Friday, December 11, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 Thursday, December 17, 2020

  Quitman Public Library staff and volunteers would like to wish everyone a Merry Christmas! The library will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25, 2018 for the Christmas holiday. Check out our holiday collection of books for pleasure reading, movies with a festive theme, and books with recipe and decorating ideas to make Christmas extra special. 


  Friends of the Quitman Public Library has cancelled the January 2021 meeting and are hoping to reconvene in February. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, and Tonia Nix – treasurer.


  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for meeting confirmation and follow the society’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.


  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets year-round at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  In the lobby showcase is a collection of Snoopy Christmas memorabilia on loan from Tonia Nix. Stop in soon and see what your library has to offer. Online services are available by visiting our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org to find the TexShare® database of reference resources and OverDrive® for the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video.


  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  


  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade disinfectant.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Friday, October 16, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

 

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 

Thursday, October 22, 2020

    Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18 – 24, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to the growth of public libraries. QPL Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month in the Shamburger Community Room to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments are always served. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, and Tonia Nix – treasurer.

  October is “TeenTober,” a nationwide celebration that promotes teen services in the library as well as online for those 12-18 years of age to "Read For The Fun Of It!" Stop by and check out our newest fall arrivals.

  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Check our website to find the TexShare® database of reference resources and OverDrive® for the latest eBooks.

  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade disinfectant.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

Friday, October 2, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 






Thursday, October 8, 2020

  During October, the Quitman Public Library is highlighting National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept 15–Oct 15). Visit our webpage at www.quitmanlibrary.org. and link to our online display of e-books celebrating this event. The OverDrive® link will also connect you to a vast collection of other e-books, audio books and streaming video.


  October is “TeenTober,” a nationwide celebration that promotes teen services in the library as well as online for those 12-18 years of age to "Read For The Fun Of It!" Stop by and check out our newest fall arrivals.


  Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers during National Friends of Libraries Week. During Oct. 18 – 24, libraries across the country recognize Friends for their dedication to the growth of public libraries. QPL Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month in the Shamburger Community Room to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments will be served. Carley Tucker and Brandi Box from the Quitman Chamber of Commerce will offer a short presentation on upcoming Chamber events. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, Tonia Nix – treasurer.


  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.


  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets at the library each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.




  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.  Check our website to find our TexShare® database that is loaded with up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources.

  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade sanitizer.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.


 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

 

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

Thursday, September 24, 2020

  Banned Books Week (Sep. 27 – Oct. 3, 2020) is a national, annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts at censorship, and the goal is to keep material publicly available so people can make their own choices of what to read. The Quitman Public Library has set up a display of books that have been challenged over the years, and some titles may surprise you. “A Farewell to Arms” by Ernest Hemmingway, “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, and “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison are a few examples. 


  Learn more about OverDrive® and how you can connect to a vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming video by visiting the website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Also, check out the online TexShare Database that is loaded with invaluable and up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources. 

  Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.

  Each Wednesday at 2 p.m. is QPL Story Time. It is a fun-filled hour of reading, learning, crafts, games, and special treats. The program is designed for young readers up to 12 years of age. Activities are designed with social distancing guidelines in mind. Special thanks to Peoples - Quitman for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts.


  Friends of the Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments are available, but it is okay to bring your own lunch. Officers for FY21 are Jackie Gilbreath – president, Carley Tucker – vice-president, Rebekah Yeager – secretary, Tonia Nix – treasurer.




  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade sanitizer.  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

  

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

 Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

 Thursday, September 10, 2020

  Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. During this month, the American Library Association unites with libraries in a national effort to ensure every child can sign up for their own library card. Quitman Public Library cards are available for those who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.

  Learn more about OverDrive® and how you can connect to our vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming video by visiting the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.  There, you will also find links to new e-books aimed for elementary-aged children. These virtual books are narrated in several different languages. Also, check out the online TexShare Database that is loaded with invaluable and up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources.

  QPL Story Time is back and held each Wednesday at 2 p.m. Terri Bennett creates a fun-filled hour of reading, learning, crafts, games, and special treats. The program is designed for young readers and homeschooled children of all ages. Upcoming: Sep.16 “Dinosaurs!” and making our own fossils. Special thanks to Peoples - Quitman for sponsoring QPL Story Time crafts.

  Friends of the Library invites new members to join this active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library. Friends meet for one hour at noon on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss book reviews, fundraisers, library programming and activities. Light refreshments are available, but it is okay to bring your own lunch.

  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the Shamburger Community Room. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction. Bring your patterns to swap with others.

  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet at Monday, Sep. 17, 2020 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Thurman Shamburger Community Room. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.

   The Quitman Public Library is operating in accordance with current State guidelines with regular hours of Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.  Visitors are encouraged to wear protective masks and allow others plenty of personal space. All patron areas are regularly disinfected with industrial grade sanitizer.