Friday, June 17, 2016

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Democrat – Quitman TX
June 22, 2016
Summer Reading 2016!! Get Ready...Get Set...READ! ON Thursday, June 23, get ready to GET SOAKED! At 2 p.m., the library crew will be at Gov. Jim Hogg City Park in Quitman TX and we've got some exciting outdoor fun planned! For the older children, we will have water balloon toss, 3-legged sack races, dodge ball"oon" and other games. For the younger ones, we will have sidewalk chalk art and craft stations.  Dress in swimwear and shoes for relay racing, and bring a towel. For more information, call 903-763 BOOK (2665).
Patron 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 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 and keep up with current events on our Facebook page at

Adult Services
Art Class meets each Thursday from 5 – 6 p.m. and is taught by Sara de la Rosa. For more information and updates visit
Free knitting and crochet instruction is offered each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group.

Children’s Services
The Story Time Gang will not meet during the summer months, but will resume in September in conjunction with the Quitman I.S.D. calendar.

Friends of the Library
After a summer break, the Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet again on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 to plan a fall book sale. Officers for FY2017 will be Diane Moseley – President, Cathy Dye – Vice President, Lillian Gray – Secretary, Kim Watterson – Treasurer.

Members of the Wood County TX Genealogical Society are available, by appointment, to assist anyone who would like to learn more about family history research. Visit the group’s Facebook page at

New Arrivals
June is audiobook month, and the Quitman Public Library has added over 30 new titles to the Northeast Texas Library Consortium’s collection on OverDrive®. Visit to download the OverDrive® app and connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos to enjoy on your electronic devices.  The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our library’s physical collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at

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