Wednesday, July 2, 2014

What's Happening @ Your Library?

Mark your calendars-you don't want to miss our July Happenings.

Monday, June 2, 2014

June Library Events @ Your Library


Happy Birthday to Us!

Niceville Library will be celebrating our 40th birthday on Friday, June 6. Stop by and enjoy lemonade and a cookie with us.
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DIY Crafting @ Niceville Library

Create a one of a kind marbled planter on Wednesday, June 18 @ 10:30 am at the library. Pre-registration is required due to limited space. Please call 279-4863 x 1507 or email Lora at lglass@okaloosa.lib.fl.us. Ages 14 + Dress cool we will be outdoors.
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Simple Science Stories - Family Movie

Saturday, June 21 at 10:30 am in YS Program Room.
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Summer Reading Open House

Visit the Niceville Library's Youth Services Summer Reading Open House on June 11 from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm.
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Summer Reading Programs

Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings for ages 3 - 6 at 10:30 am and on Wednesday only for ages 7 - 12 at 12:30 pm.
June 18 & 20 - It's Alive!
June 25 & 27 - Are You Curious?
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Computer Tutoring & eBook Help

Computer tutoring & eBook help sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring (1 hour)
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring (1/2 hour)
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only. Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment. (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs. As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring). See flyer for more details.
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Young Rembrandts

Will be held on in Youth Services program room for ages 7 - 12. Registration is required!
Tuesday, June 17 & 24 - 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Thursday, June 19 & 26 - 6:00 -7:00 pm
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Bathtime Math

Will be held on Tuesday, June 17 at 6:00 pm for ages 5+. Registration is required!
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Scrabble Anyone?

Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? The Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, June 4 and 18 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please keep in mind that you don't have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun! For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.
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Friends of the Niceville Library Summer Book Club

Held wednesday, June 25 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing "Whistling Past the Graveyard" by Susan Crandall. Limited copies of these books will be available for checkout.
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Baby Bookworms

This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on Thursday, June 12 and on Thursday, June 26 we will be meeting at 10:30 and we will have a special guest.
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Read to Baci

Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Friday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.
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Teen Space

Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here's your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships. Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us.
June 6 - Wii Gaming @ 1:00 pm
June 11 - Summer Reading Kickoff! Movie The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug @ 1:00 pm
June 12 - Spark a Reaction "Science Mix" @ 1:00 pm
June 19 - Spark a Reaction "Science Fiction & Fun" @ 1:00 pm
June 20 - Wii Gamin @ 1:00 pm
June 26 - Spark a Reaction "Movie & Popcorn" @1:00 pm
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Art Display @ Niceville Library

Members of the Local Color Artists Club will display their work at the Niceville Public Library from June - August. Art work includes oils, pastels, water colors, acrylics, photography, wood turned, porcelain and jewelry. People Interested in art and finding out more about our group can contact Amy Jo Rosati (678-4813) and attend one of our monthly luncheons. We invite you to stop by and checkout their work.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Mark Your Calendars!
Celebrate Children’s Book Week May 12 – 18

Niceville Library will be closed on Friday, May 16 for the Annual Okaloosa County Public Library Cooperative Staff Training

Learn How to Locker Hook @ the Library                                                  
On Wednesday, May 21 the Niceville Library will host a craft program for adults at 10:30 am.  This program will be held in the library and the instructor will be Martha Zimmerman.  There will be limited availability so sign up is a must.  Please call the Library at 279-4863 x 1507 to reserve a seat.

Computer Tutoring & eBook Help
Sessions are offered by appointment:
One-to-One Computer   Basics Tutoring   (1 hour) 
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring   (1 hour) 
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)   
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring    (1/2 hour)                                                              
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only.  
Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment.

Scrabble Anyone?                                                                                                                                       Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday,  May 7& 21 beginning at 9:30 a.m. For further information please phone      279-4863 x 1504.

Adult Summer Book Club @ the Library ~ Coming Soon!                              Wednesday, June 25 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “Whistling Past the Graveyard” by Susan Crandall.
Wednesday, July 30 @ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd.
Wednesday, August 27@ 10:30 a.m. we will be discussing “I Shall Be Near You” by Erin Lindsay McCabe.
Limited copies of these books will be available for checkout.

Raising Readers Story Time   Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m. 

Baby Bookworms    This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on May 8 & 22.

American Girl Book Club    This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. Book selection is “Meet Molly” by Valerie Tripp.  The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Read to Baci  a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, at May 7 at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

After School Program  Catch the Magic School Bus” for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two.  Join us May 13 as Ms. Frizzle and the class “MSB Takes a Dive.”  Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Dear America Book Club   This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd  Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event. This month’s book selection is “With the Might of Angels” by Andrea Davis Pinkney.  Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Family Movie celebrating Screen Free Week  May 5 - 10  May 6 & 8 there will be a screen-free game night at 6:00 pm.

Family Movie  Saturday, May 3 come and join us for Lionni Classics at 10:30 am.

Teen Space   Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here’s your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships.
May 2 – Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
May 8 – Movie and Popcorn 2:30 pm
May 9 – Teen Advisory Meeting 3:00 pm
May 21 – Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
May 23 – Teen Trivia 2:30 pm  Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us .

Monday, March 31, 2014

APRIL PROGRAMS @ YOUR LIBRARY


Celebrate National Library Week during April 13 - 19

Celebrate Money Smart Week @ Your Library during April 5 – 12

The Library will be closing at 10:00 am on Thursday, April 24 for the City of Niceville Employees Spring Picnic

AARP Tax Assistance @ the Library
Beginning Sat, Feb 1st, AARP volunteers will be here in the library to assist anyone in need of tax preparation.  The schedule is:
Sat         9am – 1pm
Wed      9am – 1pm
Fri          9am – 4pm
By appointments only – sign up book is located at the Reference Desk. 

