Thursday, March 8, 2012

Library Notes for the Wood County Democrat, March 7, 2012

The Acoustical Bluegrass Jam Circle will take place this Friday, March 9th, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the main gallery of the Quitman Public Library. Bring your acoustical instruments and join the circle or just come listen. For more information, call 903-952-8305.

March is National Dummies Month to mark the publication of those bright yellow and black “For Dummies: A Reference for the Rest of Us!” guides intended to simplify various subjects. The library has a display of several titles ranging from “Gardening for Dummies to Pinterest for Dummies.” Stop by and check out our display.

There will be no free Federal Income Tax assistance at the Quitman Public Library this year due to a shortage of AARP volunteers. The nearest locations will be the Lindale Public Library and Wesley United Methodist Church of Sulphur Springs. For more information, call 903-885-3383.

English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are available each Thursday 10am - noon and 4:00 - 6:00 pm. ESL and citizenship materials are also available.

Story Time meets each Friday at 11:00 a.m. The program and craft activities are designed for pre-schoolers, but anyone who wants to hear a good story is welcome.

Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Call 903-763-4191 for more information or visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Stop by soon and check out what your library has to offer.

Advisory Board

The Quitman Public Library Advisory Board will meet Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room. Among the items on the agenda will be updating the library’s media policy. The public is always welcome to attend advisory board meetings.

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. They invite others to get involved by joining them at their next meeting at noon on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 for an hour of entertainment.

Genealogy

The society will meet on Monday, March 19, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. in the Shamburger Community room at the Quitman Public Library. Anyone is welcome to join society members for their “pre-meeting” social at one of the area’s local restaurants. That information is always posted at their web blog: http://www.woodtxgene.com.

New Arrivals

Private Games by James Patterson, Oath of Office by Michael Palmer, Celebrity in Death by J.D. Robb, The Daughter’s Walk by Jane Kirkpatrick, Letters from Home by Kristina McMorris, The Soldier’s Wife by Margaret Leroy.

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