The library is accepting donations of plants, books in good
condition and baked goods. Please contact Sue Schroeder at
737-8810 if you can help out with baking or donate plants.
Books can be dropped off during library hours any time prior to
the sale. Baked goods and plants should be delivered
during normal hours Thursday May 25th or no later than 9:00a.m.
the morning of the sale. Please call Sue at the above
listed number if you need to make special delivery arrangements.
Library Plant Sale reminder:
Winter snow gives way to spring flowers, and planting season is
upon us! Our annual
plant sale is a critical fundraiser for the library, so
please consider adding some seedlings for the library sale to
your spring planting. We are looking for vegetables, herbs
and flowers, and the sale will be held on May 27th.
FMI call 737-8810.
The Civil War-
The library has recently acquired the multi-volume
Collector’s Library of the Civil War, with titles specifically
detailing everything from Rebel prisons to Mosby’s Rangers. Come
browse the new additions, now located in our Reading Room!
Forgot your glasses? We now have a
small collection of reading glasses in various strengths you are
welcome to borrow to find that next great read while you are
Department of Labor brochures-The
library has received multiple copies of brochures covering the
following subjects that the public is welcome to take home and
Taking the Mystery out of
Retirement Planning (also available in Spanish)
Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your
Money and Your Financial Future
Top 10 Ways to Make Your Health
Benefits Work For You
Your Rights After A Mastectomy
Adult Book Group:
The May discussion book
for the book club will be In the Garden of Beasts
by Erik Larson. The book
club meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at the
library. The next session will be held on Tuesday May 8th.
Summer Reading- Our Summer
Reading Program for children aged 3-11 will be starting up in
June with the exact date and more details to appear in the June
Communicator. This year's theme is Build a Better World! The
program is a great way to motivate your kids to read and they'll
have lots of fun attending our special programs and getting
prizes for their efforts! Informational
flyers will be distributed at the Dresden Elementary School
before summer break and they will also be available at the
* Special Note- Donations
are welcomed and encouraged. We can always
use snacks for events, money to purchase special prizes or a
helping hand at a crafting session. Call
Free Audiobooks for Teens!
The SYNC Audiobooks for Teens program is sponsored by
AudioFile Magazine and powered by Overdrive Media. Two complete,
thematically paired audio downloads will be given away each week
from April 27th-August 10th and authors this year include Ruta
Sepetys, Terry Pratchett, Michael Grant and more!
FMI call the library at 737-8810 or visit
type "free audiobooks for teens" in the search box in the upper
right corner of the page.
Choice Magazine Listening(CML) free service:
CML is a nonprofit organization founded by philanthropist
LuEsther T. Mertz in 1962 and it produces a 12-hour audio
magazine anthology four times a year free of charge to eligible
adults in the US who have difficulty reading due to blindness,
physical impairment or other print disabilities. The CML team
selects high-quality pieces from more than 120 magazines and
literary journals. For more information about this service stop
by the library or call CML at 1-888-724-6423 9:00am-4:00pm EST.
Playaway Views -
The library has recently acquired two Playaway Views, which are
easy to use all-in-one video players with preloaded content that
may be checked out by patrons. Our Playaways contain
the following children's material:
#1- PBS Kids Dinosaur Train(5
videos)-Valley of the Stygimolochs, I'm a T. Rex, One Smart
Dinosaur, Surprise Party and Elmer visits the Desert
#2- Growing Up and Getting Along(6
animated storybooks)- Down to the Sea with Mr. Magee, Enemy Pie,
Penelope and the Monsters, Pocketful of Kisses, Sink or Swim and
Tyson the Terrible.
Interlibrary loan service :
Just a reminder that interlibrary loan service is available
again. Please check our online catalog before making a request
as we might already have the item. The catalog is accessible at
the library or at home at
(Click on Library Catalog).
If you need help please ask at the front desk or call
737-8810 during normal library hours
Reminder -- Kindle ebooks:
Don't forget...the library has a Kindle Fire ebook reader
filled with a variety of titles for all ages that can be checked
out and enjoyed!
Lost and Found:
Missing something? Please check the Lost and Found bin located
under the librarian's desk. Useful items that remain in the bin
for more than three months will be donated to the Swap Shop, so
take a peek next time you visit!
Just a reminder that the library is still looking for donations
of audio books on CD. If you have any in good condition that
you wish to donate please bring them to the library during open
hours of drop them in the book drop. Audio books are very
popular and the demand has grown dramatically in recent years!