We will have a short story time at 6:15 on February 5. We will be reading some of our new books that we received from a grant funded by the Libri Foundation.
Book club will meet on January 29 at 4:00 to discuss The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle. We will pass out the next book, Turtle Moon by Alice Hoffman that day as well.
We have received 64 new books from the Libri Foundation. It was a 2:1 matching grant. We raised $350 and the Libri Foundation contributed the rest for a total of $1,053 of books. We have picture books and chapter books for children of all ages. Bring your children in to see our newest selection of books!
Due to the cold weather and illness, the library will not be open tonight from 5-7. It will be open from 1-5 on Tuesday, January 7.
Lois Bettendorf turns 80 on December 17. We will have cake, hot cider, and coffee at 2:00 on Tuesday afternoon at the library to celebrate her birthday!
Our silent auction ends Friday at 4:00. We have a beautifully framed black and white photograph taken in Wheeler County by photographer Lynell Morgan. There are many more items, many small and inexpensive. This is our annual fund raiser for the Library Foundation. Money raised will pay for library needs that our budget doesn’t cover. Come in and bid if you have time! We are open today until 7 and Thursday from 1-5. Last bids will be accepted on Friday from 1-4pm.
There are over 100 items on our Silent Auction! We have everything from African violets to zillions of knick-knacks! Come in and place a bid. The auction will end November 22 at 4:00!
New books are The Longest Ride by Nicholas Sparks, Cornstalked by Patricia Bremmer, and Second Watch by J.A. Jance.