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Foreword: January 2, 2017

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Hello 2017! We hope you had a nice time celebrating the New Year. We are closed today, Monday (January 2nd), for our observance of the New Year, but we will be open our regular hours again on Tuesday.  

We have some great new displays at our library featuring our favorite books to help you with your New Year’s resolutions and our favorite books about or by celebrity authors. Come on in and find a new favorite book for yourself today!

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, January 25th! From 5:30PM to 6:30 we will be hosting Dirk Hildebrant, a historic farmer from Old World Wisconsin. He will be discussing the history and techniques of farming in Wisconsin. This program is free and open to all patrons. No registration is required. We hope to see everyone there!

This week we start our new Lego Club program! It will meet the first and third Thursdays of every month from 3:30PM to 5:30. We hope to see you there! Plus, if you have any Legos that you no longer need and would like to donate them to our Lego Club program, we would be thrilled to receive them.

Also starting next week is our Family Evening Story Time! It will be the second and fourth Thursdays of each month, starting at 5:00PM. If you cannot make our Friday morning story time, this is a great option for you. It will be geared for preschool aged children but all children are welcome to attend for a book reading and a craft! We hope to see you there.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, January 5. Lego Club 3:30PM – 5:30PM.
Thursday, January 5. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, January 6. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM-10:30AM.
Friday, January 6. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.

Library Hours:

Monday: Closed (For Observance of New Year’s Day)
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: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
Sunday: Closed
 

Foreword: December 26, 2016

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We hope that everyone had a nice Christmas. The library is closed Monday for the holiday, and will be open our regular time on Tuesday. As the year comes to a close, we want to let our patrons know how much we appreciate you all and hope everyone has a fantastic New Year!

For December, we asked the kids to decorate the hallway with Neckties for National Tie Month. They did a fantastic job! We cannot wait to see what skate designs they come up with for next month’s topic, International Skating Month! Everyone is encouraged to stop by and color an ice skate for our hallway.

On Wednesday, January 25th from 5:30PM to 6:30, we will be hosting Dirk Hildebrant, a historic farmer from Old World Wisconsin. He will be discussing the history and techniques of Farming in Wisconsin. This program is free and open to all interested patrons. No registration is required. We hope to see everyone there!

This week we will have our final Funday Friday. As we say goodbye to this program, we say a grand hello to our new Lego Club program! It will meet the first and third Thursdays of every month at 3:30PM to 5:30. We hope to see you there! If you have any Legos that you no longer need and would like to donate them to our Lego Club program, we would be thrilled to receive them.

Also starting in January is our Family Evening Story Time! It will be the second and fourth Thursdays of each month starting at 5:00PM. If you cannot make our Friday morning story time this is a great option for you. It will be geared for preschool aged children, but all children are welcome to attend for a book reading and a craft! We hope to see you there.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, December 29. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, December 30. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM-10:30AM.
Friday, December 30. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 30. Funday Friday  3:15PM – 5:00PM.

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: Closed for New Year’s Eve
Sunday: Closed
Monday (December 26th): Closed (Observance of New Year’s Day)

Foreword: December 19, 2016

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It’s hard to believe that Christmas is this weekend! We want to let everyone know that we will be closed on Saturday, December 24th through Monday, December 26th for the holiday. We will be back at our regular hours on Tuesday, December 27th.

We had a fantastic time at our Cookie Exchange last Tuesday! All of the treats looked so delicious and the kids did wonderful jobs on their crafts! Everyone who attended had a great time as well. Thank you to the Friends of the Library for all of your help with the cookie exchange. We really appreciate everything you do for us!

The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library have a wonderful selection of knitted hats that have been lovingly made and donated by Martha Vick. If you need a hat for this frigid weather, please stop by the library and pick one out. There are many sizes to choose from. The hats are available to anyone who needs one, however, any donation for a hat is greatly appreciated by the Friends and will help us with upcoming library events.

The snow is making for a beautiful white Christmas. This is also a great time to remind our patrons of our winter weather policy: If schools are closed due to bad weather, the Black Creek Village Library will also be closed. If the weather looks bad on a Saturday, call the library to see if we are open or check our Facebook page at Facebook.com/blackcreekvillagelibrary; we keep our Facebook page updated with closings, exciting happenings, and other announcements.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, December 22. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, December 23. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM-10:30AM.
Friday, December 23. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 23. Funday Friday  3:15PM – 5:00PM.

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: Closed for Christmas Eve
Sunday: Closed
Monday (December 26th): Closed (Observance of Christmas)

Foreword: December 12, 2016

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas around Black Creek! Here at the library we have a wonderful display of all our holiday favorites! Come in and check out what we have for the holidays. From music and movies to books and magazines there is something for everyone to enjoy this Christmas!

We are only 12 days into December and we have had a lot of submissions already for National Tie Month! Thank you to everyone who is helping to decorate our hall with such fun and colorful ties! To help celebrate this fun little known holiday, come in and color your own neck tie to be displayed! You will also receive a fun prize.

This is the week for our Cookie Exchange event! Those who did RSVP, don’t forget to bring your treats. If you didn’t RSVP, you are still invited to come and enjoy the crafts and treats we will have for everyone to enjoy! The event is Tuesday December 13th at 5:30PM to 7:00. We hope to see you there!

This is also a perfect time to remind everyone of our weather policy. Remember, if the schools close due to weather we will also be closed. You can also follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/blackcreekvillagelibrary to be notified of closings and other announcements.

The Friends of the Black Creek Library are having a Christmas raffle basket this month! Come in and check out all the fun goodies included! Tickets are $.25 each or 5 for $1.00. Drawing for the basket will take place on December 16th.

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Tuesday, December 13. Cookie Exchange Party 5:30PM – 7:00PM.
Thursday, December 15. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, December 16. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM-10:30AM.
Friday, December 16. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 16. Funday Friday  3:15PM – 5:00PM.

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: December 5, 2016

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We had a successful Black Friday here at the library; we raised $15.05 for the Salvation Army’s Red Kettle Campaign! Thank you to everyone who came in to pay their late fees to help out this great cause.

The Friends of the Black Creek Village Library are having a Christmas raffle basket this month! Come in and check out all the fun goodies included! Tickets are $.25 each or 5 for $1.00. Drawing for the basket will take place on December 16th.

Did you know that December is also National Tie Month? To celebrate this fun little-known holiday, we are filling our hallway with colorful neck tie colorings. Come in and color your own tie and help us fill our hall! You will also receive a fun prize.

On December 13th from 5:30PM to 7:00 we will be having our Cookie Exchange event! We ask that you bring 3 dozen treats to exchange with others. All treats are welcome, even store bought! We will also have crafts for the kids and hot cocoa for everyone! Please RSVP by Wednesday, December 7th at the Black Creek Village Library, call us at 920-984-3094, or email us at bcl@mail.owls.lib.wi.us to let us know you are attending.

We are going to have some fun new programs in 2017! In January we will be starting our Lego Club and our Evening Family Storytime! Lego Club will meet the first and third Thursday of each month and Family Storytime will be on the second and fourth Thursday each month. Times and more details to come!

This Week’s Programming Schedule:

Thursday, December 8. Knitting 6PM.
Friday, December 9. Baby/Toddler Storytime 10:15AM-10:30AM.
Friday, December 9. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 9. Funday Friday  3:15PM – 5:00PM.

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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