AARP Drivers Safety Two Day Course at the Niceville Library
Wednesday, April 2 and Thursday, April 3
8:30 am – 11:30 am 
Niceville Community Center Classroom
(Next door to Library)
The cost is $12.00 per person for AARP members or $14.00 for non-members.  Please make your checks out to AARP.  Space is limited. Sign up at the Reference Desk or if you have questions call Lora Glass at 279-4863 ext. 1504.

Women’s Health Program
The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County invites women to attend our “For Peace of Mind” educational presentation. You will learn about breast and cervical cancer facts, the HPV vaccine and available assistance for mammogram and pap screenings.
April 23 from 10:30 am– 11:30 am at the Niceville Community Center
Please call Jessica at 595-6637 or the Library at 279-4863 x 1504 to reserve a seat.
Free Giveaways & Light Refreshments! Join Us!

Scrabble Anyone? @ Niceville Library   Do you enjoy playing Scrabble? If so, here’s a great opportunity to have fun, meet new people and play some Scrabble, as the small conference room at the Niceville Public Library will be set up with Scrabble boards for the adult community to play and enjoy on Wednesday, April 5 and 19 beginning at 9:30 a.m.  Please keep in mind that you don’t have to be an expert to participate and all skill levels are welcome. So bring your friends or come on your own and join in the fun!  For further information please phone 279-4863 x 1504.

Art Display @Niceville Library
During the month of April, the Niceville Library will host local artist, Ken Edwards.  We invite you to stop by and checkout his artwork.

Computer tutoring & eBook help sessions are offered by appointment
One-to-One Computer Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                
One-to-One Internet Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                                  
One-to-One E-mail Basics Tutoring   (1 hour)                                                                            
One-to-One eBook Basics Tutoring    (1/2 hour)                                                              
Tutoring sessions are by appointment only.   Please call the library reference desk at 279-4863 x 1507 for an appointment.  (Note: Computer tutoring sessions are conducted on library PCs.  As Macs are not available at our library, we are unable to offer Mac tutoring).

YOUTH SERVICES CALENDAR
Raising Readers Story Time Ages 3-5
Inspire your future reader at our preschool story time. Join us for exciting stories selected just for children ages 3-5 years old. Programs will be held in Youth Services program room on Wednesday and Friday mornings at 10:30 a.m.
            April 2 & 4 – Bouncing Bunnies
            April 9 & 11 – Fishy Tales
            April 16 & 18 – Library Favorites
            April 23 & 25 – Doggie Days
            April 30 – Down by the Seashore

Baby Bookworms
This lapsit program consists of music, stories and rhymes especially chosen to build the bond between you and your child. The program is suited for children from birth to age 3. Please meet in YS program room 9:30 Prewalkers, 10:30 Walkers on April 17.

Family Movie celebrating Money Smart Week @ Your Library on Saturday, April 5 at 10:30 am.

Nonie’s Ark Earth Day Program on April 15th at 4:30 pm for children ages 5 – 12.  Signup is required.

Group Story Times & Tours--
For groups of 10+, schools, clubs, daycares, etc. please call to make arrangements.
Reservations can be made by calling 279-4863 x1514.

We’re looking for collections
Rocks, dolls, coins, marbles, cars or toys of all kinds—children love to collect many things. We have the perfect spot to display most collections. If you would like to show your kid- friendly collection for all to enjoy, please contact Ms. Martha in YS to schedule a time to display.  Stop by YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

Read to Baci--
Baci, a Bichon Frise therapy dog, loves a good book! If you are age 7 or older and would like to read a story to Baci, join him in YS Wednesday, April 1st at 3:30 p.m. Or Baci will sit with you while his owner, Ms. Cahill, reads a special book. This is a first come, first served program. You may bring a book or choose from the library collection.

After School Program
“Catch the Magic School Bus” for children ages 6-12 will be held the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the YS program room from 4:15-5:30 p.m. Every month the program will focus on a different MSB book and include fun facts, hands-on activities, cool science and of course a Ms. Frizzle mystery or two.  Join us April 1 as Ms. Frizzle and the class “MSB Goes on Air.”  Space is limited so registration is required. Please register each month in YS or call 279-4863 x1514.

American Girl Book Club
This club is for girls ages 7& up and meets the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room. April 19 book selection is “Meet Kit” by Valerie Tripp.  The program will include book discussion, activities, and refreshments. To insure we have ample supplies for everyone, please register in YS or call to reserve your seat
279-4863 x1514.

Dear America Book Club
This club is for girls ages 9+ and held the 3rd Saturday of every month in the YS program room from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Each book features a different character, time period and a historical life event.  April 19 month book selection is “Like the Willow Tree” by Lois Lowry. Register in YS or call to reserve your seat 279-4863 x1514.

Teen Space
Make your voice heard! The library Teen Advisory Council is looking for new members to help plan programs for the Teen Space! Here’s your chance to share your ideas, plan teen programs and meet new friends. Plus, you can earn community service hours for Bright Futures Scholarships.
Remember every Tuesday is Quiet/Study day In the Teen Space
April 3 - Movie & Popcorn 2:00 pm
April 4 - Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
April 15 - Teen Advisory Meeting 3:00 pm
April 17 - Wii Gaming 2:30 pm
April 23 - Teen Trivia Game 2:30 pm
April 26 - Celebrate April Birthdays
April 30 - Wire D├ęcor Crafts 2:30 pm
Call YS @ 279-4863 x1514 for more information or email Ms. Karen khouston@okaloosa.lib.fl.us