ON THE LIBRARY
MARCH 10, 2006
Claudia (Lady Bird) Johnson once stated, "Perhaps no place in any
community is so totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance
requirement is interest." Mrs. Johnson could not be more correct. The
David A. Howe Public Library stands as a meeting place for all
community members. It is an institution that allows all residents
to learn about and discuss their issues and opinions in a safe and
Your public library is a place of freedom. It is a place where ideas
are born and character is revealed. Your public library is the mirror of
your community, but most importantly, your public library is yours.
The library will be hosting a computer class on Monday, March 13 at 7
pm that will teach patrons how to find files on their desktop and other
content storage areas. The class is one hour long and requires patrons to
register before attending. Please call the library for more details.
The Investment Club, which is a non-library sponsored organization,
will be meeting in the library’s Local History Room on Thursday, March 16
at 6 pm. This organization is currently accepting new members for 2006.
The Investment Club is a group of local residents that meet once a month
to discuss and invest personal finances. If you are interested in
participating in this established organization, please visit the library
for March’s meeting.
Another computer class will be held on March 20 at 7 pm in the
library’s Monday Club Room. This class will teach patrons how to insert
photos and graphics into text documents. Registration is required for this
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the David A. Howe Public Library director. Articles are written and published
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|A local history
lecture will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm. County historian Craig
Braack will visit the library to discuss the origins and growth of
counties and towns in Allegany County. This highly informative lecture is
being offered in conjunction with Allegany County’s Bicentennial
Celebration. Registration is not required, but is appreciated. Please call
the library for more details.
The new issue of Howe Happenings has been printed and is
available at the library’s Circulation Desk. Howe Happenings is a
bimonthly newsletter that highlights programs and events that are
occurring at your David A. Howe Public Library. Some upcoming events
include: a book discussion of the DaVinci Code, a family nature program by
the Wild Thing Rehabilitation Center and a workshop for grandparents on
selecting and purchasing children’s books.
|In addition to ongoing programs,
the library always makes available popular, entertaining or enlightening
reading material. 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) Freakonomics,
by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner, (4) You’re Wearing That?
by Deborah Tannen and (5) Manhunt by James Swanson. Fiction books
include: (1) The 5th Horseman by James Patterson, (2)
Cell by Steven King, (3) The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown, (4)
The Templar Legacy by Steve Berry and (5) The Last Templar by
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|Although July is four
months away, the library is now accepting donations for this year’s annual
book sale. The library relies on book sale proceeds to purchase new books
for the library’s collection. Please call the library if you have used or
new books, video, DVDs, audio books or musical compact discs you would like
to donate. As always the library appreciates your generosity.
The library is 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)
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