May 2014

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Rounds
Library Manager

May 21, 2014

Join us on Tuesday May 27 at 6:30pm for our last book talk until fall!  The book being discussed is, Someday, Someday Maybe.  Copies can be picked up at the circulation desk now.

On Friday May 30 at 6pm we will be having another family movie night!  Bring the family in for popcorn and a movie!  We will be showing, The Nut Job, a “pleasantly nostalgic” hilarious adventure!  Please bring your own beverage.

Are you crazy about donuts?  Then join us on Friday June 6 at 6:30pm as we celebrate National Donut Day!  We will read about donuts, make things with donuts, play donut games and eat some too!  Lots of roly poly donuty fun!

Join us on Friday June 13 for our last Scandals of Madison County talk at 6:30pm. Madison County Historian, Matt Urtz, will share the final scandals of the 1900’s and the most recent ones in Madison County (that he can get away with telling us about)!

Have you heard things around Madison County like, “Imagination Library”, “books for kids coming to their homes”, “Dolly Parton” and more?  Here’s the scoop- In 1996, Dolly Parton launched this wonderful program to foster a love of reading among preschool children and their families by providing them with the gift of a specially selected book each month. By mailing books directly to their homes, she wanted children to be excited about books and to feel the magic that books can create. Any child in the Morrisville Eaton Central School District from ages 0-5 can sign up for this great program!  If you haven’t signed your child up, ask us about it today!  We are also accepting donations to keep this program going for years to come!  If interested, please contact me!

We will be closed to observe Memorial Day on Monday May 26. We will reopen on Tuesday May 27 at 10am.

Our summer hours begin Saturday May 24.  We will be closed every Saturday from now until August 31. We will resume Saturday hours on September 6, 2014.  We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm.

May 7, 2014

This Friday May 9 at 6:30pm join us for Scandals of Madison County Part 3-1850′s-1900, historical talk!  Join our County Historian, Matt Urtz, for the scandals during this period of time!  Join him in June for the final scandals!

Do you have items that are significant to the history of the community?  Things like old photos, letters, postcards, clippings, etc?  Then join our Village Historian, Sue Greenhagen, on Saturday May 10 from 10-12pm with her laptop and scanner here at the library.  Bring what you might have, we’ll scan it, and give you a digital copy.  We don’t want to keep the original and it won’t be harmed by scanning.

Tai Chi Chuan Class meets on Monday May 12 at 6:30pm.  Come learn Tai Chi Chuan with instructor Bill Snyder.  Open to all teens and adults.  Best part, it’s FREE!  If you cannot make this day, join the class on Monday May 19!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday May 13 at 9:45am.  Bring the little ones and have fun hearing stories about growing things and gardening!!  If you can’t make it, be sure to join us Tuesday May 20 for our last story hour until fall!  We will celebrate with ice cream sundaes!

Join us as we celebrate “Reading is Fun week!” with Library Bingo Fun! on Friday May 16 at 6:30pm!  We will have special bingo boards with library terms and pictures on them.  Get bingo and you can either choose a book from our book sale or a toy prize!  Refreshments will be provided!

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Thursday May 15 at 6:30pm.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday and Thursday 10am to 8pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.


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