Friday, October 15, 2021

Quitman Public Library Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021  ●   Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX  

 

  The Wood County Historical Commission will host “History of Caddo Indians in Wood County” on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Quitman Public Library, 202 East Goode Street. Presenters are Dr. T. Guderjen and M. Walters. The public is invited to this free event.


  The library will participate in the Quitman Chamber of Commerce Candy Walk on Friday, Oct. 29 from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Friends of the Quitman Public Library are sponsoring the treats and will have a few special prizes!  


  Near the checkout area are displays of highlighting October with creepy fun reads about haunted places, vampires, black cats, and R.L Stein’s Goosebumps. There are also countless eBooks and movies on OverDrive and SimplyE. Call us or stop by if you need help setting up a digital account.



  The Annual FOL Book Sale, hosted by Friends of the Quitman Public Library, will be Nov. 2 – 5 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The Friends regular meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, and you are invited to join this active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the Quitman Public Library.


  The Wood County TX Genealogical Society can assist with beginning your genealogical tree. The society will meet on Monday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 and visit the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.


  Photographers of all levels are invited to the In-Focus Photography Club of East Texas that meets every 4th Monday at the library beginning at 5:30 p.m. 


  Cancer Cysters and Breast Friends support group meets in the library’s community room on the last Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8 p.m. Call 903-850-3978 for more information.


  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring supplies and join the group for free instruction.



  Looking for a place to hold your event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at 903-763-4191.

   Visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org where you can find the TexShare database of reference resources and the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on OverDrive.

  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and www.quitmanlibrary.org where you can find the TexShare database of reference resources and the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on OverDrive and Wi-Fi is available 24/7. 

 

Friday, October 1, 2021

Quitman Public Library Connections by Delene Allen

 

Quitman Public Library Connections by Delene Allen

Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021     Wood County Monitor – Quitman TX    

 

  National Family History Month is observed in October. The Quitman Public Library along with the Wood County TX Genealogical Society invite family researchers, historians, and storytellers, to commemorate their family’s rich and deep history this month by allowing us to assist with beginning your genealogical tree. A display in the lobby will highlight a collection of family tree charts, family history stories and photographs. The society will meet on Monday, October 18, at 7 p.m. in the library’s Shamburger Community Room. For more information, contact David Gilbreath at 972-977-7988 and visit the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.

  Photographers of all levels are invited to the “In-Focus Photography Club of East Texas” that meets every 4th Monday at the library beginning at 5:30 p.m.  

  Cancer Cysters and Breast Friends support group meets in the library’s community room on the last Tuesday of each month from 6 - 8 p.m. Call 903-850-3978 for more information

  The Friends meet Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, at noon for an hour of fellowship and fun. This year’s membership drive is in full swing, and you are invited to join this active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the Quitman Public Library.

  FOL Officers for 2022 are: Tonia Nix – President, Carley Tucker – Vice President, Susan Lomanto – Secretary, Rebekah Yeager – Treasurer. Hospitality – Virginia Hoffpauir –. FOL Newsletter – Susan Lomanto

  Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s main gallery and is taught by Rebekah Yeager and Virginia Hoffpauir. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring supplies and join the group for free instruction.

  Looking for a place to hold your event this fall? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at 903-763-4191.

    Near the checkout area are displays of highlighting October with creepy fun reads about haunted places, vampires, black cats, and R.L Stein’s Goosebumps. There are also countless ebooks on OverDrive and SimplyE. Call us or stop by if you need help setting up a digital book account.

  Visit the library’s website at www.quitmanlibrary.org where you can find the TexShare database of reference resources and the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on OverDrive.

  Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary and www.quitmanlibrary.org where you can find the TexShare database of reference resources and the latest eBooks, audiobooks, and streaming video on OverDrive and Wi-Fi is available 24/7.