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69th Annual Event

Book Sale & Quilt Show

Introduction

Welcome to the East Morgan County Library Book Sale & Quilt Show, a delightful event that combines the love of books and the artistry of quilting. Join us for a day filled with literary treasures, beautiful quilts, and fun activities for the whole family. In this article, we will provide you with all the information you need to make the most of this exciting event.

Event Details

The East Morgan County Library Book Sale & Quilt Show will take place on July 4, 2024. Please note that the main building of the library in Brush will be closed to the public on this day. However, there will be plenty of activities in the library park that are open to everyone.

Schedule

  • 6:00 – 10:00 a.m. – Brush Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • 7:00 – 11:00 a.m. – 35th Annual Quilt Show
  • 10:00 a.m. – Parade

The library will resume its normal hours on Friday, July 5, 2024.

Quilt Show Information

The Quilt Show is a highlight of the event, showcasing the incredible talent and craftsmanship of quilters from around Morgan County.

Quilt Submissions

If you are a quilter and would like to showcase your quilts during the Quilt Show, we encourage you to submit your entries. Quilt submissions will be accepted at the library in Brush from June 20 to 25, 2024. Please bring your quilts to the library during this week to participate in the show.

Quilt Show Hours

The Quilt Show will be open for viewing starting on Wednesday, June 29, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Additional hours for the quilt show are as follows:

  • June 29 to July 2, 2023: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, July 3, 2023: Closed
  • Monday, July 4, 2023: 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
  • July 5 to 9, 2023: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day

Summer Reading Program

In addition to the Book Sale & Quilt Show, the East Morgan County Library is hosting a Summer Reading Program filled with exciting activities for children and families. Here are some upcoming events:

June 22, 2023 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Rotation Station Program
  • Brush City Street Department vehicles display
  • Petting zoo with bunnies, kittens, donkeys, llamas, etc.
  • Leather craft activities
  • Possibly a water game

June 29, 2023 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Ocean-themed activity at Summer Reading

July 6, 2023 – 3:00 p.m.

  • Summer Reading with Meghan Casey

All Summer Reading program events are free and family-friendly. Join us for these engaging and educational activities throughout the summer.

Book Recommendations

If you’re looking for a great book to read, we have a couple of recommendations for you:

  1. “Afraid” by Lisa Jackson, Alexandra Ivy, and Lisa Childs: Follow the gripping mystery of three former students who attended St. Cecilia’s School for Girls in Salzburg, Austria: Lucy, Rayne, and Erin. Uncover the secrets, dangers, and intrigue that await them.

  2. “The Lioness” by Chris Bohjalian: Immerse yourself in this captivating tale set in Tanzania in 1964. Join Katie Barstow, a renowned actress, on her honeymoon adventure, which takes an unexpected turn into chaos and danger.

Visit the East Morgan County Library in Brush to explore these and many other books available on our new bookshelf this summer.

Conclusion

The East Morgan County Library Book Sale & Quilt Show is an event you don’t want to miss. From the enchanting quilts to the thrilling book recommendations, there’s something for everyone. Mark your calendars for July 4, 2023, and join us for a day of literary and artistic delight. We look forward to welcoming you to this remarkable event.

FAQs

1. Is the East Morgan County Library closed on July 4?

  • Yes, the main building of the library in Brush will be closed to the public on July 4. However, there will be activities in the library park that are open to everyone.

2. Can I submit my quilts for the Quilt Show?

  • Absolutely! We encourage quilters to submit their quilts for the Quilt Show. Quilt submissions will be accepted at the library in Brush from June 20 to 25, 2023.

3. What are the hours of the Quilt Show?

  • The Quilt Show will be open for viewing from June 29 to July 2, 2023, and July 5 to 9, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please note that it will be closed on Sunday, July 3, 2023.

4. Are the Summer Reading Program events free?

  • Yes, all Summer Reading Program events are free and suitable for families.

5. Where can I find the recommended books?

  • You can find the recommended books, along with many others, on our new bookshelf at the East Morgan County Library in Brush. Come and explore the captivating stories waiting for you.
The 2023 EMCH Quilt Show.
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