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Monday, February 23, 2009

Happy Monday!
THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING OUR WINTERFEST BOOK SALE!!!!!
Hundreds of happy readers made off with bags full of books the second weekend in February. We are still selling books-by-the-bag. Stop by and see.

"WOMAN'S DAY" SEEKS LIBRARY STORIES

Has the library helped you save money?$?$?$?$?

Have you tapped in to free Internet access, financial literacy skills development information, assistance with job searches, or resources to help small businesses?$?$?$?$?

"Woman’s Day" magazine has announced a call for entries on this timely topic: using the library to help save money. From February 17 through May 18, women ages 18 and up are invited to send in stories in 700 words or less for a chance to be profiled in the March 2010 issue. Up to four women’s stories will be featured . Visit: http://www.womansday.com/Content/Family-Lifestyle/ALA-Contest-Info-Rules
TEENS - - STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN!
TEENS - - STOP, LOOK, AND LISTEN!
...for news about our Teen Advisory Group starting this Spring...
...for news about our Teen Advisory Group starting this Spring...

Monday, February 02, 2009

Happy Monday Morning!

A few items of note this morning:

1. The website to learn about the U.S. Presidents has moved here: http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/

2. We are still accepting book donations for the Winterfest Book Sale.

3. The Newbery and Caldecott Award winners were announced last week.

The 2009 Newbery Medal winner is The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Dave McKean, and published by HarperCollins Children's Books. More information can be found at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/newberymedal/newberymedal.cfm
The 2009 Caldecott Medal winner is The House in the Night, illustrated by Beth Krommes, written by Susan Marie Swanson (Houghton Mifflin Company). More information can be found at http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/alsc/awardsgrants/bookmedia/caldecottmedal/caldecottmedal.cfm


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