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HUTCHINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY

L IVIN ’ IT UP @ THE LIBRARY S UMMER EDITION

J ULY /A UGUST 2011

N EW F AMILY H ISTORY P ROJECT P RESERVING THE

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T ODAY ’ S T ECHNOLOGY

The Hutchinson Public Library is excited to announce a special program, Preserving the Past with Today’s Technology. It begins June 30th and is designed to provide you with all the tools necessary to research, preserve, and retell your family’s story. The program includes a series of lectures, hands on classes, online content, and ongoing personal attention that will help guide you through the process of telling your story. You can attend all of the events, some of the events, or participate entirely online. Our goal is to make the content accessible to as many people as possible. As the

program progresses you will have the opportunity to create a one of a kind family history book, DVD, or self publish a family cookbook with stories and photos. Help is available every step of the way and the result will make a wonderful gift or family heirloom that will be treasured for generations. Preserving the Past with Today’s Technology is free and open to the public but registration is required. The kick off lecture will be held Thursday, June 30th from 6:30-8:30 pm in the 2nd floor library auditorium. To learn more or to sign up, visit www.preservingthepast.org .

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Quiet room Grand opening

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Harry Potter Party Gallery

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Our CHILDREN’S SUMMER READING PROGRAM continues through August 6. Both readers and pre-readers may read 10 books or for 10 hours and get a reward!

STORYTIMES

COME & GO CRAFTS

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

10:00 A.M. & 2:00 P.M.

JULY 6, 13, 20, & 27

FOR AGES 3-8

10:00—11:45 A.M.

THROUGH JULY

26 & 28

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

COME AND GO AS YOU PLEASE! NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

TOGA! TOGA! TOGA! ελληνικά μου If this is Greek to you, you need to sign up for our teen summer reading program, where you can win prizes for reading! Stop by the adult or children’s circulation desk to register throughout the summer. Ends August 6. READ TO ROVER Second Thursday of each month, 6:00-7:00 pm This fun program helps to strengthen elementary students’ reading abilities. Children are paired with dogs from the Hutchinson Kennel Club/Therapy Dogs Inc. for 15-20 minute time slots.

Check with the Children’s Desk or call 620-6635441, ext.145 for more information.


V OLUME 2, I SSUE 3

S UMMER R EADING

P AGE 3

NOT JUST FOR KIDS ...

Visit “Novel Destinations” this summer at the library! Sign up at the adult circulation desk, then each time you come to the library, fill out a review slip for each book, audio book, or magazine that you have read for a chance at weekly prize drawings. Drawings will be held on Fridays through August 5th. (The review slips are being used to create a “Readers’ Choice” list.) In addition, “Friend” HPL on Facebook and take part in the “Novel Destinations” Tricia Contest. Questions are posted weekly and the first person to comment with the correct answer wins a prize. Another bonus this summer are a series of four puzzle and activity sheets. A new sheet is available to pick up on the “Novel Destinations” free standing display near adult circulation. Summer reading isn’t just for kids anymore!

"Food for Thought",

Multiple copies of books for check out, discussion leaders, and special publicity materials provided by:

Fall 2011 Book Discussion Groups sponsored by Hutchinson Public Library

Talk About Literature

Sept. 6—EMPIRE FALLS, by Richard Russo Discussion Leader: Dana Waters, Dodge City Sept. 27—MIRIAM’S KITCHEN, by Elizabeth Ehrlich Discussion Leader: Ann Birney, Admire Oct. 18—EPITAPH FOR A PEACH, by David Masumoto Discussion Leader: Denise Low, Lawrence The groups will meet in the library auditorium on each of the above Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. If you're interested in joining one, two, or all three discussions, call Annette Smith at 620-663-5441, ext. 132 or e-mail amsmith@hutchpl.org .

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Book Discussions

Quiet Reading Room Grand Opening Tuesday, July 19 1:30-3:30 p.m. If you’re looking for a place with fewer distractions while you read or study, our new reading room should meet your needs. The new Quiet Reading Room features comfortable seating, study carrels, and plenty of outlets where you may plug in your laptop.

Renovation of the quiet room was funded by the Friends of the Hutchinson Public Library


HOURS MONDAY—THURSDAY 9:00 A.M. TO 9:00 P.M.

HUTCHINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY

FRIDAY—SATURDAY 9:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M.

901 N MAIN HUTCHINSON, KS 67501

SUNDAY 1:00 P.M.—5:00 P.M. OPEN 24/7 to renew books online, search the Polaris online catalog,

Phone: 620-663-5441 Fax: 620-663-1583 E-mail: hutchplks@gmail.com

Downloadable Books @

www.hutchpl.org

H ARRY P OTTER P ARTY G ALLERY ….

Hogwart’s “students” assembling in the Great Hall. The Harry Potter Party June 25th attracted about 100 adults and kids.

HPL version of Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross Station in London. (Also know as the West library entrance.)

Magical Paintings Betty & Fayne Ritterhouse A rousing game of Quidditch anyone?

HPL Newsletter Sum 2011  

LIVIN' IT UP @ THE LIBRARY NEWSLETTER FOR HUTCHINSON PUBLIC LIBRARY. PROMOTING OUR PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES.

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