September is Library Card Sign-Up Month!

  

If you don't have a library card already, Library Card Sign-Up Month is the perfect time to get one. Library cards are free for everyone. All you have to do is provide proof of your current address when applying for a library card. Parents must sign the library card registration form for children under 18 years of age.

Click on one of the links below to print and fill out a registration form. Be sure to bring the completed registration form and your proof of address when applying for a library card.

English Registration Form

Volcanoes!

This week marks the anniversary of two of the most famous volcanic eruptions in history.  On August 24, 79 A.D., Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the town of Pompeii in ash and preserving a pristine record of life in the Roman Empire.  On August 27, 1883, Krakatoa, in Indonesia, exploded, killing 30,000 people, changing weather around the world, and creating the loudest sound in history.  The explosion was heard as much as 3000 miles away!  You can find adult books, children’s books, and DVDs about volcanoes under the call number 551.21.  These are just a few:

Friday is National Dog Day

National Dog Day

National Dog Day is August 26 and it falls on a Friday this year. Since its creation by author and pet lifestyle expert Colleen Paige in 2004, over 100,000 dogs have been saved. National Dog Day is currently celebrated in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Italy, and Spain.

According to www.zootoo.com, "This year, in a special tribute coinciding with the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, National Dog Day will honor Search & Rescue, Police, Bomb Sniffing and Fire Dogs. The event's website offers a special benefit poster series for sale commemorating these 'silent heroes'."

Dinner & A Movie Recommendations

It's time to treat yourself to dinner and a movie...at home!  If you are like me, you watch more movies in DVD format than actually going out to the local theater.  Even watching movies at home, you can treat yourself to a nice dinner--home cooked or order in--and then settle back in a comfortable chair or on a sofa and watch a movie you have been wanting to see.  To help you make some movie selections as well as different types of food to have, we have created a new display of movies and recipe books--"Dinner & A Movie."  On your next visit to the library, please browse the display and select some movies and recipe books to take home.  Happy Reading and Happy Viewing!

More Computer Classes

Woman at PCWe are really rolling on these computer classes now!  Offerings include Computer Basics, Internet Basics, Email, Basic Microsoft Word, Intermediate Microsoft Word, Basic Microsoft Excel, and Intermediate Microsoft Excel.  Click here or on "Branch Calendar" above to see the schedule.  [Clipart © Microsoft.]