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BYOD- Bring Your Own Device NEW HOURS

BYOD- Bring Your Own Device
Did you get that new kindle, iPad or other electronic device as a holiday gift this year.
Stop by the library
Saturday, January 4th from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Our Teen Advisory Council will be here to show you how to use these devices to download our many audio books, eBooks, and access other services.

REMINDER: Holiday Closure


The library will be closed Tuesday the 24th and Wednesday the 2th. The library will be open Thursday the 26th and Saturday the 28th.

BEEHIVE BOOK AWARD 2014 NOMINEES

Check out any of these Beehive Book Award nominees from our library and then VOTE for your favorites!!!

Click on the link below to print out a list of nominees. Come in to the library to cast your votes. Voting is open until March 31st, 2014.

http://www.clau.org/beehive-book-award-voting-2014.html

Beginning JANUARY 2nd, 2014

More OPEN hours!!!
 
Monday thru Thursday
10:30a.m.-7:00p.m.
 
Saturday
10:30a.m.-2:30a.m.
 
Sunday and Friday
CLOSED
The library's open hours are expanding in January.  These hours will be Monday-Thursday from 10:30 AM-7:00 PM and Saturday from 10:30 AM- 2:30 PM.
This means, that we need more volunteers.! We need volunteers who can devote a couple of hours at a consistent time each week on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 10:30 AM-3:00 PM and Saturdays from 12:30-2:30. If you or someone you know are able to help during any of these times, please come by the library and fill out a volunteer application.
 
Thank you for your consideration!

SCHEDULE CHANGE: WIGGLE WORMS




To help accommodate nap schedules, Wiggle Worms times have changed to 10:00 and 10:30 a.m. Wiggle Worms, story time designed for up to 2 year olds, will continue to be held at the library on Wednesdays.


*NOTE* TIME HAVE CHANGED (AGAIN) TO 10:30 and 11:30AM on Wednesdays. Thank you for your patience as we're getting adjusted to the newly expanded hours!
 
Photo: Give the Gift of Reading….

This holiday season the library is collecting many of the classic books which are assigned to high school and junior high students as required reading. These books were not originally donated to the library. We have a tree of books in the library that contains our wish list. Stop by the library and pick one up. You can purchase them through Amazon, donate a used copy you have on your shelf at home, or give the library the money to purchase the book.  (Hardback books are preferable as they last the longest). These snowflakes list items from glue sticks and crayon to To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee.  Below is a list of some of the titles that we are looking for...

