Thursday, April 4, 2019

QPL Friends of the Library Newsletter - April 2019

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen

Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX      
  The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Jam at the Quitman Public Library is Friday, April 12, 2019. 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.

  What you may not know about the Quitman Public Library: Notary service is usually available during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call 903-763-4191.

  Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.  Keep up with current events on our Facebook page at and visit our website at

Adult Services
  A representative from Workforce Solutions of East Texas is at the Quitman Public Library each 1st Friday from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. to assist job seekers. The next workshop is Friday, May 3, 2019. No appointment is necessary.
  Virginia Hoffpauir and Rebekah Yeager invite you to free crochet and knitting instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery.

Children’s Services
  Story Time, designed for young readers and home-schooled students, meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Terri Bennett plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming events:  – Apr. 17 “Meet Our Local Heroes” – Apr. 24 “It’s Okay to be Mad” – May 1 “Monkey Around” Peoples Telephone is sponsor of this year’s crafts and activities.

Friends of the Library
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library meet Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at noon in the Shamburger Community Room. The public is invited to join the Friends for a potluck dinner to mark the last meeting of the season. After a summer break, the group will reconvene in September.   
  Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

  Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. on Monday, Apr. 15, 2019. Follow the society’s Facebook page at For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988.

New Arrivals
  Visit the library’s online catalog at to see what is new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.