March 2011: Outreach Newsletter


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Welcome to The Outreach, a bi-monthly newsletter created by Outreach Services, the Westerville Library’s senior and homebound delivery service.

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March 2011: Outreach Newsletter

  1. 1. Issue 44 March/April 2011 The Outreach W E S T E RV I L L E P U B L I C L I B R A RY SPRING GREEN IS HERE!!! Soon the Outreach Department will be getting new bags for deliveries thanks to a generous contribution by the Westerville Public Library Foundation. These new bags will be the same non- woven totes you see at many of the local stores around town. Not only are they environmentally friendly, but durable. Look for your name on the attached reusable tags. We hope these bags will serve you for many years to come.LUNCH WITH OUTREACH We are resuming our Lunch WithOutreach program. One name will berandomly selected every other month.The lucky winner, if he or she desires, willhave lunch brought to their home by Out-reach staff. We will contact you by mail ifyou are chosen. Bon appétit! Senior KNOW? eW esterville nd DID YOU clubs for both th cuss topics a cts book ers, dis epartme nt condu ter. Meet with oth 4 n Th eO utreach d lendon Senior Ce ails. 614-259-503 eB det r Center Cent er and th utreach for more on Senio t 3:00 pm ct O Blend mo re! Conta 3rd Mond ay a Every e Senio r Center nth at 2:30pm estervill the mo W dM onday of Every 2n
  2. 2. Staff Picks P a g e 2THOMAS ELLYN The ConfessionGullivers Travels by John Grishamby Jonathon SwiftThe unusual voyages of Englishman Lemuel Gulli- When inmate Travis Boyette is granted parolever carry him to many strange locations but this because of an inoperable tumor, he confesses tosatirical classic is police a crime that hestill very relevanttoday. JULIE committed that another man is about to be Home Safe executed for.The Town (R) by Elizabeth Berg Empire of the Sun (PG) Widowed mother Helen Ames is shocked to find thatMARIE her late husband had been living a double life when HEATHERPeople of the their retirement fund is withdrawn before his death.Book Wendy and Lucy (R) Winter Solsticeby Geraldine Brooks by Rosamund PilcherAfter being offered This story is told froman amazing chance points of view of an arrayto analyze a priceless artifact, rare-book expert of eclectic characters who share time together at aHanna Heath discovers a series of small artifacts in house in Scotland during the holiday season.the volumes ancient binding that reveal itshistorically significant origins The Quiet American (R)Jumpin Jack Flash (R) Upcoming Events March 5th… Westerville Lion’s Club Annual Pancake Breakfast from 7-10am at the Westerville American Legion Hall (393 E. Col- lege Ave). Proceeds go to help children in need of eye exams and glasses. March 19… Meet the Civil War Tea Lady with re-enactor Kay Ruley from 4-5:30pm. Located in the meeting rooms at the Wes- terville Public Library (126 S. State St.) Sponsored by the friends of the Westerville Public Library. Open to the public… 614-882- 7277. April 16… Annehurst Elementary Pancake Breakfast and Craft Show at Annehurst Elementary (925 W. Main St.) from 9am-1pm. All you can eat pancakes (served until 11:45),sausage (turkey sausage available too), juice and coffee. Adults are $5, children 12 & under are $4 and 3 and under are free. Also, admission to the craft show is free.