 Title                              Author      Price through Amazon
 The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald $20.00
 The Catcher in the Rye  J.D. Salinger $15.00
 The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck         $20.00
 Ulysses                         James Joyce $18.00
 Beloved                      Toni Morrison $18.00
 1984                             George Orwell $16.00
 Of Mice and Men              John Steinbeck $18.00
 Catch-22                       Joseph Heller $20.00
 Brave new World       Aldous Huxley $18.00
 Animal Farm              George Orwell $14.00
 The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway $20.00
 A Farewell to Arms Earnest Hemingway $20.00
 Their Eyes Were Watching God 
                                       Zoara Neal Hurston $20.00
 Invisible Man                  Ralph Ellison $14.00
 Song of Solomon        Toni Morrison $18.00
 Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell $17.00
 One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey $17.00
 The Call of the Wild        Jack London $10.00
 Go Tell it on the Mountain James Baldwin $25.00
 The Jungle                    Upton Sinclair $27.00
 A Clockwork Orange    Anthony Brugess $18.00
 The Awakening                Kate Chopin $17.00
 The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner  $17.00
 An American Tragedy  Theodore Dreiser       $33.00
 The Good Solider Ford Madox Ford         $20.00
 A Handful of Dust   Evelyn Waugh          $22.00
 Mainstreet                      Sinclair Lewis  $15.00
 Ragtime                    E.L. Doctorow         $17.00
 Out of Dust           Karen Hesse            $16.00
 The Worst Hard Time Timothy Egan            $22.00
 All Quiet on the Western Front 
                                 Erich Maria Remarque $18.00
 Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson $6.00
 White Fang                Jack London       $13.00
 To Kill a Mockingbird          Harper Lee $15.00
 Gulliver’s Travels           Jonathan Swift $14.00
 Crayons 
 Construction Paper 
 Circuit- as a Donation 
 Child Size Scissors 
 Glue sticks 
 The Higher Power of Lucky     Susan Patron   $13.00
 A Single Shard                   Linda Park   $13.00
 Lincoln: A Photo-biography  Russell Freedman $17.00
 The End Games                   Michael Martin   $15.00
 JFK                                    Jonah Winter    $13.00
 Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song 
                                                 Andrea Pinkney   $15.00
 Journey                           Aaron Becker   $11.00
 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Mideval Village                                          Laura Schlitz   $16.00
 Count the Monkeys          Mac Barnett   $13.00
 The Cat with Seven Names Tony Johnston   $12.00
 Amelia Bedelia’s First Library Card 
                                              Herman Parish   $14.00
 Library Mouse: Home Sweet Home 
                                                  Daniel Kirk   $14.00
 Bugs in my Hair             David Shannon   $13.00
 Mr. Tiger Goes Wild          Peter Brown   $13.00
 Locomotive                  Brian Floca   $14.00
 Great Trouble          Deborah Hopkinson   $14.00
 Fallout                       Todd Strasser   $14.00
 That is not a good idea Mo Willems   $15.00
 Odd Duck                     Cecil Castellucci   $12.00
 Little Red Writing Hood Joan Holub    $14.00
 Hold Fast                         Blue Balliett   $14.00
 Doll Bones                           Holly Black   $12.00
This holiday season the library is collecting many of the classic books which are assigned to high school and junior high students as required reading. These books were not originally donated to the library. We h...ave a tree of books in the library that contains our wish list. Stop by the library and pick one up. You can purchase them through Amazon, donate a used copy you have on your shelf at home, or give the library the money to purchase the book. (Hardback books are preferable as they last the longest). These snowflakes list items from glue sticks and crayon to To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee. Below is a list of some of the titles that we are looking for...

Title Author Price through Amazon
The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald $20.00
The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger $15.00
The Grapes of Wrath John Steinbeck $20.00


Ulysses James Joyce $18.00
Beloved Toni Morrison $18.00
1984 George Orwell $16.00
Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck $18.00
Catch-22 Joseph Heller $20.00
Brave new World Aldous Huxley $18.00
Animal Farm George Orwell $14.00
The Sun Also Rises Ernest Hemingway $20.00
A Farewell to Arms Earnest Hemingway $20.00
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Zoara Neal Hurston $20.00
Invisible Man Ralph Ellison $14.00
Song of Solomon Toni Morrison $18.00
Gone with the Wind Margaret Mitchell $17.00
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Ken Kesey $17.00
The Call of the Wild Jack London $10.00
Go Tell it on the Mountain James Baldwin $25.00
The Jungle Upton Sinclair $27.00
A Clockwork Orange Anthony Brugess $18.00
The Awakening Kate Chopin $17.00
The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner $17.00
An American Tragedy Theodore Dreiser $33.00
The Good Solider Ford Madox Ford $20.00
A Handful of Dust Evelyn Waugh $22.00
Mainstreet Sinclair Lewis $15.00

Ragtime E.L. Doctorow $17.00
Out of Dust Karen Hesse $16.00
The Worst Hard Time Timothy Egan $22.00
All Quiet on the Western Front
Erich Maria Remarque $18.00
Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson $6.00
White Fang Jack London $13.00
To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee $15.00
Gulliver’s Travels Jonathan Swift $14.00
Crayons
Construction Paper
Circuit- as a Donation
Child Size Scissors
Glue sticks
The Higher Power of Lucky Susan Patron $13.00
A Single Shard Linda Park $13.00
Lincoln: A Photo-biography Russell Freedman $17.00
The End Games Michael Martin $15.00
JFK Jonah Winter $13.00
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
Andrea Pinkney $15.00
Journey Aaron Becker $11.00

