Foreword - News and to-dos

July 27, 2015

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Black Creek Library is hosting lots of fun events this week like the Decorating the Library Craft-a-Thon from 12-4 PM on Monday, Teen Zombie Tag at 1PM on Tuesday, and the LEGO party from 2-5 on Wednesday. Bring a craft to the Craft-a-Thon to help spice up the library’s décor or work on some that we have! Teen Zombie Tag is a fun adventure in the park. The LEGO Party is a huge celebration of all things bricks and we will be giving away giant prizes! You can’t miss it. Additionally, Police Chief Lowell James will be here on Friday, July 31st at 10:30 AM to be our guest storytime reader!

 

We are happy to announce a very special guest coming on August 5th at 5:30 PM. Nick Katzfey is a manga and comics guru from Milwaukee and he will be visiting us to present his program, “How to Draw Comics.” Everyone is welcome to attend, and we are grateful to provide this program due to a grant from the Outagamie-Waupaca Library System, of which we are members! Additionally, on August 10th, we will be having a War Hero Movie Marathon from 2-6PM. The Veteran in attendance who fought the longest ago will receive VIP seating!

 

All Summer Reading Participants must turn in their reading sheets by August 10th before closing. We won’t accept sheets after that! On Thursday, August 13th, we will be having a grand end of the summer party in which we have facepainters, a magician, and the summer reading prize winners are announced. So, let’s make it an awesome end of the summer. We can’t wait to see you here!

 

Events this week:

Monday: Decorating the Library Craft-a-Thon 12-4PM

Tuesday: Teen Zombie Tag 1PM (Meet at the Library)

Wednesday: Walkie Talkies 9:30 AM

                        LEGO Party 2-5 PM

Thursday: Knitting 6 PM

Friday: Storytime with Chief James 10:30 AM

             Friday Funday 1PM

Hours:

Library Hours

  • Monday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 10am -8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
  • Sunday Closed

June 15, 2015

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June is half over this week, if you can believe it! We are celebrating summer at the library, with many people of all ages signed up for our summer reading program. If you haven't signed up yet, don't worry--you have until August to do so! There are some great prizes up for grabs.

This week, Jackie and friends are getting their fitness splurge on with the Walkie Talkies ladies' walking group on Wednesday at 9AM. On Thursday at 1PM, the Third Thursday Page Turners will be reading rock icon Patti Smith's autobiography, "Just Kids." You still have time to pick up your copy at BCVL and come! It is always a great time with a lovely group of people.

Storytime commences at 10:30 on Friday for babies and toddlers and at 11 for preschoolers. We recommend getting to the library a little early for this as there is always so much to do! Also, school-aged kids can join us on Friday at 1:00 for crafts, games, and more during Friday Funday. 

If you have ever been interested in joining the Friends of the Black Creek Library, you are in luck! Their monthly meeting is this Thursday night at 6:30 PM. This wonderful group is behind the book sales, brat fries, and other "fun"draisers for the library. It is a great way to make new friends and support a great cause--the library! 

Events this week:

Walkie Talkies: Wednesday at 9 AM
Third Thursday Page Turners: Thursday at 1 PM 
Friends of the Black Creek Village Library Meeting: Thursday at 6:30 PM 
Baby/Toddler Storytime: Friday at 10:30AM
Preschool Storytime: Friday at 11 AM
Friday Funday: Friday from 1-3PM

Hours: 

  • Monday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 10am -8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
  • Sunday Closed

June 8, 2015

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Summer is here at Black Creek Village Library! The Summer Reading Program theme is “Every Hero Has a Story.” Readers of all ages can come to the library to sign up for our reading program and win prizes…just for reading! What could be more fun? We have an awesome line-up of programs for everyone as well. Come to the library anytime to sign up and learn more about our programs!
 
On Tuesday, come to Literary Crafts for Teens and Adults from 6-8PM. You can take old books and magazines and “upcycle” them to make awesome crafts! Materials will be provided.
 
On Wednesday, join us bright and early at 9AM for Walkie Talkies, which is a brand new ladies’ walking group. This group is geared towards people wanting some mild exercise and lots of laughs. We will be doing some indoor activities and, on some days, will take it outside! Please feel free to join us. We are friendly and looking forward to a summer with lots of miles walked and bonds made. 
 
Wednesday night is the teen hero movie party. We will be watching a superhero movie and lots of snacks will be provided! 
 
Knitting meets on Thursday like usual at 6PM.
 
Friday has storytime at 10:30 for babies and toddlers and at 11 for preschoolers and up! Friday Funday, a time for activities for school-aged kids, starts at 1:00 PM and goes until 3. We’ll see you at the library! 
 
Hours: 
 
  • Monday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 10am -8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
  • Sunday Closed

May 26, 2015

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Contrary to what you might think, librarians are super strong! Don't let our sensible cardigans fool you; we are experts at moving furniture! This past weekend, we worked hard to completely renovate and revitalize the library. Now, children have a designated area just for them, nearly quadrupling the amount of space they have to learn and grow. Teens and tweens have a cozy, quiet area to work on homework, chat, or just hang out, and adults have a quiet and secluded space for reading and working. You are all invited to check out the awesome new changes anytime. Don't be shy...ask for a tour!

This week, we have Black Creek 4K kids coming down to visit us and learn more about our library. We just love our young guests...they bring life and vivacity to the library!

We are also proud to host antique appraiser Mark Moran this Thursday from 5-8PM. There are only a few spots left to have your beloved antique appraised for only $5.00, with all proceeds going towards the new teen area.

Events this week:

Knitting: Thursday @ 6 PM
Antique Appraisal with Mark Moran: Thursday from 5-8PM
Baby/Toddler Storytime with Miss Krista: Friday at 10:30 AM
Preschool Storytime with Miss Krista: Friday at 11:00 AM
LAST: Friday at 3:30 PM

Hours:

  • Monday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Tuesday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Wednesday 10am -8 pm
  • Thursday 10 am - 8 pm
  • Friday 10 am - 6 pm
  • Saturday - 10 am - 4 pm
  • Sunday Closed

May 18, 2015

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With summer on the horizon, our week consists of kids coming to the library for field trips and us going to talk to students about the Summer Reading Program! Can a field trip to the library be any cooler? From getting to check out awesome books to enjoying crafts and stories, we are big fans of having lots and lots of kids use our library!

This week, there is a Friends of BCVL meeting at 6:30 PM here at the library. This amazing group of volunteers is always looking for new members, so stop on by and meeting the friendliest people in town! Also, I am hosting the 3rd Thursday Page Turners at 1:00 PM this week and we will be reading  "Heroes are my Weakness," one of my favorite romantic suspense books. It is a quick read, so if you want to come and pick up a copy before Thursday, there is still time!

Kids, come on down for storytime on Friday at 10:30 for Baby/Toddler Storytime and 10:45 for Preschool Storytime. Don't forget about Library After School Time on Friday with Miss Krista!

The library will be closed on Saturday, May 23 and Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day.

Hours this week:

Monday 10AM-8PM
Tuesday 10AM-8PM
Wednesday 10AM-8PM
Thursday 10AM-8PM
Friday 10AM-6PM
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

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