The Quitman Public Library appreciates businesses in our community who offer their time and services in support of their local library. Special thanks to Quitman Garden Club for maintaining the library’s patio areas, Hog Computer for keeping our computers up to speed, McCluney Pest Control for keeping the library pest free, SuddenLink for providing television cable service for the Thurman Shamburger Community Room, Ray Roberts Service of Quitman for providing routine inspections of the library’s heat and cooling system, and Peoples Wireless for providing funding for this year’s Story Time program and crafts.
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam at the Quitman Public Library is Friday, May 12, 2017. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. There will be an open mic set-up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are always welcome.
Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. Keep up with current events on at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and on our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.
GED preparatory classes meet each Thursday from 4 – 6 p.m. to help you prepare for the test.
The class is taught by certified instructor, Susan Resnik.
Instructors Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the group for free knitting and crochet instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.
The library advisory board will meet on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at 1 p.m. Among the items on the agenda will be a library policy update. Board members are: Barbara Coleman, Theresa Dunn, Sandra Evans, Dorothy Harbin, Wayne McCluney, Ulna McWhorter, Diane Moseley, and Bob Phipps. The public is welcome to attend this meeting.
Story Time will not meet on Thursday, April 27th, but will meet again on May 4, 2017 at 2 p.m. with “Let’s Go to Mexico!” We will read stories about Mexico and learn about maps and travel.
Story Time is designed for young readers and home-schooled students, but anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome. Special thanks to Peoples Telephone – Quitman TX for sponsoring this year’s crafts and activities.
Friends of the Library
Friends of the Quitman Public Library meet Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at noon for a Pot Luck Lunch. Spend your lunch hour among Friends – an active group of men and women dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.
The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets at the library on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 7 p.m. An early workshop begins at 6 p.m. Visit http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.
In the lobby showcase, the Quitman Garden Club has displayed a beautiful collection to celebrate gardening in Texas. The club invites anyone interested in gardening to join them at their next meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2013 from 2 – 4 p.m.
The latest books, audiobooks and movies that have been added to our collection can always be found by visiting our online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog. Also, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming videos for your electronic devices.