May 22, 2013
Wood County Democrat – Wood County, TX
Quitman Public Library Notes by Delene H. Allen, Director
If you have any board games or outdoor lawn games just sitting around collecting dust, please consider donating them to the Quitman Public Library at 202 East Goode Street, Quitman. Our summer reading theme is “Get Your Game on @ the Quitman Public Library,” and we hope to have plenty of games for everyone to play. There are plans to have a regular game night this fall in the library’s community room.
Mark your calendar for Friday Night Bluegrass Acoustical Jam Fever on Friday, June 14, from 6 – 9 p.m. 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 903-952-8305 or 903-763-4191.
Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
GED classes conclude for the year this Wednesday, May 22, 2013. English as a Second Language (ESL) classes will hold their last class of the year this Thursday, May 23, 2013. To learn more about these classes or to sign up for Fall classes, call the library.
Knitting and crochet instruction is offered by Virginia Hoffpauir in the library’s main gallery each Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Bring your own supplies and join the group for a fun time of free instruction.
Young Adult and Children’s Services
Story Time will meet Friday, May 24th at 11 a.m. Story Time runs concurrently with the Q.I.S.D. calendar, and will suspend for the summer beginning in June.
The Quitman Public Library Advisory Board will meet Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 6 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room. The public is always welcome to attend advisory board meetings.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Quitman Public Library has concluded its 2013 season and will resume activities this fall. Friends of the Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. The public is always invited to bring a lunch and spend an hour with people who really love their library. For more information about this group, contact the library.
The Wood County Genealogical Society has concluded its 2013 season. Please visit the society’s website at http://www.woodtxgene.com for current events.
Ancestry.com is now available at no charge for library patron. This subscription is provided by a generous gift from members of the Wood County Genealogical Society.
The library has received a large shipment of new children’s books. There are too many to list here, so visit our catalog at www.quitmanlibrary.org or stop by and check out what your library has to offer.