Nesbitt Memorial Library

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Director's Message

Library News

Dear Friends,

We will be closed on Monday, September 2 in observance of Labor Day. 
I have included a few photos of our new shelving provided by a generous grant from the Catherine Dumraese Trust. It has brightened up the building and simplified the organization of our materials. If you haven't seen it in person yet, I hope you will stop by. Later in the fall, we will be adding a new circulation service desk. At this time, the 2019-2020 budget proposal includes replacing our 40 year old roof, and the Wade Foundation is funding high density shelving in the archives, doubling our capacity. I am very excited and grateful for each of these improvements and the gifts that provide them!
September is Library Card Sign-up Month. We will have a drawing for a Kindle Fire 7" Tablet. Each patron who checks out materials in September will have one chance to enter the drawing. The drawing will be held on October 1. 
We will host Chuck Rogers, Colorado County Emergency Manager, on Tuesday, September 10 at 6pm to tell us ways each of us can prepare for a disaster and inform us about what the County is doing to prepare. 
Children's programming includes weekly storytimes on Tuesday at 10:15am, Music and Movement on Monday, Sept. 9 at 10am, and Lego Club on Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 3:30pm.
Teen programming includes Pokemon Detective Pikachu movie on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 4pm and two opportunities for Teen Anime Club meetings on Tuesday, Sept. 17 and Thursday, Sept. 19 at 4pm. 
Adult programming includes the NML Book Discussion led by Ester Chandler of The Way of Being Lost by Victoria Price, Computer classes taught by Susan Chandler--please reserve a seat by calling 979 732-3392: Beginning Computing on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 2pm, Internet Searching and Cyber Safety on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 2pm, and Email on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 2pm, YA for Adults Book Club will discuss What the Woods Keep by Katya de Beccerra led by Jessica Commanda on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at 5pm and a Maker Class for Fizzie Bath Bombs on Thursday, Sept. 26 at 5pm. Flyers for each of these events follow.

We hope to see you at the Library!

Susan Chandler