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                                                                                                                           Volume 4; Issue 1
                                                                                                                                Winter 2011

Chill Out & Read! Winter Reading Program                                                                                        Inside this issue:
                                                                                                                        Fine Changes                 2
The Winter Reading Program for           reading more! For each reading           snowman, and get a sticker for
                                                                                                                        How You Can Help             2
All AGES begins this month and           log you turn in, you will be en-         every book you read. The stick-
runs until March 31. Adults and          tered into a drawing to win a            ers will be kept on the Children’s    Upcoming Events              2
those children who read and              Barnes and Noble gift card or            Librarian’s desk. Help yourself!      Get Lit! 2011 /Forthcoming   3
write can pick up a reading log          something else from our selec-           The reading logs and the sticker      Computer Classes             3
for recording and writing about          tion of prizes.                          sheets will be available at both
three books you have read or                                                      the Check Out desk and the Chil-      Book Clubs/Story Times       4
                                          For family readers and begin-
listened to— did you like it, did                                                 dren’s Librarian Desk.                New Children’s Programs      4
                                         ning readers (anyone who does
you dislike it, why? Our contest
                                         not write) we have a sticker
requires a least three books, but
                                         sheet. Read the types of books
you are welcome to continue
                                         listed on the sheet, color in the

Jobs and Career Services - Online Help
If you are looking for a job, thinking   with a career specialists. You can        If you are interested in learning
about a career change, or just up-       send your resume or cover letter for     more about how this service works
dating your resume, the Library can      them to review and send back to you.     please come into the Library and
help you. We have a Jobs and Career      They can help you find information       ask for a demonstration. Ask for
Services Center in the Library AND       about a company you are applying to.     Tracy, I am here Tuesdays and
our library users have access to a                                                Fridays 12-6 and Saturday 10-2:30.
service from home. is a        There are also great resources           The icon is listed on our            New Library Hours
service used primarily for homework      available from the 24/7 resources        webpage under USEFUL LINKS along                 Tuesday: 10—6
help but it has added an Adult Ser-      center. It is called                     the right hand side of the page.               Wednesday: 10—6
vices Center to help with jobs and       Career Resources and has a number        Scroll down until you see the boy
                                         of websites, tips and tricks for those                                                   Thursdsay: 10—8
careers. This service is accessible                                               grabbing his head like the photo to
                                         looking for a new job, those looking                                                       Friday: 10—6
anywhere you have internet access                                                 the right of this article. You will
and your library card and is available   to change careers, or those who          need your library card. Your pin is
                                                                                                                                   Saturday: 10—4
from 3pm-10pm daily. Using this          want to move ahead in their current      the last 4 digits of your card.                 Closed Sunday &
resource, you can chat online live       position.                                                                                     Monday
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   Policy Changes for Fines and ILL
Beginning December 1, 2010 the fine               period but once the third day starts the         lated, we will waive the fee. Please ask us
amounts for overdue items have changed.           fines accrue from the day it was due.            if you have any questions concerning
Books will be charged $0.20 per day and                                                             either of these policy changes.
                                                  Also, just a reminder, there is a $3.00 fee
$0.50 per day will be charged for maga-
                                                  for Interlibrary Loans to order a book from
zines, movies, audiobooks, MP3 players,
                                                  another library. However, if the book is for
and thumbdrives. There is a two day grace
                                                  an educational project or it is school re-

