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Foreword: December 25, 2017

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Merry Christmas! We hope you are having a lovely Christmas day. We are very excited for this week! We have so many activities this week for the kids they will surely not get bored! We are closed today (Monday December 25th) but we will be open tomorrow our regular hours and ready to go with our first program of the week!

Tuesday (12/26) starting at 2:00PM we will be enjoying some hot cocoa while we color at the library! We have some great coloring pages for you to do, or you can bring your own. Wednesday (12/27) we will be having our sign up program paint a piggy bank. If you had signed up for the program we will see you at 1:00PM. If you did not sign up for paint a piggy bank you can still call and see if we had any cancelations. Thursday (12/28) we will be doing one of everyone favorite events button making! Stop by anytime between 2:00PM and 4:00 and make some pin back buttons. We have magazines for you to cut your images out of or you can design your own on one of our provided pin blanks. That brings us to our biggest event on Friday. We have a super special guest coming on Friday (12/29). Elsa from the movie Frozen will be here to read to the preschool storytime kids at 10:30AM. Everyone is welcome to attend, but remember it will be geared for younger kids. Elsa will be doing a meet and greet after storytime for everyone around 11:10AM. At noon we will be watching the sing along edition of the movie Frozen! So if you love the movie and singing all the great songs this movie is just for you! Come and sing your heart out with us!  We hope you can come to all our events this week!

This Week’s Schedule:
Tuesday, December 26. Coloring and Hot Cocoa 2:00PM – 4:00PM.
Wednesday, December 27. Design a Piggy Bank (sign-up required) 1:00PM – 3:00PM.
Thursday, December 28. Button Making 2:00PM – 4:00PM.
Thursday, December 28. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, December29. Storytime with Elsa 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 29. Meet and Greet with Frozen’s Elsa 11:10AM.
Friday, December 29. Frozen Movie Sing Along 12:00PM.

Library Hours:

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

Foreword: December 18, 2017

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This week’s Friday events of storytime and FLASH Friday are canceled. But don’t forget to join us next week, we have a week filled with super fun activities each day! Including a special guest for storytime.

We know this is a busy week; right before Christmas! Don’t forget to take some time for yourself with a good book or movie. We have many great holiday titles here at the library for you to enjoy! Stop by sometime this week and pick up something to read or watch this Christmas. We have a great display filled with titles right in the library!

Next week we are having our big Christmas Break celebration at the library! Starting Tuesday - each day will have a great fun activity here at the library for the kids to enjoy! We will be Coloring and enjoying hot Cocoa on Tuesday (12/26) from 2PM – 4PM. On Wednesday (12/27) we will be having our paint a piggy bank from 1PM – 3PM. This is a sign-up event; however, all the banks have been chosen, but you can still call and see if we have had any cancelations.  We will be making pin-back buttons on Thursday (12/28) from 2PM – 4PM. On Friday we are super excited because Elsa from Frozen will be at the library to read during storytime at 10:30AM, and afterward she will be having a meet and greet where you can have your photo taken with her! Then we will be watching the Frozen sing along edition starting at noon.

The Black Creek Village library is hiring! We are looking for a Youth Services Specialist.  If you like working with kids and have an interest in programming and library events, this might just be the opportunity for you. You can pick up an application at the library or download one from our website blackcreeklibrary.org. Applications are due by 4:00PM on December 20.

Please note that we are closed on Saturday, December 23rd for the Christmas holiday. We will be back open on Tuesday December 26th at our normal business hours.

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, December 21. Friends of the library meeting 6:30PM.
Friday, December 22. Toddler Storytime Canceled.
Friday, December 22. Preschool Storytime Canceled.
Friday, December 22. FLASH Friday Canceled.

Library Hours:

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

Foreword: December 11, 2017

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We have been getting some delicious treats from a few of our great patrons this last week! We just have to say a big “THANK YOU!” for bringing us such wonderful goodies to enjoy at the library! Everything has been so tasty!

The Black Creek Village library is hiring! We are looking for a Youth Services Specialist.  Miss Krista is sadly leaving us for a new adventure and we need to fill her shoes.  If you like working with kids and are looking for a great part time job with a great group of ladies, this might just be the exciting opportunity for you. You can pick up an application at the library or download one from our website. Applications are due by 5:00PM on December 20.

This is the last full week to buy your tickets for the Friends of the Library Christmas raffle basket! It is filled with great goodies and fun holiday surprises! Tickets are only a quarter each or you can get 5 tickets for just one dollar. The drawing for the basket is December 20th; just in time for Christmas.

