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November 13, 2012

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NEW ALBANY

Thanksgiving book sale upcoming

The Friends of the New Albany Library will hold its annual Thanksgiving book sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, in the library’s Annex Building, 180 W. Spring St. New Albany.

All books in the cookbook and diet book section will be discounted by 50 percent. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks; 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks; 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes; and 10 cents for magazines. Children’s books are available at prices of $1 or less.

Christmas on a budget

Would you like some tips on managing the holidays?

Come to the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library’s first in a three-part series of “How-to-Holidays” workshops, from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19, in the Strassweg Auditorium.

Emily Smith, mother of four, will share her insights on how to get the most from Black Friday, get the best deals without breaking the bank.

For more information, call 812-949-3523.

FLOYDS KNOBS

Church hosting dessert auction

Atkins Chapel Church, 7834 Atkins Road, Floyds Knobs, will sponsor a dessert auction Saturday, Nov. 17.

Free soup supper starts at 5:30  p.m. with the dessert auction at 6 p.m.

For more information call 812 949-1629

Proceeds go toward the Atkins Chapel Women’s Mission group for mission work throughout the year.

Thanksgiving breakfast planned

A Thanksgiving Breakfast is planned from 8 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Nov. 18, at the St. John’s Starlight Parish Hall/gym, 8310 St. John Road.

Sausage, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs and more will be on the menu. All donations will go to the C.J. Smith Memorial Endowment and will be matched by the Harrison County Community Foundation. Endowment proceeds provide a summer ministry opportunity in the New Albany Deanery for a young adult who is exploring a vocation in youth ministry. Call 812-945-2000 to make a donation if you can’t attend.

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