March 2011

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Forward
Library Manager

March 30, 2011

We are holding our annual Easter Basket Raffle now and I have 2 children’s baskets (donated by Nan Warren) and one adult flower basket donated by Holly’s Garden in Morrisville to give away!  Tickets are $1 a piece and you can get yours from any trustee member or at the library!  Get yours today!  Winners will be drawn Friday April 22 at 6:30pm.

Don’t be a fool and miss out on our fun night to celebrate April Fool’s Day this Friday April 1 at 6:30pm.  Come learn a joke or two and have lots of laughs this night!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, will meet again on Tuesday April 5 at 9:30am and the topic is “Bugs”.  Bring your child in for songs, stories and more!

Our next book talk will be on Wednesday April 6 at 12:15pm.  The book being discussed is Something’s Missing by Martin Dicks.  Copies can be picked up now.  Bring your lunch and join in the discussion.

Join Nancy Knox on Thursday April 7 at 6:30pm as she shows us how to put pictures online and create online photo albums.  This will take place at the fire house across the street.

Come learn about some cool birds for International Bird Day on Friday April 8 at 6:30pm.  Did you even know that was a special day?  Join us for lots of fun and learning!

Our family movie day will be Saturday April 9 at 10:30am at the fire house.  The movie being shown is Tangled.  Refreshments will be provided.

We are still taking volunteer applications to work some hours when our new addition is open in June.  If interested, stop into the library and get one.  Anyone 14 and older can apply.

We are holding a shelf fundraiser now and need your help!  Donate coins on up to $500 to help build a stack of shelves.  Inquire at the library for more details!

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

March 23, 2011

To celebrate the waffle, we will be having a waffle night this Friday March 25 at 6:30pm.  Come learn where the waffle came from and eat some too!

On Saturday March 26 at 10:30am we will be having a book swap complete with pizza!  Bring in some books that you would like to swap with some other patrons.  Look at what others brought and find some new treasure to take home!  This is open to kids, teens and adults!  We are asking people to sign up for this program at the circulation desk.  You can sign up now!

Our next Caldecott night is Wednesday March 30 at 6:30pm.  Join Lucky, our library lizard, as we have fun with the book, Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky.

Don’t be a fool and miss out on our fun night to celebrate April Fool’s Day on Friday April 1 at 6:30pm.  Come learn a joke or two and have lots of laughs this night!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, will meet again on Tuesday April 5 at 9:30am and the topic is “Bugs”.  Bring your child in for songs, stories and more!

Our next book talk will be on Wednesday April 6 at 12:15pm.  The book being discussed is Something’s Missing by Martin Dicks.  Copies can be picked up now.  Bring your lunch and join in the discussion.

Join Nancy Knox on Thursday April 7 at 6:30pm as she shows us how to put pictures online and create online photo albums.  This will take place at the fire house across the street.

We are still taking volunteer applications to work some hours when our new addition is open in June.  If interested, stop into the library and get one.  Anyone over the age of 13 can apply.

We are holding a shelf fundraiser now and need your help!  Donate coins on up to $500 to help build a stack of shelves.  Inquire at the library for more details!

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

March 16, 2011

Thank you to all who donated to our recent canned food drive for the Morrisville Food Pantry!  We collected 226 items for them!  If you didn’t get a chance to drop off items and still want to, they will take items all year round.  Inquire at the Community Action building in Morrisville.

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this Friday March 18 at 6:30pm.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, will meet again on Tuesday March 22 at 9:30am.  They will be reading stories about Rain!  Bring your child or grandchild today!

To celebrate the waffle, we will be having a waffle night on Friday March 25 at 6:30pm.  Come learn where the waffle came from and eat some too!

On Saturday March 26 at 10:30am we will be having a book swap complete with pizza!  Bring in some books that you would like to swap with some other patrons.  Look at what others brought and find some new treasure to take home!  This is open to kids, teens and adults! We are asking people to sign up for this program at the circulation desk.  You can sign up now!

Our next Caldecott night is Wednesday March 30 at 6:30pm.  Join Lucky, our library lizard, as we have fun with the book, Rapunzel by Paul O. Zelinsky.

We are looking for people to donate their time to work some hours when our new addition is open in June.  If you are interested, please stop into the library and get an application.  Anyone over the age of 13 can apply.  Students looking to fulfill those community service hours for graduation are encouraged!

We are holding a shelf fundraiser now and need your help!  Donate coins on up to $500 to help build a stack of shelves.  Inquire at the library for more details!

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

March 9, 2011

Join us on Saturday March 12 at 10:30am for some Snow Art!  Come create some snow art with us!  So some things with snow that you never thought you could do!  Dress to play in the snow!

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday March 18 at 6:30pm.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, will meet again on Tuesday March 22 at 9:30am.  They will be reading stories about Rain!  Bring your child or grandchild today!

To celebrate the waffle, we will be having a waffle night on Friday March 25 at 6:30pm.  Come learn where the waffle came from and eat some too!

On Saturday March 26 at 10:30am we will be having a book swap complete with pizza!  Bring in some books that you would like to swap with some other patrons.  Look at what others brought and find some new treasure to take home!  This is open to kids, teens and adults!  We are asking people to sign up for this program at the circulation desk.  You can sign up now!

Be sure to look at the Elizabeth Smith Miller and the Bloomer Costume display in the front foyer created by Jody Luce today!

The Library Board of Trustees meet on Tuesday March 15 at 6:30pm.  The public is welcome to attend.

We are looking for people to donate their time to work some hours when our new addition is open in June.  If you are interested, please stop into the library and get an application.  Students looking to fulfill those community service hours for graduation are welcome to apply!

We are holding a shelf fundraiser now and need your help!  Donate coins on up to $500 to help build a stack of shelves.  Inquire at the library for more details!

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

March 2, 2011

Please join us for Sign Language 101 this Friday March 4 at 6:30pm.  Bring the family to learn about this “hand” language and learn some easy signs too!

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour meets again on Tuesday March 8 at 9:30am.  They will be listening to stories about Monkeys.  Bring your child or grandchild in for some fun!

Wednesday March 9 at 12:15pm is our next lunch book talk.  Bring your lunch and join in the discussion of Crow Lake by Mary Larson.  Copies can be picked up at the circulation desk now.

Family Bingo Night will also be on Wednesday March 9 at 6:30pm.  Bring the family in for a game or two!  All kids are guaranteed a prize and adults play for fun!

Join us on Saturday March 12 at 10:30am for some Snow Art!  Come create some snow art with us!  So some things with snow that you never thought you could do!  Dress to play in the snow!

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Friday March 18 at 6:30pm.

The Library Board of Trustees meet on Tuesday March 15 at 6:30pm.  The public is welcome to attend.

We are looking for people to donate their time to work some hours when our new addition is open in April.  If you are interested, please stop into the library and get an application.  Students looking to fulfill those community service hours for graduation are welcome to apply!

We are holding a shelf fundraiser now and need your help!  Donate coins on up to $500 to help build a stack of shelves.  Inquire at the library for more details!

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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