We are getting ready for the week after Christmas, and we hope your kids will be able to join us for some of our activities. We will be doing a different activity from Tuesday December 26th to Friday December 29th. We will be Coloring and enjoying hot Cocoa on Tuesday (12/26) from 2PM – 4PM. On Wednesday (12/27) we will be having our paint a piggy bank from 1PM – 3PM. This is a sign-up event. If you would like to sign-up for this event you can do so at the library or give us a call. We have superhero and hippo banks available to paint (sorry, turtle banks are all chosen).  We will be pin-back button making on Thursday (12/28) from 2PM – 4PM. On Friday Elsa from Frozen will be at the library to read during storytime at 10:30AM, and afterward she will be having a meet and greet where you can have your photo taken with her! Then we will be watching Frozen and doing some karaoke from Noon till 3:30. You can pick up a schedule of our December events at the library.

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, December 14. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, December 15. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, December 15. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 15. Library Lego Time 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

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

Foreword: December 4, 2017

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Wow, the first full week of December! It feels like this year has gone by really fast. We are excited for the holiday season and have some great displays filled with great books, movies, and music for the holidays! Come in and choose some of our holiday cheer to enjoy.

We are very excited for the events we are doing the week after Christmas. We will be doing a fun activity each day (December 26 – December 29). All our activities are free. Our Christmas week activities are: Tuesday we will be Coloring and having hot cocoa from 2:00PM – 4:00. Wednesday we are painting Piggy banks from 1:00PM – 3:00.  Thursday will be button making between the hours of 2:00PM – 4:00. On Friday Elsa from Frozen will be at the library to read during storytime at 10:30AM, and afterward she will be having a meet and greet where you can have your photo taken with her! Then we will be watching Frozen and doing some karaoke from Noon till 3:30. You can pick up a schedule at the library. If your child wants to attend our paint a piggy bank event you will need to register at the library to hold their spot and choose their design.  We have hippo, turtle and super hero banks to paint. Spots are filling up fast, so don’t delay.

With the weather getting colder and with the thoughts of snow in the air makes it a great time to remind our patrons of the library’s bad weather policy. If Black Creek schools close due to bad weather, the library will also be closed. You can check your favorite local news channel to see if the Black Creek schools closed because of the weather. If you are on Facebook, we post weather closings and other information on there as well. Our Facebook page is www.facebook.com/blackcreekvillagelibrary.

The Friends of the Library’s raffle basket is overflowing with goodies! Just in time for Christmas the tickets cost $.25 each or 5 for just $1.00. Drawing for the basket will take place on December 20th.

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, December 7. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, December 8. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, December 8. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 8. Crafting at the Library 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

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

Foreword: November 27, 2017

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December is just about upon us here in Black Creek. All of us at the Black Creek Village Library are very excited for December because it means Christmas will soon be here! We have some great displays of many great Christmas books, music and movies here for you to explore and borrow to build your Christmas cheer!

This is also a great time to remind our patrons of our inclement weather policy. If the Black Creek schools close due to bad weather the library will also be closed. You can check your favorite local news channel to see if the Black Creek schools are closed due to bad weather, or if you have internet access you can check our Facebook page to see if we have closed because of bad weather.

If you haven’t stopped in and checked out the basket by the Friends of the Library now is a great time to do so! They have a great basket filled with goodies just in time for Christmas! From a sock monkey and a packer stocking filled with goodies to Snowman towels, great stuff for a movie night (including the movie) and much much more! There is something in this basket for everyone to enjoy! The drawing is December 20th. Tickets are $.25 each or 5 tickets for $1.00.

Don’t forget to mark your calendars for our Christmas Break activities for the kids. We will be doing a fun activity each day during that week (December 26 – December 29). From Coloring and button making to a Movie day and designing a piggy bank, there will be something that the kids will enjoy each day. Stop by the library of find us on Facebook for a calendar of events.  If your child would like to design a piggy bank with us they will have to register for that program at the library to hold their spot and they will choose their design at that time.  Spots are filling up quickly, so don’t delay. All our Christmas Break activities are free.

This Week’s Schedule:

Thursday, November 30. Knitting 6:00PM.
Friday, December 1. Toddler Storytime 10:15AM – 10:30AM.
Friday, December 1. Preschool Storytime 10:30AM – 11:00AM.
Friday, December 1. Library Lego Fun 3:15PM – 4:30PM.

Library Hours:

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

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