Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Register to VOTE at the library on March 16th

Register to vote (or verify that your information is correct) at the Quitman Public Library on Tuesday, March 16th from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.  

If have moved since the last voting time, you need to make a change of address for voting purposes. April 1st is the last day to register to vote for the May 2021 elections. 



Friday, March 5, 2021

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

to run Thursday, March 11, 2021   ●   Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX


March is the time to plan your garden for spring and summer blooms, and the Quitman Public Library has information you need to get ready. Near the front desk is a seasonal display of books, selected by the Quitman Garden Club, with tips for planting, gardening, food preservation and processing. 

  

There will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this tax season, however, printed forms are available here.  AARP Tax Aide office at 1-888-227-7669 for the nearest free tax preparation site. Public computers, with no time limits, are available at the library.

  

Photographers of all levels are invited to the “In-Focus Photography Club of East Texas” that now meets every 4th Monday at the Quitman Public Library, 202 East Goode Street, Quitman, TX. Meet other photographers, share ideas, and participate in photography-related events. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the 6:30 p.m. meeting and workshop.

  

Cancer Cysters and Breast Friends support group meets in the library’s community room on the last Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8 p.m. Call 903-850-3978 for more information

  

Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others. Masks and social distancing are required for this group.

  

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for meeting confirmation and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. 

  

Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at noon in the Shamburger Community Room. Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

  

Adult GED support services are available for students who have registered online at www.ged.com. Assistance in reading/writing skills and math is available in the public computer area on Wednesdays during library hours. 

  

Online services are available by visiting our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org where you can find the TexShare® database of reference resources and the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on OverDrive®, Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to check out our newest arrivals.  Library cards are free to those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 – 17. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wi-Fi is available 24/7.

    

Contact the library by calling 903-763-4191, or email us at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.


Friday, December 11, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 Thursday, December 17, 2020

  Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! The library will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday. Check out our holiday collection of books for pleasure reading, movies with a festive theme, and books with recipe and decorating ideas to make Christmas extra special. 


  Friends of the Quitman Public Library has cancelled the January 2021 meeting and are hoping to reconvene in February. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, and Tonia Nix – treasurer.


  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for meeting confirmation and follow the society’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.


  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets year-round at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  In the lobby showcase is a collection of Snoopy Christmas memorabilia on loan from Tonia Nix. Stop in soon and see what your library has to offer. Online services are available by visiting our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org to find the TexShare® database of reference resources and OverDrive® for the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.


  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  


  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade disinfectant.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Friday, October 16, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18 – 24, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to the growth of public libraries. QPL Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month in the Shamburger Community Room to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments are always served. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, and Tonia Nix – treasurer.

  October is “TeenTober,” a nationwide celebration that promotes teen services in the library as well as online for those 12-18 years of age to "Read For The Fun Of It!" Stop by and check out our newest fall arrivals.

  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Check our website to find the TexShare® database of reference resources and OverDrive® for the latest eBooks.

  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade disinfectant.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Friday, October 2, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 






Thursday, October 8, 2020

  During October, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15–Oct 15). Visit our webpage at www.quitmanlibrary.org. and link to our online display of e-books celebrating this event. The OverDrive® link will also connect you to a vast collection of other e-books, audio books and streaming video.


  October is “TeenTober,” a nationwide celebration that promotes teen services in the library as well as online for those 12-18 years of age to "Read For The Fun Of It!" Stop by and check out our newest fall arrivals.


  Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18 – 24, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to the growth of public libraries. QPL Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month in the Shamburger Community Room to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments will be served. Carley Tucker and Brandi Box from the Quitman Chamber of Commerce will offer a short presentation on upcoming Chamber events. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, Tonia Nix – treasurer.


  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.


  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.




  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Check our website to find our TexShare® database that is loaded with up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources.

  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade sanitizer.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.