Quitman Library Connections

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August is National Golf Month, so let your first swing be by the Quitman Public Library to check out our large collection of some of the best books on golf.  

  Quitman Public Library joins libraries across the country to remind parents that the most important school supply of all is a library card! Patron cards are available for those residents who can provide proof of residence in Wood County and photo identification.  A guardian must sign for children ages 5 - 17.

  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 2nd Friday Acoustical Jam is Friday, August 10 from 6 – 9 p.m. Musicians of all ages and musical levels are invited to join in from 6 – 9 p.m. in the library’s community room. There will be an open mic set-up for those who wish to perform. Listeners are always welcome. This is a free event. For more information, call 903-975-5745.

  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 is on summer break and will resume Thursday, September 6, 2018. For more information, call or stop by the library.

  Children’s Services

Beginning this fall, QPL Story Time will move to Wednesday’s at 2 p.m. Upcoming Story Time themes: Sept 5 – “A Field Trip!” We will tour the Wood County Courthouse;  Sept 12 – “Easy Food For Kids” We will have a cooking class with Charla Sampson;  Sept 19 – “It’s Shark Week!”; Sept 26 – “Eat Your Vegetables” We will create a vegetable platter. For more information, contact Lillian Gray at 903-763-4191.  

Friends of the Library

The Friends will be on summer break until Tuesday, September 11, 2018. The Friends of the Quitman Public Library is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.

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 WCTGS President, David Gilbreath. Contact a member through the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx. 

New Arrivals

Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to check new arrivals. Download the OverDrive® app to connect to our library’s newest additions of eBooks, audiobooks and streaming video. 

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