Interested in 3D printing?

PFL has a 3D printer and is now taking orders. Come see us at the library for more information. Here are some items our technician Pete has made with the printer so far. The possibilities are endless! What would YOU like to make???


Welcome to Paola Free Library!

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Here’s your reading challenge for 2016!


__ a horror book

__ a non-fiction science book

__ a collection of essays

__ read a book aloud to someone else or use sign language to tell a story

__ a biography (not a memoir or autobiography)

__ a book originally published in the decade you turned 16

__ a book under 100 pages

__ a book that takes place before 1901

__ a book that takes place after 2001

__ a book with a main character that has a mental illness

__ a book with a main character that has a physical or learning disability

__ a non-fiction travel book

__ a science magazine (any kind of science- physical or social)

__ a book recommended to you by someone you admire

__ a book that teaches you a skill (a language, an art or craft, a recipe..)

__ a book written by someone who lives somewhere besides the USA

__ a book of poetry

__ a famous author’s second book

__ a book that takes place in the state you were born in

__ a book that takes place somewhere you’ve never been

__ a book you normally wouldn’t read based on it’s title, cover or author

__ a mystery

__ a book that is commonly banned from school curriculums

__ a Pulitzer Prize-winning book

Good luck!