Friday, September 23, 2011

28 Sep 2011 - Library Notes

Delene H. Allen
Wood County Democrat – Wood County, TX

More people than ever are seeking healthcare information on the Internet, however not all websites are trustworthy. To help people navigate the Web to find accurate health information, Quitman Public Library, ETMC-Quitman, and UT Southwestern Medical Center Library are hosting a Consumer Heath Information Workshop on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. to be held in the Thurman Shamburger Conference Room at the Quitman Public Library. John Fullinwider, Director of Research Support at UT Southwestern and Medical Librarian at Baylor Health Sciences Library, will lead this workshop. The public is invited to attend this interactive, hands-on workshop and learn how to find health information you can trust. For professionals needing Continuing Education Units (CEUs), this workshop will count for 3.
One can find a wealth of research materials and public information at the Quitman Public Library. Library 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 library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

Advisory Board
The Quitman Public Library Advisory Board will meet again Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. in the library’s main gallery. The public is always welcome to attend advisory board meetings.

Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Quitman Public Library invite the public to join them for the FOL Annual Book Sale to run October 11 - 14, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the library’s community room. Come early for the best selection.
If you have donations to offer for this sale, please contact the library during business hours for drop-off information.

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet Monday, October 17, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library.
If you would like more information about this active group, you may contact the library at 903-763-4191 or visit the society’s website at

New Arrivals
Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man, His Guide Dog & The Triumph of Trust at Ground Zero by Michael Hingson (Large Print), The Ideal Man by Julie Garwood, To Win Her Heart by Karen Witemeyer, Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy by Caroline Kennedy (Book and 8-CDs).

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