February 2013 Library News
Find out here what's going on at the Library this month!
February 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.
-Boating Safety Video-Conference 4-5 pm on February 7th.
-Clinic Talk “Heart Health” with Cheryl Dukas will be on February 8th at 5:30 pm.
-Gustavus Visitor’s Association will be having a meeting at 1 pm on Feb. 11th.
-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, 5:00-7:00 pm.
-Little One’s Reading Time is now on Monday morning, 10:00-11:00 am. Children should come with an adult.
-Yoga is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7 pm.
-Valentine’s Day Story Hour at the Library-details about date and time will be announced.
-Permanent Fund Dividend Applications are available at the Library now. The deadline for filing is March 31, 2013. (They can also be filled out online here.)
Please call us or come by if you would like to schedule a program or an event.
Thanks to all of our desk sitters and volunteers: Allison Banks, Heather Sellards, Karie Tuaau, Kate Boesser, Fran Kelso, Rita Savage, Lynne Jensen, Christina Shook, Emma Johnson, Dianne Sullivan, Karen Sargent, and Kim Warren.
Thanks to our Library Board Members for the time they put in; Eileen Clark, Rita Savage, Artemis Bona Dea, Lynne Jensen, and Karen Sargent.
Have you seen our new snow shed roof?
JANUARY LIBRARY STATISTICS: During January 2013, we had 681 visitors (adults, school children, preschoolers, junior/senior high, in-house computer users, and library computer users), checked out 269 books, and 283 movies; for a total of 552 items. Programs included: city meetings, yoga, music lessons, Beginning Band, Best Beginnings Playtime, Kuspuk Sewing class, Martin Luther King, Jr. Story Hour, Little Ones’ Reading Time, classroom visits, Writer’s Group, tutoring sessions, and internet use (both inside the building and out).
New Fiction DVDS:
The Green Hornet, rated PG-13
Mad Money, rated PG-13
Waterproof, rated PG-13
It’s A Wonderful Life
The Dark Knight, rated PG-13
Dresden Files: the Complete First Season
The Program, rated R
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, rated PG-13
The Shipping News, rated R
X-Men, rated PG-13
Air Force One
Ambassador Inside the Embassy
Inside the Pentagon
Inside the Vatican
Journey to the Edge of the Universe
Really Wild Animals: Amazing North America
Really Wild Animals: Polar Prowl
Really Wild Animals: Farmyard Friends
Really Wild Animals: Totally Tropical Rain Forest
Really Wild Animals: Deep Sea
Really Wild Animals: Dinosaurs and other Creature Features
The Search for Kennedy’s PT 109
Climbing Redwood Giants
Secrets of Shangri-La
The Battle for Midway
The Human Family Tree
Last Stand of the Great Bear
Last Voyage of the Lusitania
Lost Ships of the Mediterranean
Quest for the Phoenicians
Search for the Battleship Bismarck
Untold Stories of WWII
*These are all National Geographic DVDS and were donated by Jim Runner
Adult Non-Fiction Books:
The Giant by J. Murphy
The Best of Robert Service
Puntoycoma (magazine and audio CD)
After Suicide Loss by B. Baugher
Faith of Our Sons by F. Schaeffer
Have a Little Faith by M. Albom
Heaven is for Real by T. Burpo
Under the Black Flag by D. Cordingly
National Geographic’s Last Wild Places
Adult Fiction Books:
Secret Daughter by S. Gouda
Star Island by C. Hiaasen
Mirror Mirror by G. Maguire
Look . . .Look Again by J. O’Brien
We also have 7 new children’s books. Come check them out!
Anyone who says they have only one life to live must not know how to
read a book. ~Author Unknown