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SPOTLIGHT ON THE LIBRARY
MARCH 28, 2006

Winter is almost over and spring is right around the corner. This weekend we will be turning our clocks ahead one hour and the days will become a little longer. With longer and warmer days comes more energy to get out and about. The best way to burn some of that energy is by coming into the library for some great programs.

This Tuesday, April 4 at 7pm the library will be hosting a nature program called Bird Prowl. Johneta Wilson from Wild Thing Rehabilitation Center will visit the library to teach all family members about the wonderful life of birds. Ms. Wilson will talk about her role as a bird naturalist and how she works with birds to ensure their survival in the wild. She will also bring in some of her close bird friends for everyone to meet. Registration is required for this program, as seating is limited. Please call the library at 593-3410 for details.

On Thursday, April 6 at 7pm the library will be having a book discussion on Dan Brown’s best selling book The Da Vinci Code. Participants are asked to read the book before attending in order to make the evening interesting for everyone.  Those interested in attending should register for the discussion by calling the library at 593-3410.

The Wellsville Art Association will host its annual Seven County Art Show in the library Exhibition Room from March 30 through April 21. On Thursday, April 6 at 7pm the Art Association will hold a reception for the public to view the show and meet some of the artists. Registration is not required for the reception.

Computer classes will be held at the library on Monday, April 10 and Monday, April 17. Both classes start at 7pm.

The April 10th class will focus on finding books and materials on the library’s web catalog. The April 17th class will deal with building document structures from scratch using Microsoft software. Patrons are asked to register for these classes by calling the library at 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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Find a complete list of articles on the Search the Library page.

Click here to read the Wellsville Daily Reporter online

If you are looking for more than just great programs, 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) Cobra II, by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor, (4) Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner (5) Misquoting Jesus by Bart D. Ehrman. Fiction books include: (1) The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown, (2) The House by Danielle Steel, (3) The 5th Horseman by James Patterson, (4) The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult and (5) Dirty Blonde by Lisa Scottoline.

The library is still 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.

In addition to donating used books and materials, you may also donate your used sale goods for a spring rummage sale that will benefit the library. If you have any toys, kids’ clean clothes, house wares, sports equipment or collectibles, please call 593-1616. All proceeds will benefit the library.

 

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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) 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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