Southworth Library News and Events

 

Get ready for a whole new look for our website coming this spring!

It has been a very cold winter and sometimes the library has to close due to weather. PLEASE call the library (during open hours) to verify that we are open before you bundle up and head over! Stay warm!

Download our calendar for all of the great events and programs for March 2015 Here

We have an immediate job opening for a Library Aide. Download complete job requirements and description and an application form and send with a resume to Diane Pamel, P.O. Box 45, Dryden NY 13053 or email to southworthlibrary@gmail.com. Applications must be received by 5 pm on March 13.

pete and falconFriday, March 6 at 6:30 pm Falconry: Up Close and Personal with Peter Harrity, Asst. Director of Lime Hollow Nature Center and his falcon Lokahi. Free and open to all

Upcoming events:

Friday March 13, 5 -7 pm: Teen Takeover- Gaming Unplugged

Tuesday, March 17, 9:30 a.m. Jennie's Book Club: A Star for Mrs. Blake

Saturday, March 21 at 1 p.m. Trunks & Travel: A journey of the Victorian age: Mary Jeanne Bialas presents an interactive hands-on look at the Victorian age as we 'travel' with a family from the turn of the century in New York. Presented by the New York Council for the Humanities Speakers in the Humanities Programs

Thursday, March 26, 7 p.m. World War One: Adult reading & Discussion group- All are welcome to participate

 

The program, designed for children age 8 - 12 and their parent/caregivers, meets every other Tuesday night from 6 - 7:30 for dinner and discussion. The themes for this program are courage, acceptance and perseverance. The books will be as follows:

The program is free but pre-registration is required. Please contact the library to sign up or for more information+ This program is provided through generous grant funding from the New York Council for the Humanities, the Deborah and Corwin Holtz Library grant and the Cortland Walmart Local Giving Fund

Regular storytimes every Wednesday and Friday at 10 am - check the calendar or kids page for details

babyreadCuddle-Up storytime for infants, toddlers and their caregivers- Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. (No Cuddleup on 12/17,26 and 31)

Join us for our preschool storytime Fridays at 10 a.m.- Give your child the gift of reading!

See the kid's page for more information.

E-book users! Audiobooks on your iPhone! You can download titles from Overdrive now for almost any device! It is SO download audio bookseasy - a click or two away

NOOK users: Visual tutorial and Printable file

Kindle users: User's guide, General instructions from Amazon , Printable file

Need help with digital downloads? Not sure how to proceed? Get HELP here for more information and a list of devices here and a link to all device help with thanks to the TCPL library- check here

 

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?

WE NEED YOU! We are looking for readers in our Traveling Books program to day care facilities, and for in-house library functions- get an application form here or at the library and talk to us about becoming part of the library team! Can't come regularly? Ask about the "adopt a shelf" program and do it at your convenience.

NEED A LIBRARY CARD? Fill out this application form and bring it in along with identification and something with your current address. We look forward to serving you!

Can't find a book or other item you want? Be sure to let us know and we would be happy to help get it in your hands!

WE REGRET TO INFORM THAT WE WILL BE UNABLE TO DO OUR FALL BOOKSALE THIS YEAR. PLEASE COME INTO THE LIBRARY AND CHECK OUT THE SILENT BOOK SALE - $1 books all year long-

The Southworth Library Board of Trustees meets on the third Monday of January, April, July and October at 7 pm at the library. Let us know if you would like to attend or have issues to address.

 

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