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 email@example.com. Applications must be received by 5 pm on March 13.
Friday, 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
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
Family Reading and Discussion Group
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:
- March 10: A Boy Named Beckoning
- March 24: Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
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
Cuddle-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 easy - a click or two away
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.