Friday, October 18, 2019


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, October 24, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX            

  Stop by the Quitman Public Library for treats on Thursday, Oct. 31 from 3 – 5 p.m. during the Quitman Chamber of Commerce Halloween Candy Walk!
  National Family History Month is observed during October, and the 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 the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 and visit the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  





  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, Nov. 8 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in. There will be an open mic set-up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are always welcome. For more information, call Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.
  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7. Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.

Adult Services
  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the library on Friday, Nov. 1 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Tuesdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Visit www.ged.com to create your account.
  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction.
 
Children’s Services
  QPL Story Time is every Wednesday at 2 p.m. On Oct. 30, we’re having a “Halloween Party!” with games, snacks, music, and a costume contest. For more information, contact Terri Bennett at 903-763-4191. 

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Special guest will be a book sculptor who creates art from the pages of books.
  You may sign up for the monthly Friends of the Quitman Public Library Newsletter or obtain more information about becoming a member by contacting Rebekah Yeager at 903-763-4191. Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.


New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Also, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 


Friday, October 4, 2019

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, October 10, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX            

  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. There will be an open mic set-up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are always welcome. For more information, call 903-975-5745.
  National Family History Month is observed in 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 21, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 and visit the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.
  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7. Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.

Adult Services
  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the library on 1st Fridays of each month from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Tuesdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for this free instruction.
 
Children’s Services
  QPL Story Time is every Wednesday at 2 p.m. Upcoming themes: Oct. 16 “Eating Healthy” making our own snack mix; Oct. 23 “Pumpkins!”; Oct. 30 “Halloween Party!” with games, snacks, music, and a costume contest. For more information, contact Terri Bennett at 903-763-4191. 

Friends of the Library
  The Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet on Tuesday, November 12, 2019. Special guest will be a book sculptor who creates art from the pages of books.
  You may sign up for the monthly Friends of the Quitman Public Library Newsletter or obtain more information about becoming a member by contacting Rebekah Yeager at 903-763-4191. Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

On Display
  In the lobby display is a collection of mementos on loan from the Gladys Zapata and the Peralta Family in commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month. If you have a collection for the monthly display, contact Beverly Chamberlin at the library.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Also, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 



Tuesday, September 24, 2019

National Voter Registration Day!

Register to VOTE!! Tuesday, Sept 24th is National Voter Registration Day. Stop by the Quitman Public Library from 10 am - 6 pm for voter registration assistance. Many Americans don’t know that if you recently moved, turned 18, changed your name, or haven’t voted in recent elections, you need to update your voter registration!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, August 1, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX    

  August is National Golf Month, so let your first swing be by the Quitman Public Library to check out our large collection of some of the best books and DVDs on golf.
  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the library on Friday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. There will be an open mic set-up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are always welcome, and you never know when a well-known musician may surprise us with a visit. For more information, call 903-975-5745.
  Quitman Public Library joins libraries across the country to remind parents that the most important school supply of all is a library card! 

Patron cards are available for those residents 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. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 
           
Adult Services
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Thursdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.
  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for this free instruction.
 
Children’s Services
  Through Aug. 16, 2019, the Quitman Public Library will host Summer Lunch for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at noon. This is a no-cost program sponsored by Quitman & Liberty Methodist Men to ensure that kids in our community do not go hungry during the summer months.
  QPL Story Time is on break until Sep. 25, 2019. Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts and activities. For more information, contact Terri Bennett at 903-763-4191. 

Friends of the Library
  The Friends will be on summer break until Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019. You may sign up for the monthly Friends of the Quitman Public Library Newsletter or obtain more information about becoming a member by contacting Rebekah Yeager at 903-763-4191. Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

Genealogy
  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will have volunteers on hand during Old Settler’s weekend to assist you with your family history research, according to WCTGS President, David Gilbreath. Contact a member by calling the library or through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.





New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Also, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 



Friday, July 12, 2019

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, July 18, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX       
 
  Throughout July and August, the Quitman Public Library will host Summer Lunch for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at noon. This is a no-cost program sponsored by Quitman & Liberty Methodist Men to ensure that kids in our community do not go hungry during the summer months.

  During the month of July, Money Camp for children ages 5 – 11 years is each Tuesday and Thursday in July from 10 a.m. – noon at the library. This fun camp is sponsored by City National Bank, Wood County National Bank and Capital One as part of a regional literacy initiative of A Circle of 10, Inc. Call 903-763-4191 for more information about either of these free programs. 
  Displayed near the front check out desk is a collection of the best summer reads selected by Melissa Frosch. Stop by and check it out.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, Aug. 9 from 6 – 9 p.m. Acoustical instruments only and listeners are always welcome. Beans and cornbread served at 7 p.m. This is a free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Sign up for email or text notifications to remind you when your books are due. 
  Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17.
  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.

Adult Services
  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the library on Friday, Aug. 2 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite you to free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Thursdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.


Children’s Services
  QPL Story Time is on break until Sep. 25, 2019. Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts and activities.

Friends of the Library
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library will reconvene in September after a summer break.
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. Membership applications are available at the library’s front desk


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 newest eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 

Friday, June 28, 2019

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, July 4, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX         
 
  During July, the Quitman Public Library will host Summer Lunch for Kids every Tuesday – Friday at noon. This is a no-cost program sponsored by Quitman & Liberty Methodist Men to ensure that kids in our community do not go hungry during the summer months. 

  Also, Money Camp for children ages 5 – 11 years is each Tuesday and Thursday in July from 10 a.m. – noon at the library. This fun camp is sponsored by City National Bank, Wood County National Bank and Capital One as part of a regional literacy initiative of A Circle of 10, Inc. Call 903-763-4191 for more information about either of these free programs. 

  Displayed near the front check out desk is a collection of the best summer reads selected by Melissa Frosch. Stop by and check it out.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, July 13 from 6 – 9 p.m. Acoustical instruments only and listeners are always welcome. Beans and cornbread served at 7 p.m. This is a free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 
  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Sign up for email or text notifications to remind you when your books are due. 
  Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17.
  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.

Adult Services
  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the library on Friday, July 5 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite you to free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Thursdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.

Children’s Services
  QPL Story Time is on break until September 25, 2019. Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts and activities.

Friends of the Library
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library will reconvene in September after a summer break.
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. Membership applications are available at the library’s front desk

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 newest eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 



Wednesday, June 5, 2019

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, June 6, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX        
 
  QPL Summer Reading 2019 is happening the entire month of June, and we will discover “A Universe of Stories!” Fun activities are planned for each Wednesday, so stop by the library for your game card. Prizes will be awarded on June 26, so get that game card filled up! 

  Thanks to a generous donation from Quitman & Liberty Methodist Men, QPL Summer Lunches for Kids are available Tuesdays – Fridays at noon during the month of June at the library.

  Jim Kinsel from Workforce Solutions of East Texas will be at the Quitman Public Library on Friday, June 7 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. No appointment is necessary.
  The 2nd Friday Acoustic Jam at the Quitman Public Library on Friday, June 14, 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 to this free event. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

  Notary service is available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.

  Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Sign up for email or text notifications to remind you when your books are due. 
  Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.

Adult Services
  Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite you to free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main lobby. All ages and skill levels are welcome.
  Online GED test preparatory registration and course assistance is available on Thursdays (language arts) and Fridays (mathematics) from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Children’s Services
  QPL Story Time is on break until September 25, 2019. Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts and activities.

Friends of the Library
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library will reconvene in September after a summer break.
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. Membership applications are available at the library’s front desk

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 newest eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.