Friday, February 21, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020      Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

   Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its next meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 at noon in the Shamburger Community Room. Special guest will be David Sudhoff with Men’s Recovery and Restoration which is located on Hwy 37 (Old VFW) in Winnsboro. Invite others to come listen as he shares valuable information for our community about addiction and recovery.
Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.
   The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Circle is Mar. 13 from 6 - 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

   QPL Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Terri Bennett plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming themes will focus on St. Patrick’s Day, Things that are Green, March Winds and Welcome Spring! The program is designed for young readers and home-schooled students. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665). Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for funding and sponsorship of this year’s crafts and activities.

   Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets at 7 p.m. on Monday, Mar. 16, 2020. The group meets at one of the local restaurants for fellowship prior to the meeting, and anyone is welcome to attend. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details.
   Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the Quitman Knitter’s Group for free instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s front lobby area.
   Adult GED support services are available for students who have registered online at www.ged.com. Assistance in reading/writing skills and math is available in the public computer area on Tuesdays and Fridays during library hours.  
   Special thanks to Ken and Margo Massatt for their donation of The American Press monthly newspaper, Jack Neel for his donation of a subscription to Air & Space, and Hochheim Prairie for a generous donation to purchase bestsellers.
   Stop by the library and check out one or more of the nearly 30,000 books, audiobooks and movies on our shelves. Check the online catalog at quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new.  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 – 17. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.
   Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.            

Thursday, February 6, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


The 2nd Friday Acoustical Music Circle is Feb. 14 from 6 - 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. Acoustical musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in, and listeners are always welcome. Contact Eugene Allen at 903-975-5745.

   QPL Story Time meets each Wednesday at 2 p.m.  Terri Bennett plans an educational hour filled with stories, crafts and plenty of fun. Upcoming themes will focus on Black History Month and leap year. The program is designed for young readers and home-schooled students. Call 903-763-BOOK (2665). Special thanks to Peoples Telephone for funding and sponsorship of this year’s crafts and activities.

   Friends of the Quitman Public Library invites everyone to its next meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 at noon in the Shamburger Community Room. Friends 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, Feb. 17, 2020. The group meets at one of the local restaurants for fellowship prior to the meeting, and anyone is welcome to attend. Contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 for details.

   Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir invite students of all ages and skill levels to bring their own supplies and join the Quitman Knitter’s Group for free instruction each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s front lobby area.
   Adult GED support services are available for students who have registered online at www.ged.com. Assistance in reading/writing skills and math is available in the public computer area on Tuesdays and Fridays during library hours.  

   Special thanks to Hochheim Prairie for a generous donation to purchase bestsellers.

   Stop by the library and check out one or more of the nearly 30,000 books, audiobooks and movies on our shelves. Check the online catalog at quitman.biblionix.com/catalog to see what is new.  Patron cards are available for those who provide photo identification and proof of residence in Wood County. A guardian must sign for children ages 5 – 17. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

   Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org. Wi-Fi is available 24/7. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.