Saturday, February 2, 2013 marks the second annual Take Your Child To The Library Day! This event was the idea of Nadine Lipman, a children’s librarian in Watertown, Connecticut. The first Saturday in Februrary marks the special day to introduce your child to the amazing world of the local library!
Stop by the Vermillion Public Library anytime Saturday, February 2nd from 10 am to 5 pm and browse the spaces, books and media. Pick up a bookmark, a treat and sign up for a free book drawing. Winners will be notified the following week! Look forward to seeing you!
STORY TIMES – WINTER SESSION BEGINS WEEK OF JANUARY 7th!
Story Times for toddler and preschool children require registration, which can be done by calling the Library at 677-7060, emailing email@example.com, or stopping in at the Libary at 18 Church Street.
Winter Story Times sessions will be held in the Temporary Story Time Room in the library basement.
Toddler (ages 1, 2, 3) BEGINS January 8, 2013
Each half hour session will include several short books, music, and movment. An adult caregiver must be present during these programs and registration is required.
Toddler Story Time Schedule:
Tuesday: 10:30 am, 11:15 am or 6:00 pm
Preschool (ages 3, 4, 5) BEGINS January 7, 2013
This program is open to three, four and five year olds and involves a longer book and a
related craft project. During this half hour program, children will be in the Activity Room and parents are encouraged to remain in the Children’s Area.
Preschool Story Time Schedule:
Monday: 6:30 pm or 7:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:15 am
Thursday: 11:15 am
Winter sessions of Story Time for toddlers and pre-school children will begin the week of January 7th, 2013. All sessions will be held in the basement of the new library building and registration is required, as space is limited. To register, stop by the library, call us at 677-7060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-School Story Time is open to kids aged 3, 4 or 5 with 1/2 hour sessions held on Mondays at 6:30 and 7:00 pm, as well as Wednesdays and Thursdays at 11:15 am. Toddler Story Time sessions are open to children aged, 1, 2 and 3, but an adult caregiver or parent must be present during the session. The half-hour Toddler Story Times are held on Tuesdays at 10:30 and 11:15 am, as well as Tuesday evenings at 6:00 pm.
Registration is open at all Story Time sessions until full. Be sure to sign up soon, as sessions will begin the week of January 7th!
We’re open now for business in our new temporary quarters! Please use the new entrance to enter and exit the building, as the old building is now under renovation.
Please remember the holiday hours for this week:
Wednesday, November 21st: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 22nd: CLOSED
Look forward to seeing you in our new space!
Hardbacks 75 cents
Paperbacks, textbooks, media, children’s books 50 cents or 3 for $1
So many books to choose from!!! Our community volunteers are currently hard at work, sorting massive numbers of books for the Friends of the Library Book Sale that begins tomorrow, October 25th at 10:00 a.m.
Sale runs through the weekend, so be sure to stop by!
A relaxing afternoon of fun with plenty of games and jigsaw puzzles. Take a break from your routine and meet some new folks. We’ll meet in the Community Room from 1-4 pm, Saturday October 20th. Look forward to seeing you!
We’re very proud of Joyce Moore, our Youth Services Librarian, who just won the New Librarian of the Year Award at the South Dakota Library Association Conference in Huron, SD! Congratulations for a well deserved honor!!
DON’T MISS IT!!
FRIENDS OF THE VERMILLION PUBLIC LIBRARY ANNUAL BOOK SALE!
Thursday, October 25
through Saturday October 27th
in the Community Room
Thursday: 10 am – 8 pm
Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Over 500 boxes of items to choose from!!
Hardcover books: 75 cents
Paperbacks, Texts, Media and Children’s Books: 50 cents or 3 for $1
A not-to-be-missed event! Take advantage of the Friends sale to get some great deals on hundreds of books. Proceeds benefit the Vermillion Public Library.
Between Shades of Grays by Ruta Sepetys is the September Book Club selection. In this historical novel, a fifteen-year-old Lithuanian girl tells her story of being deported, along with her mother and brother, to a Siberian work camp in 1941. The discussion will be held on Thursday, October 18th, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Community Room. Dave Burrow, USD Associate Professor of History will be facilitating this discussion. Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.