Friday, November 16, 2012

Library Notes - November 16, 2012

Wood County Democrat – Wood County, TX
Library Notes by Delene H. Allen
During the month of November, the library will highlight the upcoming Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays with a display of media to help with decorating, entertaining, gift-making, and recipe ideas.   There is also a selection of holiday DVDs available for check out. This display is located near the check-out area.  The library will be closed for Thanksgiving on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, 2012.
             November is National Novel Writing Month, and if you’ve ever wanted to write that novel, it is not too late to begin. Visit or stop by the library for more information.  
             Regular 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      

Advisory Board
            The Quitman Public Library Advisory Board will meet Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.  The public is welcome to attend advisory board meetings.

Adult Services
English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are back in session Thursdays from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. and will run concurrently with the Q.I.S.D. holiday schedule.  Therefore, there will be no class on Thursday, November 22, 2012. The class is taught by Sandra Grider, Certified Instructor. 
Knitting instruction is offered by Virginia Hoffpauir in the library’s main gallery each Thursday, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Virginia has over 45 years of experience in hand-knitting, and can teach all levels. Bring your own supplies and join the group for a fun time of free instruction. 
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library invite you to join them for the Annual FOL Christmas Party on Tuesday, December 11, 2012, from noon until 1:00 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room.  The Quitman Elementary Choir will be performing holiday selections.
The Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth, enhancement and improvement of the library and its services to the community. 

             The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will not meet during the month of December; however, you can find updated information at

Youth Services
            Story Time Hour will not meet on Friday, November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving holiday; however, it will resume the following Friday, November 30, 2012. The program is designed for infant to pre-school, however, anyone who wants to hear a good story is welcome.

New Arrivals
            Merry Christmas, Alex Cross by James Patterson, The Bone Bed by Patricia Cornwell, A Wanted Man by Lee Child, Low Pressure by Sandra Brown.

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