March 2010

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Forward
Library Manager

March 31, 2010

Our 5th Annual Easter Basket Raffle is almost over!  Stop in and buy your tickets today to win a boy’s children’s basket, a girl’s children’s basket, both filled with goodies, or a flowering basket for the adults donated by Holly’s Garden in Morrisville.  Tickets are $1 each.  Raffle ends at 6pm on Friday April 2.

This Friday April 2 at 6:30pm come join us for some Egg fun!  We are going to do some cool things with eggs and have an Easter egg hunt!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday April 6 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “Down on the Farm”!  If you can’t make it that day, join us on Tuesday April 20 for “It’s Raining!”

Family Movie Night is back on Friday April 9 at 6:00pm.  The movie being shown is Planet 51!  Bring something comfy to sit in and we will provide the popcorn!

Saturday April 10 at 10:30am, we will be having a Sibling’s Day!  Join us for silly picture fun and more!  Kids of all ages are welcome!

Join local greenhouse owner and plant lover, Brad Alcott on Monday April 12 at 6:30pm and discuss spring planting with him.

Lucky’s Caldecott series is back on Wednesday April 14 at 6:30pm.  Lucky wants us to look at Chris Raschka’s The Hello Goodbye Window.  Join us as we read this book and do fun things!

Our next book talk will be Friday April 16 at 12:15pm.  The book being discussed is Jodi Picoult’s Plain Truth.  Copies can be picked up now.

Also on Friday April 16 at 6:30pm, we will be having a Trash to Treasure night.  Are you at a loss for what to do with old magazines?  Come learn how to make beautiful collage art with scrap paper!

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

March 24, 2010

Our 5th Annual Easter Basket Raffle is going on now!  Stop in and buy your tickets today to win a boy’s children’s basket, a girl’s children’s basket, both filled with goodies, or a flowering basket for the adults donated by Holly’s Garden in Morrisville.  Tickets are $1 each.  Raffle ends at 6pm on Friday April 2.

We are showing the movie, New Moon, on Friday March 26 at 6:00pm.  It’s rated PG-13, so teenagers and older only!  Refreshments will be provided.

On Monday March 29 at 6:30pm we will be having a Skype talk with YA author, Melissa Ford.  She will talk about writing and her novel, His Friday Girls.

Friday April 2 at 6:30pm come join us for some Egg fun!  We are going to do some cool things with eggs and have an Easter egg hunt!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday April 6 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “Down on the Farm”!

Family Movie Night is back on Friday April 9 at 6:00pm.  The movie being shown is Planet 51!  Bring something comfy to sit in and we will provide the popcorn!

Saturday April 10 at 10:30am, we will be having a Sibling’s Day!  Join us for silly picture fun and more!  Kids of all ages are welcome!

Join local greenhouse owner and plant lover, Brad Alcott on Monday April 12 at 6:30pm and discuss spring planting with him.

Lots of great new books are waiting for you!  Some are: Devil’s Star by Jo Nesbo, Caught by Harlen Cohen, Known to Evil by Walter Mosley, Shattered by Karen Robards, Sheen on the Silk by Anne Perry, Mapping of Love and Death by Jacqueline Winspear, Chelsea, Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler, Horns by Joe Hill and Apple Turnover Murder by Joanne Fluke.

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

March 17, 2010

Our 5th Annual Easter Basket Raffle is going on now!  Stop in and buy your tickets today to win a boy’s children’s basket, a girl’s children’s basket, both filled with goodies, or a flowering basket for the adults donated by Holly’s Garden in Morrisville.  Tickets are $1 each.  Raffle ends at 6pm on Friday April 2.

This Friday March 19 at 6:30pm, join us for Twilight Trivia Night!  We will test our Twilight knowledge while we wait for the movie to come out.  A prize will be given to the most convincing vampire costume!  Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday March 20 from 12-2pm, join us for our annual Elementary Art Reception!  Check out all the great works of art from Pre-K through 6th grade!  Meet some of the budding artists too!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday March 23 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “Easter”!  We will also be having an Easter Egg Hunt!  If you can’t make it that day, join us on April 6 for “On the Farm!”

