Mineola Memorial Library Notes


After taking an extra day for New Year’s, the library is back up and running on its regular schedule: Tuesday to Saturday opening at 9 a.m. then on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday closing at 5:30 p.m., Friday closing at 5 p.m., and Saturday closing at 4 p.m. In the event of bad weather, we will alert you via KMOO radio and our website about any changes to our schedule.

Regular programs have resumed with the Tuesday after school groups meeting at 4 p.m. There is a group for kindergarten to fifth grade and another group for middle and high school students. Wednesdays bring Toddler Story Time at 10:15 a.m. for 18-month-old to 3-year-old children and their parents and Pre School Story Time at 11:15 a.m. for children ages 3, 4 and 5 with their parents.

This month American Girls will be learning about Cecile and Marie-Grace from New Orleans in 1853. This is a mother-daughter event and you must sign-up, register by today to attend Saturday’smeeting at 10 a.m.

The Library Book Club is reading the “Leisure Seeker” by Michael Zadoorian. This group will meet next Thursday, Jan. 18 at 6 p.m. for light refreshments and discussion. The “Leisure Seeker” is about an older couple dealing with health issues going on one last adventure together to visit Disneyland.

The East Texas Library Friends Book Club will meet on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 2 p.m. in the library to discuss “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles. This is a western set in post-Civil War Texas dealing with a man charged with returning a child to its parents and the events that happen along the way. After discussing this book, three selections will be made and added to the club’s reading list. If you attend, you get to vote on reading material.

A Hiring Event is scheduled tomorrow (Thursday) from 1 until 4 p.m. and is brought to you by Express Employment Professionals. Questions about this event may be directed to 903-592-9999.

Tax Talk at the Library is on the schedule for tomorrow (Thursday) at 5:30 p.m. Kratzmeyer Tax Services will discuss the new tax bill, what deductions stay and which go, and other things pertaining to the new tax laws.

The Mineola Memorial Library received a donation from Diana Bankhead and two memorial donations for Rosemary Bell by Jimmie Lee Grossman.

The Mineola Memorial Library is a 501(c)3, non-profit and your donations are tax-deductible.