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Anyone interested in attending the Quiet Corner Reads author visit with Andre Dubus III on June 18 at 7 pm must buy and pick up tickets by this Wednesday, May 15. We have 3 tickets remaining.

Become a sponsor and Adopt an Author! This program allows the library to acquire all the new titles published by your chosen author.

  • When a new title becomes available, you are placed 1st in the hold queue and your name is placed on a bookplate on the title page.
  • As a sponsor, you reimburse the library for the cost of the book, which is usually 25% off the cover price!

Not only will you have the opportunity to be the VERY FIRST READER of your favorite books, but you will be helping the library with your generous gift, thus helping our budget’s bottom line.  Don’t forget that your donation is also tax deductible!

Pick up an Adopt-an-Author form at the Babcock Library circulation desk.

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity!

Wowbrary!

We are excited to offer you a new service called Wowbrary! Please sign up to receive a weekly newsletter about the newest books, movies, and music at the Babcock Library by clicking here.

May Library Events

Deadbolt Mystery Society Club

Do you like solving mysteries? Have an eye for detail? Come to the library and join us as we solve mysteries! The Deadbolt Mystery Society is a company that puts you in the detective’s seat to solve cases. Included in each box are puzzles, evidence, and interviews to help you solve the mystery. Think Clue but without the board! We will meet each week on Monday at 3:00 pm (starting April 8th) to work on our box, and when we solve one there are more!


Spring Reading Program

KICKOFF: Monday, April 1st
Spring Reading READO is open to ages 0-13.

When you get a “READO” (one row complete) bring your card to the library to get a small prize. Your card is in this newsletter and more can be found at the library.

When you get a “Blackout READO” (complete the entire card) bring your card to the library to get entered in the grand prize drawing.

No more than 8 blocks per week, all books read must be checked out from the Babcock Library.

Participants will have the opportunity to turn in two “Blackout READO” cards total – one in April and one in May for the grand prize drawings. Winners will be announced May 31st.


Drop-In Crafts

Stop by the library anytime during the week and make the craft project for the week.  This is a self-directed activity, usually for ages 4 to 8, although younger children may enjoy it with help from their adult companion.  Crafts are available throughout the week until they are gone!


Knitting Club
The knitting club meets every Wednesday at 1:00 pm, everyone is always welcome whether you already know how to knit or you want to learn. Come and join our knitting group.


Learn to play the Ukulele

Sue Way will instruct students on how to play and tune a Ukulele.  Participants must have a valid library card in good standing for this program.  Program is designed for participants 9 years old and up.  (Yes, adults are welcome!)

Registration is required.

Tuesdays starting at 12:30 pm until 4 pm


Music and Movement
Come work the wiggles out in the Music and Movement get together, this program is held in the hall, before Storytime. Tuesdays at 10:00 am


Storytime
Come join us for games, stories and a craft, for ages 3 to 5 and their adult companions. This program lasts about 45 minutes and registration is not required at this time. Tuesdays at 10:30 am in the children’s room.