May 2011

Morrisville Public Library News
by Michelle A. Forward
Library Manager

May 25, 2011

Join us for Aquarium! on Friday June 3 at 6:30pm.  See some live aquatic animals and have fun learning about them!  NOTE- This program will be held at the fire house across the street.

On Saturday June 4 at 10:30am we will be having Sign Language Fun!  Come learn some simple sign language!  Learn what it’s like to use your hands to communicate with others!

Join us for Magic Day on Friday June 10 at 6:30pm!  Come learn some simple magic tricks.  Bring your favorite trick to share!  Make some edible wands!

The Library will be closed on Monday May 30 to observe Memorial Day.  We will reopen Tuesday at 10am.

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!

The new addition is getting closer to opening!  Check out our pictures on our slideshow of the progress at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mopl_building_project.

We will be closing for a few days up to a week in the middle of June to move the books into the new addition.  As soon as we have a definitive date, we will announce it.  We appreciate your continued patronage and patience during this exciting time here!

Check out the new books we have waiting for you!  Some are: Buried Prey by John Sandford, Final Storm by Jeff Shaara, In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson, Jefferson Key by Steve Berry, Lies that Chelsea Handler Told Me by Glen Handler, Snowman by Jo Nesbo, Those in Peril by Wilbur Smith and Time for Patriots by Dale Brown.

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

May 18, 2011

We are having a Book Sale Bonanza to clear out lots of book sale books before we move into the new addition!  Join us this weekend on Friday May 20th from 4-8pm, Saturday 10-4pm and Sunday 12-3pm for some great deals, lots of freebies and get some great reads for the summer ahead!

Join us for the Wizard of Oz night to celebrate the author of this book, L. Frank Baum, this Friday May 20 at 6:30pm.  Come have fun with us and this story!

Did you know the American Red Cross was founded in 1886?  Come learn about this amazing organization on Saturday May 21 at 10:30am.

Lucky’s Caldecott Series will be back on Wednesday May 25 at 6:30pm.  The book we are looking at is Officer Buckle & Gloria by Peggy Rathmann.  Join us and Lucky for some fun with this book!

Join us for Aquarium! on Friday June 3 at 6:30pm.  See some live aquatic animals and have fun learning about them!  NOTE- This program will be held at the fire house across the street.

On Saturday June 4 at 10:30am we will be having Sign Language Fun!  Come learn some simple sign language!  Learn what it’s like to use your hands to communicate with others!

The Library will be closed on Monday May 30 to observe Memorial Day.  We will reopen Tuesday at 10am.

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!

The new addition is getting closer to opening!  Check out our pictures on our slideshow of the progress at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/mopl_building_project.

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

May 11, 2011

To celebrate Friday the 13th we will be showing Little Vampires this Friday May 13 at 6:00pm.  We will provide the refreshments!  Note:  This movie will be shown at the fire house.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday May 17 at 9:30am with “Ice Cream”.  Bring your child or grandchild in to hear some stories about ice cream and then eat some yummy sundaes as this is our last story hour until fall!

Join us for the Wizard of Oz night to celebrate the author of this book, L. Frank Baum, on Friday May 20 at 6:30pm.  Come have fun with us and this story!

Did you know the American Red Cross was founded in 1886?  Come learn about this amazing organization on Saturday May 21 at 10:30am.

Lucky’s Caldecott Series will be back on Wednesday May 25 at 6:30pm.  The book we are looking at is Officer Buckle & Gloria by Peggy Rathmann.  Join us and Lucky for some fun with this book!

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday May 17 at 6:30pm.  The public is welcome to attend.

We are having a Book Sale Bonanza to clear out lots of book sale books before we move into the new addition!  Join us Friday May 2oth from 4-8pm, Saturday 10-4pm and Sunday 12-3pm for some great deals, lots of freebies and get some great reads for the summer ahead!

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.

May 4, 2011

The winners of the Easter Basket are:  the adult basket donated by Holly’s Garden was Beth Burlison.  Charlie Parker and Jasmine Temple won the children’s baskets created by Nan Warren.  Thank you to all who bought tickets!

May is Strawberry month so be sure to join us for Strawberries Galore! this Friday May 6 at 6:30pm.  Come learn about the strawberry and enjoy some yummy treats!

Join us on Saturday May 7 at 10:30am as we make gifts to honor our beloved mothers.  Mother’s Day is Sunday May 8, so bring the kids in to make something for their mom!

Want to learn how to use your E-reader?  Want to learn what one to buy?  Would you like to learn how to download e-books and more?  Then be sure and join us on Wednesday May 11 at 6:30pm.  PLEASE NOTE:  This program will be held at the fire house across the street.

To celebrate Friday the 13th we will be showing Little Vampires on Friday May 13 at 6:00pm.  We will provide the refreshments!  Note:  This movie will be shown at the fire house.

Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour, meets on Tuesday May 17 at 9:30am with “Ice Cream”.  Bring your child or grandchild in to hear some stories about ice cream and then eat some yummy sundaes as this is our last story hour until fall!

Join us for the Wizard of Oz night to celebrate the author of this book, L. Frank Baum, on Friday May 20 at 6:30pm.  Come have fun with us and this story!

The Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday May 17 at 6:30pm.  The public is welcome to attend.

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.

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