2014 Winter Olympic Monopoly Read

Welcome once again to the Harmony Public Library’s Hot Reads for Cold Nights Winter Reading Program.  We are doing an Olympic Themed Monopoly Game this year.  Come into the library to get your monopoly board and start reading those books.   HEre are the rules for our Fantasy Winter Olympics and the Olympic Monopoly Read:

Fantasy Olympics Rules

  1. You can choose one athlete/team per sport event.  You are not limited to a specific country.
  2. Fill out your roster and submit it to the Harmony Public Library before (12:00 noon on) Friday, Feb. 7th, 2014.  NO changes will be allowed after the Olympics begin.
  3. Choose one country to serve as a tie-breaker.  If there is a tie at the end of the Fantasy games, the person whose country won the most medals overall, will win the Fantasy games.
  4. The following point system will be used:
    1. Gold Medal = 3 points
    2. Silver Medal = 2 points
    3. Bronze Medal = 1 point
    4. Total possible points = 282.

Rules for the Olympic Reads

  1. There will be a medal/prize for the most books read in each of the following genres/sports discipline:
    1. Romance/Figure Skating
    2. Christian Fiction/Speed Skating
    3. History/Ice Hockey
    4. Mystery/Curling
    5. Suspense/Bobsleigh
    6. General Fiction/Skiing
    7. Biography/Luge
    8. Western/Skeleton
    9. Science Fiction/Snowboarding
    10. Any 2 Genre Combination/Biathlon
    11. For the first book you read in each Monopoly Property (Yellow, Orange, etc.), you will get 3 points (same as for a gold medal).  The second book will be 2 points, and the third book and every book thereafter will be 1 point.
    12. For each chance you take, you will get 3 points for your first book, 2 points for your second book, and one point for your third book.  After three books, it is no longer taking a chance.
    13. There will also be prizes given out for the following:
      1. Matching points in Fantasy Olympics and Olympic Monopoly Reads.
      2. Reading a book in each Sport Discipline/Genre.
      3. Reading the most books overall.
      4. Grand prize for the most points awarded.
      5. Prize for taking every chance on the Monopoly Board.
      6. Prize for filling up the Monopoly Board completely.
      7. Prize for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in Fantasy Olympics.
      8. Prize for Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals in the Olympic Monopoly Reads.
      9. Prize for writing 5 book reviews to be printed in the paper.
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Merry Christmas

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Happy Thanksgiving

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The Harmony Public Library Will be Closed On

Thursday, November 28, 2013 For Thanksgiving Day.

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Historical Craft Workshop: Civil War Sewing Kits”

Historical Craft Workshop: Civil War Sewing Kit
Sponsored by SELCO, The Harmony Public Library and The Library Legacy Funds.

Join Us on Saturday, November 16th at 11:00am

at the Harmony Public Library, 225 3rd Ave SW

For an exciting time making portable sewing kits.

Portable sewing kits were an essential accessory during the Civil War that could be rolled up and fit easily into pockets.  These “housewives” would securely store thread, pins, and notions.  During a workshop offered by the Minnesota Historical Society, participants will create modern versions of these popular kits.

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55 Alive Driver Safety Class Coming to the Harmony Public Library

Sign up for this AARP Driver Safety Class.AARP DSC2
Save 10% on Your Insurance And possibly an Accident.

Call to Register:

507-886-8133

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Class Hosted by the Harmony Public Library

¨ Beginner’s Class:

Tuesday, November 12th

and Wednesday, November 13th –    5:00-9:00pm

¨ Refresher Class:

Thursday, November 14th – 5:00-9:00pm

@ the Harmony Public Library which is located in the Harmony Community Center @ 225 3rd Ave SW

 

 

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SELCO and the Harmony Public Library are Participating in Overdrive’s Big Library Read!

From September 16th through September 30th, Join us in Reading Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth on your computer, Kindle, Nook, iPhone, iPad, etc.  Let’s see how many people we can get reading this book!

Click here to view eBook details for Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O'Connor

Click here to view eBook details for Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O’Connor

Click here to view Audiobook details for Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth by Jane O'Connor

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Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy, Super Sleuth is the first in a series of delightful middle-grade mysteries. Sassy Fancy Nancy is now a detective. When one of her classmate’s most special possessions disappears from school, it’s up to Nancy to save the day. With the help of her friend Bree, she follows the clues to an unexpected source.

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Check Out This Movie We Created for “Dig Into Reading”

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Harmony Public Library Presents Star Michaelina

Harmony Public Library Presents Star Michaelina

Harmony Community Center, Gym
Thursday, May 23d at 7:00 p.m.

Visit her web site:
http://magicianstar.com/kidshome.html

Come see this event, YOU don’t want to miss it. See you there.

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Julie Kramer @ The Harmony Public Library!!

When:  April 6th 2013

Time:  10:30am – 12:00 noon.

Program: 11:00am.

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55 Alive Class @ the Harmony Public Library

Are you 55 or older?  Do you want to save 10% on your Auto Insurance?

AARP and the Harmony Public Library are offering a Driver Safety Class:

Wednesday, March 27th and Thursday March 28th from 5:00 – 9:00pm.

The Refresher Class will be Tuesday, March 26th, from 5:00 – 9:00pm. 

Both classes will be held in the Activities Room of the Harmony Public Library, 225 3rd Ave SE, Harmony, MN.

Call the Library at 507-886-8133 to register for either class.

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