April 2013 Library News
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April 2013 Library News
From the Gustavus Public
Where Volunteers are Our Foundation
The library is open 6 days a week!
Weekdays 1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Mon. & Wed. nights 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Thurs. 10:00 a.m. - noon Saturdays 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Welcome to Kate Boesser! She is the new Public Relations Librarian. Kate held the position before me so I know I am leaving it in good hands. Thanks to everyone for your support these last few years. I will still be at the Library often as a volunteer, so I will see you then!
-Best Beginnings Infant Play group is every Tuesday from 9:00am to noon for parents and children 0-3 years.
-Ukulele for 6th through 12th grades and adults on Tuesday evenings at 5:30-7:00 pm.
-Knitting, Spinning & Fiber Arts on Thursdays from 10am-noon. Experienced knitters are there for guidance or to help you get started and to offer encouragement!
-Adult Beginner band with Kate and Ellie is on Thursdays, 5:30-7:00 pm. (Note-new starting time.)
-Little One’s Reading Time is on Monday morning, 10:00-11:00 am. Children should come with an adult.
-Intermediate level Yoga is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7 pm.
-Beginning Yoga is on Saturday morning from 9:45-11am.
Please call us or come by if you would like to schedule a program or an event.
Beginning May 1st we are asking all ILL (Inter-Library Loan) users to pay $3.00 to cover the return postage of their items. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.
Thanks to all of our desk sitters and volunteers: Allison Banks, Heather Sellards, Karie Tuaau, Kate Boesser, Fran Kelso, Rita Savage, Christina Shook, Emma Johnson, Dianne Sullivan, Carole Baker, Karen Sargent, and Kim Warren.
Thanks to our Library Board Members for the time they put in; Rita Savage, Artemis Bona Dea, Lynne Jensen, Karen Sargent, and new Board member Dianne Sullivan!
MARCH LIBRARY STATISTICS: During March 2013, we had 834 visitors (adults, school children, preschoolers, junior/senior high, in-house computer users, and library computer users), checked out 155 books, 3 CDs, and 360 movies; for a total of 518 items. Programs included: city meetings, yoga, music lessons, Beginning Band, Best Beginnings Playtime, Video-conferences, Program on Paddling in the Amazon, Easter Story Hour and Egg Hunt, Little Ones’ Reading Time, classroom visits, Writers’ Group, tutoring sessions, and internet use (both inside the building and out).
Wolf Hall by H. Mantel
Eye of the World by R. Jordan
A Memory of Light by R. Jordan
A Fatal Fleece by S. Goldenbaum
Adult Fiction Books:
Eleven on Top by J. Evanovich
Puss ‘n Cahoots by R. Brown
The Night Manager by J. Le Carre
Silas Marner by G. Eliot
Cape Perdido by M. Muller
Love Finds You in Glacier Bay, Alaska by T. Goyer
The Love of Stones by T. Hill
The Seamstress by F. Peebles
Adult Non-Fiction Books:
Queen Bees & Wannabes by R. Wiseman
Rover, Don’t Roll Over by J. Rosengarten
Ukrainian Design Books 1 & 2 by N. Perchyshyn
The Dance of Connection by H. Lerner
Black Cowboys of the Old West by T. Wagner
Roof Frames by H. Siegele
The Yellowstone Story by A. Haines
Rowing to Latitude by J. Fredson
The Last Sailors by N. Hollander
Younger Next Year by C. Crowley
Growing and Propagating Wild Flowers by H. Phillips
Stories from the Rest of the World by S. Walker
The Complete Book of Knitting by B. Abbey
Women and Money by S. Orman
Drift by R. Maddow
The Island at the Center of the World by R. Shorto
A Higher Call by A. Makos
Images of Earth and Spirit
Loving What Is by K. Byron
Beneath the Surface by B. Saleeby
Alaska Park Science: Connections to Natural and Cultural Resources
Indian Studies: Juneau Alaska
Glacier Bay Icy Wilderness by P. Rennick
Alaska Backcountry Skiing by M. Kinney
Buddy, rated PG
Heroes Behind the Badge
Clint Eastwood-Dirty Harry Collection- 4 DVDs
New VHS Movies:
Wagon Train, I and II
New Graphic Novel:
The Eye of the World by R. Jordan
We also have 31 new children’s books. Come check them out!
A book is like a garden carried in the pocket. ~Chinese Proverb