Palmyra Memorial Library

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August 2015 Calendar of Events @ Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 31•15

August 1 – 2 – Otoe Co. Fair

August 3 – Ireland in Depth program at the Palmyra Activities Center @6:30 P.M. The public is invited to attend.

August 4 – Palmyra Library Board will meet at 6:00 P.M. at the library.

August 10 – Palmyra Book Club will meet at 2:00 P.M. to discuss the book – Rim of the Prairie and hear about the latest new books from Jen Jackson at Barnes and Noble. The public is invited to attend.

August 13 – School begins.

August 14 – Southeast Library Systems will hold their annual meeting at the SELS Office in Lincoln beginning at 10:00 A.M.

August 16 – Story time at the Palmyra Memorial Library for ages four through eight at 4:00 P.M.   We will be having a “Frog Fest!”

August 18 – Card embroidery workshop at the library at 7:00 P.M. Must pre-register by calling the library at 402-780-5344. Open to all ages.

August 24 – Kid’s Book Club will meet at 4:00 P.M. at the library for an organizational meeting.

Final Summer Reading Program – July 28th

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 27•15

Our final summer reading session will be Tuesday, July 28th at the Palmyra Activities Center beginning at 6:30 P.M. with super magician Jeff Quinn. We will have our bookwalk, lots of prizes and award our grand prizes to three lucky super readers that have attended two out of four of our sessions and turned in their reading logs. One of the grand prizes is a spiderman life-size balloon.spiderman

Palmyra Memorial Library July 2015 Calendar of Events

Written By: Glenda - Jul• 01•15

July 1 – Free blood pressure checks at the library from 5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

July 4 – Celebrate Independence Day with a BANG!

July 7 – Summer Reading Program 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center. Come and meet local heroes!

July 12 – Palmyra United Methodist Church celebrates their 150th anniversary.

July 13 – Palmyra Book Club meets at 2:00 P.M. at the library to discuss the book In the Land of Second Chances.

July 14 – Summer Reading Program 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center. Come and learn about Science Heroes and make a bat plane.

July 21 – Summer Reading Program 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center. Wear your favorite super hero t-shirt and blanket and enjoy the movie Big Hero 6. Bring a canned food item for the Western Otoe County Food Bank.

July 28 – Summer Reading Program 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. at the Palmyra Activities Center. Come meet our super hero magician – Jeff Quinn and enter the Book Walk.

July 28 – August 2 – Otoe County Fair

Summer Reading Registration Ends June 26th

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 21•15

Children ages four through eleven are welcome to register for the Palmyra Memorial Library 2015 Summer Reading Program – Every Hero Has a Story!  Registration is required so that we can plan for each event.  We will meet at the Palmyra Activities Center from 6:30 – 8:00 P.M. each Tuesday in July.  Here is the schedule of events:

July 7 – Meet local heroes from the National Guard, Fire and Rescue Squad and Sheriff’s Department.

July 14 – Meet Science Super Heroes with Mrs. Science AKA Lucinda Faunce

July 21 – Movie Night – Wear your favorite Super Hero t-shirt and enjoy a superhero movie!

July 28 – Meet Jeff Quinn our Super Hero Magician and take part in the Book Walk.

Call the library at 402-780-5344 or e-mail palmyramemoriallibrary@gmail.com to register

 

Palmyra Memorial Library Book Sale

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 08•15

The Palmyra Memorial Library will be holding their annual book sale on Saturday, June 13th from 9 – 4 P.M.  There will be books for all ages.  Freewill donations accepted.  Come and support the Palmyra Old Settlers activities!!

June 2015 Calendar of Events @ Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 02•15

June 1 – Registration continues for the 2015 Summer Reading Program – Every Hero Has a Story

June 1 – Makerspace LEGO program at the library at 1:00 P.M.

June 3 – Free blood pressure check at the library from 5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

June 6 – Palmyra Memorial Library Used/Rare Book Sale 8:00 A.M.

June 8 – Makerspace LEGO programs at the library at 1:00 and 2:00 P.M.

June 12 & 13 – Palmyra Old Settlers Picnic

June 15 – Makerspace LEGO programs at the library at 1:00 and 2:00 P.M.

June 16 – The Palmyra Book Club will meet at the Palmyra Pub at 11:30 A.M. for lunch to celebrate their third anniversary.

June 22- Makerspace LEGO programs at the library at 1:00 and 2:00 P.M.

June 22 – Youth Advisory Committee will meet at the library for pizza and planning for the 2015 Summer Reading Program at 6:00 P.M.

June 26 – Last day to register for the 2015 Summer Reading Program – Every Hero Has a Story.

June 29 – Makerspace LEGO program at the library at 1:00 P.M.

Used/Rare Book Sale

Written By: Glenda - Jun• 02•15

The Palmyra Memorial Library will be hosting their annual used/rare book sale on Saturday, June 6th at 8:00 A.M.  There will be books for all ages.  Free will donation.

May 2015 Calendar of Events @ the Palmyra Memorial Library

Written By: Glenda - May• 01•15

 

May 1 – May Day

May 4 – Registration begins for the summer reading program – Every Hero Has a Story!

May 9 – District OR1 Graduation Day

May 10 – Mother’s Day *Bring your mother to the library for a special treat!

May 11 – Book Club will meet at 2:00 P.M. to discuss the book – The Bible Salesman

May 13 – Free blood pressure check at the library from 5 – 6:00 P.M.

May 15 – Movie Night – Doors open at 6:30 and movie begins at 7:00 P.M. Register for the 2015 Summer Reading Program – Every Hero Has a Story!

May 17 – Story Time – Join us at 4:00 P.M. for a “buggy” story time.

May 18 – Kid’s Book Club will meet at 4:00 P.M. to discuss the book – Swindle.

May 21 – Last day of school for District OR1 students.

May 25 – Memorial Day – The library will be closed.

*Beginning each Monday in June from 1:00 – 2:00 P.M. the library will be offering a special program for children four to eight years of age. The program is called Makerspaces and we will be using LEGOs for each session. Children will hear a story and then be challenged to create an object that goes with the story. Space will be limited to eight children due to the nature of the program and the size of the library. For more information call 402-780-5344 or e-mail palmyramemoriallibrary@gmail.com to reserve a space for your child.

Story Time Sunday, April 19th at 4:00 P.M.

Written By: Glenda - Apr• 14•15

Join us for the “PURRfect” story time on Sunday, April 19th at 4:00 P.M. It’s all about cats!!  Please call or e-mail if you plan to attend so I can have plenty of resources on hand.

Library Recipient of LEGO Junior Maker Toolkit

Written By: Glenda - Mar• 20•15

Palmyra Memorial Library is the recipient of a LEGO Junior Maker toolkit. Each toolkit contains over 10 thousand LEGO bricks. The kits were donated by LEGO systems to 750 libraries across the United States. The library will be offering Junior Maker programs this summer. Watch for more details…