Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Upcoming Events

Event: Quitman Public Library presents “Dig up a Good Book” Summer Reading Kick-off party

Date: Friday, July 1, 2011

Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Place: Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Quitman Public Library

202 East Goode Street and Bermuda street area between the library and Pott’s Feed

Desc: Summer Reading Kick-off party with games, prizes, contests, hot dogs

*Additional events are scheduled for each Friday in July

Event: Quitman Public Library and Wood Co. TX Genealogical Society present “The Genealogy Guys”

Date: Friday, August 5, 2011

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Place: Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Quitman Public Library

202 East Goode Street, Quitman TX 903-763-4191

Desc: The Genealogy Guys are two avid and enthusiastic genealogists who want to discuss all facets of genealogical research. The Genealogy Guys are George G. Morgan, internationally-recognized genealogy expert, author, and lecturer and Drew Smith, MLS, instructor at the School of Library and Information Science at the University of South Florida in Tampa.



Event: Northeast Texas Library System presents “Revitalize Your Reach”

Date: Thursday, August 11, 2011

Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Place: Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Quitman Public Library

202 East Goode Street, Quitman TX 903-763-4191

Desc: Expand your reach to the served and underserved populations. Help them see how your library services and collections can be accessible, valuable and relevant specifically to them. Free, public is invited.



Event: Northeast Texas Library System - Regional Advisory Council Meeting

Date: Friday, August 26, 2011

Time: 8:00 AM -5:00 PM

Place: Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Quitman Public Library

202 East Goode Street, Quitman TX 903-763-4191

Desc: The Northeast Texas Library System Advisory Council consists of seven representatives who represent the interests and needs of all the member libraries in the System. The NETLS Advisory Council serves as the liaison agency of the member libraries, their governing bodies and their Library Boards or Trustees to advise in the formulation of the Annual and Long Range Plans of Service and budgets. The Council chooses to meet at the Quitman Public Library because of the meeting room accommodations and because of the city’s centralized location within the region.



Event: The Quitman Public Library and UT Southwestern Medical Center present “Consumer Health Information Workshop”

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Time: 1:00 -3:00 PM

Place: Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Quitman Public Library

202 East Goode Street, Quitman TX 903-763-4191

Desc: To help people navigate the Web to find accurate, trustworthy health information, Quitman Public Library and UT Southwestern Medical Center Library are hosting a Consumer Heath Information Workshop led by John Fullinwider, director of research support and education services for the library at UT Southwestern. The session is sponsored in part by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine/South Central Region.

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