Saturday, April 18, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

Thursday, April 23, 2020

  The Quitman Public Library building remains temporarily closed until mandates are lifted. You may return your materials by leaving them in the book drop at the east entrance, or just hang on to them and consider them renewed. All overdue fines will be waived.  All library programs are suspended until further notice.

  Although physical materials cannot be checked out right now, there are alternatives. Now may be the perfect time to explore digital materials if you have a computer, tablet, phone or reading device using OverDrive, Libby, and TexShare Databases. Visit our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.

  The Tumble Book Library is also available for our youngest readers. The Tumble Book database is easy to use and features unlimited access from your device! Check our website home page for user and password information.
  Wi-fi is available 24/7 for patrons and can be best accessed from the front parking area. Call 903-763-4191 during business hours for password information.
  If you have an urgent need for copies, faxing, printing, legal or tax forms, or need notary service, call or email and we will do our best to serve you.
  We can renew or assign you a temporary card number over the phone.
  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com and we will respond as quickly as possible. Check out the library’s Facebook at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org to keep up to date.

Friday, April 3, 2020

QPL Connections by Delene Allen


Quitman Library Connections by Delene Allen
Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX

Thursday, April 9, 2020
   
  The Quitman Public Library building was temporarily closed on Monday, March 16, 2020 and will remain as such until mandates are lifted.
  
  Here are answers to some of your questions:
  How long will the library be closed? The library will be closed until the most current mandate is lifted. 
  I have materials checked out or that need renewing. What about fines? Please return your materials when they are due by leaving them in the book drop at the east entrance, or just hang on to them and consider them renewed. All overdue fines will be waived.
  What about library programs? All library programs are suspended until further notice. Friends of the Library and QPL Story Time hope to reconvene in September. Summer Reading and Summer Lunch for Kids are subject to being postponed.
  What about Wi-fi and e-services? Wi-fi is available 24/7 for patrons and can be best accessed from the front parking area. Call 903-763-4191 during business hours if you need the password.
  How can I get a library card? Call the library. We can renew or, if you are a residnet of Wood County TX, we can assign you a temporary card number over the phone.
  How can I read the next bestseller? Although physical materials cannot be checked out right now, there are alternatives. Now may be the perfect time to explore digital materials if you have a computer, tablet, phone or reading device using OverDrive, Libby, and TexShare Databases. Call the library if you need help.
  What if I have an urgent need for copies, faxing, printing, legal or tax forms? Call the library during business hours 903-763-4191 and we will do our best to help you.
  Is the library staff okay? Yes, we are doing just fine! The staff will be busy cleaning and disinfecting the entire building and books. We also have other projects and renovations we are working on as well.
  
  Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, text 903-952-8305 or by email at quitmanlibrarian@gmail.com and we will respond as quickly as possible. 
  Check out the library’s Facebook at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and our website at www.quitmanlibrary.org to keep up to date.