Monday, January 14, 2019

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, January 16, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX
 
  January is “Get Healthy, Stay Healthy” month.  If you have resolved to exercise, diet, or just be a better person, the library has the information and books you need to be successful. 
  There will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this tax season. The AARP Tax Aide office can help you locate your nearest free tax preparation site by calling 1-888-227-7669. The library will have printed 2018 Forms 1040, 1040 A, and 1040 EZ. Also, public computers are available at the library for patrons to file online during regular business hours. Public Wi-Fi is available 24/7.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam at the Quitman Public Library on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in with acoustical instruments only. Beginners are welcome to come early to workshop at 5 p.m. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.
                               

Adult Services
  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.
  Adult GED support services with assistance provided by State-certified instructor is offered each Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. in the library’s public computer area.


Children’s Services
  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events: Jan. 16 – It’s Wet and Cold!; Jan. 23 – Snowman – What’s His Story?; Jan. 30 – Fun Day with Hot Cocoa and a Movie!; Feb. 6 – Why We Have America?
  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at noon in the Thurman Shamburger Community Room. The Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.


Genealogy
  Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019. Follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.


On Display
  In the lobby showcase is a collection of hobby crafts and books to commemorate January as National Hobby Month. The items are on loan from Beverly Chamberlain.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 


Monday, December 31, 2018

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, January 2, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX   
 
  
  Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year 2019! The library will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019 for New Year’s Day.

  This month, the library will highlight the new year with a display of self-help books selected by Melissa Frosch and Jessica King. Look for the “New Beginning” display near the front checkout desk.
  If you got a new guitar for Christmas, bring it on out to the 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam at the Quitman Public Library on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in with acoustical instruments only. Beginners are welcome to come early to workshop at 5 p.m. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 

                               
Adult Services
  Knitting and Crochet class will resume on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.

  Adult GED support services will resume on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Assistance from a State certified instructor is offered each Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. in the library’s public computer area.


Children’s Services
  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events: Jan. 2 – Snow Globes; Jan. 9 – Who Sleeps During the Winter?; Jan. 16 – It’s Wet and Cold!; Jan. 23 – Snowman – What’s His Story?; Jan. 30 – Fun Day with Hot Cocoa and a Movie!
  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at noon in the Thurman Shamburger Community Room. The Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.


Genealogy
  Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.



On Display
  In the lobby showcase is a collection of Snoopy memorabilia to commemorate on loan from Tonia Nix.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 


Friday, December 14, 2018

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, December 19, 2018      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX        
 
  Don’t miss a special Christmas Story Time this Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018.  Beginning at 2 p.m., Elvis (instead of Santa) will perform and he will hand out scarves and teddy bears to the kids! Everyone is welcome regardless of age. Pizza will be served, but feel free to bring another one!
  Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! The library will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam is Friday, Jan 11, 2019 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in with acoustical instruments only. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.
  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 
                               
Adult Services
  Knitting and Crochet class will resume on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019. Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.
  Adult GED support services will resume on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019. Assistance from a State certified instructor is offered each Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. in the library’s public computer area.

Children’s Services
  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events: Dec. 19 – Christmas Party with Elvis!; Dec. 26 – Holiday Break (no Story Time); Jan. 2 – Snow Globes; Jan. 9 – Who Sleeps During the Winter?; Jan. 16 – It’s Wet and Cold!; Jan. 23 – Snowman – What’s His Story?; Jan. 30 – Fun Day with Hot Cocoa and a Movie!
  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its next meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019 at noon in the Thurman Shamburger Community Room. The Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

Genealogy
  There will be no meeting of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society until after the Christmas holidays. Follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.

On Display
  In the lobby showcase is a collection of Snoopy memorabilia to commemorate on loan from Tonia Nix.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wednesday, November 21, 2018      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX        

 

  The Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! The library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving holiday.


  November is National American Indian Heritage Month, and the library has highlighted this month-long event with a media display designed by Melissa Frosch.  

  The 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam is Friday, Dec. 14 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in with acoustical instruments only. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.


  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 

                               

Adult Services

  Knitting and Crochet class will resume on Thursday, Nov. 29 after the Thanksgiving holiday. Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.

