The 5th and 6th graders at CGB grade school were given fliers last Thursday from the library. We encourage you to talk to your kids about the great opportunities in joining a book club. Making friends, reading great stories together, getting to talk about what things they like or dislike the most about the book they chose for the month. Also activities to keep them busy and lots of laughter and fun. Please call the library at 748-7332 to sign your child up today!
Amy was so excited when she received the call from Tory at Tei Landmark, she was about to cry! Graceville really needed this Grant for 2017. It is funny though, I spent a long time on doing Ortonville’s Grant, we didn’t get it. Amy and I were unsure what to request for to meet guidelines for Graceville. Before we knew it, I had about 12 hours to get it in. I just started typing something in, printed, signed, scanned and emailed off. We got it! Sometimes best ideas come at the last minute. Only 25 libraries in the whole U.S. received this Grant…Graceville was one! Vicki.
It is with great pleasure that we announce the following as recipients of a $1,000 grant for Childhood Literacy Development. We had hundreds of applications and wish we were able to award grants to all who applied… Congratulations to
Ballard-Carlisle County Library,KY
Bellevue Public Library,NE
Benton Harbor Public Library,MI
Bernards Township Library,NJ
Bethany Elementary School,NC
Circle of Nations School,ND
McKendrick Ochoa Salinas Branch Library,TX
Coatesville Area Public Library,PA
Desert Foothills Library,AZ
Graceville Public Library, MN
Hancock County Library System,MS
Harwinton Public Library,CT
Henika District Library,MI
Hudson Public Library,MA
Island Library / Live Oak Public Libraries,GA
Laurel Public Library,DE
Lee County Library System,FL
Piedmont Valley Library,SC
Pioneer Library System,NY
Pulaski County Public Library,IN
Satsuma Public Library Foundation,AL
South Lafourche Public Library,LA
Spirit Lake Public Library,IA
Upper Skagit Library District,WA
Waukegan Public Library,IL
Please don’t forget to bring your before preschool kids to 1rst grade kids into the library today as Lilly and Ellie will be here again today with storytime and crafts from 4:30 to 5:30. Snacks will be provided.
We will be closed on Saturday, Dec. 24 for Christmas Eve. We will be open again on Tuesday, Dec. 27 from 11 to 6.
Well, Mrs. Claus got a hold of me and told me she would love to see the kids on Saturday, December 17 during story hour. What a great treat that will be! Be sure to stop in and say hello.
Ellie and Lilly are off to a great start with their ‘Let’s Read’ program. They started on some crafts and are now reading a few books. The kids are really enjoy this time. Be sure to bring your kids to the next ‘Let’s Read’ on Dec. 20 at 4:30!
IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN!!!
Stop in now, or call to join. The sign up sheet is at the front desk. Time to get as many books read (audio books count too) as we can in 3 months. Join the fun!!!
We have our very own live ‘Elf on a Shelf’!
We may have to put him somewhere else however, as he is a bit too big for the library shelves.
Don’t forget that Lilly and Ellie will be in today at 4:30 for “Let’s Read” for children under preschool to 1st grade. There will be snacks provided.