Thank You to All                                                     More Ways to Help:
All of us at the Library wish to extend our      Others would like to help us buy more
heartfelt gratitude for the great outpouring     books, movies, or audiobooks than the                   .Lego Mania!
of support shown during our budget crisis.       budget now allows. This is a great idea!
As you may have read, the Library’s hours        Please contact us first before purchasing a         Join us in our first Lego contest.
have decreased from 46 hours per week to         donation in order to prevent multiple cop-        Drop off your Lego crea-
40, and our budget has decreased from            ies of a title being donated. We’ll sign you     tion on Thursday February
$456,000 at the beginning of 2010, to            up for particular titles or authors of your      10 or Friday February 11
$340,000 for 2011.                               choice. In this way, you may be sure that        during specified times.
                                                 your donation will be needed and very
In order to live within this budget we’ve                                                          Come in and see the creations from Feb-
                                                 much appreciated!
had to slash our materials allocation by                                                          ruary 12 to February 25. Vote on your
$10,000.                                         Items donated directly to the Library are        favorites. On Saturday February 26 at 1pm
                                                 not tax deductible. If you wish a tax receipt,   we will have a reception to celebrate the
Many of you have asked how you can help.                                                          creations and give the prizes those who
                                                 please donate your items to the Friends of
Some are volunteering their time. If you                                                          win the popular vote.
                                                 the Library. We will gladly receive them at
are interested in doing so, please ask us
                                                 the Information Desk and provide the              More information on this contest and how
about joining the Friends of the Library.
                                                 proper form.                                     to enter will be available on our website

Forthcoming Events                                                                                Book Club Collection
Diary of a Wimpy Kid 2 Movie Release           Edible Book Contest –                              .Are you in a book club? Thinking of starting
Party – come and help us celebrate the          Help us celebrate this fun International con-     one? The Library has a growing collection of
release of the second Diary of a Wimpy Kid     test! On Saturday March 26th at 1:00 pm,
                                                                                                  multiple copies of popular titles for a 6 week
                                               bring your edible creation inspired by a book,
movie on Friday March 25 at 4pm. There                                                            checkout. We also have Reader’s Guides on
                                               book character or book title. We will have
will be games, trivia, and activities. There   judges, a popular vote, and then we will eat       many books to help you with discussion
will be the opportunity to win a movie pass    them! More information on how to enter will        questions. The BC collection is housed on the
or a book. More information to come!           be available on our website March 1.               top shelf above Adult Biographies.
Volume 4; Issue 1                                                                                                                Page 3

 Homebound Delivery Service                                                                            Get Lit! 2011
Just a quick reminder that with the              Sign up online or call Georgette Rogers at      Telling the American Story
weather getting a little less                                               435-0778 for
                                                                                                 The annual Spokane area literary extrava-
friendly we offer Homebound                                                 assistance.
                                                                                                 ganza will take place March 4—April 17th.
Delivery Service. If you have
                                                                           Either SCOPE or       Sponsored by Eastern Washington Univer-
parents, loved ones, or
                                                                           Georgette will        sity & Spokane area libraries and book-
friends who can not get out
                                                                           come personally       stores, the featured book this year is
as much as they used to,
                                                                           with her name         The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien.
why not have books, movies,
                                                                           tag and City ID to    Read it together with Books ‘n Brew 2
and audio books delivered to
                                                                           deliver your          Library book club in February. See http://
their door?
                                                                           items.       for more.

 Holiday Books                                                                                  Computer Class
                 The Library offers many          In this way we can share our fun holiday       Sign up by phone or at the library for our
                 books for children about        books with all. Holiday books may be re-        NEW COMPUTER CLASS. The class meets
                 the holidays, holiday tradi-    quested if they are not in, and we will hold    Saturday mornings from 10:30—11:30
                 tions and origins, ands         them for you for 3 days.                        beginning February 5th and will offer help
 books that have a holiday as its theme.                                                         on the basics of computer use, how to set
                                                  If you know you will be doing a project or
 During the holiday, we often feature the                                                        up an email account, and how to start us-
                                                 program about the holidays, plan ahead.
 books on our display shelves. Holiday                                                           ing Microsoft Office products. When par-
                                                 We often help teachers, preschool teach-
 books, no matter the time of year, are                                                          ticipants finish these classes, they will
                                                 ers, and day care providers with collecting
 limited to 2 books at a time for 3                                                              graduate to the self-paced programs
                                                 books on a particular topic.
 weeks. No Renewals.                                                                             available on the library’s computers.

