Yearly Archives: 2013

Author Visit

  The kindergarten class was recently treated to Author Neal Proud Deer reading from his own works when they came to visit the library.  Mr. Proud Deer has a new childrens’ series called “Pickin’ Chicken” and the kids got lots … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Sign-Up Starts June 10

“Have Book-Will Travel!” Kids ages 4 and up will be able to sign up for our summer reading program, “Have Book-Will Travel!” beginning June 10.  You can have your passport stamped and earn prizes for reading, plus there will be … Continue reading

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Toys Needed

The library is updating it’s preschool activity bags and would love your donations of new or gently used puzzles, stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, etc.  These items will be paired with a book to make a themed activity bag that … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2013

To celebrate Earth Day, junior high students from Germantown Elementary swept through town, cleaning and beautifying the streets, yards and sidewalks of residents and businesses as they went.  We were lucky to have a hardworking group come to the library … Continue reading

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National Library Week

We celebrated National Library Week from April 15 through the 20th.  All classes that visited got a new bookmark and candy for each student. Lots of our littlest patrons participated in the annual coloring contest and you can see some … Continue reading

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LARGEST LIBRARY AUTOMATION SYSTEM IN THE COUNTRY IS LIVE!

Our new system, Polaris, is up and running.  We (and you) now have access to over 9 million items from over 400 libraries in central and southern Illinois.  Click on the Library Catalog link to the right on our homepage … Continue reading

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Migration News

Just a reminder, you can still click on the online Library Catalog, but only to search for or view items.  You won’t be able to place any requests until April 9, when migration to our new library database is complete.

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VERY IMPORTANT

As we prepare for the new library database which will go live April 9, we want to keep everyone informed of changes and important dates. – FROM APRIL 1 THROUGH APRIL 8, YOU MUST HAVE YOUR LIBRARY CARD, OR AT LEAST … Continue reading

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Germantown Historical Society

The GHS has a wonderful display in our case during the months of March and April.  They’ve collected artifacts from Germantown families and businesses which you’ll find very interesting.  There are photos of Germantown doughboys who served during World War … Continue reading

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Get Your Interlibrary Loan Requests in Now!

Just a friendly reminder that we must stop taking requests to borrow items owned by other libraries (and you will not be able to place your own requests online) from March 15 through April 9.  This is so all patron … Continue reading

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