The 2018 Summer Reading theme at the Quitman Public Library during the entire month of June is “Libraries Rock!” Tomorrow, Thursday, at 2 p.m. we will be rocking the house with ventriloquist and magician, Howdy Do-Dat, then on next Thursday, June 14 at 2 p.m. we will have a 50s Sock Hop with Dale “The C” Cummings. Exciting musical events are planned for each Thursday in June, and there will be lots of prizes and surprises. Pick up your game card and check out some of our brand new books selected especially for our youngest readers!
The 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday from 6 - 9 p.m. Special guests are planning to attend this free event from deep East Texas as well as Central Texas, so this will be a great time to network! Acoustical instruments only and listeners are always welcome. Beans and cornbread served at 7 p.m.
Displayed near the front check out desk is a collection of summer reads selected by Melissa Frosch. Stop by and check it out!
Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary. Wi-Fi is available 24/7.
QPL’s Get GED Ready class is on summer break and will resume Sept. 6. For more information, call or stop by.
Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 -4 p.m. in the main gallery, and it will meet throughout the summer. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for this free instruction.
QPL Story Time will be on summer break until Sept. 6.
Friends of the Library
The Friends will be on summer break until Tuesday, Sept. 11. Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.
The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will have volunteers on hand throughout the summer to assist with family history research, according to President David Gilbreath. Call the library to schedule an appointment or contact a member through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.
In the lobby showcase during June is a collection of interesting donations the library has acquired through the years. Some of the items have been found in old or returned books. If you have items you would like to display in the monthly showcase, contact Beverly Chamberlain.
Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to see what’s new. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our newest eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.
Contact the library for further information on any of these activities at 903-763-4191.