Palmyra Memorial Library

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Palmyra Memorial Library August 2017 Calendar of Events

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 30•17

August 6 – Solar Eclipse Guest Speaker – Professor Emeritus, Edward Schmidt will be presenting to the community information about the upcoming Solar Eclipse which will take place on Monday, August 21st. Professor Schmidt will be at the Palmyra Activities Center on Sunday, August 6th at 2:00 P.M.

August 10 – Palmyra Memorial Library will have a table at the Bennet Elementary Open House which is from 5:30 – 7:30 P.M.

August 14 – The Palmyra Book Club will meet at the library at 2:00 P.M. Guest speaker will be Jen Jackson from Barnes and Noble. Come learn what’s new in adult fiction. Anyone is welcome to attend.

August 14 – This will be the first full day of school for District OR1 students

August 20 – Storytime resumes at the library. Join us for a solar eclipse storytime at 4:00 P.M. at the library.

August 21 – The Solar Eclipse will take place at approximately 1:03 P.M. in Palmyra with a duration of approximately one minute 27 seconds.

July 2017 Calendar of Events for Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 02•17

July 4 (Tuesday) – Celebrate Independence Day!!

July 10 (Monday) – Palmyra Book Club will meet at 2:00 P.M. to discuss the book – The History of Love.

July 11(Tuesday) – Summer Reading Build a Better World – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Reinvent @ the Palmyra Activities Center at 6:30 P.M.

July 16 (Sunday) – National Ice Cream Day – stop by the library for an ice cream treat!

July 18 (Tuesday) – Summer Reading Build a Better World – Save the Bee Population @ the Palmyra Activities Center at 6:30 P.M.

July 25 (Tuesday) – Summer Reading Through Random Acts of Kindness @ the Palmyra Activities Center at 6:30 P.M.

July 31 (Monday) – Summer Reading Enjoy a Movie and Celebrate with prizes and snacks @ the Palmyra Activities Center at 6:30 P.M.

 

*Save the date – (Sunday) – August 6th – Professor Emeritus Edward Schmidt from UNL will be speaking to the community about the upcoming Solar Eclipse on August 21st. All attendees will receive a free pair of solar eclipse glasses.

Palmyra Memorial Library Summer Reading Program Registration Ends July 1

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 26•17

Don’t be left out of the fun!  Register before July 1st for the Palmyra Memorial Library Summer Reading Program – Build a Better World.  Contact the library via e-mail (palmyramemoriallibrary@gmail.com), call the library at (402-780-5344) or stop by on Wednesday between 2:30 and 8 to register.  The first session begins on Tuesday, July 11th!

June 2017 Palmyra Library Calendar of Events

Written By: Glenda - May• 31•17

June 1 – REGISTER NOW FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM!

June 3 – ***Early Bird SpecialGet a jump on the library used book sale. The library will be open from 8:00 A.M. – Noon and have FREE coffee and lots of great reading material for you to purchase.

June 4 – LEGO Sunday! Come, play and create with the 10,000 LEGOS the library has available.

June 6 – Palmyra Book Club will meet at the Palmyra Pub to celebrate their 5th Anniversary at 11:30 A.M. We will be discussing the One Book One Nebraska – Black Elk Speaks.

June 9 – 10 – Palmyra Old Settler Picnic

June 10 – Library Used Book Sale – 9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

June 11 – LEGO Sunday! Come, play and create with the 10,000 LEGOS the library has available.

June 14 – Flag Day

June 18 – Father’s Day! It is also LEGO Sunday so dads bring your children to the library and create a masterpiece with some LEGOS!

June 21 – First day of summer.

June 25 – Summer Art Show! Come meet talented artist, Ken Mason and enjoy his beautiful artwork from 2 – 4 P.M. at the library.

Library Used Book Sale & Early Bird Sale

Written By: Glenda - May• 27•17

The library used book sale is coming up Saturday, June 10th from 9-3 p.m., BUT we are having an early bird sale on Saturday, June 3 from 8-noon. Free coffee and lots of great books. Be sure and stop by.

Palmyra Memorial Library Calendar of Events for May 2017

Written By: Glenda - Apr• 30•17

May 1 – The Palmyra Memorial Library Board will meet at 6:00 P.M. at the library.

May 1-7 – Children’s Book Week! The theme is “Every Child a Reader!” Stop in and check out your favorite children’s book. My favorite was The Pokey Little Puppy.

May 8 – The Palmyra Book Club will be meeting at 2:00 P.M. to share their favorite book they have read in the past three months. We will post the list on Facebook.

May 14 – Mother’s Day! Hey kids bring your mom to the library and she will receive a free treat.

May 15 – REGISTRATION BEGINS FOR SUMMER READING –

BUILD A BETTER WORLD!

May 21 – Story time returns to the library at 4:00 P.M. Story time is open to any child between the ages of four and eight. Enjoy an hour of fun with stories, games, and snacks.

May 29 – The library will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

 

 

Color Me Calm Tuesday – April 25th

Written By: Glenda - Apr• 10•17

Come spend a quiet hour at the library and color.  Each participant will receive a FREE coloring book.  This special event will begin at 7:00 P.M. and is open to all adults who want some relaxing time away from the rigors of kids and work.  Call the library to reserve your spot (402-780-5344) or e-mail palmyramemoriallibrary@gmail.com

 

Palmyra Memorial Library offers link to Nebraska Driver’s Ed. Program

Written By: Glenda - Apr• 02•17

Palmyra Memorial Library announces a partnership with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the state’s DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions of the screen for greater visibility on the practice tests.  Just go to the Palmyra Memorial Library website and click on the link Nebraska Driver’s Ed. Program.

April 2017 Calendar of Events @ Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - Mar• 31•17

April 1Last Day for the ESCAPE room.

April 7FAMILY GAME NIGHT 7:00 – ? P.M.  at the Palmyra Activities Center.  The Iwan Family will be hosting this special event which includes snacks and prizes.

April 8 – Pancake Feed at 8:00 – 10:00 A.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center.  Easter Egg Hunt 10:30 A.M. at Taggart Park.

April 9 – 15National Library Week – Libraries Change Lives & Communities

April 10Palmyra Book Club meets at 2:00 P.M. to discuss the book – The Art of Racing in the Rain.

April 16The library will be closed in observance of Easter.

April 24The Kid’s Book Club will meet at 4:00 P.M. to discuss the book – The Lemonade War.

April 25Color Me Calm Tuesday.  Come spend a quiet hour at the library and color.  Each participant will receive a FREE coloring book. This special event will begin at 7:00 P.M. and is open to all adults who want some relaxing time away from the rigors of kids and work. *Registration is limited to 10 adults.

April 28 Arbor Day – Plant a tree!

Registration begins for the Summer Reading Program “Build a Better World” – Save the date – July 11, July 18, July 25 and July 31

March 2017 Calendar of Events @Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - Feb• 28•17