Holiday Story Times Upcoming!
Late Friday afternoons so elementary ages & pre-schoolers can attend with families.
November: Thanksgiving Story Time reading: "One Is A Feast For a Mouse" with activities and "make & take" fun! 4PM Friday, Nov. 21st
December: Christmas Story Time reading: "The Polar Express" with circle time & train theme! 4PM Friday, Dec. 19th
ALSO: Christmas OPEN HOUSE will be held at the Library Friday afternoon Dec. 12th 1-4PM with refreshments, music, the crafters ornament exchange & retirement celebration for Library Assistant Elaine VanSickle, who is retiring at the end of the year. Come get a cookie, listen to music, and greet Elaine as she is ending her time here at the Library.
Coming in December: Register for our annual Winter Series for Adults, which will begin in January, 2015. Our Winter Series is a free gathering which meets once each month January -April 2015, reading books, watching films, and discussing non-fiction topics. This year we will be learning the true stories behind and viewing the hit films "Monuments Men" and "Captain Phillips" plus exploring the local history of the tanneries and more. For more details contact the Library by phone or email. This series is made possible with funds from the Deerfield Charitable Trust.
HISTORY BOOKS FOR SALE
The Library has copies of the Deerfield Township Sesquicentennial History 1814-1964 available for sale. The price is $12. Cash only please, no checks. There is a new table of contents & index for this book which is also for sale at $3 each.
The Craft Series has resumed for Fall and meets the first and third Monday evenings of each month at 6:30PM. Contact the Library for the schedule.
LIBRARY BOARD MEETING
The Library Board meets next on Tuesday, Nov. 18th at 7PM
Call the Library @ 814-326-4448 Monday, Wednesday, Friday for information
* The Library may be closed during inclement weather
On most Monday evenings, you will find a group of happy crafters trying their hand at needlework, making paper cards or enjoying a cup of coffee while discussing their latest crochet project. These ladies learned to tat during one of our sessions in May. These craft meetings continue the first and third Monday nights of each month all through the fall. Watch for new topics next spring!.
Dig Into Reading
Our new space was great for "Dig Into Reading" this past June, when Janine Surmick from Riverquest in Pittsburgh presented a cool underground session all about Marcellus shale gas drilling and water quality to the kids.
Current borrowers are urged to stop by the Library with I.D. to update their patron cards for use with the library's new computer system. The new system requires each person to update their information to get a new library card. Those under 18 need a parent to accompany them to update their information.
The Knoxville Public Library now has available for purchase a Table of Contents for the Centennial History of Knoxville written by Edwin A. Glover in 1951. This index makes looking for names and places in Knoxvilles history much easier. The Table of Contents and Index can be used also for Glovers Knoxville History that appears in the 2001 Sesquicentennial History of Knoxville. For more information contact the Knoxville Public Library at (814) 326-4448.