Events

November 2017

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Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Nov 01, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Nov 01, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Looking for teen input for programs, book suggestions, or anything else you would like to see/do/find at the library! Bring your ideas and a friend. The Teen Leadership Council meets every other...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
JASSAC of Delta Sigma Theta Inc.
JASSAC of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Nov 01, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Executive Board to plan upcoming events

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
After School Storytime
After School Storytime Nov 02, 2017 - 4:30pm - 5:15pm

Designed for children in grades K through 2nd grade. Children will enjoy a story and craft. Registration is required. This month's featured book will be The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors!

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
4:30pm - 5:15pm
Kids
 
 
Homewood Girl Scouts
Homewood Girl Scouts Nov 02, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Parent Information Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Wonder - Kindness Celebration
Wonder - Kindness Celebration Nov 03, 2017 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

<br><font size="3">Join us for a celebration of R.J. Palacio's WONDER!<br /><br />Come any time for craft, snacks, and to spread kindness... </font>...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Kids
 
 
LaLa Land Movie
LaLa Land Movie Nov 04, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us for a screening of the hit film "LaLa Land" in our meeting room! We'll serve snacks!

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
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Illinois Shockers Track Club
Illinois Shockers Track Club Nov 05, 2017 - 2:30pm - 4:30pm

team meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Totally Tots
Totally Tots Nov 06, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Totally Tots storytime is a program designed for 2 to early 3 year olds. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Nov 06, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Nov 06, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storyhour! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids
 
 
DIY Bath Bombs
DIY Bath Bombs Nov 06, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Come make your own fizzy bath bombs!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Volunteer Meeting
Volunteer Meeting Nov 07, 2017 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

To meet and schedule productively

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:30am - 12:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Baby Bloomers
Baby Bloomers Nov 07, 2017 - 9:30am - 10:00am

Baby Bloomers is designed for birth thru 12 months olds and their caregivers. Easy fingerplays, songs, and stories will be featured. No registration is required for this program.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
Open Sewing
Open Sewing Nov 07, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:00am

In need of a sewing machine and supplies? We have what you need. Stop in to work on your projects. We have a cutting mat, rotary cutters, an iron, cotton and fleece fabrics, and basic assistance...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
10:00am - 11:00am
Adults
 
 
Crawlers
Crawlers Nov 07, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Crawlers is designed for children between 1 to 2 years olds and their caregivers. We will feature fingerplays, songs, and stories. No registration is required for this program.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Open Sewing
Open Sewing Nov 07, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Stop by the library to use our new sewing machines. We’ve got basic tutorials, a cutting mat, rotary cutters, an iron, and cotton & fleece fabric for you to use. Feel free to bring your own...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Chicago Child Care Society
Chicago Child Care Society Nov 08, 2017 - 10:30am - 2:00pm

Play date with local parents

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:30am - 2:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Nov 08, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Tales To Wet Your Whistle -- Storytelling Open Mic
Tales To Wet Your Whistle -- Storytelling Open Mic Nov 08, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join us at our new location -- Redbird Cafe -- where you can hear both new and experienced storytellers at Tales to Wet Your Whistle Storytelling Open Mic. You are also welcome to submit your name...

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For: Adults Location: Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Adults
 
 
Homewood Historical Society
Homewood Historical Society Nov 08, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Monthly meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Parent/Teen Book Discussion
Parent/Teen Book Discussion Nov 08, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Parent and teen(grade 7 thru 12) join together to read and discuss the same book. Registration is preferred but not required. Check at the circulation desk for the current book being read.

For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Makery Walk-In Hours
Makery Walk-In Hours Nov 08, 2017 - 7:30pm - 8:30pm

Curious about our makerspace? Need help with a project? Stop by the Makery to see the endless possibilities! We’ve got a 3D printer, poster printer, equipment and software for filming, editing,...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
So, You Want to Build A Puppet...
So, You Want to Build A Puppet... Nov 09, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

<br><font size="4">Come get your hands involved in building a professional style hand puppet, learn the basics of performing puppetry, and do a mini performance for your...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Kids
 
 
ATU Local 1028
ATU Local 1028 Nov 10, 2017 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

Greviance Training

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:00am - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Anime/Fandom Connection After Hours
Anime/Fandom Connection After Hours Nov 10, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Come share your love of animanga and comics! Come in COSPLAY (appropriate costume of your favorite character)! Pics will be posted on our Facebook page. Anime, crafts, games, raffles and food!For...

