Friday, November 21, 2008

Coming Soon...New Library Hours

Coming in January 2009, we will be changing our library hours to better suit the needs of our patrons.
  • Mondays and Tuesdays: 10 AM-7 PM
  • Wednesdays-Fridays: 10 AM-5 PM
  • Saturdays: 10 AM-Noon

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Teen Read Week Winners Announced

Teen Read Week activities were held during the month of October in collaboration with the OMS homebase teachers. The Challenge Sheet activity winners are as follows:
  • Top Point Earner-5th Grade: Sawyer K.
  • Top Point Earner-6th Grade: Tori H.
  • Top Point Earner-7th Grade: Guinna D.
  • Top Point Earner-8th Grade: Kayla K.
  • Top Point Earner-Overall: Tori H.
  • Bookmark Design Contest Winner: Emily S.
  • Most Class Participation: Mrs. Beestman's Homebase
Each top point earner received a packet of microwave popcorn and free movie rental from Thompson's County Market. Tori received a copy of Stephenie Meyer's "Breaking Dawn" and a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card. Emily received a Twilight t-shirt. Mrs. Beestman's class will be treated to a pizza party. Congratulations to the winners and thanks to everyone who participated!

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Santa's Coming to the Library

Each year Santa looks forward to visiting with all the well-behaved Oconto children. They are the BEST! This year's annual visit will be held on Friday, December 5th from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Children from Birth through Grade 3 are welcome to attend.

Those with last names beginning with A-M come from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM and N-Z come from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Sit with Santa, do a craft, play games, receive a free gift, and HAVE fun!

Thank you to the many Friends members who volunteer their time and sponsor this fun event.

Library Closed

The library will be closed Thursday, November 27, Friday, November, 28th, and Saturday, November 29th to allow staff to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with their families.

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Pokemon League Formed

We are now hosting a FREE Pokemon league, sponsored by Gnome Games of Green Bay. We will meet every Tuesday at 3:30 PM at the library. Anyone interested in joining the league should attend for more information. The league is open to anyone in elementary school through high school.

Friends Quilt Raffle & Cookie Walk

Mark your calendars for Saturday, December 13th! The FRIENDS of Farnsworth Library will be holding their Annual Holiday Quilt Raffle & Cookie Walk at the library from 9:00 AMNoon.

The beautiful quilt is on display at the library along with other items being donated for the raffle. Stop by the library for tickets and check out some of the great prizes. Also, please consider donating an item to be raffled. Raffle donations can be dropped off during library hours from now to December 13th. Donations of cookies or homemade candy should be dropped off at the library Friday, December 12th.

In addition to the raffle, there will be a silent auction that will be held about two weeks prior to this event and end on December 13th.

Your help in supporting the library is greatly appreciated!