Elma Ross Public Library's Blog

February 24, 2011

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Filed under: Uncategorized — Elma Ross Public Library @ 8:48 pm

            Thank you Friends!  What an absolutely wonderful evening!  The Friends of the Library Annual Membership Meeting held last Tuesday night was a resounding success!!  A hearty round of applause is to be given for Mr. O’Neal Henley who regaled us with wonderful stories about his books including “Autumn Miracle.”  Thank you Mr. Henley for being with us and sharing your stories with us.  We had a wonderful time and we hope that you did as well.  Please come by and see us again sometime!  If you haven’t become a Member of the Friends of the Library, it isn’t too late.  We have applications forms available at the library.  Membership amounts range from a $1.00 Student Membership to a $1,000.00 Life Membership or any amount in- between.  Please consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Library.  The Elma Ross Public Library could not offer the materials and services that we do if it weren’t for our dedicated Friends Group.  It is wonderful to have Friends!

            The Month of March is almost here.  Here is a schedule of events here at your library.

            Monday, March 7th and Monday, March 21st– Toddler Time at 11 a.m.  All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to the library for stories, coloring and a light snack. 

            Wednesday, March 23rd – Lunch & Learn at 12 noon.  Everyone is invited to learn a little something about our community at our Lunch & Learn programs.  Our guest speaker for this month is yet to be announced, so stay tuned for details!  Bring a lunch, the library will provide drinks and dessert.

            Yes, we have tax forms.  They are located on the rack to the right as you walk in main section of the library.  If we don’t have the form you nee displayed, ask at the circulation desk.  Please do not ask us which tax forms you need – the library staff is unable to answer any type of tax questions.  If you need assistance with your taxes, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS.

            Happy Reading!

February 18, 2011

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Filed under: Uncategorized — Elma Ross Public Library @ 7:10 pm

            We are S – L – O – W – L – Y getting everything back into its place here at the library.   We hope that you like the library’s new look.  We certainly are enjoying it.  We appreciate your patience in letting us get everything back to “normal.”  Come and visit us here at the library. 

This month is just flying by.  Where has the time gone??  Here is a schedule of events for the rest of the month of February.  We have Toddler Time coming up on the 21st at 11 a.m.  All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to hear stories, color, and a light snack.  We also have Lunch & Learn set for Wednesday, February 23rd at 12 noon in the Meeting Room.  Bring a lunch, the library will provide drinks and dessert.

Here is a partial list of some of the new titles that we have received lately:

            “A Killer Plot” by Ellery Adams

            “Love Letters” by Katie Fforde

            “Strategic Moves” by Stuart Woods

            “The Red Garden” by Alice Hoffman

We certainly hope that you find something to you liking on our shelves.  Please let us know what you like, or in some cases, what you don’t like, so that we can better serve you.  We are working towards getting more DVDs and more books on CD.  Are there any particular titles you’d like to see on our shelves?  Would you be interested in books in a Playaway format, which is an MP3 player?  Let us know.  We love to hear from our patrons!

We have tax forms!  We are still waiting on a few shipments, but the bulk of our original order has come in.   Tax forms are located on the metal rack on your right after you enter the second set of double doors.

Happy Reading!

February 11, 2011

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Filed under: Uncategorized — Elma Ross Public Library @ 5:24 pm

            The Friends Annual Membership Meeting is Tuesday, February 15th at 6 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Library.  We have, as our guest speaker, Mr. O’Neal Henley, author of “Autumn Miracle”, which is about Mr. Henley’s first year (1982) as football coach of North Side High School (Jackson, TN) and the team’s dedication, perseverance and willingness to create a winning year.  Please join us as we welcome Mr. Henley to the Elma Ross Public Library.  A light buffet will be served which costs $7.00 per person.   Reservations are required.  Contact the Library at 772-9534 for further information.  Please consider becoming a member of the Friends of the Library this year.  Membership amounts vary from a $1.00 Student Membership to a $1,000.00 Life Membership or any amount you wish to give.  Thank you.

            The Genealogy Room is now partially functional.  The computers, microfilm reader and family files are once again available for your family research needs.  The books are still being inventoried and we will return them as soon as possible.  Thank you for your patience and consideration.

            We are getting more tax forms and booklets in each day.  We are putting them out as soon as they arrive.  If we do not have the form that you are looking for, please be patient as they may not have arrived from the IRS yet.  The staff of the library is not qualified to answer any tax questions.  If you have questions about your taxes, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS.  Thank you!!

            Toddler Time will be offered on Monday, February 21st at 11 a.m.  Please join us as we read stories, color, and have a light snack.  All toddlers and their caregivers are invited to Toddler Time at the Library!

            Lunch & Learn will be offered on Wednesday, February 23rd at 12 noon in the Meeting Room.  Our guest speaker will soon be announced.  Please remember to bring a lunch, the library will provide drinks and dessert.  Let’s Lunch & Learn at the Library!

            Happy Reading!

February 4, 2011

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Filed under: Uncategorized — Elma Ross Public Library @ 8:10 pm

            The Elma Ross Public Library would like to thank Fire Chief Mark Foster for sending the two lovely gentlemen (so sorry that I do not have your names) for the Lunch & Learn program last week.  Unfortunately due to the weather, it was decided that the program would be postponed.  We hope to have it rescheduled for February very soon.

            The Friends of the Library Annual Membership Meeting is coming up quickly.  The meeting is set for Tuesday, February 15th at 6 p.m.  Our guest speaker will be Mr. O’Neal Henley, author of “Autumn Miracle.”  We are looking forward to having Mr. Henley with us for this evening.  Please join us.  There will be a light meal and reservations will be required.  Please stay tuned for details.  Please consider renewing your Friends membership today.  Or if you haven’t been a member of the Friends of the Library, please consider joining this year.  The Elma Ross Public Library would not be able to offer all the materials and programs that we do, if it weren’t for our Friends of the Library.  In fact, we could use some assistance on our Friends Board.  If you would be interested in helping plan the Friends Night events and being a community link between the library and the public, please contact the library at 772-9534 – we could use your help.

            We are getting more tax forms in every few days.  We are putting them out as soon as we get them.  Please be patient, all we can do is wait for the IRS to send us the forms.  The staff of the library is not able to give any type of tax advice.  If you have questions about which forms you need, please contact a certified tax preparer or the IRS.  Thanks!

            Almost all the renovations are done here at your library.  If you haven’t come by to see us recently, please do – you will be amazed at how good the library looks now!  We are slowly getting things back in place.  We are running an inventory program right now as we are preparing to put books back on the shelves, so please be patient with us as we go through this process.  The books will be back – we promise!

            Happy Reading!

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