Thursday, June 4, 2015

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 10, 2015
Money Camp for Children ages 5 - 13 years old begins on June 9th at Quitman Public Library.  Sessions are scheduled for Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. until noon starting June 9th and ending on July 16th, 2015. Weekly topics are: Avengers: “Saving the Day”; “Learn to Earn”; “History of Money”; Budget Blaster: “Needs vrs. Wants”; “Saving Like a Super Hero”; “Ready, Set, Goal.”  The East Texas Food Bank “Summer Food Service Program” will provide HOT Lunches for the children at 11:30 am during the Money Camp session. The Quitman Public Library is located at 202 East Good St Quitman, TX.  If you would like to reserve a space for your child at the Money Camps, please call 903 589-6900.
Summer Reading 2015 “Every Hero Has a Story” will go on through the month of June, and young readers are encouraged to stop by and register and pick up their reading game card at the Quitman Public Library. Each Wednesday in June, from 2 – 4 p.m., there will be an activity.  This Wednesday, June 10th, join us at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park where the Quitman Fire Department will show us how to put out a pretend house fire.  Be prepared to get soaked! Volunteers from Glowing Hearts Ministries of Grand Prairie TX will help us make Super Hero masks.
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam is this Friday, June 12, 6 - 9 p.m.  Acoustic musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome. For more information, call 903-952-8305.
Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17.  Hours are Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Visit our website at Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at

Adult Services
GED® or General Educational Development preparatory class is on break at the Quitman Public Library, but it will be starting back up soon.  Contact Peggy Lustig at 903-589-6900 for class information.
Virginia Hoffpauir is offering free knitting and crochet instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.
Children’s Services
Story Time Hour will be on a break during the month of June, but will be back on July.

Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library held its last meeting of the 2015 season and will reconvene in September 2015. If you would like to join this active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library, contact Teresa Meeks at

Keep up with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society by visiting the group’s Facebook page at and website at

New Arrivals

The latest books can always be found on our Quitman Public Library catalog at

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