Can you believe it is already October? As the temperature starts cooling down make sure you come by the library to get some books for those cool evenings. And don’t forget about the awesome events we have going on this month! Here’s what we have coming up:
Adult Book Club: If you are interested in joing an adult book club please sign-up in the library. Dates and times will depend on the participants. Please sign up in the library.
Storytime: Tuesday’s at 10:30 is our preschool storytime. The first storytime of the month we have sensory play and in October we will be exploring the park. Come enjoy our stories, dancing, and crafts!
Lego Club: As promised we are starting our new Lego club for the elementart kids. It will be held twice a month in the community room from 4:00-5:00. Come on out October 2nd and 16th!
Teen Book Club: October’s teen book will be Etiquette and Espionage a fun book about a girl who gets recruited to a special finishing school where she is trained to be a spy and how to properly serve tea. Don’t miss out on this fun book! They will be meeting October 11th and 25th at 2 P.M. Make sure to sign up in the library, so we can reserve your copy ahead of time.
IT’S BANNED BOOKS WEEK!! We are having a competition to see who can Instagram the best banned books photo. Just upload your banned books picture to Instagram with #tongielibrary. Be creative! You could win a cool prize!
AND, September is Library Card Sign-up month! If you know anyone who doesn’t have a library card just send them our way. We have goodie bags for all of our new patrons, to say welcome. Did you know that a library card can save you TONS of money? Checkout this calculator from the American Library Association to see how much you’re saving: http://www.ala.org/advocacy/advleg/advocacyuniversity/toolkit/makingthecase/library_calculator
New Book Club Coming Soon
Do you like to read? Do you like to talk to others about what you read? We are looking for some individuals who would be interested in forming an adult book club. It’s a great way to meet people, and share a love of reading. If you are interested there will be a sign-up form at the circulation desk. We look forward to seeing you!
You are NOT going to believe this!
We have tons of awesome programs coming up in September. To kick off the month we have National Library Card Sign-Up month. If you, or someone you know, would like to get a library card for the first time not only will you receive the card (and all of the amazing resources that come with it), but you will get a library bag with some great goodies to enjoy. Here are some important dates to remember for the month:
September 13th is the library’s annual Touch-A-Truck from 10:00-1:00.
September 20th Don’t forget about the Best-Ever Book Club! They meet at 2.
September 21-st-27th we are holding an Instagram competition in honor of Banned Books Week. There will be flyers at the front desk with the contest rules. There is no age limit.
September 25th Will be our kick-off party for the Teen #TBT Movie @ 6. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be shown, and HP themed snacks will be provided.
The Best-Ever Book Club will be starting up again September 20th at 2:00. And guess what? They will be reading a BANNED book! In honor of banned books week, the group will be reading a banned or challenged book, but don’t worry it will still be age appropriate (books like Harry Potter and The Giver have been challenged many times). We encourage teens and adults both to come see what this awesome book club is reading. You may just be surprised! We are signing up now, so come put your name on the list and get started reading!