December 2009

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Forward
Library Manager

December 23, 2009

We will be closing at 4pm this Thursday December 24 and will be closed until Monday January 4 2010 at noon to observe the winter holidays.  Be sure to stock up on plenty of books to read over the break!

Beginning January 4, 2010, we will be open more!  Tuesdays and Thursdays we will be open from 10am to 8pm!

After the holidays we will be celebrating Elvis’ Birthday on Friday January 8 at 6:30pm.  Come see Elvis impersonator, Wayne Curtis, hear some of his songs and learn about Presley’s life!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again on Tuesday January 12 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “Sleepy Time”!  If you can’t make that day join them Tuesday January 26 for “Let it Snow!”

To start the New Year off right, we will have a Caldecott series for kids ages 7-14 that will meet every month to read and have fun with the Caldecott winners!  The first book will be The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson.  Join us on Wednesday January 13 at 6:30pm as we have fun with this book!

And what a way to start the New Year than with a Craft-a-palooza night on Friday January 15 at 6:30pm!  Join us as we make some zany crafts and have lots of fun!

The Library would like to wish you all a happy and safe holiday season and we will see you in 2010!

We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

December 16, 2009

This Friday December 18 at 6:30pm, join us for a Holiday Scavenger Hunt!  Find lots of things around the library and then assemble them to find out what they are!  Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday December 19 at 10:30am, we are having a gift making program!  Drop the kids off to make a gift for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, aunt or uncle!

We will be closing at 4pm on Thursday December 24 and will be closed until Monday January 4 2010 at noon to observe the winter holidays.  Be sure to stock up on plenty of books to read over the break!

Beginning January 4, 2010, we will be open more!  Tuesdays and Thursdays we will be open from 10am to 8pm!

Lots of great books are on our shelves!  Some are: Going Rogue by Sarah Palin, I, Alex Cross by James Patterson, Wrecker by Clive Cussler, Breathless by Dean Koontz, Mrs. Scrooge by Carol Duffy, Morning Show Murders by Al Roker, Hollywood Moon by Joseph Wambaugh, Southern Lights by Danielle Steel, Blood Game by Iris Johansen, Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom, U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton, Trial by Fire by JA Jance, Paris Vendetta by Steve Berry, Divine Misdemeanors by Laurell Hamilton, What the Dog Saw by Malcolm Gladwell, Time of my Life by Patrick Swayze, Invisible by Paul Auster, Heat Wave by Richard Castle, Stones into Schools by Greg Mortenson, Christmas Promise by Anne Perry and Body in the Sleigh by Katherine Page.

We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

December 9, 2009

We are collecting for Madison County Foster Kids now until this Friday December 11.  Donate new, unwrapped items like toys, games, art supplies, books, toothbrushes, etc.  See the complete list at the library.  Help make the holidays a little brighter for our area foster children!

The Friends Annual Silent Auction ends this Friday December 11 at 8pm!  Stop in and bid now.

Join us for our Annual Open House on Friday December 11 from 5-8pm.  Join the Friends and staff members for some tasty goodies and see the Dr. Seuss Christmas Tree!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again Tuesday December 15 at 9:30am.  It’s all about “Christmas” so bring your child in for stories, songs and more!

Join us on Wednesday December 16 at 12pm for our next book talk, The Drowned Maiden’s Hair by Laura Amy Schlitz.  Copies can be picked up now.  Bring your lunch and join in this discussion!

We will be celebrating the winter holidays of Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa on Wednesday December 16 at 6:30pm.  Come learn about these holidays and have some fun too!

On Friday December 18 at 6:30pm, join us for a Holiday Scavenger Hunt!  Find lots of things around the library and then assemble them to find out what they are!  Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday December 19 at 10:30am, we are having a gift making program!  Drop the kids off to make a gift for mom, dad, grandma, grandpa, aunt or uncle!

We will be closing at 4pm on Thursday December 24 and will be closed until Monday January 4 2010 at noon to observe the winter holidays.  Be sure to stock up on plenty of books to read over the break!

Beginning January 4, 2010, we will be open more!  Tuesdays and Thursdays we will be open from 10am to 8pm!

We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12pm to 8pm, Tuesday 10am to 6pm and Saturday 10am to 4pm.

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