Oswayo Valley Library July News

Summer Reading continued this month with the theme of “Dream Big- Read!”. On the 18th we learned about adventure/survival skills from Trent Filer. Laura Bryant was our visiting reader for the day and read a book in sign language. Our closing program was on the 25th and we had a review of all we had covered over the weeks. Colleen Hyde was our guest reader. The children created a “roar enhancer” to scare away monsters and had fun eating ice cream sundaes (with ice cream from Nanipops!). Check out pictures of the fun we’ve had on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/ovmlibrary.

The winner of the Mystery Basket raffle was Fred Hobson. Fred is a very faithful library patron and we hope enjoys the books!

The library’s book discussion group is reading My Life in France by Julia Child for discussion this month and we will be getting together to view the movie based on the book. There are plenty of copies of the book available, so stop by the library and pick one up. We would love to have you join us!

The Girl Scouts are running two fun summer programs at the library on Fridays. From 10:30 to 11:30 girls in grades K-3 are meeting for “Discovery Girls” to help develop a love of reading. Then, from 12:30-1:30 “Uniquely Me” is for girls in grades 4-8 and will cover having a positive self-image. The programs are free. To sign up either call the library at 697-6691 or contact Michelle Nagle at 887-5113 or email mnagle@gswpa.org. These programs will run through the 17th of August.

The Stitch Together Knit and Crochet group continues to meet every Monday and Wednesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. They are always happy to add new members! If you don’t knit or crochet, there’s always someone available and willing to teach!

Memorials received this month: Veterans of the Oswayo Valley by D.E. Ebeling Bus Service. Joanne Appleby, Ken Pease, Delores Evingham and Ethel Mix by Beatrice West. Esther Mesler by Shirley Goodwyn & family. Esther Mesler by Richard & Joyce Shields. Esther Mesler by Margaret Visseau. Esther Mesler by Max & Joan Dunshie. Shirley Kessler Mulkin & Ann Lemmer Kessler by Donald & Anne Kessler.

Donations were received from the following this month: Julie Perkins, RAM Forest Products, Howard’s Home Furnishings, Shinglehouse Christian & Missionary Alliance, Joel & Sonja Andrews, Ceres United Methodist Church, Kar-Dale Acres, Paul & Eloise Plants, Liselle & Richard Esposito, Newton’s, Shinglehouse Veteran’s Social Club, Surra Photography, Oswayo Valley Senior Center, Potter Independent Agency and Friendly Core Co. Thank you all VERY MUCH for your generosity!

You can search our card catalog by visiting our website at www.ovmlibrary.org. You can also log into your account and renew books you have out or put a book on reserve.

“Like” our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/ovmlibrary) to keep informed on events happening at the library.

The Oswayo Valley Memorial Library’s board of directors meetings are held on the fourth Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public and the public is encouraged to attend.

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