January 2013 Library News
Weekly happenings at the Gustavus Public Library.
January 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.
-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 on Friday mornings, 10:30-11:30am. Children should come with an adult.
-Yoga is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:30-7 pm.
-Kuspuk Sewing Class with Ellie Sharman is on Jan. 20th from 9 am to 4 pm. Contact Ellie with any questions.
-Martin Luther King 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.)
-A Gingerbread Boardwalk Village is on display at the Library now. Come by and see the great job the Mitchell and Lentfer families did on it!
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, Carole Baker, 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.
DECEMBER LIBRARY STATISTICS: During December, 2012, we had 613 visitors (adults, school children, preschoolers, junior/senior high, in-house computer users, and library computer users), checked out 239 books, 12 CDS, 1 cassette, and 356 movies; for a total of 608 items. Programs included: city meetings, yoga, music lessons, Beginning Band, Best Beginnings Playtime, Christmas Story Hour, Little Ones Reading Time, classroom visits, Writer’s Group, tutoring sessions, and internet use (both inside the building and out).
Dresden Files, Season 1
Creating Community Anywhere by C. Shaffer
We Have Met Before by G. Chidvilansananda
Caring for Your Baby and Young Child
Close to the Bone by J. Bolen
Cowgirls by E. Turner
The Essential Rumi by Rumi
Kissed the Girls and Made Them Cry by J. Falon
Madame Chiang Kai-Shek by L. Li
My Day by E. Roosevelt
Playful Parenting by D. Weston
Poakalani Hawaiian Quilt Cushion Patterns & Designs
Seven Pillars by T. Lawrence
Don Quixote: Op. 35 by R. Strauss
Healing Angel by R. Downey
More Tears From Heaven by J. Bach
Partita No. 4 by W. Kapell
Telemann String Concertos by G. Telemann
Biggest Hits by T. Wynette
Billboard Latin Music Awards by R. Martin
The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
Collector’s Series Vol. 1 by C. Dion
Essential Waylon Jennings
Gotta Tell You by S. Mumba
Judds Greatest Hits Vol. 2
The Lark in the Morning by T. Makem
Sound Loaded by R. Martin
Unconditional by C. Davidson
Manneheim Steamroller Christmas Celebration
We also have 17 new children’s books. Come check them out!
Let us be kinder to one another.
-Aldous Huxley’s last words