 Forthcoming Titles...
                                                                                                Turtle in Paradise/Jennifer Holm
                                                                                                Heart of a Samurai/Margui Preus
                                                                                                Crazy Day With Cobras/Magic Tree House
 For Adults                                       For Teens
 Tick Tock/James Patterson                        Fallout/Ellen Hopkins                         Videos
 Land of Painted Caves/Jean Auel (March)          Bloody Valentine/Melissa De La Cruz           Amish Grace
 Gideon’s Sword/Preston (Feb)                     Ship Breaker/Paolo Bacigalupi                 Toy Story 3
 And Further More/Judi Dench (Feb)                Revolver/Marcus Sedgewick                     Ramona & Beezus
 Strategic Moves/Stuart Woods (Jan)               Awakened/P C Cast                             Inception
 Orchid Affair/Willig (Jan)                       Angel (Maximum Ride)/Patterson                Sorcerer’s Apprentice
 Call Me Irresistible/Susan Elizabeth Phillips                                                  Winter’s Bone
                                                  For Juveniles:
 Fatal Error/J A Jance (Feb)                                                                    Legends of the Guardians
                                                  Moon Over Manifest/Clara Vanderpool
                                                                             Winter Library Story Times
  Liberty Lake Municipal Library
  23123 E Mission Ave                                                        Tuesdays @ 10:30 Toddler/Preschool
  Liberty Lake, WA 99019                                                     Wednesdays @ 10:15 Baby Laptime
  Phone: 509.232.2510
                                                                             Thursdays @ 10:30am Story Plus for
  Fax: 509.232.2512
                                                                                           3-5years (Sign Up Needed)
  Library Catalog:                            Fridays @ 10:15 Baby Laptime
                                                                                       11:00 Toddler/Preschool
                         Library Meetings                                               1:00 Stories & Crafts for 3 yr olds +
    The Library Board of Trustees meets the 1st Thursday of every month      Saturdays @ 1:00 Crafts ages 6 yrs + (Sign up needed)
                          from 6:30—8 at the library.
       The Library Foundation meets the 2nd Thursday of every month
                        from 6:30—8:00 at the library.
    The Friends of Liberty Lake Municipal Library meet the last Tuesday of                                                  Book Clubs for
                 every month from 6:00—8:00 at the library

                  The Public is Welcome to All Meetings!

                                                                                                             Books ’n Brew 1
                                                                                                3rd Saturday @ 10:30am starts Feb. 19th
                                                                                                          .Books ’n Brew 2
                                                                                                3rd Thursday @ 6:30pm starts Feb. 17th

                                                                                 Come and enjoy coffee or tea and talk about what you are reading
                                                                                       In preparation for Get Lit! 2011 BnB2 will read
                                                                                           The ThingsThey Carried by Tim O’Brien

New Children’s Programming
Many of our toddler/preschool patrons have              quired for this 10 week session. This story time      all based on the state standards used by local
seen the arrival of new baby brothers and sis-          will springboard from a picture book that lends       school districts. This story time will be limited
ters this past year. Therefore, Baby Laptime            itself to a discussion of a math or science           to 10 participants and registration is required
will be offered two times a                             concept into an accompanying activity that            by January 19..
week in order to keep the                               explores the concept.
                                                                                                              For more information or to pre-register
small group size that is es-                             We all use processes and skills of science and       please call Katie Wiykovics, 232-2510, OR
sential for families to learn                           math every day because they are actions that          email her at kwiyk-
and have fun with language                              help us explore the world in a meaningful way – OR
play. A 10:15 session will be offered both                                to make sense of it. Children       use the sign-up sheet in the
Wednesday and Friday mornings. Baby                                       need to ask questions, have         children’s area of the li-
                                                                          discussions, explore using a        brary.
Laptime is an early literacy program designed
                                                                          variety of materials, collect
for children birth to 24 months.                                          data and talk about what they       Lastly, we have added a
                                                                          are doing. This program will        Craft Time, Saturdays at 1:00 for ages 6 and
A NEW story time has been added on Thurs-                                                                     up. Real crafts like beading, weaving, etc., will be
day mornings at 10:30 for children ages 3-5                               promote those activities.
                                                                                                              taught to this age group, but little brother
years. Registration for Story Plus will be re-          In addition, the skills and processes that will be     or sister will find fun coloring sheets to work on
                                                        featured in our program here at the library are       as well.

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