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The board of directors of the Back Mountain Memorial Library extends a sincere and grateful appreciation for everyone involved in the recent 67th Annual Library Auction. Scores of volunteers worked tirelessly throughout the heat to prepare and to make possible a successful and fun weekend. Thank you to all and also to those who attended.

Although all traces of the auction have been packed away until next year, the library grounds are still bustling with activity. The library’s farmers’ market is now in full swing and is held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday.

The following farmers/vendors will be on hand each week to entice you with their produce and other delicious food items, all available for sale:

• Rowland’s Hydroponic Products (new)

• Beekeeper’s Daughter

• Brace’s Orchard

• Yoder’s Baked Goods

• Star Bakery

• Dancing Hen Farms

• Creekside Farms

• Fertile Grounds

• Golomb’s

• Dymond’s

• Soup Chic

Don’t forget - the library’s Slightly Read Bookshop will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturdays during the farmers’ market. It will also be open during the week for summer hours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays. Regular Bookshop days and hours will resume after Labor Day.

The Back Mountain Memorial Library is located at 96 Huntsville Road in Dallas and you may call 675-1182 for more information or for detailed directions.

A Summer Reading Reminder: The free children’s program, “Dig into Rock, Minerals and Fossils,” will be held from 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1 n the Children’s Room of the library. Join Renee of the Back Mountain Jewelry and Rock Shop as she takes you from “Cave Paintings to Computer Chips: Exploring our use of rocks, minerals and fossils throughout the ages.” Elementary ages and up.

Another fun event will be “Dig Into Rock Painting with Ranya” from 3 to 4 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 5. Ranya Grzyboski will help you turn ordinary rocks into a masterpiece. Use your painted rock as a decoration, a paperweight or a pet. All ages are welcome.

Please pre-register by calling the library at 675-1182 for either of the above programs.

Also, if you have completed your eight books for Summer Reading, get ready to have fun at the final party at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 15 in the auction section of the library. There will be more information to come!

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