  Adult GED support services will resume on Thursday, Nov. 29, as well. Assistance is offered each Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. in the library’s public computer area.



Children’s Services

  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events: Nov. 21 – No QPL Story Time; Nov. 28 – “Clap Your Hands” with finger painting for craft activity; Dec. 5 – Polar Animals with paper crafts; Dec. 12 – Who is Santa Claus? We will write letters to Santa.

  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).



Friends of the Library

  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its “FOL Christmas, Cookies, Wassail and Caroling” party on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at noon in the Thurman Shamburger Community Room. This is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.


 Genealogy

  There will be no meeting of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society until after the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. Follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.



On Display

  In the lobby showcase is a collection of military memorabilia to commemorate Veteran’s Day. The items are on loan from Beverly Chamberlain.



New Arrivals

  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wednesday, November 7, 2018     Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX         

 

  The FOL Fall Book Sale begins Wednesday, Nov. 14 and runs through Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. The sale will take place during library business hours from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. each day.

  The 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam is Friday, November 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in with acoustical instruments only. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  The Quitman Public Library will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23, 2018 for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 

                               

Adult Services

  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.

  Adult GED support services are offered each Thursday, 4 – 6 p.m. in the library’s public computer area.



Children’s Services

  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events: Nov. 7 – “It’s a Field Trip to the Pecan House!” meet up at 1225 W Loop 564 Mineola, TX; Nov. 4 – “Family Makes You Smile” Thanksgiving table decorations for craft activity; Nov. 21 – No QPL Story Time; Nov. 28 – “Clap Your Hands” with finger painting for craft activity.

  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).



Friends of the Library

  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library meet Tuesday, Nov. 13 at noon in the Thurman Shamburger Community Room for an hour of fellowship and fun. This is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.



Genealogy

  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets Monday, Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. Guest speaker, Eugene Allen, will present “The Bankhead Highway and Its Course Through Wood County, Texas.” The society gathers for a pre-meeting social dinner at Peralta’s Mexican Restaurant in Quitman at 6 p.m. and invites newcomers to fellowship. The society’s Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.



On Display

  In the lobby showcase is a collection of military memorabilia to commemorate Veteran’s Day. The items are on loan from Beverly Chamberlain.



New Arrivals

  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 

Friday, September 21, 2018

National Voter Registration Day! September 25, 2018

National Voter Registration Day is Tuesday, September 25, 2018!

The Quitman Public Library is participating in the month-long 
“Register in September – Vote in November” voter registration campaign. 

Forms are available at the front desk. 

Quitman Public LIbrary
202 East Goode Street
Quitman TX 75783

903-763-4191

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, September 26, 2018      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX       
 
  National Family History Month is observed annually during the month of October. The Quitman Public Library along with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society invite family researchers, historians and storytellers, to commemorate their family’s rich and deep history this month by allowing us to assist with beginning your genealogical tree. The society will meet on Monday, October 15, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, Oct. 12 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. Listeners are always welcome at this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.
  Patron cards are available for those who can provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 
                               
Adult Services
  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.

Children’s Services
  Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Lillian Gray plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming themes: Sep. 26 – “Eat Your Vegetables” and create a vegetable platter, Oct. 3 – “I Spy” with games, Oct. 10 – “Crows and Scarecrows” making popsicle stick scarecrows, Oct. 17 – “A Blue Story Time” all the books we read will be blue! Oct. 24 – “Halloween Party!” with a costume contest, games and prizes.
  Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665).

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library meet Tuesday, Oct. 9 at noon for an hour of fellowship and fun. This is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. FOL Officers for 2019 are: Cathy Dye – President, Beverly Chamberlain – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Rebekah Yeager – Treasurer/Newsletter, and Diane Moseley – Hospitality.  

Genealogy
  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. The society gathers for a pre-meeting social dinner at Peralta’s Mexican Restaurant in Quitman at 6 p.m and invites newcomers to fellowship. The society’s Facebook page is http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

On Display
  In the lobby showcase is a collection of chicken memorabilia on loan from Beverly Chamberlain.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to check new arrivals. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.