TCPL December 2009 Events


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What's happening in December at The Colony Public Library.

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TCPL December 2009 Events

  1. 1. Mark Your Calendar!<br />You won’t want to miss<br />What’s happening this month<br />at<br />The Colony Public Library<br />Click for catalog<br />
  2. 2. December<br />2009<br />SCHOOL OF THE MONTH<br />Griffin Middle School<br />Griffin Middle School students . . .<br />Check out a book or <br />get a new library card and. . .<br />pick up a<br />GIFT<br />at any service desk<br />Click for catalog<br />
  3. 3. Attention Kroger Shoppers!<br />Do you have a <br />Kroger Share Card for the <br />Friends of The Colony Public Library (FOTCPL)? <br />the program has changed . . .<br />introducing the<br />Kroger Neighbor to Neighbor <br />Donation Program<br />Ask at the Circulation Desk about how you can continue contributing a percentage of eligible purchases<br />today!<br />to FOTCPL<br />Click for catalog<br />Shop<br />
  4. 4. Book Sale<br />Support your local library and get some great bargains at the <br />Friends Of The Colony Public Library<br />On-Going Used Book Sale<br />Shop anytime the Library is open!<br />Book donations accepted at the Library during the Library’s open hours<br />Click for catalog<br />Shop<br />
  5. 5. TCPL <br />Teen Advisory Panel<br />TCPL’s Teen Advisory Panel meets<br />Tuesday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m.<br />In the Library Conference Room<br />In the Library Conference Room<br />Click for catalog<br />
  6. 6. Toddler Time<br />Story time for two year olds<br />This is a good introduction to the library by using stories, puppets & songs <br />Tuesdays, <br />December 1 and 8<br />10:00 – 10:20 a.m.<br />REGISTRATION REQUIRED<br />At the Reference Desk<br />Class limited to 16<br />Click for catalog<br />Shop<br />
  7. 7. Home Buyers Seminar<br />FREEongoing seminars on buying a home held the first Wednesday of each month. . .<br />This month’s session on<br />Wednesday, December 2, 7:00 p.m. <br />in the Library Conference Room<br />Everything you need to know about the market, getting a loan, HUD . . .<br />AND MORE!<br />Click for catalog<br />
  8. 8. Teen Book/Movie Club<br />Thursday, December 3<br />FREEmovie, followed by <br />discussion comparing it to the book<br />Movie starts at 6:30 p.m. in the<br /> Library Multipurpose Room<br />Enjoy 9-year-old Ralphie’s quest for the <br />ultimate gift: an official Red Ryder carbine-action <br />200-shot range model air rifle in this holiday comedy, based on stories of writer/actor Jean Parker Shepherd <br />Hosted by TCPL Teen Advisory Panel<br />Sponsored by FOTCPL<br />Click for catalog<br />FOTCPL<br />Shop<br />
  9. 9. Library Board<br />Meets in the <br />Library Conference Room<br />Thursday, December 3<br />7:00 p.m. <br />7:00 p.m. <br />Click for catalog<br />
  10. 10. Preschool Storytime<br />Preschool Storytimes<br />Thursdays and Fridays, <br />December 3, 4, 10, and 11<br />10:00 – 10:30 a.m.<br />in the story corner<br />Children must be accompanied by an adult<br />Click for catalog<br />Shop<br />
  11. 11. Pictures with<br />SANTA!<br />Saturday, December 5 <br />12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.<br />Join in Christmas carols with the Fiddle Rascals<br />while you wait your turn to pose with Santa<br />Sponsored by the <br />Friends of The Colony Public Library<br />$2.00 donation per picture to <br />benefit the Library’s Youth Programs<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  12. 12. ESL Class<br />FREE beginning English classes<br />Saturdays December 5 & 19<br />10:30 am – 12:30 pm<br />REGISTRATION SUGGESTED<br />Register at the Reference Desk<br />or call 972-625-1900 ext. 3<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  13. 13. Writers’ Circle<br />Tuesday, December 8 at 7:00 p.m.<br />The Library invites local writers to meet in the Library Conference Room<br />To discuss current projects, seek suggestions from fellow writers to improve writing skills <br />and<br />share insights into getting works published<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  14. 14. Home Seller’s Seminar<br />FREE seminar for<br />those interested <br />in selling their home<br />Wednesday, December 9, 7:00 p.m. <br />in the Library Conference Room<br />Click for catalog<br />
  15. 15. FOTCPL Meeting<br />Thursday, December 10 at 7:00 p.m. <br />Join us at the Library to<br />Meet the officers of the<br />Friends of The Colony Public Library<br />Learn about FOTCPL’s efforts<br /> in support of<br />Library programs and services<br />Click for catalog<br />
  16. 16. Mystery Book Club<br />WHODUNIT?Books Review<br />(aka The Colony Public Library Mystery Book Club) will meet<br />Wednesday, December 16, 7:00 p.m. <br />in the Library Conference Room<br />to discuss:<br />Stalemate<br />By Iris Johansen<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  17. 17. Teen Writers’ Group<br />Thursday, December 17, 6:30 p.m. <br />Join other teen writers <br />in discussing their current<br /> projects and seek suggestions<br /> to improve your writing<br />Hosted by TCPL Teen Advisory Panel<br />Meets monthly on the third Thursday <br />of the month at 6:30 p.m.<br />in the Library Conference Room<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  18. 18. FOTCPL PRESENTS!<br />Evening Family Program <br />Thursday, December 17 at <br />7:00 p.m.<br />S & D Puppetry’s <br />“The Nutcracker in a Nutshell Performed by 2 Nuts”<br />In the Library Multipurpose Room<br />This holiday puppet show is for the whole family!<br />Click for catalog<br />
  19. 19. Library Holiday Closures<br />Thursday and Friday<br />December 24 and 25<br />Library Closes at 5 p.m.<br />Thursday, December 31<br />Click for catalog<br />
  20. 20. For more information<br />ask<br />Any Library Staff Member<br />Click for catalog<br />
  21. 21. WOW!!<br />Click for catalog<br />
  22. 22. Support your library with the purchase of these great items . . .<br />“Sail Away With Books” cap<br />$13.00<br />Recycle Tote Bags $3.00<br />OR<br />Click for catalog<br />
  23. 23. Rewritable CD’s- $1.00<br />Personal Earbuds - $2.50<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  24. 24. Bridges To the Future<br />(the pre-incorporation history of<br /> The Colony, Texas)- $10.00<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />
  25. 25. All items<br />available at<br />The Circulation Desk<br />The Colony Public Library<br />Fiddle Rascals<br />Click for catalog<br />