Events Calendar

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Geauga County Public Library! All events are open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Saturday Morning Pajama Storytime
11:00 a.m.
Saturday Morning Pajama Storytime
Saturday, Jan. 19, 11:00 a.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Have a lazy Saturday morning at the Library! Come for the story time, stay for the cartoons and cereal bar. Pajamas encouraged!

or call (440) 543-5611.
LEGO DUPLO family building party
2 p.m.
LEGO DUPLO family building party
Saturday, Jan. 19, 2 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Come build with us!  We’ll supply LEGOs and DUPLOs so the whole family can build.
Families with children of all ages.  Registration required.  
Sat., Jan. 19, 2 p.m.
 

or call (440) 632-1961.
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Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Jan. 21, 10:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Baby storytime
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Trailblazers Monday at 6:30 pm January
6:30 p.m.
Trailblazers Monday at 6:30 pm January
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
January Trailblazers
Grades K - 2
Enjoy fun stories and activities that
encourage a lifelong reading adventure

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
6:30 p.m.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 14, - Feb. 19
All ages
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Lego fun
6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
 Lego fun
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.Lego fun
Chardon Branch
Engineer and build to your heart’s content with Legos purchased by the Friends of the Chardon Library.

For grades K-5

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Baby Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 9:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Jan. 8-April 16 Except March 26, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
Children, birth-18 months, and caregivers join us Tuesday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime
10 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime
11 a.m.
 Family storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 11 a.m.
All ages
No registration required
Scats, tracks, and mammal facts
4 p.m.
 Scats, tracks, and mammal facts
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Many mammals leave telltale signs of their presence in your backyards. Join a Geauga Parks District naturalist and discover the diversity of mammals in Geauga County. Learn their differences and test your knowledge of animal signs by taking the scat quiz. Gr...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Ohio Birds
4 p.m.
 Ohio Birds
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 4 p.m.Ohio Birds
Bainbridge Branch, Chagrin Falls
Grades K-5
Bainbridge - 440-543-5611

Learn about Ohio birds, their song, and end by making a bird feeder to take home.
Registration required.

or call (440) 543-5611.
Preschool storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 6:30 p.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Baby Musical Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Musical Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Baby storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Wed., Jan. 9-April 24, 10 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years
No registration required
Preschool Musical Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Musical Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 11:15 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
4:00 p.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 4:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
6:30 p.m.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Let’s get fired up about math! Every week we’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while having fun with the principles of math.  Grades K-2.  Registration required.
Wednesdays: Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Family storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Family storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6:30 p.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Toddler storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 9:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
10:00 a.m.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:00 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10 a.m.
(Thursdays, Jan.1-April 18, except March 28, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play with a craft and toys.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Thurs., Jan. 10-April 25, 11 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Family storytime
11:00 a.m.
 Family storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 11:00 a.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Pre-K Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 24, 11:30 a.m.
Newbury Branch
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts, and dancing. Children will laugh, sing, and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents alike!

or call (440) 564-7552.
Wild in winter
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
 Wild in winter
Thursday, Jan. 24, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Wild in winter
Chardon Branch
Discover which Ohio animals spend all winter searching for food and which ones “sleep” a lot.  Check for animal tracks, poop, cozy hideaways, and dens “under the snow.”

For grad...read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
6:00 p.m.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Just for third graders.  Improve reading skills with
fiction, non fiction and fun.

or call (440) 729-4250.
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Chinese New Year
11:00 a.m.
 Chinese New Year
Saturday, Jan. 26, 11:00 a.m.Chinese New Year
Bainbridge Branch
Families celebrate 2019, the year of the Pig, with Chinese food, crafts, music and fun!
PreK-Gr. 5

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Uno & pizza
2 p.m.
 Uno & pizza
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2 p.m.Uno & pizza
Chardon Branch
Join us for an afternoon of our favorite things - the card game Uno and pizza! This event is open to patrons of all ages. 

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Preschool storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Monday, Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Pirate Party
4 p.m.
 Pirate Party
Monday, Jan. 28, 4 p.m.Pirate Party
Bainbridge Branch, Chagrin Falls
Grades K-5
Bainbridge - 440-543-5611

Ahoy Mateys!  Join us for an hour of games, stories, music, and crafts.
Registration required.

or call (440) 543-5611.
4th and 5th grade book club
4:30 p.m.
 4th and 5th grade book club
Monday, Jan. 28, 4:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Explore a cool art process and check out some great new books.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Baby storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Baby storytime
Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Trailblazers Monday at 6:30 pm January
6:30 p.m.
Trailblazers Monday at 6:30 pm January
Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
January Trailblazers
Grades K - 2
Enjoy fun stories and activities that
encourage a lifelong reading adventure

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
6:30 p.m.
Family storytime Monday 6:30 p.m. winter session
Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 14, - Feb. 19
All ages
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
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Baby Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 9:30 a.m.
(Tuesdays, Jan. 8-April 16 Except March 26, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
Children, birth-18 months, and caregivers join us Tuesday mornings for stories, songs and bounces with your baby! Stay & Play with toys and music after.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime
10 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 10 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
10:30 a.m.
Toddler storytime Tuesday 10:30 a.m.winter session
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winter session, Jan. 15, - Feb. 19
18 months - 3 years, with caregiver
Enjoy stories and crafts.

