the library database BrainFuse, which features a live tutoring service on a variety of subjects and all grade levels.

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Experience Baby Story Time in Shawnee

Baby Story Time is back at the Shawnee Public Library, with editions of the popular program for some of the library’s youngest patrons set for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesdays, Sept. 23 and Oct. 28, at the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

The programs feature stories, music, bounces, rhymes and interaction activities for babies and their caregivers. Activities are geared to children between 6 and 30 months of age.

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Shawnee takes part in Banned Book Week with movie showing

The Shawnee Public Library is commemorating the annual Banned Books Week with a program and movie presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

The featured book in the program is “Divergent” by Veronica Roth, one of the 10 most challenged books of 2014, according to the American Library Association.

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Come to Fairy Tale Friday in Shawnee

It’s Fairy Tale Friday at the Shawnee Public Library, as story time with a special twist starts at 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19.

Librarians will share a favorite well-known fairy tale, and once they’ve shared the real version of the story, they then will present a “fractured” version of the same story. It’s the same, but not quite the same.

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