Quitman Library Connections

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The 2018 Summer Reading theme at the Quitman Public Library during the entire month of June is “Libraries Rock!” On tomorrow (Thursday) at 2 p.m. we will enjoy live classical guitar, violin and piano, and then on Thursday, June 28 at 2 p.m. we will have “Making Music

Together” where we will create our own musical instruments. Prizes will be awarded on that day, so check out books, read, and get your game card filled.

Displayed near the front check out desk is a collection of the best summer reads selected by Melissa Frosch. Stop by and check it out. 

The second Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, July 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. It is for acoustical instruments only and listeners are always welcome. Beans and cornbread will be served at 7 p.m. This is a free event.

Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Visit our pages at www.quitmanlibrary.org and www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.  Wi-Fi is available 24/7.  

Adult Services

Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday 2 – 4 p.m. in the library’s 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’s Get GED Ready class is on summer break and will resume Sept. 6. For more information, call or stop by the library.

Children’s services

QPL Story Time is on a summer break until Sept. 6.   

Friends of the Library

The Friends will be on summer break until Tuesday, Sept. 11. Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to growth.

Genealogy

The Wood County TX Genealogical Society will have volunteers on hand throughout the summer to assist you with your family history research, according to President, David Gilbreath. Call to schedule an appointment or contact a member through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. 

On Display

In the lobby showcase during June, is a collection of interesting donations the library has acquired through the years. Among the interesting items is a 1955 Flora Lodge centennial plate.  If you have items you would like to display in the monthly showcase, contact Beverly Chamberlain.

New Arrivals

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 library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video.  

For more information call 903-763-4191.

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