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family storytime
11 a.m.
 Family storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Tues., Jan. 8–April 23, 11 a.m.
All ages
No registration required
Try It Tuesday- Make Slime and Floam
4:00 p.m.
Try It Tuesday- Make Slime and Floam
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 4:00 p.m.
Bainbridge Branch
Grades K-3.  
Have ooey-gooey fun making different kinds of slime and floam.
or call (440) 286-6811.
Preschool storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Preschool storytime
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6:30 p.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Baby Musical Storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby Musical Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9:30 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 9:30 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for young walkers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Baby storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Baby storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9:30 a.m.Baby storytime
Chardon Branch
Birth-18 months with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
9:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 9:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 9:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Preschool storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Wed., Jan. 9-April 24, 10 a.m.
Ages 3-5 years
No registration required
Preschool Musical Storytime
10 a.m.
 Preschool Musical Storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10 a.m.
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9-April 17 except March 27, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
A music and movement based storytime for preschoolers and a caregiver.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime
10:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
10:30 a.m.
Baby storytime Wednesday 10:30 a.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Toddler storytime
11:15 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 11:15 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 11:15 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
PreK and kindergarten book club
4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.
 PreK and kindergarten book club
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4:00 p.m.-4:45 p.m.PreK and kindergarte
Chardon Branch
4-6 years/preschool and kindergarten aged students
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Explore the work of some of our favorite authors in these programs designed to support Ohio's early learning standards....read more

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
4:00 p.m.
Preschool storytime Wednesday 4:00 p.m. winter session
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 4:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Winters session
Jan. 16 - Feb. 20
Preschool story time for ages 3 - 5 years to attend independently while
caregiver remains in building.
Enjoy stories and a craft

or call (440) 729-4250.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
6:30 p.m.
Crazy 8s math club Jan. 9th to Feb.27th grades K-2
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Let’s get fired up about math! Every week we’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, and make a mess all while having fun with the principles of math.  Grades K-2.  Registration required.
Wednesdays: Jan. 9-Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.
...read more

or call (440) 632-1961.
Family storytime
6:30 p.m.
 Family storytime
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30 p.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
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Toddler storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 9:30 a.m.Toddler storytime
Chardon Branch
18 months-3 years, with caregiver
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Preschool storytime
9:30 a.m.
 Preschool storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 9:30 a.m.Preschool storytime
Chardon Branch
3-5 years, independent attendance while parent remains in the building
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
10:00 a.m.
Baby storytime Thursday 10:00 a.m. winter session
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10:00 a.m.
Geauga West Branch
Baby storytime
Birth - 18 months with caregiver
Lapsit story time for babies and caregivers, followed by playtime

or call (440) 729-4250.
Family Storytime
10 a.m.
 Family Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10 a.m.
(Thursdays, Jan.1-April 18, except March 28, 10 a.m.)

Bainbridge Branch
All ages join us for stories, music and dancing at our Family Fun Storytime! Stay & Play with a craft and toys.
No registration required.
Toddler storytime
11 a.m.
 Toddler storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 11 a.m.
Middlefield Branch
Middlefield Branch
440-632-1961
Thurs., Jan. 10-April 25, 11 a.m.
Ages 18 months- 2 years, with caregiver.
No registration required
Family storytime
11:00 a.m.
 Family storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 11:00 a.m.Family storytime
Chardon Branch
All ages & families
Chardon Branch 440-285-7601
Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.

or call (440) 285-7601.
Pre-K Storytime
11:30 a.m.
 Pre-K Storytime
Thursday, Jan. 31, 11:30 a.m.
Newbury Branch
Join Miss Sue for stories, music, crafts, and dancing. Children will laugh, sing, and learn valuable socialization skills. Fun for children and parents alike!

or call (440) 564-7552.
Authors’ and illustrators’ birthday party
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Authors’ and illustrators’ birthday party
Thursday, Jan. 31, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.Authors’ and i
Chardon Branch
Celebrate famous authors and illustrators who were born in this month with activities and crafts. 

For grades K-5

or call (440) 285-7601.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
6:00 p.m.
Third grade Thursday - winter session
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:00 p.m.
Geauga West Branch
Just for third graders.  Improve reading skills with
fiction, non fiction and fun.

or call (440) 729-4250.
  
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