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SPOTLIGHT ON THE LIBRARY
FEBRUARY 13, 2006

The month of January was busy at the library. We were able to offer ten different programs that were attended by 340 patrons. Some programs included: Digging Up Your Roots a genealogy workshop, Fahrenheit 451 a book discussion, a magic show featuring Moreland the Magician and several Web-based computer workshops.

In addition to offering great January programs, the early part of February offered two grand lectures in tribute to Black History month and Women’s Rights. The library would like to thank all those who participated.

The exciting news is programs have not stopped here at the library. We are half way through February and we still have two beneficial programs remaining.

The first program is hosted by the Adult Educational Opportunity Center. Cheri Clark will be available in the library’s Local History room from 3 – 7 pm on Thursday, February 23 to help individuals with career and education planning, admission and financial aid information and forms necessary for entering college. This program is free for everyone. Interested participants must call the library to register or call 1-888-394-2362 toll-free.

The second program is a computer course that teaches patrons about researching New York State newspapers from the library’s databases. Patrons will learn how to save time and money by using this free and easy to use Web resource. In order to attend, patrons must register at the library or call (585) 593-3410. 

This "Spotlight on the Library" article was written by Brian Hildreth, the David A. Howe Public Library director. Articles are written and published biweekly in the Wellsville Daily Reporter.

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Click here to read the Wellsville Daily Reporter online

If these programs are not of interest, do not worry. The months of March and April promise to be very educational and engaging. Some of our upcoming programs include: Shopping and Selling on E-Bay, a lecture on the history of Allegany County, a book discussion, and several computer courses.

Be sure to pick up the next copy of Howe Happenings on February 27 to found out what is happening at your library.

If you are looking for something fun, entertaining or enlightening to read, please check out some of our new arrivals and bestsellers.

The top five new nonfiction books include: (1) Marley and Me by John Grogan, (2) The World is Flat by Thomas Friedman, (3) My Friend Leonard by James Frey, (4) Freakonomics, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, and (5) For Laci, by Sharon Rocha

Fiction books include: (1) Cell by Stephen King, (2) The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, (3) Memory in Death by J. D. Robb, (4) Gone, by Lisa Gardner, and (5) The Last Templar by Raymond Khoury.

Click here to search the STARCAT catalog.
Search by title or author and limit the year to 2006 to search for recent materials.

The library’s new hours have gone into effect. We will be open: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am until 9 pm, Fridays from 10 am until 6 pm, and Saturdays from 10 am until 5 pm. The library is closed on Sundays and Wednesdays. You may contact us at (585) 593-3410.

This page was last updated August 19, 2011.

David A. Howe Public Library, 155 N. Main St., Wellsville, NY 14895
Phone: 585-593-3410   Fax: 585-593-4176   Email:
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