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Foreword: May 9, 2016

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Our Friends of the Black Creek Village Library are having a Tupperware fundraiser to benefit our youth programming! You can come to the Black Creek Village Library to browse the catalog, and place your order. There are a lot of wonderful things to choose from, and the Friends of the Black Creek Library get 40% of the proceeds! We can accept cash or checks only. This awesome program runs until May 19th. There is no time to delay, so get your orders in today!

Did you know that we are hiring?  If you or someone you know is interested in applying for our Evening Clerk Position stop by the library or check out our website for details! Applications will be accepted until this Friday, May 13th.

We are running an awesome promotion! When you purchase an “I Love Black Creek Village Library” mug for only $5.00; you will receive up to $5.00 off of your late fees! Sorry, previous mug purchases not valid for this promotion.

Don’t forget about our FREE event to learn how to make Cornhusk dolls on June 8th at 5:30PM! Seating is limited to the first 35 people who sign up, so come on in and sign up for this unique opportunity today!

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, May 12. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, May 13. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM.
Friday, May 13. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM.
Friday, May 13. Funday Friday 3:15PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Foreword: May 2, 2016

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This is your last week to take part in the Friends of the Library Mother’s Day basket giveaway. We are drawing the winner on Friday May 6th.  Mother’s Day is May 8th! Tickets cost only $.25 each or 5 for $1.00.

In just a few short weeks summer will be upon us and we have a lot of fun events planned; including the program “Paws to Read” where children can come and read to our therapy dog friend Tonka! Tonka will be visiting us on Mondays this summer between 1:00PM and 2:30PM. If you are interested in having your child read with Tonka you can stop by the library and sign up today! His first session is on June 13th!

Our Page Turners reading group is reading “Murder Simply Baked” by Vannetta Chapman. It is an Amish murder mystery, and a very good read. We would love for you to join us! The next meeting is May 19th at 1:00PM. We have books here at the library for you to borrow.

Don’t forget about our FREE event to learn how to make Cornhusk dolls on June 8th at 5:30PM! Seating is limited to the first 35 people who sign up, so come on in and sign up for this unique opportunity today!

One last thing; we are hiring! If you are interested in applying for our Evening Clerk Position stop by the library or check out our website for details!

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, May 5. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, May 6. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM.
Friday, May 6. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM.
Friday, May 6. Funday Friday 3:15PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Foreword: April 25, 2016

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We had a wonderful patron donate this super fun rocking chair for the little kids! It is in our picture book area waiting for little ones to come and read! We want to thank the donor for being a super friend and supporter of the library! It is a great addition to that area, and the kids absolutely love the rocking chair!

We had a wonderful discussion about the book “Murder Tightly Knit” by Vannetta Chapman during our Thursdays Page Turners group. If you are interested in joining us we are reading “Murder Simply Baked” by Vannetta Chapman next. It is the third and final book in the series; however you did not have to read the other two books to enjoy this one. Our next meeting is May 19th at 1:00PM. We have books here at the library for you to borrow.  We would love for you to join us!

Did you hear about the fantastic free event we are having in June? On June 8th at 5:30 PM the Oneida Nation Museum is coming to the Black Creek Village Library to teach us all about the art of cornhusk dolls, and we will even be making our own! We only have 35 slots available; therefore registration is required for this event. You can sign up now at the library!

Our Friends of the Library are hosting a Mother’s Day basket giveaway!  The basket is filled with all kinds of wonderful items any mom would love to receive! We are drawing the winner on the morning of Friday May 6th, just in time for Mother’s Day! Tickets cost only $.25 each or 5 for $1.00.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, April 28. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, April 29. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM.
Friday, April 29. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM.
Friday April 29. Funday Friday 3:15PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Foreword: April 18, 2016

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We would like to thank everyone who came to the library to see Susan Manzke last Thursday. It was certainly a fun and informative time! Thank you, Susan, for coming to visit us here at the Black Creek Village Library, we hope you had as good of a time here as we had having you here.

We are currently showcasing the artwork done by the Seymour and Black Creek Middle School students here at the Black Creek Library. Please stop by and see the beautiful artwork the students have done! Hurry, we will only have the art until April 27th!

Do you need a Mother’s Day gift? Our Friends of the Library are hosting a Mother’s Day basket giveaway!  The basket is filled with all kinds of wonderful items any mom would love to receive! We are drawing the winner on the morning of Friday, May 6, just in time for Mother’s Day! Also, there is still time to get tickets for our Friends of the Library Green Bay Packers NFL Draft basket! We will pick the winner on April 28, which is also the first day of the draft.  Tickets for either basket are only $.25 each or 5 for $1.00.

A quick note to our Storytime and Funday Friday parents, Miss Krista will be attending a special meeting this week and will be out of the library this Friday (April 22), so we will not be having Storytime or Funday Friday this week.  She is looking forward to seeing you all next week!

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, April 21. Knitting 6PM.
 

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Foreword: April 11, 2016

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This week local author Susan Manzke visits the Black Creek Village Library! Join us on April 14th at 6:30 PM as Susan discusses her books, the importance of keeping family stories alive, and the ins and outs of publishing.

There is still time to enter the Friends of the Library spring basket giveaway! The basket is filled with all kinds of great spring goodies. Tickets are only $.25 each or 5 for $1.00. We are drawing the winner on the morning of Friday April 22.

Summer will be here before you know it, and we are gearing up for our awesome summer reading program! While we don’t want to give too much away; we can tell you that this year’s program theme is sports related. Also, we are planning some really fun events! Hint: Did you know cookie decorating could be considered a sport? Stay tuned for more details.

We are still looking for suggestions about programs and events for the Black Creek Village Library.  What things would you like to see happening at your library? Are you interested in scrapbooking or card making? Would you like a board game night? What type of events do you want to attend? This is going to help us learn what our patrons are truly interested in, and hopefully provide the programs our patrons are looking for! You can fill out a suggestion slip in the library or email your ideas to bcl@mail.owls.lib.wi.us  we look forward to hearing from you!
This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, April 14. Knitting 6PM.

Library Hours:

Monday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

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