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What's New at the Library

January 15, 2018 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will be closed Tuesday, January 16th, due to the expected freezing precipitation. If we do get the forecasted freezing rain and/or snow, the library sidewalks could be slippery and dangerous for our patrons. We will open again on Wednesday, January 17th, at 10:00am.

January 12, 2018 - It's that time again. The Fannie Brown Booth Library Friends of the Library will have their first meeting of 2018 on Tuesday, January 16th, at 10:00 a.m. at the library. They are looking for new members and officers, so now is a great time to join. Make some new friends, visit with old ones, and help support your Library. For more information, please call 936-598-5522. We look forward to seeing you!

December 5, 2017 - This week at the Fannie Brown Booth Library

Tuesday, December 5th, 4:00-5:30 p.m ------ Library Lego Club
Thursday, December 7th, 10:30 a.m. --------- Preschool Story Time
Thursday, December 7th, 2:00-3:00 p.m. ---- Color Me Calm (adult coloring)
Friday, December 8th, 2:00-4:00 p.m. -------- Crafternoon (adult) If you love doing crafts, bring whatever you are working on and join us.

December 1, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library and the members of the Friends of the Library officers would like to thank the community for its generous support of the Library Book Sale held this fall. The success of the Book Sale was due to the work of all involved. This includes the community members who purchased books and who worked at the sale, city employees who assisted with the breakdown, and those who gave special monetary donations, book donations and boxes.

The Library would like to give special recognition and appreciation for the many hours of planning and preparation by all the members of the Friends of the Library group. You are all truly an asset to the Library.

We thank you all. See you at our Spring Sale.

November 17, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will be closed November 21st - 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.  We will re-open Tuesday, November 28th at 10:00 a.m.

Don't forget the Christmas Puppet Show on Saturday, December 2nd, at 11:00 a.m. Cassey and I would like to wish everyone a wonderful and safe Thanksgiving holiday.

November 3, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will have the following activities the week of November 7th - 11th.

  • Tuesday, November 7th, 4:00 to 5:30 pm - LEGO Club (all ages)
  • Thursday, November 9th, 10:30 am - Preschool Story Time
  • Thursday, November 9th, 2:00 to 3:00 pm - Color Me Calm (adult coloring)
  • Friday, November 10th, 2:00 to 4:00 pm - Crafternoon (adult) If you love doing crafts, bring whatever you are working on and join us.

August 25, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will have our first Library LEGO Club meeting on Wednesday, September 6th, at 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. This will be for all ages. LEGO bricks will be provided by the library. No need to bring anything but your ideas! Parents must be in attendance for children ages 6 years and under. 

Preschool Story Time will start up again at the Library on Thursday, September 7th at 10:30 a.m. If you have a child between the ages of 2 years and 5 years, we would like for you and your child to join us for a story, a simple craft, singing and lots of fun.

Our adult coloring group, COLOR ME CALM, will meet Thursday, September 7th, at 2:00 p.m. Take a break from the stress of your day and join us for a time of relaxation and just plain fun.  The Library provides everything – coloring pages, gel pens, colored pencils and markers.

July 5, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library will host the Creature Teacher for both programs on Thursday, July 6th. The younger group (ages 4-8) will start at 10:30 a.m. and the TWEENS (ages 9-13) will start at 2:00pm. Come and see what creatures the Teacher will surprise us with this Thursday.

The Library Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club.

June 26, 2017 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library's next Summer Reading event for the younger group (ages 4-8) will be a program by local beekeepers, Mike and Linda Bordelon. They will be bringing an observation hive which should be very interesting. This program will be Thursday, June 29th, at 10:30 a.m.

The Tweens (ages 9-13) will have their last LEGO group at 2:00 p.m., June 29th, with the theme being STAR WARS. 

Don't forget those reading logs! If your child has not gotten one from the library, we still have some available. Our Summer Reading Program is sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club.

June 15, 2017 - Week two of the Center Library Summer Reading program got off to a 'rockin' start with Sara Ward, "The Story Lady" on Thursday, June 15th. The Story Lady had the little readers jamming with their air guitars while taking them on an adventure with music inspired story time. The Tweens will meet at 2pm to enjoy another week of Lego creation. The theme for week two of the Tween program is transportation.

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