Liberty Lake Municipal Library they can do that?) @ the Library ( 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. Tutor.com is a There are also great resources The Tutor.com 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 Page 2 @ the Library (they can do that?) 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. getlitprograms.blogspot.com 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) Website: www.libertylakewa.gov/library Library Catalog: www.youseemore.com/libertylake 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! Adults 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 – firstname.lastname@example.org 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.