April News Letter

Farnam Public Library News Letter April 2015
http://libraries.ne.gov/farnam/ 308-569-2318 farnambook@atcjet.net

Library Hours: Thurs. & Fri.: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Sat.: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Library Board Members: Dorthy Anders, Edna Lungrin, Kathy Widick, Ruth Ann Hess, and Kendra Oberg.
Services offered by the library: For the individuals who cannot get to the library, please call, 569-2318. I will deliver items from the library to you. A public library is for everyone to use.

Library Board meetings are now held every other month, on the second Saturday, at 1:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. Our next meeting is April 11, 2015.
Remember to check the flyers that are up around town or call to find out what the Farnam Senior Center (569-2359) and Clyde’s Greenback Bar & Grill (569-2400) are serving for lunch. Call the Senior Center by 9:00 a.m. if you would like to eat lunch there.
The Second Chance Store has a large selection of items for sell. Stop in and look around.
Three Brothers Vineyard and Winery
First Saturday of every month: Dessert Night 4-6pm. Wine pairing
with desserts.
Appetizers: Friday/Saturday 5-7 pm
APRIL HOURS: Friday: 1-7 p.m. Saturday: 1-6 p.m.
BINGO at the Farnam Senior Center is the Second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. Bring a snack to share if you want, win lots of prizes, and have fun.
Stop in at Farnam First State Bank and see how nice it looks. The remodeling is quite impressive.
The Stock-Aid Veterinary Clinic not only takes cares of your animals (large & small) medical but also boards animals as well. Nice people to take care of your pets when your away.
Non-Discrimination Statement
“This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.”

Brownie in a Mug Recipe
 Prep time: 3 minutes
 Cook time: 2 minutes
 Yield: Makes one serving.
Some mugs don’t microwave well because there is metal in their ceramic glaze. They’ll
work but they may get very hot. Best to use a plain old everyday un-fancy mug.
Ingredients
 1/4 cup flour
 1/4 cup sugar
 2 Tbsp cocoa (natural, unsweetened)
 Pinch of salt
 Tiny pinch of cinnamon
 1/4 cup water
 2 Tbsp canola oil or vegetable oil (NOT extra virgin olive oil, it’s too strongly flavored)
 1 to 2 drops vanilla extract
 1 small scoop of ice cream or 1 or 2 teaspoons heavy whipping cream to serve
 you could also add a speck of instant coffee to take it up a notch
Method
1) Place flour, sugar, cocoa, salt, and cinnamon in a microwave safe ceramic mug. Stir
with a fork or spoon to mix well and break up any clumps.
2) Add the oil, water, and vanilla to the cup and stir until the mixture is smooth and there
are no lumps.
3) Place in microwave and heat on high until the mixture is cooked through, about a 1 minute and 40 seconds for a 1000 watt microwave. You may have to experiment and adjust the time for less or more powerful microwaves. If you don’t know the power level on your microwave, start with 60 seconds and increase until the brownie is done. It should still be moist when cooked through, not dry.
4) Let cool for a minute and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or a teaspoon or two of whipping cream poured over.
Read more:
http://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/brownie_in_a_mug/#ixzz3UyCDQjoT

About Kaylin Craig

I am the director/librarian at the Farnam Public Library.
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