Friday, June 1, 2018

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, June 6, 2018 Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX
 
  The 2018 Summer Reading theme at the Quitman Public Library during the entire month of June is “Libraries Rock!” On Thursday, June 7 at 2 p.m. we will be rocking the house here at the library with ventriloquist and magician, Howdy Do-Dat, then on Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m. we will have a 50s Sock Hop with Dale “The C” Cummings.  Exciting musical events are planned for each Thursday in June, and there will be lots of prizes and surprises. Pick up your game card and check out some of our brand new books selected especially for our youngest readers!
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, June 8 from 6 – 9 p.m. Special guests are planning to attend from deep East Texas as well as Central Texas, so this will be a great time to network! Acoustical instruments only and listeners are always welcome. Beans and cornbread served at 7 p.m. This is a free event.


Displayed near the front check out desk is a collection of summer reads selected by Melissa Frosch. Stop by and check it out!  
  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
  QPL’s Get GED Ready class is on summer break and will resume September 6, 2018. For more information, call or stop by the library.
  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery, and it will meet throughout the summer. 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 will be on summer break until September 6, 2018.   

Friends of the Library
  The Friends will be on summer break until Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Friends of the Quitman Public Library 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 throughout the summer to assist you with your family history research, according to WCTGS President, David Gilbreath. Call 903-763-4191 to schedule an appointment or contact a member through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

On Display
  In the lobby showcase during June, is a collection of interesting donations the library has acquired through the years. Some of the items have been found in old or returned books.  If you have items you would like to display in the monthly showcase, contact Beverly Chamberlain at 903-763-4191.

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


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

Libraries Rock! That is our 2018 Summer Reading theme at the Quitman Public Library during the entire month of June. Exciting musical events are planned for each Thursday in June, and there will be lots of prizes and surprises. On Thursday, June 7 at 2 p.m. we will be rocking the house with ventriloquist and magician, Howdy Do-Dat! On Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m. we will have a 50s Sock Hop with The “C” and there will be a Dance Off. Stop by or call 903-763-4191 to sign up.
Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to see what’s new.
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
QPL’s Get GED Ready class is on summer break and will resume September 6, 2018. For more information, call or stop by the library.
Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery, and it will meet throughout the summer. 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 will celebrate on Thursday, May 24 with “It’s a Storytime Party at Gov. Hogg City Park – the last Story Time for the school year!”

Friends of the Library
The Friends will be on a summer break until Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Friends of the Quitman Public Library 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 throughout the summer to assist you with your family history research. Call 903-763-4191 to schedule an appointment or contact a member through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

On Display
In the lobby showcase is a collection of garden fairy memorabilia and hand-crafted pieces on loan from Kimberly Strickland of Golden TX. Monthly arrangements are designed by Beverly Chamberlain. If you have items you would like to display in the monthly showcase, contact 903-763-4191.

New Arrivals
Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Quitman Public Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

During the Month of May, the library is highlighting Mother’s Day as well as Memorial Day with media displays designed by Melissa Frosch. Stop in and check it out.
Mark your calendar for the 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam on May 11 from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Doors open at 5 p.m. for those who want to tune up or practice. Acoustical musicians of all ages and skill levels are welcome, and listeners are welcome too. Refreshments are available, but feel free to bring anything you like. For more information, call 903-975-5745.
Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Also, sign up for email or text notifications to remind you when books are due.
The Quitman Public Library has earned the Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Call 903-763-4191 or visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary. Wi-Fi is available 24/7.

Adult Services
QPL’s Get GED Ready class meets each Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m. with classes ending on May 24. After a summer break, the class will resume September 6, 2018.
Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery, and meets year-round. 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 each Thursday at 2 p.m. and is designed for young readers and home-schooled students; however, anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Upcoming themes: May 10 “Stop and Smell the Flowers” – May 17 “Mothers and Fathers are Important” – May 24 “It’s a Storytime Party at Gov. Hogg City Park – the last Story Time for the school year!”

Friends of the Library
The Friends will be on a summer break until Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

Genealogy
The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet on Monday, May 21, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. Visit the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

On Display
In the lobby showcase is a collection of garden fairy memorabilia and hand-crafted pieces on loan from Kimberly Strickland of Golden TX. Monthly arrangements are designed by Beverly Chamberlain. If you have items you would like to showcase, contact 903-763-4191.

New Arrivals
Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.