JANUARY 2013 NEWSLETTER

New DVD's!

Abominable Christmas
The Amazing Spiderman
Arthurís Christmas Little Brother                                  Big Trouble:A Christmas Adventure
Brave
Christmas Angel
Christmas Mail
Christmas Miracle
A Christmas Story 2
Chuggington: Icy Escapades
Fire With Fire
Good Luck Charlie: Itís Christmas
Heavenís Door
Jake and the Neverland Pirates
Lovesí Christmas Journey
Lucky Christmas
Madagascar 3 Europes Most Wanted
ParaNorman
A Princess for Christmas
Secret of the Wings
Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Step Up Revolution
Yellow Rock


Weather Closings

In the event of severe weather conditions, the Library may close or cancel programs for the safety of our patrons. Materials due on those days will be given a grace period for fines. Call ahead to see if we are open if in doubt.
 


UPCOMING HOLIDAY LIBRARY CLOSED DATES

December 24 and 31 are regular closed days.

December 25, and January 1 are holiday closings.

For the publicís convenience any Library materials (including DVDs), due during the closed period will have an extended due date of January 2.

We will be closed on Monday, January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.



Be A Smart Cookie Ö Read Program

Saturday, January 12; 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Have you been keeping track of the minutes that you are reading? In our Be a Smart Cookie reading incentive program, children in grades 1 - 5 track their reading through the end of the calendar year. If you have read 20 hours by January 8, you will be invited to a cookie decorating party with Ms. Martie on Saturday, January 12. We will play games, do crafts, and have a Kinect Fruit Ninja Tournament!
Please join us for a wonderful time. Ms. Martie will be sending out invitations the first of the year.
 


State and Federal Income Tax Forms

Tax forms will be here soon! You can also download forms and instructions at: http:www.irs.gov/


HEAP assistance forms are available at the Library.


Weather Related Closings: In the case of extreme weather conditions, the Library may close or open late. It is always a good idea to call the Library to be sure we are open. Closings are announced on some TV and radio stations.


Golden Buckeye Card applications are available at the Library for people who are 60 years old and up.
 

Tax forms are available at the Library. You are also able to download forms and instructions via your computer at: http://www.irs.gov
 


Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day


National Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day is January 31 and we will be celebrating all month! Come to the Library in January to find out all of the unusual uses for Bubble Wrap. While you are here, have a bubble popping contest. We will also feature a Bubble Wrap pop tent to relieve tension!


Lego Club

Saturday, January 26;
10:00 am - 11:00 am & 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first group, grades K - 4, will meet from 10:00 am - 11:00 am and the second group, grades 4 and up will meet from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm. Registration is required. A brief show and tell period will precede the program. Please come and join us and your friends for lots of fun and inspiration.

 


COMMUNITY ROOM RENTAL

Please contact Karen Condon to reserve the room!

PHONE: 419.644.2771

EMAIL: kareacondon@gmail.com


New Service at the Library:
Huge Rubber Stamp Collection


Have you ever wanted to make unique and beautiful cards using rubber stamp designs, but didnít want to invest in your own stamps? Come to the Library! We have recently acquired a very large collection in many holiday themes and categories. Colored ink pads are also provided. These stamps can be used by the public only in the Library. Stop in to see the many different designs available. This is a free service.
 


Story Time with Ms. Martie Story Time

Children ages two to five are invited to a weekly story time with Ms. Martie at the Library on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. No registration is required.

January 2: M is for Mittens
January 9: Polar Bears
January 16: Tacky the Penguin
January 23: Snow Day
January 30: Getting Dressed

 


Win Twilight Items


Youíve read the books, youíve seen the movie, now win free Twilight items! In celebration of the newest Twilight Saga film: Breaking Dawn: part 2, the Library will be giving away some items. Enter the andom drawing by checking out a book or magazine in December. Winners will be notified in January.
 


In memory of Greg Geer given by Cheryl Geer:
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich
(book on CD)

In memory of Katie Smallman given by M Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Smallman:
Life After Life by Dr. Raymond Moody

Reflections on Life After Life by Dr. Raymond
Moody (large print)


Thank you to the following people who have recently donated books and/or various items:

Barb Baker (books)
Kristine Cousino (new book)
Pete Durbin (books)
Carol Flack-Brown (books)
Louise Gormley (new books)
Renae Hayes (plant)
Kimi Hazel (new book)
Jack Hoffman (books)
Sandy Loar (new books and DVDs)
Rosemary Rush Gross
(monetary gift for childrenís books)
Todd Niles (books)
Jenna Smith (books)
Shelby Tipping (material)
 


Family Literacy Night:  A Money Adventure

Wednesday, January 30; 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Evergreen Elementary

Come join Directions Credit Union, Evergreen Community Library, and Evergreen
Community Learning Center in a money adventure. Children will play a life-sized game involving money earning, saving, spending, and giving in which they are the moveable pieces! Children will have the opportunity to use an ATM machine and read books about money. This program is free for the whole family and is funded by the 21st Century Grant and made possible by a partnership between the Evergreen Community Learning Center and the Evergreen Community Library.
 



Novel Ideas Book Discussion

Wednesday, January 23; 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The selection for January is The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco. This historical murder mystery is set in an italian monastery in the year 1327. Join us for a great discussion amongst friends. This is a free program and books will be available the first of January. Large print is also available. Ask at the circulation desk for your copy today!

 



And the Winners AreÖ

The winner of the childís birthday party, sponsored by the Evergreen Community Library and Childrenís Librarian Ms. Martie, is Kyle Feeback. The winner of the Abracadabra Clowns party is Mr. Pat Dowling. Only patrons present at the open house were eligible to and win. Thank you for supporting your Library!


Inter-Library Loan Service

Our free Inter-Library Loan Service allows you to borrow items we do not have from other Library systems. Teachers may request multiple items for classroom use. Just a reminder to our patrons, they are responsible for making sure that we have their current contact information in order to pick up items. Due to other Librariesí policies, items are not renewable and must be returned by the due date.


 


eBooks and Audiobooks at Your Library


A reminder that Evergreen Community Library now offers you best-selling and classic audio books, eBooks, music, and videos available anytime from the Library's website. You can browse the collection, check out items with your Library card, and download to a PC, Mac or many other mobile devices. To get started downloading visit our Library's home page at:
www.evergreencommunitylibrary.org. Some software may need to be installed on your device to download the material. All the information you need is available on the site. Titles can be enjoyed immediately or transferred to a variety of devices,
including iPod, Sony Reader, and many others. Materials will automatically expire at the end of the lending period.


 
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