Check It Out


By Sharon Aukeman



Children enjoy a past story time by decorating gingerbread men at the Leesburg Branch Library.


The Leesburg Library staff would like to take this opportunity to wish all their patrons a very happy new year. We look forward to serving you all in 2017 and hope we will see you often during the upcoming year.

The library will be closed on Jan. 1 and 2 for the New Year holiday.

We will be having an After Christmas Book Sale in our Community Room from Jan. 4-11. Please stop in and peruse the assortment of books that are for sale.

Our Knit Together group continues to meet every Thursday from 5:30 to 7 p.m. This month our meeting dates are Jan. 5, 12, 19 and 26. Please feel free to join the group regardless of your knitting expertise. New members are always welcome.

SPARX, our teen reading group, meets at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 12. The group would like to welcome any teen in grades 7 and up to join them for pizza, pop and fun. The book being discussed is “The Tragedy Paper” by Elizabeth Laban.

Story times resume for Wee Ones (6-36 months) at 10 a.m. and Tater Tots (3-5 yyears) at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 15. Topics this month are penguins, Winnie the Pooh and snow days.

We will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16 in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Please use the outdoor book drop to return materials.

Our adult book group, RRR, will meet on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 1:30 p.m. New members are welcome.

Again, our best wishes to you and your family for a happy and prosperous 2017. Come and visit with us soon.

Submitted by Sharon Aukeman, Leesburg librarian.

Children enjoy a past story time by decorating gingerbread men at the Leesburg Branch Library.
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By Sharon Aukeman

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