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March 2010 Calendar

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  • 1. Mark Your Calendar! You won’t want to miss at What’s happening this March at The Colony Public Library Click for catalog
  • 2. Attention Kroger Shoppers! Do you have a Kroger Share Card for the at Friends of The Colony Public Library (FOTCPL)? the program has changed . . . Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor Donation Program Ask at the Circulation Desk about how you can continue contributing a percentage of eligible purchases to FOTCPL today! Click for catalog
  • 3. March 2010 at SCHOOL OF THE MONTH Camey Elementary School Camey students . . . Check out a book or get a new library card and. . . pick up a GIFT At the Reference Desk Click for catalog
  • 4. Book Sale Support your local library and get some great bargains at the Friends Of The Colony Public Library On-Going Used Book Sale Shop anytime the Library is open! Book donations accepted at the Library during the Library’s open hours Click for catalog
  • 5. New Children’s Audio Kits Thanks to a grant from the Texas Book Festival, the Library now has 127 new children’s audio CD and book kits! Titles include such classics as Corduroy and Madeline at Some titles are available in Spanish Stop by our Juvenile area near the back of the Library and check out these great CD book kits on the hanging rack Click for catalog
  • 6. AARP Tax Help Tuesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 FREE assistance in filling out your income tax return Provided by trained at AARP volunteers Held in the Library Conference Room From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 972-625-1900 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment Click for catalog
  • 7. Home Buyers Seminar Free ongoing seminars on buying a home, held the first Wednesday of each month This month’s session on Wednesday, March 3, 7:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room Everything you NEED to know about at the market, getting a loan, HUD and more! Click for catalog
  • 8. Teen Book/Movie Club Thursday, March 4 FREE movie, followed by discussion comparing it to the book Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Multipurpose Room 4 Alexis Bledel, Ben Kingsley, Sissy Spacek, Jonathan Jackson and William Hurt bring to life Natalie Babbitt’s fantasy Tuck Everlasting Hosted by TCPL Teen Advisory Panel Sponsored by FOTCPL Click for catalog
  • 9. ESL Class FREE beginning English classes 1 Saturdays, March 6 & 20 10:30 am – 12:30 pm at the Library REGISTRATION SUGGESTED Register at the Reference Desk or call 972-625-1900 ext. 3 Click for catalog
  • 10. 2nd Annual Great Magazine Swap Those magazine back issues cluttering up your house may be at someone else’s treasure! Bring them to The Colony Public Library on March 6th for the 2nd Annual Great Magazine Swap from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Find some treasures for yourself! All unclaimed magazine issues will go to the recycling bin a 4:00 p.m.Click for catalog
  • 11. Half-Priced “Spring Clearance” Book Sale March 7 Saturday, March 6 and Sunday, March 7 For these two days, during library open hours, a selection of “for-sale” items – including books, audio-books and movies- will be marked down to half-price! Find some treasures for yourself or great gift items at bargain prices! Click for catalog
  • 12. Writers’ Circle Tuesday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. The Library invites local writers to meet in Study Room A To discuss current projects, seek suggestions from fellow at writers to improve writing skills and share insights into getting works published Click for catalog
  • 13. Home Seller’s Seminar Wednesday, March 10 at 7:00 p.m. FREE SEMINAR In the Library Conference Room For those interested in selling their home Click for catalog
  • 14. FOTCPL Meeting Meet the Officers of the Friends of The Colony Public Library And learn about FOTCPL’s efforts in support of the the Library’s programs and services Join us on Thursday, March 11 at 7:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room Click for catalog
  • 15. Toddler Time he Story time for two year olds This is a good introduction to the library by using stories, puppets, poems and songs. Tuesdays, March 16, 23 & 30 10:00 – 10:20 a.m. At The Colony Public Library REGISTRATION REQUIRED Class limited to 16 Click for catalog
  • 16. Spring Break Puppet Workshop Join in the fun as Puppeteer Sandy Shrout teaches participants 17 how to make sock puppets Wednesday, March 17 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. in the Library Multi-Purpose Room Workshop limited to 25 children – registration required Call 972-625-1900 ext. 3 to register Click for catalog
  • 17. Teen Writers’ Group Thursday, March 18, 6:30 p.m. Join other teen writers in discussing their current projects and seek suggestions to improve your writing Hosted by TCPL Teen Advisory Panel Meets monthly on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Library Conference Room Click for catalog
  • 18. The Colony History Project Committee Help cultivate and preserve The Colony’s rich history The committee meets the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This month’s session on Thursday, March 18, 7:00 p.m. on Click for catalog
  • 19. Storytime 17 Pre-School Storytimes FREE to children ages 3 - 5 Must be accompanied by an adult Thursdays and Fridays, March 18, 19, 25, 26 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. at The Colony Public Library Click for catalog
  • 20. TCPL Teen Advisory Panel at TCPL’s Teen Advisory Panel meets Tuesday, March 23 at 7:00 p.m. At the Library Click for catalog
  • 21. Mystery Book Club WHODUNIT? Books Review (aka The Colony Public Library Mystery Book Club) will meet Wednesday, March 24, 7:00 p.m. in the Library Conference Room to discuss:The Baker Street Letters By Michael Robertson to Click for catalog
  • 22. Library Board Meets in the Library Conference Room Thursday, March 25 7:00 p.m. to Click for catalog
  • 23. March Madness Guitar Hero Tournament Come show us what you’ve got in TAP’s very first Guitar Hero Tournament p.m. Saturday, March 27, 2:00 p.m. Registration sheets are available at the Library and at www.thecolony.library.tx.us Return your filled-in registration sheet to the Library by 5 p.m. Saturday, March 13, 2010 Click for catalog
  • 24. FOTCPL PRESENTS! Picturing America Program Series Tuesday, March 30 30 Birth of the Blues featuring Catherine Whiteman at 7 p.m. A musical tour of early 20th century music, focusing on the influences of gospel, ragtime, blues and jazz on our culture. The 3rd installment of the Picturing America series Click for catalog
  • 25. For more information ask Any Library Staff Member ask Click for catalog
  • 26. WOW!! Click for catalog
  • 27. Support your library with the purchase of these great items . . . “Sail Away With Books” cap $13.00 Recycle Tote Bags $3.00 OR Click for catalog
  • 28. 50 Rewritable CD’s- $1.00 Personal Earbuds - $2.50 Click for catalog
  • 29. Bridges To the Future (the pre-incorporation history of The Colony, Texas)- $10.00 50 Click for catalog
  • 30. All items available at The Circulation Desk The Colony Public Library Click for catalog