Monday, February 20th, the Wead Library will closed in honor of President’s Day. We will return to our regular schedule on Tuesday, February 21st at 10:00AM.
We hope all our patrons have a safe and happy President’s Day.
Due to inclement weather the Wead Library will be closed today. We will re-open tomorrow, Tuesday, February 14th, at 10:00AM. For reference, the Wead Library follows the same closing schedule as the Malone Central School System. Thank you for your understanding of our concerns for our employees and patrons. Stay safe everyone!
At the Wead Library we are proud of our substantial audio book collection. Many audio books have been donated by generous patrons. Others we purchase. Our latest purchase includes some of today’s best selling books on CD as well as some of the newest fiction on the market. One of the most popular books on the New York Times Best Seller list, “The Magnolia Story” by Chip and Joanna Gaines, is now on our shelves in audiobook form. The late Carrie Fisher’s wonderful autobiography is also available in audiobook and I highly recommend it. Here are our latest audio book arrivals.
Island of Glass by Nora Roberts
No Man’s Land by David Baldacci
Night School by Lee Child
The Whole Town is Talking by Fannie Flagg
The Sleeping Beauty Killer by Mary Higgins Clark
Chaos by Patricia Cornwell
The Magnolia Story by Chip and Joanna Gaines
Star Wars Catalyst by James Luceno
When We Were Sisters by Emilie Richards
The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher
To reserve any of our new audio books just click in the right sidebar on Log-in, Search and Renew. You will need your library card and your pin number to request. Simply follow the prompts. The pin number is the last four digits of the phone number you have on record here at the Wead Library. You can also call one of our friendly staff at 518-483-5251 for help if you’d like.
Deep winter has finally settled in with the month of February. Our annual mid-winter Book Sale will be this Friday and Saturday. It will run 10:00am to 7:00pm February 3rd and 10:00am to 2:00pm on February 4th. As always we will have great bargains. Where do this books all come from? Many are gifts from our generous patrons. Others come from our own shelves as we need to make room for new arrivals. Wherever they come from, we can guarantee many great choices for our buyers. We are really looking forward to seeing you all at the sale!
This week’s new arrivals are now on the shelves and here they are!
Below the belt by Stuart Woods
Queen of the cookbooks by Ashton Lee
The girl before by JP Delaney
Huck out West by Robert Coover
My husband’s wife by Jane Corry
She stopped for death by Elizabeth Kane Buzzelli
4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster
The second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers
Fatal: a novel by John Lescroart
No man’s land: a novel by Simon Tolkien
Canoes: a natural history in North America by Mark Neuzil
Un-American: the incarceration of Japanese-Americans during WWII by
The Today Show by Cathleen M. Londino
The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher
To reserve any of these new arrivals just click in the right sidebar on Login, Search and Renew. Have your Wead Library card at the ready and your pin number which will be the last four digits of the home phone on record at the library. If you have any questions or difficulty one of our friendly staff will be glad to help you. To reach staff simply call us at 518-483-5251. See you at the Book Sale!
Our Story Hours will be returning very soon. Mrs. Andre’s group will meet for the first time this winter at 6:30 in the evening on Tuesdays. Her first Story Hour will take place on January 31st. Our group for little ones 3 years of age and under will meet on Thursdays at 11:00AM with Mrs. McDonald starting on February 2nd. Her group for three to five year olds will meet on Wednesday mornings at 11:00AM starting February 1st. Please call if you would like to attend any of our fun and lively children’s Story Hour groups with your little ones. All are welcome. Story Hours will not occur the week of school vacation, February 19-25th but will return on Tuesday, February 28th.
On February 7th and 21st The Alzheimer’s Association will continue with its very informative programs. Some of our staff have attended the programs and found them highly informative and enlightening. If you have concerns about dementia, Alzheimer’s and aging, if you are caring for someone who has these issues, please attend. You will leave better informed and aware of the many resources there are to help you along this journey. Each program will discuss a different aspect of dementia and Alzheimer’s and all are welcome to the program. As always it is free and we hope to see you there. It will be taking place on our third floor which lacks wheel chair access. (We are working on that.) The programs start at 6:30PM on the 7th and at 11:00AM on the 21st.
Our popular program, Tech Talk, continues every Wednesday from 2-3:00PM. Bring you devices, questions, cameras, phones, whatever clicks, and hopefully we will be able to help with your questions. Need to unfriend on Face Book? We can show you how, that, and many other ways to maneuver social media. Again, this is a free program.
Wednesday, at 10:00AM on February 8th, 15th and 22nd, Children’s Home of Jefferson County will be presenting programs on Foster Care. If you have ever considered opening your heart and home to children in need, this is the perfect venue to find out what is involved. Attendance is free and open to all.
The Wead Library Book Club will meet on Thursday at 4:00PM on February 23rd. . New members are welcome and if you are interested in joining, just call one of our friendly staff at 518-483-5251 for further details.
The Mid-Winter Book Sale is looming large and will take place on Friday and Saturday, February 3rd and 4th. Friday will last from 10:00AM to 7:00PM and Saturday from 10:00AM to 2:00PM. It’s a great time to ferret out awesome bargains in every type of literature and meet with other friends in the community. We so hope to see you at this special event.
Our lovely Grandma Helen will be here every Friday from 2-4:00PM for stories, hugs and to color and craft with her small friends. She would love it if you would come by and say hello.
The Wead Library Craft Group meets on the 4th and 18th of February at 10:00AM. If you are a knitter, sewist, beader, crocheter or other hand crafter, please join us for the fun. We have experts and beginners, all eager to share the joy of crafting.
Lego Club, a very popular program here at the Library, meets on the 18th of the month, a Saturday, at 11:00AM. Parents must attend with their children and we promise great fun.
On Friday evenings, at 6:ooPM our family movie nights continue. It’s cold outside so bring your snacks, sleeping bags, and covered drinks to enjoy an evening of free, fun movies with families and friends.
The Wead Library Board of Trustees will have it’s monthly meeting at 7:00PM on Monday, February 27th. These meetings are open to the public and are on the third floor of our building. Sorry, no wheelchair access yet.
The Wead Library will be closed February 20th, a Monday, in observation of President’s Day.