Friday, July 1, 2016

QPL Connection by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
July 6, 2016
         
July is National Anti-boredom month, and what better place to combat boredom than at your local library?  In addition to being a comfortable, quiet place to read and study, the Quitman Public Library has a great deal to offer.  It houses nearly 30,000 bestsellers, series books, audio books, reference materials, genealogical resources, biographies, movies, magazines, regional daily and weekly newspapers, trade journals, encyclopedic databases, and much more. There are countless full-text books available online from OverDrive® when you download the app. Patrons also have access to high-speed wireless Internet 24/7. 
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, July 8, 6 - 9 p.m. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome.  Refreshments will be available.  For more information, call 903-952-8305.
Anyone who lives, works, attends school or owns property or a business in Wood County is entitled to a free library card at the Quitman Public Library.  Borrowing privileges are available to those who can provide photo identification and proof of residency, taxpayer status, school enrollment, or proof of employment in Wood County.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17.  Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 
The library appreciates businesses and individuals in our community who donate their time and services in support of their local library. Special thanks to Quitman Garden Club for maintaining the library’s patio areas, McCluney Pest Control for keeping the library pest free, SuddenLink for providing television cable service for the Thurman Shamburger Community Room, and Ray Roberts Service of Quitman for providing routine inspections of the library’s heat and cooling system.
Visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit www.facebook.com/quitmanlibraryart.
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.
 
Genealogy
Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

New Arrivals

The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our library’s physical collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
July 6, 2016
         
July is National Anti-boredom month, and what better place to combat boredom than at your local library?  In addition to being a comfortable, quiet place to read and study, the Quitman Public Library has a great deal to offer.  It houses nearly 30,000 bestsellers, series books, audio books, reference materials, genealogical resources, biographies, movies, magazines, regional daily and weekly newspapers, trade journals, encyclopedic databases, and much more. There are countless full-text books available online from OverDrive® when you download the app. Patrons also have access to high-speed wireless Internet 24/7. 
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, July 8, 6 - 9 p.m. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome.  Refreshments will be available.  For more information, call 903-952-8305.
Anyone who lives, works, attends school or owns property or a business in Wood County is entitled to a free library card at the Quitman Public Library.  Borrowing privileges are available to those who can provide photo identification and proof of residency, taxpayer status, school enrollment, or proof of employment in Wood County.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17.  Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 
The library appreciates businesses and individuals in our community who donate their time and services in support of their local library. Special thanks to Quitman Garden Club for maintaining the library’s patio areas, McCluney Pest Control for keeping the library pest free, SuddenLink for providing television cable service for the Thurman Shamburger Community Room, and Ray Roberts Service of Quitman for providing routine inspections of the library’s heat and cooling system.
Visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit www.facebook.com/quitmanlibraryart.
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.

Genealogy
Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

New Arrivals

The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our library’s physical collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog

Friday, June 24, 2016

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 29, 2016
         
The library’s summer reading program, “Get Ready...Get Set...READ!” comes to an end this Thursday, June 30, 2016. Join us at 2 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room, and bring your completed reading logs to collect your prizes --- a special treat from Dairy Queen - Quitman and a city pool swim pass sponsored by Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis! Also, bring your mats and a pillow and stay for a 90-minute movie with popcorn sponsored by Friends of the Quitman Public Library!  
The public is invited to "A Fresh Start to a Healthier You!" on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 from 12 - 2 p.m. in the library’s community room. This is a free program sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service - Better Living for Texans.  A free light, healthy lunch will be available. For more information, contact Angie Monk, Wood County - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, 903-763-2924
Patron cards are for those residents who provide a photo identification and proof of residency in Wood County.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Regular hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit www.facebook.com/quitmanlibraryart.
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.

Genealogy
Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

New Arrivals

The library has added over 30 new titles to the Northeast Texas Library Consortium’s collection on OverDrive®. Visit www.quitmanlibrary.org to download the OverDrive® app and connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos to enjoy on your electronic devices.  The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our library’s physical collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog

Summer Reading 2016 Grand Finale!!

Summer Reading 2016!! Get Ready...Get Set...READ! Thursday, June 30th at 2 p.m. is the GRAND FINALE!! Bring your completed reading logs and collect your prizes --- a special treat from Dairy Queen - Quitman and a city pool swim pass sponsored by Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis! Enjoy a movie and popcorn sponsored by Friends of the Quitman Public Library!

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

QPL Summer Reading at Gov. Jim Hogg Park!!

Summer Reading 2016!! Get Ready...Get Set...READ! ON Thursday, June 23, get ready to GET SOAKED! At 2 p.m., the library crew will be at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman TX and we've got some exciting outdoor fun planned! 
**For the older children, we will have water balloon toss, 3-legged sack races, dodge ball"oon" and other games. 
**For the younger ones, we will have sidewalk chalk art and craft stations. 
Dress: swimwear and shoes for relay racing
For more information, call 903-763 BOOK (2665).

Friday, June 17, 2016

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 22, 2016
         
Summer Reading 2016!! Get Ready...Get Set...READ! ON Thursday, June 23, get ready to GET SOAKED! At 2 p.m., the library crew will be at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman TX and we've got some exciting outdoor fun planned! For the older children, we will have water balloon toss, 3-legged sack races, dodge ball"oon" and other games. For the younger ones, we will have sidewalk chalk art and craft stations.  Dress in swimwear and shoes for relay racing, and bring a towel. For more information, call 903-763 BOOK (2665).
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.  Regular hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Call 903-763-4191 for more information or visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit www.facebook.com/quitmanlibraryart.
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.

Genealogy
Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

New Arrivals
June is audiobook month, and the Quitman Public Library has added over 30 new titles to the Northeast Texas Library Consortium’s collection on OverDrive®. Visit www.quitmanlibrary.org to download the OverDrive® app and connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos to enjoy on your electronic devices.  The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our library’s physical collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog



Sunday, June 5, 2016

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 8, 2016
         
June 2016 is Summer Reading 2016 “On Your Mark, Get Set …READ!” at the Quitman Public Library! Young readers are encouraged to stop in to register and pick up their reading game cards at the library’s front desk. Each Thursday in June, from 2 – 4 p.m., there will be an activity.  This Thursday, June 9th, the theme is “Blue Blazes!” Come see Dance Dimensions and the Blue Blazes Jump Rope Team from Mineola TX perform for us at the Carroll Green Civic Center, 602 McAlister Street, Quitman TX. If you have a jump rope, bring it and join in! Special thanks to Bobby Gray, owner of Hog Computer and Jay and Jan Gorman, owners of the Texas Tea Room for sponsoring this event and donating jump ropes so everyone can get jumping!
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam is always on the second Friday of the month at the Quitman Public Library.  The next acoustical jam is Friday, June 10, from 6 - 9 p.m.  Acoustic musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome.  Refreshments will be available. For more information, call 903-975-5735.
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.  Regular hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Call 903-763-4191 for more information or visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
General Educational Development GED® preparatory class is taking a summer break, and will return in September.
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit www.facebook.com/quitmanlibraryart.
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.

Genealogy
Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

New Arrivals

The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog For even more, visit www.quitmanlibrary.org to download the OverDrive® app and connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos to enjoy on your electronic devices.