V i e n n a P u b l i c L i br a r y 2300 River Road Vienna, WV 26105 www.viennapubliclibrary.org 304-295-7771 Volume VII, Issue II Vienna Public Library NON-PROFIT ORG. U.S. POSTAGE PAID PARKERSBURG, WV PERMIT NO. 136 April - June 2012 Check It Out! www.viennapubliclibrary.org Email: [email protected] JOIN OUR SUMMER READING RODEO! YEEHAW! Get out your June 12 The Great Gault Magic Show cowboy hats and boots and join us all summer long Thanks in part to these funding agencies: City of Vienna, Wood County Schools, Wood County Commission, State of West Virginia and United Way of the Mid-Ohio Valley at our Reading Rodeo. Readers ages 2 to adult are welcome to our reading program themed around the rodeo and Wild West. Children may earn one food coupon per week, for books read. Registration begins June 12. Spotlight on FRIENDS Thank you to all the Friends of the Library volunteers who worked tirelessly at the book sale in March. The Friends raised $2,604, the most ever. It takes many volunteers to make these sales successful. Thank you. Summer LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month and the Library will host an informative and entertaining program April 17. The presenters, Larry Ice and David Fleming, both Parkinson’s patients, have a fun and The annual FOL meeting will be Tuesday, July unique way to present information to 24 at 5:30pm. Election of new officers will take patients, caregivers or anyone place. If you are an FOL member and would interested in the disease. like to be considered for an office, please The program is 1-2pm and notify the library by June 15. registration is required. A question The Library will be CLOSED April 6 & 7 and answer session will follow. They for the Easter holiday. guaranteed a good time. For more information visit viennapubliclibrary.org. All programs are free of charge and sponsored June 19 Crafting with Connie June 20 Magic Classes, 10am or 1pm Registration Required June 26 Farmer Minor & Daisy Pig July 3 Parade of Events at Neale School. Decorate yourself & your bikes for a parade led by Boys Scouts & Flag Ceremony by Girls Scouts. July 10 Darin Lawrence, Music Man July 17 Petting Zoo July 24 Mark Wade, ventriloquist July 31 Wayside UM Church presents puppet show Aug. 7 Chief Miller Armstrong, Native American will present a question/answer with drums. Celebrate & Party for all who have read this summer. by United Way of Mid Ohio Valley. All programs start at 10:30am LUNCH & LEARN! Make Healthier Choices COUPON & BUDGET CLASS Do you know how to make sense of a RETURNS TO LIBRARY food label? Bring your lunch May 17, from 12-1pm and join us for a quick Lunch & Learn presented by Curves in Vienna. Learn how to decode food labels and make healthier choices for you and your family when grocery shopping. Take half an hour and find an easy way to get healthy. This event is free, quick and open to men and women who want to develop a healthier lifestyle. Registration is required. Experienced couponer and budget trainer, Jill Carden will return to the Library for another informative money -saving program, May 11 at 10am. This seminar is not just for couponers, but for anyone who seeks ways to cut costs on almost anything. Learn the websites, stores secrets and more. Registration is required. Page 2 Volume VII, Issue II FINE FREE WEEK April 8-14 Bring in your overdue library books and movies and we will remove your fines in celebration of NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK. Stop in to view all the entries in our MAD LIBS contest for schools. The winners received books for their classrooms. wvreads.lib.overdrive.com for eBooks The Vienna Public Library Board of Trustees meets the 3rd Thursday, 4:30pm. The meetings are open to the public. Library Hours: M-TH 10-8pm Fri -Sat 10-5pm Closed Sunday viennapubliclibrary.org Thank you to Dr. Elizabeth Mayo-Charlton for presenting a StarLab planetarium show in February during her U.S. visit. Over 75 adults and children enjoyed the winter sky show. WIDOWS FRESH START NETWORK (Friendship Resources Education Support Hope) is for recent or long-time widows that meet monthly at the library, on topics pertinent to living alone. No cost to join and meetings are the third Monday, 6:30pm. Contact Linda Milhoan for more information at [email protected] KNIT NIGHTS FREE Programs 2nd Thursday each month, 6:30pm. Great social time. If you knit, crochet or want to learn. Free! HISTORY LECTURE: AMERICA and WORLD WAR II, presenter, Bob Cordell WWII at Home - American Society & Industry at War April 9, 6:30pm After the War - The Impact of WWII on America May 14, 6:30pm Cordell is a 20 year Army veteran with a 20 month tour in Vietnam. His military travels took him to England, Germany, Turkey, Italy, Philippines & General Staff College, Ft. Leavenworth, KS. Learn to Journal-For Your Health A free seminar on how to start journaling, will be at the Library, Wednesday, April 18, 10-12pm. Wendy Tuck, experienced journal writer for personal and professional development, is the instructor. The class will introduce you to journaling and ways it can improve day-to-day living, especially if you are a caregiver, or just want to reflect on your own strengths. Journaling helps sort your ideas and find the right April 16: Planning Long Term solution. Registration Required. Seating Healthcare; May 21: Lifting Your is limited. Bring a notebook - as simple Spirits with Landscaping & as a spiral or decorated for your taste. Container Gardening. CALLING ALL GARDENERS-BEGINNERS OR EXPERIENCED Join us for an approach to Low Maintenance Perennials In The Sun Or Shade, April 26 at 10:30am, with Lyndsay Biehl of Lyndsay Biehl Designs. Lyndsay earned her degree in Horticulture from Ohio State University and will provide a visual program on the top 10 low maintenance perennials for our area. She will also present a small portion of the program on pest control for your lawn and plants. Reports are showing pests will be persistent this summer after our short winter. Learn how to control pests with easy care. Registration Required. Seating is limited. KNIT NIGHTS: 2nd Thursday, Monthly, 6:30-8pm Join us for a fun, relaxing time to knit or c r o c h e t . Socialize, seek help with a stitch or share patterns. Free & Open to the public. LIVING WITH PARKINSON’S DISEASE, April 17, 1-2pm Presenters: Larry Ice & David Fleming Will present an informative and entertaining program with Q&A session. Great for patients, caregivers, medical profession and anyone interested in Parkinson’s. Register. HEALTH FORUM: SUPPLEMENT TIMING: When to Take What! April 19, 10:30am Dr. Heather McCarter presents tips on proper supplement timing to improve vitamin & herbal absorption, reduce drug interactions and improve overall effectiveness of the medication or supplement. Registration Required. LOW MAINTENANCE PERENNIALS FOR SUN & SHADE (see pg 2) April 26, 10:30am Lyndsay Biehl, owner of Lyndsay Biehl Designs will present a p r o g r a m for beginners or the experienced gardener. Registration Required. COUPONING & TRIMMING YOUR BUDGET, May 11, 10:00am *Confirm date when you register Back by popular demand, extreme couponer Jill Carden returns with more tips and tricks to cut your shopping expenses. Registration is a must! Join One of Our Book Discussion GroupsChristian Fiction Book Club-Meets every other month on the 2nd Thursday at 10:30am. This is one of our larger groups with discussion over coffee and light refreshments. April 12-Love Finds You In Poetry, Texas by Janie Hannah June 14-To be determined Adult Book Club-Meets every other month on Thursdays at 6:30pm. Topics vary in genres for everyone and is lead by Friend of Library member/volunteer Jane Cirigliano. April 26-The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks (in conjunction with the movie release.) All books discussions are free and registration is required. Copies of books available at Library.
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