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies! Voices from a Mideval Village Laura Schlitz $16.00
Count the Monkeys Mac Barnett $13.00
The Cat with Seven Names Tony Johnston $12.00
Amelia Bedelia’s First Library Card
Herman Parish $14.00
Library Mouse: Home Sweet Home
Daniel Kirk $14.00
Bugs in my Hair David Shannon $13.00
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild Peter Brown $13.00
Locomotive Brian Floca $14.00
Great Trouble Deborah Hopkinson $14.00
Fallout Todd Strasser $14.00
That is not a good idea Mo Willems $15.00
Odd Duck Cecil Castellucci $12.00
Little Red Writing Hood Joan Holub $14.00
Hold Fast Blue Balliett $14.00
Doll Bones Holly Black $12.00

Irregular and Holiday Closure

The Library will be closing at 6:00 PM on Tuesday, December 10th. We will resume our regular business hours on December 11th.


Holiday closures on Tuesday, December 24th and Wednesday, December 25th. We will resume our regularly scheduled open hours on Thursday, December 26th.

Book Sale

Photo: Friends of the Library Book Sale held in the basement at the Bank of American Fork.

The sale is being held on Thursday Dec 5th, 9 am—4 pm, Friday Dec 6th, 9 am—4 pm, Saturday Dec 7th, 9 am—12 pm
 Thousands of books – prices are listed below.
$.25 for paperback/children’s 
$.50 for hard back 
$.10 Bargain Books
$4.00 Grab Bags
Fill a library tote with all it will hold for $15.00 (includes the tote).

BYOD- CHANGE of HOURS




BYOD- Bring Your Own Device
Did you get that new kindle, iPad or other electronic device as a holiday gift this year.
 Stop by the library
Saturday, January 4th from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
 
Our Teen Advisory Council will be here to show you how to use these devices to download our many audio books, eBooks, and access other services.

Holiday Party

 Monday, December 23rdCome in for crafts, special stories, and more. We’ll be open from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and have tons of family friendly activities planned.  Special Story times at 12:00 and 1:00 PM.

Family Ornament Night

  December 17th from 3:00 PM-7:00 PM.
 
Stop by the library for this crafting activity. Make and take ornaments, these will make great gifts for grandparents, aunts and uncles or just someone special.

Story Hour


 


Story Hours are held in the City Council Chambers (upstairs)
 on Tuesdays at 10:00 and 10:45 AM.
 
We look forward to seeing you then.
 
 The library is open immediately after story hour for families who attend the program.
 
This program is possible because of dedicated volunteers. Let us know if you’re able to volunteer some time at home with the preparation of crafts for this program or others.

Wiggle Worms

 


Due to the success of Wiggle Worms and patron request, the library has added an additional program. Wiggle Worms is developed for children between 1-2 years old. It’s an interactive program for children and parents on Wednesday’s at 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM. The program is limited to 10 registered participants. Please call us at (801) 766-6513 or come into the library to sign up. As the program grows we will be adding additional times to register.

SERVICES

 
Did you know that our library staff is specially trained in helping provide assistance in researching? In addition to being able to find books on the library shelf, we can help you look into electronic resources provided by trustworthy sites and articles written for professional publications. Having this information available to you is one thing, knowing how to use it to write papers for school is another. Come into the library any time to learn some tips and tricks about using the online databases for current medical, scientific and technological trends.

Parents are you struggling with teaching your child how to do their own research for a big school project. We can help with that to. We can take the time to show your child resources that are available online through pioneer that are written specifically for their current grade level, materials range from Preschool to College.