Welcome To The Petersburgh Public Library

Posted By on September 8, 2014

Announcements 

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FRIDAY OCTOBER 31ST, 3:30 PM TO 5:30 PM – HEY KIDS!  COME, IN COSTUME, TO THE LIBRARY FOR A GOODY BAG AND A FREE BOOK.

 

 

 John Katz and RoseCOMING SOON: AUTHOR JON KATZ WILL  DO A READING FROM HIS NEW BOOK, “SAVING SIMON”, ON NOVEMBER 6TH AT 7:00 P.M. HE WILL BE AT THE TOWN HALL NEXT TO THE LIBRARY. HIS THERAPY DOG, RED, WILL BE HERE TOO. MORE DETAILS TO COME!

 

 

FALL CRAFT: SATURDAY NOVEMBER 8TH FROM 10 A.M. UNTIL NOON, WE WILL BE BUILDING DREAM CATCHERS AT THE LIBRARY!

Dream Catcher by MrLazyBones

Story Hour for Preschoolers

Story Hour is every Tuesday at 11 A.M.  through May 19, 2015 but will not be held on days when school is closed or delayed. All preschoolers and their care givers are invited for stories, activities, and snacks!!

 

If you plan to purchase anything from Amazon.com please use our link to Amazon Smile. Any purchases made through our link to Amazon Smile will result in a donation (from Amazon Smile) being made to the Petersburgh Public Library. Thanks!

 

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Did any of you leave this picture of Paddy and Bobby in a book you returned?  If so, you can pick it up at the library.

 

Knitting Classes

Everyone welcome to Knitting Classes at 4 PM on Wednesdays

Call us at  658-2927 if there is a better time for you to make either of the class sessions, knitting or crocheting.

Email addresses wanted!

The library is trying to update our patron’s information with email addresses. If we have your email address, you will be sent an email notifying you of upcoming due dates on your checked out items and then an overdue notice once an item has been out too long. Please let us know your email address next time you come in. This will help you keep track of your checked out items and when they are due.

 Museum Pass available

MASS MoCA Family pass available – Admits 2 Adults and 2 Children (under 16) for free. Clark Museum pass available – Admits 2 Adults and 2 Children.

Art In The Library

Any interested artists, who have artwork or photographs that they would like to display at the library, can call the library at 658-2927. We have wall space to display your art and would love to hear from you. There is no charge to display it here.

 In the display case are felted items hand-made by Deb Poczatek of Petersburgh.

 

Book Discussion Group

The group meets at 7:00 P.M. on the second Wednesday of each month. The next book club meeting is on November 12th at 7:00 PM.  The book to be discussed is The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.

The books being discussed are available from the Library so you can read them prior to the meeting.  New members are always welcome to join. Please join us even if you are only able to come once in a while or just want to come for the books in which you are interested.

2014 Top Ten Best Fiction for Young Adults as voted by YALSA

(YALSA = Young Adult Library Services Association)

 
  • Berry, Julie. All the Truth That’s in Me. Penguin/Viking Juvenile, 2013.
  • Clark, Kristin Elizabeth. Freakboy. Macmillan/Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2013.
  • Federle, Tim. Better Nate Than Ever. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013.
  • McNeal, Tom. Far Far Away. Random House/Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013.
  • Rowell, Rainbow. Eleanor & Park. Macmillan/St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013.
  • Sedgwick, Marcus. Midwinterblood. Macmillan/Roaring Brook Press, 2013.
  • Sepetys, Ruta. Out of the Easy. Penguin/Philomel, 2013.
  • Smith, Andrew. Winger. Illustrated by Sam Bosma. Simon & Schuster/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2013.
  • Sullivan, Tara. Golden Boy. Penguin/Putnam Juvenile, 2013.
  • Wein, Elizabeth. Rose Under Fire. Disney-Hyperion, 2013.