Library Newsletter - Happenings



November 2022

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Family Stories Month                                  

Picture Book Month                                    

National Peanut Butter Lovers Month

November Observances


2022 Nov Happenings Books Pic.jpg  Author Day   November 1

National Candy Day   November 4    2022 Nov Happenings Candy Pic.jpg

National Donut Day   November 5   2022 Nov Happenings Donuts Pic.jpg

2022 Nov Happenings Veterans Pic.jpg  Veterans Day November 11

2022 Nov Happenings Thanksgiving Pic.jpg  Thanksgiving Day November 24


November activities at the library


Yoga Tuesdays 1:30 pm

Sign Language Seminar Class   Tuesdays   4pm

Adult Program Saturday November 12   Questions and Answers with Matt Fish

Story time Mondays 10:30 am            

Early Out Wednesdays 2:45- 3:45pm

Family Nights November 14 and 28 6:30pm-8pm

 Book Club Thursday November 17   5pm   Discussing   The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

Teen Night Friday October 18   7-9pm



Every second Saturday at 10 am Adult Program.  This month is Cell Phone Questions and Answers

Every third Thursday be a part of Book Club.  Come join us at 5pm.

Enjoy and discuss a different book each month.

Every Tuesday Yoga at 1:30pm

Tuesday   Sign Language Seminar   4-5pm



Story time Mondays 10am    

Family Nights   October 14   6:30-8pm & October 24   6:30-8pm  

Teen Night   October 18   7-9pm


New at the Library

Extensive weeding of the DVDs have been taking place to add more DVDs to the collection.

There are too many new DVDs to be displayed, that many have just been added to this collection.  Come in and check them out.  There is something for everyone.


Coming this Month


November 8   Election Day

City offices and the Library will be closed on November 11 to observe Veterans Day.

City offices and the Library will be closed on November 24, 25, and 26 to observe Thanksgiving.


About Town

Lunch at the Social Center November 7 at 11:30. 


From the Director

This is the first of a series of articles entitled Five Laws of Library Science.  It is a theory that S. R. Ranganathan proposed in 1931.  It details the principles of operating a library system.  Librarians from around the world accept the laws as the foundation of their philosophy.


Law 1


Books are for use.  This is the bases for library services.  The law means that books are not meant to be locked away from users.  Ranganathan had observed that books were chained to prevent removal.  This often meant that books were store or preserved and not used.  Preservation and storage are important, but books should be used and read.  We all should promote these activities.  Without access to materials they are of little value.  Dr. Ranganathan believed that focusing on access-related issues, such as the library’s location, loan policies, hours and days of operation, the quality of staffing, and mundane matters, such as furniture and temperature control is so important for books to be use.