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Between the Stacks: 9/28/2022

I can't believe it is almost October already! The big news is that PBSKids is throwing a party for Daniel Tiger on October 5th at 10 AM and everyone is invited to come. There will be stories, games, t...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/21/2022

Don't forget the presentation on teen homelessness by Diane Nilan and Pat LaMarche on September 21st at 6 PM. They are nationally known speakers and filmmakers who are dedicated to educating the...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/14/2022

"Mommy and Me" is off to a great start! This program for preschoolers, toddlers, babies, and their caregivers meets on Thursday mornings at 10 AM before the Library is open. Children learn all types...

 

Between the Stacks: 9/7/2022

September is here and calendars are out at the front desk. Our new hours began on Tuesday, September 6th, when we will be open at 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This makes us open four more hours during the week so early birds come in before lunch...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/31/2022

September is around the corner and calendars are out at the front desk. As usual, we will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 5th. Our new hours begin on Tuesday, September 6th, when we will be open at 11 AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays. This...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/24/2022

One of the questions I receive the most is when will the Library be open for more hours. With the passing of the mill levy, the answer is September, when we begin opening every Tuesday and Thursday at 11 AM instead of 1 PM. This adds four more hours...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/17/2022

This Saturday, August 20th, from 10 AM to noon, the Library will hold a grant writing workshop with an emphasis on local grants and grant paperwork. So many non-profit organizations are finding their...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/10/2022

When you have been a librarian as long as I have, it is always a pleasure to attend a well-organized, well-planned conference. This past week I was at the Montana Library Association, Mountain Plains...

 

Between the Stacks: 8/3/2022

The Whitehall Community Library had a special visitor for Storytime last week when Jaret Streib, Prevention Specialist for Jefferson County, came to share apples, stories, and crafts with our...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/27/2022

August is always the month we take off from programming after summer reading so the August calendar will be lighter than normal. There will still be Story Time and book discussion groups along with a...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/20/2022

The Friends of the Library will be meeting this Thursday at 1 PM at the Library. There is much to discuss with the summer feeding program, summer reading program, and other projects. If you would like to join the Friends in their adventures, please...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/13/2022

The Friends of the Library will be meeting this Thursday, July 14th, at 5 PM. If you would like to join the Friends or just see what they are about, please come to the meeting. They do a variety of things in supporting the Library as well as...

 

Between the Stacks: 7/6/2022

I can’t believe the Summer Reading Program is half over! Where did the time go? To celebrate July, the Library is hosting the ever entertaining Kyle Graves and his magic show. Kyle is the son of Mr. E, who has performed at the library for many...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/29/2022

The Fourth of July is coming up on Monday of next week. This is my reminder to everyone the library will be closed that day but open regular hours the rest of the week. The Summer Feeding Program will serve Tuesday through Thursday that week as our...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/22/2022

Argh, Matey! Next week the library will be celebrating Pirate Day for Summer Reading on Wednesday, June 29 at 10:30 AM. There will be stories, crafts, treasure hunts, and more as we set sail for new...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/15/2022

For those of you who have not heard, the library mill levy passed! Thank you so much to everyone who voted to keep your library moving forward!! We have been flooded this week with patrons coming in...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/8/2022

This week we will kick off our first set of programs on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with a special program on different kinds of rocks, rock hunting, what types of rocks there are, and how to find really...

 

Between the Stacks: 6/1/2022

I cannot believe the Summer Reading program is beginning next Monday, June 6. Everyone is welcome to come and sign up for this great time of programs, pirates, crafts, science, speakers, puppets, magic, and more. The theme this year is “Oceans of...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/25/2022

Happy Memorial Day to everyone! As usual, the Library will be closed on Monday, May 30, for the holiday. We will be open the rest of the week for the usual hours. Summer Reading sign-up will begin June 6 for “Oceans of Possibilities.” The...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/18/2022

Mystery Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 24 at 5 PM this month. Speaking of book clubs, I have a group of 4th -8th graders who want to start a new book club at the Library. They will be discussing the latest in young adult literature as well as...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/11/2022

This week the Friends of the Library will be meeting on Thursday, May 12, at 5 PM at the Library. This great group of people helps in a variety of different areas concerning the different library projects. Besides helping staff with the day-to-day ta...

 

Between the Stacks: 5/4/2022

The Library is again hosting Teen Mental Health First Aid on May 6, 2022, from 8 AM to 5 PM. This important workshop is free and open to the public who wish to help prevent suicide in our young...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/27/2022

The Library will be hosting another workshop on Teen Mental Health First Aid on May 6 from 8 AM to 5 PM. This important workshop is free and open to the public who wish to help prevent suicide in our...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/20/2022

The clothing is in, the poster displays are almost done, and the hard-working teenagers of the Holocaust Project are ready to share a year of learning with the public. Next Thursday, April 28, at 7 PM, the Library will host the Rescuers/Survivors...

 

Between the Stacks: 4/13/2022

There was such a positive response to the Teen Mental Health First Aid Training that we are going to offer it again in May. The eight-hour training will be from 8 AM to 5 PM on Friday, May 6 at the...

 

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