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For: Teens Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Teens
 
 
Pine Tree Condo of Homewood
Pine Tree Condo of Homewood Nov 11, 2017 - 10:00am - 11:30am

Management and Board meeting.

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 11:30am
Community Group
 
 
Meet a Veteran
Meet a Veteran Nov 11, 2017 - 1:30pm - 3:00pm

Stop in to chat with veterans from different time periods!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:30pm - 3:00pm
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MAximum Quotient Track Club
MAximum Quotient Track Club Nov 12, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Team Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Girl Scouts Daisies Troop 65522
Girl Scouts Daisies Troop 65522 Nov 12, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Scout meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Totally Tots
Totally Tots Nov 13, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am

Totally Tots storytime is a program designed for 2 to early 3 year olds. Caregivers and children enjoy this highly interactive story time together with stories, songs, and play time. No...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Nov 13, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Preschool Storytime
Preschool Storytime Nov 13, 2017 - 2:00pm - 2:45pm

Develop a love of reading at our Preschool Storyhour! This program is designed for 3 to 5 year olds who will participate in activities in the Rauch Reading Room including games, songs, stories,...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Kids
 
 
Games After Dark
Games After Dark Nov 13, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join HPL staff and other patrons who love board games to play some of your favorites! We have a big collection that just keeps growing. Here's a sneak peak: Ticket to Ride, Love Letter, Catan...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
 
 
Staff Use
Staff Use Nov 14, 2017 (All day)

Multi-Purpose Room unavailable. Staff use.

For: Staff Only Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
(All day)
Staff Only
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Nov 15, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Nov 15, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Looking for teen input for programs, book suggestions, or anything else you would like to see/do/find at the library! Bring your ideas and a friend. The Teen Leadership Council meets every other...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
DIY String Art Ornaments
DIY String Art Ornaments Nov 15, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

More info soon!

For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Adults
 
 
Proposed Levy Public Hearing
Proposed Levy Public Hearing Nov 15, 2017 - 6:45pm - 7:00pm

Proposed Levy Public Hearing

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:45pm - 7:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
HPL Board Monthly Meeting
HPL Board Monthly Meeting Nov 15, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

HPL Board Monthly Meeting

For: Board of Trustees Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Board of Trustees
 
 
Girl Scout Troop 60261
Girl Scout Troop 60261 Nov 16, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Family Reading Night
Family Reading Night Nov 16, 2017 - 6:00pm - 6:45pm

Join us for a Storytime with family- your real family AND your library family! <br /><br />"Family Reading Night" is celebrated across the state on the third Thursday in...

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For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Kids
 
 
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group
Third Thursday Book Discussion Group Nov 16, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

The Third Thursday group, with Lisa as facilitator, meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Thursday of every other month. Call Lisa at 708-798-0121 ext. 237 for more information.

For: Discussion Groups Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Discussion Groups
 
 
Teens Make StuffCANCELLED
Teens Make StuffCANCELLED Nov 16, 2017 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Special project each month for anyone in grades 7-12.<br />This month's project is create your own podcast.<br />Registration is preferred, not required.

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For: Teens Location: The Makery Register for Event
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Teens
 
 
Acoustic After Hours
Acoustic After Hours Nov 17, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Join HPL in welcoming Phillip-Michael Scales. Phillip-Michael is a performer based in Chicago. He also happens to be the nephew of B.B. King. <br /><br />Acoustic After Hours...

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For: Adults Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Adults
 
 
KCIM
KCIM Nov 18, 2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
9:00am - 12:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Moana & Maui Storytime and Craft
Moana & Maui Storytime and Craft Nov 18, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Do you love the movie Moana? Hear more stories about Maui and his adventures, and go home with a handmade craft inspired by Moana.<br /><br />NOW OPEN TO ALL AGES!

