Quitman Library Connections
The Quitman Public Library is recognizing Dog Days of Summer which is a time of particularly hot, unbearable weather during August. Stop by the library, cool off, and check out the displays near the …
Quitman Library Connections
The Quitman Public Library is recognizing Dog Days of Summer which is a time of particularly hot, unbearable weather during August. Stop by the library, cool off, and check out the displays near the front desk that celebrates these days of lethargy.
There is always something to do at the library. Photographers of all levels are invited to the In-Focus Photography Club of East Texas that meets monthly on last Mondays at the library at 5:30 p.m. Free knitting and crochet instruction class meets each Thursday, 2-4 p.m. Students of all ages and skill levels may bring their own supplies and patterns to trade. Also, Wood County Metal Detector Club, led by Jerry Tinney, meets on first Mondays at 6:30 p.m. in the library Shamburger Community Room. Whyte Dove Writers’ Club meets monthly on second Tuesdays from 6-8:30 p.m. at the library. Consider joining this distinctive group of local published authors. The Wood County TX Genealogical Society meets on each thirrd Monday at 5 p.m. in the library’s community room. Follow the society’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/woocotx.
The Pilot Club of Quitman has partnered with Dolly’s Imagination Library, a program which makes it possible for every child from birth to age five to receive one free, age-appropriate book by mail each month. You may enroll your children at no cost if you reside in the following zip codes 75783, 75410, and 75497. Stop by the Quitman Public Library’s front desk to sign up today. As Dolly says, “You can never get enough books into the hands of enough children.”
Looking for a place to hold your next event? The library offers a spacious community room with the latest technological needs as well as a kitchenette. For lease information, contact the front desk at 903-763-4191.
Notary service is generally available at the library during regular business hours, but to guarantee an appointment, call Susan Lomanto or Delene Allen 903-763-4191.
Patrons may connect to our library’s vast collection of eBooks, audio books and streaming videos by downloading the Libby® and SimplyE® apps. Visit the library’s online catalog at http://quitman.biblionix.com/catalog and select “What’s Hot” to see all the latest books, audiobooks, and DVDs ready to be checked out. Call us to sign up for email or text notifications to remind you when your books are due. Check out the library’s online TexShare® database at www.quitmanlibrary.org that is loaded with invaluable and up-to-the-minute research tools and reference resources.
Patron cards are for Wood County residents with photo identification. A guardian must sign for children ages 5-17. Our hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Keep current at www.facebook.com/quitmanpubliclibrary.