Computer classes, Tax forms and reading books and EBooks.
Yes we will schedule individual classes in Word, Internet searching and Email. Call the New Oxford Area Library for an appointment. 717-624-2182
Tax forms will be available after the first of the new year. You can get your forms mailed on time this year.
Slow down and rest, relax and read. So many ways to read these days. Check out the EBooks on the library website. If you got a Nook or other reader you can download books FREE.
Happy New Year.
Life may be crazy and overwhelming but if you
can, take time to sit, relax and read a good book.Feel free to come to the library to share
your thoughts about it. Our Readers Forum, an Adult Reader’s Group is
reading Dog Tags by David Rosenfelt in December to be discussed on December 13
at 9:00AM. January 10, 9:00AM we will be discussing I Feel Bad About my Neck by
Nora Ephron. Pick up a copy at the library and join us for some conversation at
If you are looking at or have an Ereader and
you want to know how to use it we have a Free class for you. Looking for a book
to read on your Nook or computer? The 3M Cloud Library is what you’re
Make time to take a FREE Computer Class at the
library.Searching the Internet, Email,
Creating a Resume and Word- Basic Computer classes will be scheduled by
appointment only on Monday mornings or Thursday mornings.Call the library to register for a class.
If you need help or inspiration in creating or
finishing your scarf, hat or other knitted item plan to attend our FREE Fiber
Art Fantasy, Knit with Mary Lou classes. Adults meet on Monday mornings from
10:30AM - Noon and our family time Monday evenings 6:30PM - 8:00PM. Advanced classes will be on the Third Monday of the
month. Our schedule:December 3, 10 and 17th and January 7. Drop in or call the
library for information.
We have stories, handouts and
activities for preschool children from the Kindergarten Here I Come
calendar on Thursday mornings from 11:00AM - 12 Noon. Our storytime schedule:
November 29, December 6, 13 and January 3.
Children, come and read to a pet one-on-one! Visit our Books
with KPETS program at the library. Donna and Wendi and their pets will be
here to listen to our readers.. These dogs are trained and tested for safety,
skills and a calm nature; they are unintimidating and allow children to read at
their own pace. We have a reading log for the kids to fill in- they will
receive a free book for every 12 books they read to Meeko or Cullen and their
friends.Parents/ caregivers need to
remain in the library during this program.This program meets: Thursday, November 29 @ 6:30PM, Thursday, December
13 @ 6:30PM, Monday, December 17 @ 3:30PM
Winter Train Layout will be arriving Sat, Dec. 1 After 2:00PM. Bring the kids
to enjoy this special display.
New Oxford Area Library is a Branch of the Adams Country Library
If you want to learn to knit or if you know how to knit and want some company join us at the library. We have great conversations, share favorite patterns and you can finish a project while you are here.
Beginning Sept. 10
Fiber Art Fantasy –Knit with Mary Lou
Monday’s @ 10:30AM—12Noon
Free classes for Adults
and students no younger than first grade. Beginning classes will
learn to Casing on, Knit, Pearl, Casting off and finishing. Advanced classes on the
Third Monday of the month. Bring your project-free
yarn! Want more info? Call the Library 717-624-2182
September -Library Card Sign-up Month -is a time to remind parents and children that a library card is the most important school supply of all. If you don't have a library card be sure to go to your local library to register for one, it is FREE. If you have an expired card come to the library to have it renewed for 3 more years.
www.adamslibrary.org- see the locations of the libraries in Adams County and their hours of operation. The Library Events link will show you all the programs scheduled in each location.
Access the Adams County Library System website to see all the free services we offer and to search for books, audios, DVD's and EBooks. You can also use several databases offered on the Elibrary tab on the website. This is a special card to have in your wallet and it is FREE.
Inspiration and Enrichment @
the New Oxford Library
thinking about this article, I found the following quotation inspiring
"A library is both
comfort food and inspiration, opportunity for growth, and the place where
anyone can come for personal enrichment." Judy Strong, Author.
for another way to use the tomatoes and zucchinis growing abundantly in your
garden? If so, you’re in luck!You will
see a collection of recipe books at the library to help you with the vegetables
you are harvesting. I have been making Dill pickles and Zucchini Bread, Zucchini
cake. . Well, you can do so much with zucchinis.
have a great assistant who enjoys the challenge of creating monthly displays of
materials to inspire and surprise our patrons. Did you know August is National
Golf Month and the 13th is Left Hander’s Day?We also can’t forget the birthdays of the
authors, Herman Melville (August 1) and Mary Shelley (August 30).
you like to talk about the books you read and would like to join a book
discussion group, come to the library. We talk about the author and then the
book of the month as well as other books we are reading. Feel free to join
us-registration is necessary and the books are provided by the library. The Readers Forum Book Discussion, an Adult Reader's
group meeting the 2nd Thursday of the month from 9:00AM -10:00 AM are reading
the following titles:
September 13, 2012, A
Dog’s Purpose by W. Bruce Cameron -The 2012 Adams County Read One Book
October 11, 2012 Girl in
the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippman
November 8, 2012 The
Reader by Bernard Schlink
December 13, 2012 Dog
Tags by David Rosenfelt
have had many patrons who need assistance with their computer skills. We have
two opportunities for you to attend FREE classes at the library.On September 13th, we’ll be
learning all about Microsoft Publisher.Call 717-624-2182 for more information, or to register.
Classes will be scheduled By Appointment only for
Basic Computer skills,
Email, Resumes, Job Searching, and Basic Internet on
Mondays 10:30AM -12:00 Noon.
See Wilma to register or call
Families with toddlers, be sure to plan to attend our
Thursday morning story times from 11:00AM – 12 Noon. We will have stories,
handouts and activities from the Kindergarten Here I Come calendar. The
Office of Child Development and Early Learning has developed four calendars
packed with fun activities that also help develop all the skills young children
need to succeed in school. No registration necessary.
Our Fiber Art Fantasy Knitting group has taken a break this
summer but will resume on Monday, Sept. 10 at 10:30AM and 6:30PM.
recipes, Book discussions and more, you can do it all at the library. Our hours are:Mon. and Thurs 2PM-8PM,Tues., Wed., and Fri. 11AM – 5 PM and Sat. 10AM – 4 PM.This library is closed Sun.