For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Nov 20, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Thanksgiving Storytime
Thanksgiving Storytime Nov 21, 2017 - 9:30am - 10:00am

A special Thanksgiving Storytime for families with young children up to six years of age. No registration, but parental supervision is required.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
9:30am - 10:00am
Kids
 
 
ATLAS Board Meeting
ATLAS Board Meeting Nov 21, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

ATLAS Board Meeting

For: Community Group Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
10:00am - 12:00pm
Community Group
 
 
Readers Theater Camp
Readers Theater Camp Nov 21, 2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Spend the day at the library with Miss Kelly! We will read some books, pick one to perform, make simple costumes, and do a performance!<br /><br />Camp / Rehearsal will run 10am to 4pm...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
10:00am - 4:00pm
Kids
 
 
Thanksgiving Storytime
Thanksgiving Storytime Nov 21, 2017 - 10:30am - 11:00am

A special Thanksgiving Storytime for families with young children up to six years of age. No registration, but parental supervision is required.

For: Kids Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
10:30am - 11:00am
Kids
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Nov 22, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
 
Elf: the Interactive Movie
Elf: the Interactive Movie Nov 24, 2017 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

"The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear." Sing, shout, and snack along to this classic holiday movie.<br /><br /><br />Buddy (Will...

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For: Family/All Ages Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Family/All Ages
 
 
Gaming Night
Gaming Night Nov 24, 2017 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Hang out at the Homewood Public Library, after hours, and enjoy gaming and snacks! Xbox One, Wii, board games,card games, D&D and more! Registration is preferred. For anyone in grades 7-12....

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
6:00pm - 9:00pm
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Girl Scouts Daisies Troop 65522
Girl Scouts Daisies Troop 65522 Nov 26, 2017 - 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Scout meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Homeschooler's Art Club
Homeschooler's Art Club Nov 27, 2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Come to the FORT and spend an hour sharing different drawing techniques.Guest artists on occasion. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12. Some supplies will be provided or you may bring your own drawing...

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For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Teens
 
 
Film Discussion Series
Film Discussion Series Nov 27, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:45pm

Tonight's movie is: Cinema Paradiso <br />On the fourth Monday of each month, we will be watching a film at 6:00 p.m., followed by a discussion of the film.

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For: Adults Location: Rauch Reading Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:45pm
Adults
 
 
Homewood Flossmoor Soccer Club
Homewood Flossmoor Soccer Club Nov 27, 2017 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Commissioner Meeting

For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
FOHL Board Meeting
FOHL Board Meeting Nov 27, 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

FOHL Board Meeting

For: Friends of the Library Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friends of the Library
 
 
 
Wacky Wednesday
Wacky Wednesday Nov 29, 2017 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Come to the FORT and enjoy games and snacks with your friends. For anyone in grades 7 thru 12.

For: Teens Location: F.O.R.T. Register for Event
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Teens
 
 
Teen Leadership Council
Teen Leadership Council Nov 29, 2017 - 5:00pm - 6:00pm

Looking for teen input for programs, book suggestions, or anything else you would like to see/do/find at the library! Bring your ideas and a friend. The Teen Leadership Council meets every other...

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For: Teens Location: MultiPurpose Room Register for Event
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Teens
 
 
Josephine Elizabeth Franklin Foundation
Josephine Elizabeth Franklin Foundation Nov 29, 2017 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Planning meeting for the annual fund raiser for the Josephine Elizabeth Seaton Franklin Foundation “Vision Quest Awards." This is an annual event honoring community leaders that have...

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For: Community Group Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Community Group
 
 
Laser Cutting: CoastersCANCELLED
Laser Cutting: CoastersCANCELLED Nov 29, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Learn the basics of laser cutting and design some fun coasters using either the Adobe Creative Suite or your own two hands. <br /><br />No prior experience necessary! Registration...

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For: Adults Location: The Makery Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Adults
 
 
Suction Cup Window Charms - Drop In Craft
Suction Cup Window Charms - Drop In Craft Nov 30, 2017 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

<br><font size="3">Create a window charm using a silicone suction cup and translucent beads. Make one for yourself, or one to give away! <br /><br />This drop in...

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Kids
 
 
LEGO Club
LEGO Club Nov 30, 2017 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Join Mr. Dave in exploration and play with our big pile of LEGO's! DUPLO's available for smaller siblings, too! No registration required.

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For: Kids Location: Meeting Room Register for Event
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Kids
 
 
 
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