Join us on Wednesday March 24 at 6:30pm for Year of the Tiger.  Chinese New Year starts February 14.  Join us as we celebrate this year!

We are showing the movie, New Moon, on Friday March 26 at 6:00pm.  It’s rated PG-13, so teenagers and older only!  Refreshments will be provided.

On Monday March 29 at 6:30pm we will be having a Skype talk with YA author, Melissa Ford.  She will talk about writing and her novel, His Friday Girls.

Friday April 2 at 6:30pm come join us for some Egg fun!  We are going to do some cool things with eggs and have an Easter egg hunt!

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

March 10, 2010

This Friday March 12 at 6:30pm is Fudge Night!  Bring your favorite fudge or recipe to share and we’ll be sure to have a sweet time!

Join Ryan Wormuth on Monday March 15 at 6:30pm as he discusses how to build your Financial House.  We all wish we knew more about how to manage our money!

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday March 16 at 6:30pm in the library’s program room.  The public is welcome to attend.

On Friday March 19 at 6:30pm, join us for Twilight Trivia Night!  We will test our Twilight knowledge while we wait for the movie to come out.  A prize will be given to the most convincing vampire costume!  Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday March 20 from 12-2pm, join us for our annual Elementary Art Reception!  Check out all the great works of art from Pre-K through 6th grade!  Meet some of the budding artists too!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday March 23 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “Easter”!  We will also be having an Easter Egg Hunt!

Join us on Wednesday March 24 at 6:30pm for Year of the Tiger.  Chinese New Year starts February 14.  Join us as we celebrate this year!

We are showing the movie, New Moon, on Friday March 26 at 6:00pm.  It’s rated PG-13, so teenagers and older only!  Refreshments will be provided.

Lots of great books are on our shelves!  Some are: Hell Gate by Linda Fairstein, Silent Sea by Clive Cussler, Bone Fire by Michael Spragg, Fantasy in Death by JD Robb, Big Girl by Danielle Steel, Infinites by John Banville, Split Image by Robert Parker, House Rules by Jodi Picoult, Hush by Kate White, Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa and One Good Dog by Susan Wilson.

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

March 3, 2010

In memory of JD Salinger who passed away last month, our next book talk will be The Catcher in the Rye this Friday March 5 at 12:15pm.  Bring your lunch and join in the discussion.  Copies can be picked up now.

Also on Friday March 5 at 6:30pm, we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Join us as we read stories and decorate sugar cookies in Seussical ways!

Join us on Saturday March 6 at 10:30am as we celebrate the artist, Michelangelo’s Birthday!  We plan to celebrate like Michelangelo from Ninja Turtles would with pizza and fun!

Sue Greenhagen, Village Historian, will be hosting a “Magical History Tour” on Monday March 8 at 6:30pm.  Morrisville 100 years ago was in many ways the same village it is now, but with some differences that are startling.  Come and be surprised!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday March 9 at 9:30am.  They will be hearing stories on “I’m Feeling”!  If you can’t make it that day, join us on Tuesday March 23 for “Easter”.

Lucky’s Caledcott series will be back on Wednesday March 10 at 6:30pm.  The book we will be having fun with this month is David Weisner’s Flotsam!  Open to kids 7-14 so come and join the fun!

Friday March 12 at 6:30pm is Fudge Night!  Bring your favorite fudge or recipe to share and we’ll be sure to have a sweet time!

Join Ryan Wormuth on Monday March 15 at 6:30pm as he discusses how to build your Financial House.  We all wish we knew more about how to manage our money!

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday March 16 at 6:30pm in the library’s program room.  The public is welcome to attend.

On Friday March 19 at 6:30pm, join us for Twilight Trivia Night!  We will test our Twilight knowledge while we wait for the movie to come out.  A prize will be given to the most convincing vampire costume!  Refreshments will be provided.

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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