Sunday, June 14, 2015

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 17, 2015
           
The Quitman Public Library is a host site for the East Texas Food Bank “Summer Meals for Kids” program, for children 18 and younger, each Tuesday and Thursday at 11:30 a.m.  Stop by for a hot lunch and check out a great book! The Quitman Public Library is located at 202 East Goode St Quitman, TX. 
Money Camp for Children ages 5 - 13 years old is in full swing at Quitman Public Library.  Sessions are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. until noon, and are taught by Martha Scroggins and Rebecca L. Crump. The camp runs until July 16th, 2015. Remaining topics are “History of Money”; Budget Blaster: “Needs vs. Wants”; “Saving like a Super Hero”; “Ready, Set, Goal.”  
Summer Reading 2015 “Every Hero Has a Story” will continue through the month of June, and young readers are encouraged to 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 17th, we will recognize Flag Day and salute military heroes Airforce E-5 Staff Sergeant Greg Demko, and Army Sergeant James Saylor with activities in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room.
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 www.quitmanlibrary.org. Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Adult Services
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.
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.

Children’s Services
Beginning in July, Story Time will switch to Thursdays 2 – 3 p.m.  Join us July 2nd at 2 p.m. and enjoy an hour of stories and activities presented by Elizabeth Soutendijk and Lillian Gray. This week’s theme: “Being Stubborn.”

Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library 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 tameeks@etmc.org.

Genealogy
Keep up with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society by visiting the group’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx and website at http://www.woodtxgene.com

New Arrivals

Radiant Angel: a John Corey Novel by Nelson DeMille, The President’s Shadow by Brad Meltzer, and Finders Keepers by Stephen King Our latest books, audiobooks and movies can always be found by visiting our catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog

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