November 2009

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Forward
Library Manager

November 25, 2009

We are collecting for Madison County Foster Kids now until 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 has begun! Stop in and bid on several items from now until December 11 at 8pm.

Join us on Monday November 30 at 6:30pm for Smart Seniors. Learn how to protect yourself from Internet scams, phony sweepstakes, investment fraud and much more! Sponsored by the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again Tuesday December 1 at 9:30am. It’s all about “From here to there” so bring your child in for stories, songs and more! If you can’t make that day, join them for “Christmas” on December 15.

Kids join us Wednesday December 2 at 6:30pm as we decorate the children’s room and tree! Make some ornaments for the tree and a few to take home as well!

Family Movie Night is back on Friday December 4 at 6:00pm. We will be showing the movie, Up. Bring in a bag of popcorn to share and watch this movie on the big screen!!

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

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!

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

November 18, 2009

Join us for Family Bingo Night this Friday November 20 at 6:30pm.  Come play a game or two.  Kids are guaranteed a prize and adults play for fun!

The Utica Zoomobile will be here Wednesday November 25 at 2pm.  Join us as we view and touch some animals and learn about them too!

The Friends are collecting items for the Annual Silent Auction now until Wednesday November 25.  Donations can be such things as hand-crafted items, artwork, gift certificates, donations from businesses, etc., with a minimum value of $5.00.  They will not be accepting USED items.  New or handmade is acceptable. The bidding begins on November 27!

Join us on Monday November 30 at 6:30pm for Smart Seniors.  Learn how to protect yourself from Internet scams, phony sweepstakes, investment fraud and much more!  Sponsored by the New York State Attorney General’s Office.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again Tuesday December 1 at 9:30am.  It’s all about “From here to there” so bring your child in for stories, songs and more!  If you can’t make that day, join them for “Christmas” on December 15.

Kids join us Wednesday December 2 at 6:30pm as we decorate the children’s room and tree!  Make some ornaments for the tree and a few to take home as well!

Family Movie Night is back on Friday December 4 at 6:00pm.  We will be showing the movie, Up.  Bring in a bag of popcorn to share and watch this movie on the big screen!!

The Library will be closed on Thursday November 26 to observe Thanksgiving.  We will reopen Friday at noon.

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

November 11, 2009

Winners of the 7th Annual Pumpkin Coloring Contest are: Toddler to Kindergarten- 1st-Baylee Pierce, 2nd-Mercedes Porchea, 3rd-Haley Cranwell; 1st to 3rd grade- 1st-Kyrston Shaw, 2nd– Julia Patrick, 3rd-Bridget Wright; 4th to 6th grade- 1st– Emily Cranwell, 2nd– Robyn Latham, 3rd-Ava Schuh.  Congratulations to all!

Abide With Me by Elizabeth Strout is the next book talk this Friday November 13 at 12pm.  Copies can be picked up now at the circulation desk.  Please note the time change of the program.

On Monday November 16 at 6:30pm, the Attorney General’s Office will be here talking about Project Sunlight.  Learn how they are now restoring transparency and accountability to government.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again Tuesday November 17 at 9:30am.  It’s all about giving thanks so bring your child in for stories, songs and more!  If you can’t make that day, join them for “From here to there” on December 1.

Mickey Mouse’s Birthday is coming and we plan to celebrate on Wednesday November 18 at 6:30pm.  Dress in something with Mickey on it and come see some classic animated Mickey movies, eat some birthday cake and more!

Join us for Family Bingo Night on Friday November 20 at 6:30pm.  Come play a game or two.  Kids are guaranteed a prize and adults play for fun!

The Utica Zoomobile will be here Wednesday November 25 at 2pm.  Join us as we view and touch some animals and learn about them too!

The Friends are collecting items for the Annual Silent Auction now until Wednesday November 25.  Donations can be such things as hand-crafted items, artwork, gift certificates, donations from businesses, etc., with a minimum value of $5.00.  They will not be accepting USED items.  New or handmade is acceptable.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday November 17 at 6:30pm in the program room.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

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

November 4, 2009

Join us for Family Movie Night this Friday November 6 at 6:00pm as we watch Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs on the big screen!  Bring something comfy to sit in and if you can bring a bag of popcorn to share!

Abide With Me by Elizabeth Strout is the next book talk on Friday November 13 at 12pm.  Copies can be picked up now at the circulation desk.  Please note the time change of the program.

On Monday November 16 at 6:30pm, the Attorney General’s Office will be here talking about Project Sunlight.  Learn how they are now restoring transparency and accountability to government.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets again Tuesday November 17 at 9:30am.  It’s all about giving thanks so bring your child in for stories, songs and more!  If you can’t make that day, join them for “From here to there” on December 1.

Mickey Mouse’s Birthday is coming and we plan to celebrate on Wednesday November 18 at 6:30pm.  Dress in something with Mickey on it and come see some classic animated Mickey movies, eat some birthday cake and more!

Join us for Family Bingo Night on Friday November 20 at 6:30pm.  Come play a game or two.  Kids are guaranteed a prize and adults play for fun!

The Friends will be collecting items for the Annual Silent Auction beginning Monday November 9 until Wednesday November 25.  Donations can be such things as hand-crafted items, artwork, gift certificates, donations from businesses, etc., with a minimum value of $5.00.  They will not be accepting USED items.  New or handmade is acceptable as well as the above mentioned things.

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday November 17 at 6:30pm in the program room.  The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

We will be closed on Wednesday November 11 to observe Veteran’s Day.

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

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