Quitman Library Connections
National Voter Regis-tration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 20, and the Quitman Public Library is participating in the month-long “Register in September – Vote in November” voter …
Quitman Library Connections
National Voter Regis-tration Day is Tuesday, Sept. 20, and the Quitman Public Library is participating in the month-long “Register in September – Vote in November” voter registration campaign. Forms are available at the front desk.
International Read an eBook Day is celebrated on Sept. 18 every year. It was initiated by OverDrive ® to encourage everyone to share the joy of digital reading. You may download the Libby® app to connect to our vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming video. Also, visit the TexShare® database which is loaded with invaluable and up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources. These resource links are on the library website at www.quitmanlibrary.org.
September is also National Library Card Sign-up Month, so stop in and see what your library has to offer. 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.
Near the checkout area is a display of books arranged by the QPL Staff to highlight the American Library Association’s “Banned Books Month” each September to promote freedom to read.
Friends of the Library will meet at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 13 in the Shamburger Community Room, and the public is invited to this fun one-hour gathering of book lovers. The Friends is an active group of volunteers dedicated to the growth and improvement of the library.
Knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday, 2-4 p.m. in the lobby. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and join the group for free instruction.
The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets each 3rd Monday at 7 p.m. at the library. The next meeting is Sept. 19. Contact Shirley Patrick 903-312-8451 for meeting confirmation, and follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.
Photographers of all levels are invited to the “In-Focus Photography Club of East Texas” that meets every 4th Monday in the library community room. Meet other photographers, share ideas, and participate in photography-related events. Social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the 6:30 p.m. meeting and workshop.
Adult GED support services are available for students who have registered online at www.ged.com. Certified instructors are available at the Quitman Public Library on Wednesdays to assist with reading/writing skills and math.
Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to check new arrivals. Contact the library by phone at 903-763-4191, fax 903-763-2532, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary. Hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Wi-Fi is available 24/7.