Summer Reading “Build a Better World” activity is Thursday, June 8, 2017 beginning at 2 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library. It’s “Tinker Day” where we will build stuff with the help of teen volunteers from Glowing Hearts of Grand Prairie, Texas. On Thursday, June 15, 2017, at 2 p.m., summer readers will meet at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park where Glowing Hearts volunteers will help us “Build a Better Thing-a-ma-jig.” In the event of rain, summer reading will meet at the library. Special thanks to the Quitman-Lake Fork Kiwanis, Subway – Quitman, and Peoples Wireless for sponsoring this year’s program.
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam at the Quitman Public Library is Friday, June 9, 2017. Acoustical 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.
Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Keep up with current events on at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org for links to OverDrive and the TexShare Databases.
GED preparatory classes will extend through the summer. The class meets each Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m. and is taught by certified instructor, Susan Resnik. The class is designed to prepare students for the GED test. Call 903-763-4191 or stop by on Thursdays at 3:30 p.m. to meet with the instructor. There is no cost for the class, but the GED workbook is $15.
Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free knitting and crochet instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Quitman Public Library recently held its last meeting of the season and will meet again in September 2017 after Summer Break. Officers for 2017-2018 are Cathy Dye – President, Beverly Chamberlain – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Rebekah Yeager – Treasurer, and Diane Moseley – Hospitality.
Friends is an active group of men and women dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.
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. Also, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos for your electronic devices.