Local children's author to visit the Scott County Library


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Posted Online: Feb. 25, 2013, 10:19 am
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Press release submitted by Scott County Library System



Eldridge, IA – The Scott County Library System – Come meet local author, Pat McCaw, at the Eldridge Branch on Saturday, March 2 from 1-2:30 p.m. She will be signing her new book, Saving the World. Saving the World is an adventure-packed children's novel about eleven-year-old Rosie who embarks on a journey to save a mysterious world that is not her own. Copies of McCaw's novel can be purchased for $10 at the book signing. Saving the World can also be checked out from the Scott County Library System.

McCaw is a mother of two girls, Lily and Sydney, and her husband is Ryan. She is a family practice physician at Genesis in Eldridge. She believes that a good imagination is essential in life and every day is a new adventure!
The Scott County Library System continually seeks to offer new programming events for all ages. For additional information about this program and other Scott County Library System events, patrons can visit www.scottcountylibrary.org or contact the Library at 563-285-4794.

ABOUT Scott County Library System

The Scott County Library System's mission is to make available library materials and information in a variety of formats to people of all ages. This is accomplished through our staff, collections, current technology, comfortable and accessible facilities at 6 branch locations and its traveling bookmobile. The System is headquartered in Eldridge, with branch locations in: Blue Grass, Buffalo, Durant, Princeton, and Walcott.





















 



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  Today is Monday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2014. There are 100 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The board of education has granted Thursday as a holiday for the children, with the expectation that parents who desire to have their children attend the Scott County Fair will do so on that day and save irregularity the rest of the week.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The guard fence around the new cement walk at the Harper House has been removed. The blocks are diamond shape, alternating in black and white.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Rev. R.B. Williams, former pastor of the First Methodist Church, Rock Island, was named superintendent of the Rock Island District.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Abnormally high temperatures and lack of rainfall in Illinois during the past week have speeded maturing of corn and soybean crops.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Installation of a new television system in St. Anthony's Hospital, which includes a closed circuit channel as well as the three regular Quad-Cities channels, has been completed and now is in operation.
1989 -- 25 years ago: When the new Moline High School was built in 1958, along with it were plans to construct a football field in the bowl near 34th Street on the campus. Wednesday afternoon, more than 30 years later, the Moline Board of Education Athletic Board sent the ball rolling toward the possible construction of that field by asking superintendent Richard Hennigan to take to the board of education a proposal to hire a consultant.






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