Friday, November 21, 2014

QPLibrary Notes to run 11-26-2014, Wood County Democrat

The Quitman Public Library will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014, to celebrate Thanksgiving.  However, TexShare® Databases and OverDrive® services as well as Wi-Fi are available 24/7.
At the front desk is a holiday collection of books for pleasure reading, movies with a holiday theme, and books with recipe and decorating ideas to make Christmas extra special.  Stop by and check out what your library has to offer.
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 Stop by soon and check out what your library has to offer.

Adult Services
GED® or General Educational Development preparatory class will not meet this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.  The class is normally held at the Quitman Public Library each Thursday from 4:30 – 6 p.m. and is taught by a certified instructor.  Students are taught independently according to a individually designed study plan, and all materials are free.  Sign up at the library’s front desk, or call 903-589-6900 for more information.

Advisory Board
The Library Advisory Board will hold its next meeting on Thursday, January 8, 2015 at 6 p.m. The public is always welcome.

Children’s Services
Story Time Hour is each Wednesday 2 - 3 p.m. and runs concurrently with the QISD calendar. Nichole Bradberry, Lillian Gray, Jessica King and Elizabeth Soutendijk have planned a fun hour of thematic stories, crafts, and entertainment. Story Time Hour is designed for young readers and home-schooled students; however anyone who wants to hear a great story is welcome.  For more information, call 903-763-BOOK (2665).

Friends of the Library
Friends of the Quitman Public Library will meet Tuesday, December 9, 2014 at noon in the Shamburger Community Room.  The Friends invite the public to join in the Christmas Spirt as the Quitman Elementary Choir, under the direction of Katrina Morrow, perform a holiday presentation.  Refreshments will be served.

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will meet on Monday, January 19, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. Officers for FY15 are Shirley Bates, president; Karen Pilgrim, vice president; Mary Ann Niswanger, treasurer; Ronnie Vance, secretary. For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page at

New Arrivals
Gray Mountain by John Grisham, Burn by James Patterson, Deadline by John Sandford, Bones Never Lie by Kathy Reichs and 55 new eBook arrivals in OverDrive®.