The library is accepting book donations again, but they must be printed within the past 5 years or newer, no mold, no dirt, etc. Thank you for your patience, and please join us at the next Friends Book Sale April 5 - 14!
WEEKLY QUOTE “Good morrow, Benedick. Why, what's the matter, that you have such a February face, so full of frost, of storm and cloudiness?” – William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing
COMPUTER HELP Drop-in computer help for basic PC and eReader help will be tonight, the 23rd, from 6 PM – 7 PM as well as next Tuesday (March 1st) at the same time. Help will also be available next Saturday March 5th from 11 AM – 12 PM. Bring your questions and we’ll help you find answers.
REGULAR PROGRAMS Music and Movement for toddlers is Tuesday at 10 AM. Story Time for ages 3 – 6, with picture books and crafts, is Wednesday at 10:30 AM. This week’s theme is pets, and we’ll be making our own (paper) goldfish. Next month’s Social Hour will be on the 9th. Additional computer help days will be Saturday the 19th and Tuesday the 22nd. Look for information on our St. Patrick’s program and yearly ninja training / egg hunt in next week’s article. Call the library or check out our website for details on all of our programming.
ANNUAL REPORT In addition to the article published in this paper last Thursday, the library’s Annual Report to the Community, with plenty of statistics on how you and your neighbors use the library, is available on the front page of our website. Check it out!
The library circulated 67,503 items in 2015, including books in regular and large print, books on CD, DVDs and magazines. The library was visited by 55,691 patrons and of those, 9,722 used the library’s fourteen public access computers. We had over 10,987 Wi-Fi users on our network. Over 3,000 new books, audio books and videos were added to the collection.
The library hosted 107 story times and 62 programs for adults. There were over 113 patrons registered for the summer reading program. We have social hours once a month for the community to come in and get some coffee and conversation with others. We offer individual help with computers four times per month.