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Museum open for evening fete

WARRENSBURG - "First Thursday" open house is set for 6 to 8 p.m. April 7 at the Warrensburgh Museum of Local History, located downtown on Main St.

Those area residents who haven't already seen the Stock Car Racing exhibit, this event presents an opportunity to see a sports phenomenon hosted locally decades ago, Museum Director Steve Parisi said. Also, history buffs will undoubtedly enjoy reading excerpts from Joe Aiken's World War I diary, or just socialize while reminiscing with others about Warrensburg history. Light refreshments will be available, he said.

The Warrensburgh Museum of Local History is located at 3754 Main St. and the entrance is at the rear of the building, where parking is available. Regular hours are 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays.

Richards Library sets book sale

WARRENSBURG - Richards Library is now seeking donations of books and other media for its upcoming sale in May. Area residents are urged to search their bookcases and storage rooms for children's and adult editions of fiction and non-fiction, whether they are hardcover or paperbacks. Mysteries, science fiction, biographies, instructional books, nature books, animal stories, and large print editions are all welcome, as long as they are saleable, library representatives said. Also acceptable are books on tape, books on CDs, plus other media including DVD's and video tapes in good condition.

However, the library will not be accepting Readers Digest condensed books, old textbooks, encyclopedias or any books in poor condition. Donations can be dropped off at the library during its regular hours: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday evenings, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays.

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