The Melbourne Library offers the following services:
Our after school reading program will be held on Thursday April 10th from 3:30-4:15. Ms Karla Emerson will be here to promote healthy eating with the My Plate Nutritional program. We will read stories, learn about nutrition thru activities and have snacks and drinks! Ages 12 and under.
Our preschool reading program will be held on Tuesday April 29th from 10:30am-11:15am. Ms Karla Emerson will be here to promote healthy eating for the children! We will have storytime, color sheets, activities and snacks and drinks. Ages 12 and under.
Our Santa pictures are in! If you had your picture made with Santa it is here!
Our March selection is Returning to Earth by Jim Harrison. We will have our discussion on Monday March 31st at 12:30pm. Come by the library if you would like to sign up. It's FREE. All books are provided through the Arkansas State Library.
Our FREE Computer classes from ConnectAR were such a big hit that we will be offering them again on Tuesday April 22nd from 11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00 and 1:00-2:00pm. These will be Q&A sessions and are limited to 5 people per class. Call to sign up for the FREE computer classes. call 368-7467.
We are selling Easter Basket Raffle tickets now. We have a boy, girl and adult female basket. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. You can look at the pictures of the baskets on Facebook or come by the library. They are filled with wonderful gifts. The boy and the girl basket each have hand crafted bunnies by Carol Yount!
We are always needing volunteers at the library to help make it run smoother and to get more library materials in the system for checkout.
All proceeds from the raffles will go toward our Summer Reading Program.
Friends of the Library will be having a meeting on Monday March 31st at 5:00pm. We will be discussing our upcoming Book & Bake Sale on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 3rd, 4th and 5th during regular business hours. We are looking for volunteers to help setup books and also to bake for the sale.
Please call us at 368-7467.
The Friends of the Library has started a FREE Needle Art Class at the library. We will be meeting on Saturday April 12th at 10:30am and Tuesday April 22nd at 9:30am. Everyone is welcome! This is a time to enjoy being with others and develop your knitting and or crochet skills. We will have teachers available for beginners. You just need to bring your needles and your yarn!
Come check out our new books! We have lots of new Juvenile and Early Juvenile both fiction and non-fiction to choose from. We also have a new Young Adult Section in our childrens room.
We also have new to the library Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction. We have several new books on Audio CD and new Large Print westerns and Large Print Christian Fiction. We have a large selection of DVD's to choose from.
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