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Friday, June 7, 2024

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, June 13, 2024      Wood County Monitor – Wood County, TX        

 


Summer Reading Rodeo 2024 is in full swing during the month of June! The program is designed for ages Pre-K through 10. There will be special events each Wednesday in June from 1-2 p.m.  Stop by the front desk and pick up your reading game card and an event schedule or print it here. 






On June 19th, we welcome Miss Devon Dawson as “Jessie, the Yodeling Cowgirl” known for being the singing voice of the Toy Story 2 character on the Grammy-winning children’s album “Woody’s Roundup featuring Riders in the Sky.” Dress up in your best western duds!

Lots of summer activities are happening at the library. Here are some clubs that meet regularly at the library: QPL Knitting and Crochet Group meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade. 


The Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on 1st Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Whyte Dove Writers’ Club, a distinctive group of local published authors, meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 p.m. The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. Call the library to learn more (903) 763-4191.

Looking for a place to hold your next meeting or event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at (903)763-4191.

Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call (903)763-2665. Notary fee is $10 per document.


Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see our collection of the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Patrons may also connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps. Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is filled with invaluable research tools, homework help and reference resources. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.


Thursday, May 23, 2024

 QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, May 30, 2024    ●   Wood County Monitor – Wood County, TX


The QPL 2024 Summer Reading Rodeo is happening during the month of June with entertainment and activities each Wednesday from 1 – 2 p.m. with a schedule as follows: On the 5th, The Creature Teacher will present “Texas Critters!” – On the 12th, Roping with Colt and Line Dancing – On the 19th, Jessie the Yodeling Cowgirl – On the 26th, Reading Awards Party. More details will be available each week on the library’s pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and https://www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary. Stop by the front desk for your game card beginning June 4, 2024.
The Elizabeth Denton English Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) presented the library with a monetary donation that will help preserve and digitize the library’s historical records. Sincere thanks to all members including Susan Few, Mary Sockwell, Linda Haddock, and Lucille Gilbreath who are working with QPL staff to organize and record our library’s unique collection.  

If you are looking for an activity, here are some clubs that meet regularly at the library: QPL Knitting and Crochet Group meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade. The Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on 1st Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Whyte Dove Writers’ Club, a distinctive group of local published authors, meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 p.m. The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. Call the library to learn more (903) 763-4191.

Need a place to hold your next meeting or event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at (903)763-4191.
 
Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call (903)763-2665. Notary fee is $10 per stamped document.

Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see our collection of the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Patrons may also connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps.

Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is filled with resources you cannot find anywhere else! Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. 

Thursday, May 9, 2024

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, May 16, 2024       Wood County Monitor – Wood County, TX        

 


The Quitman Public Library is celebrating May as “Reading the Cowboy Trail” Month, and the line-up of books on display is looking mighty good! Stop by and check out what is new in adult, young adult, and audio westerns. For even more westerns, download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos to enjoy on your electronic devices.


The Elizabeth Denton English Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) presented the library with a monetary donation that will help preserve and digitize the library’s historical records. Sincere thanks to all members including Susan Few, Mary Sockwell, Linda Haddock, and Lucille Gilbreath who are working with QPL staff to organize and record our library’s unique collection. 



Special thanks to local author William Michael Wright for donating his book When the Music Stopped. He has also gifted the Wood County TX Genealogical Society with a copy of his family research entitled “Ancestry and Childhood Memories: William Michael Wright Family of Wood County, Texas.”

Looking for a place to hold your next meeting or event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at (903)763-4191.

Special thanks extend to the Quitman Garden Club for keeping the library’s gardens so beautifully maintained. Most of the plants are native to Texas and are marked with small signs. If you’d like to learn more about gardening, you can usually find a member or two working on Monday mornings in the library’s patios.

If you are looking for an activity, here are some clubs that meet regularly at the library: QPL Knitting and Crochet Group meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade. The Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on 1st Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Whyte Dove Writers’ Club, a distinctive group of local published authors, meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 p.m. The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. Call the library to learn more (903) 763-4191.




Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call (903)763-2665. Notary fee is $10 per document.



Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see our collection of the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Patrons may also connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps.

Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is filled with invaluable research tools, homework help and reference resources. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

 

Thursday, March 28, 2024

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, April 4, 2024       Wood County Monitor – Wood County, TX        

The Quitman Public Library is celebrating National Library Week, April 7-13, 2024. It is a time to honor our nation's libraries and library workers' contributions. This year’s theme, “Ready, Set, Library," illustrates the idea that in our always-online world, libraries give us a green light to something truly special: a place to connect with others, learn new skills, and focus on life-long learning.

QPL Friends of the Library have a few eclipse glasses left at $1.50 each! Stop by during business hours to get yours. Proceeds benefit library programs.

Looking for a place to hold your next meeting or event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at (903)763-4191.

Special thanks extend to the Quitman Garden Club for keeping the library’s patios so beautifully maintained. Most of the plants are native to Texas. If you’d like to learn more about gardening, the club invites you to the next meeting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2024.  

Free knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade.

The Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on 1st Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

Whyte Dove Writers’ Club, a distinctive group of local published authors, meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 p.m. 

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room.

Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call (903)763-2665. Notary fee is $10 per document. 

Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see our collection of the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Patrons may also connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps.

Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is filled with invaluable research tools, homework help and reference resources. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

 

Friday, March 15, 2024

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


 QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, March 21, 2024       Wood County Monitor – Wood County, TX    

 

QPL Friends of the Library still has eclipse glasses at $1.50 each! Stop by the Quitman Public Library during business hours to get yours. Proceeds benefit library programs.

The library will be closed on Friday, Mar. 29, 2024, for Good Friday.

Free knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade.

 

The Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on 1st Mondays at 6:30 p.m.

 

Whyte Dove Writers’ Club, a distinctive group of local published authors, meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6 – 8:30 p.m.

 

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room.

 

Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call (903)763-2665. Notary fee is $10 per document.

 

Looking for a place to hold your next meeting or event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at (903)763-4191.

 

Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see our collection of the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs. Patrons may also connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps.

 

Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is filled with invaluable research tools, homework help and reference resources. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

 

Library hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.