What's New at the Library

July 11, 2019 - Our last Summer Reading/Learning event at the Fannie Brown Booth Library will be Thursday, July 11th at 10:30am.  Magician David Gish will thrill and mesmerize us with his magic tricks.  Both younger children and TWEENS will meet together for this performance.

Parents, don't forget that reading logs are due on Thursday, July 11th.

Our Summer Reading/Learning program is sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club.

June 27, 2019 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library is already in their fourth week of the 2019 Summer Reading/Learning program. Creature Teacher will be their star attraction this week. She educates the children on the animals and allows the children to interact with some of them. 

Creature Teacher has been educating children about animals for 20 years and holds over 600 shows per year. When the original owner retired in 2011, Belinda Henry became the new owner. She has been part of their Summer Program for several years. And as some will no doubt remember, she brought her kangaroo joey, JAXX, with her.

Creature Teacher will hold the program for the younger group (ages 4-8) on Thursday, June 27th, at 10:30 a.m. She will be there for the TWEEN program on the same date at 2:00 p.m.

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

June 11, 2019 - The first week of the Summer Reading/Learning Program at the Fannie Brown Booth Library was fantastic! We had good attendance for all programs and some awesome programs. This week we will start with our Preschool Story Time on Wednesday, June 12th at 10:30 a.m.

This program is for ages 2 - 5 years. Children must be accompanied by a caregiver.

On Thursday, June 13th at 10:30 a.m., we will have Alien Day for ages 4-8 years. A short video about a little alien will be shown, songs will be sung, and crafts made. 

On Thursday, June 13th at 2:00 p.m., the TWEENS (ages 9-13 years) will have Star Wars Day. They will learn what it takes to be a Jedi.

We will also have Colorpalooza on Friday, June 14th at 2:00 p.m. This is coloring for all ages. The Library will provide coloring pages, colored pencils, gel pens and markers. Just bring your imagination!

Reading logs, along with a schedule of summer events, can be picked up at the Library or seen on Facebook at the Fannie Brown Booth Library Facebook page. 

Our Summer Program is sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club.

June 5, 2019 - Summer is right around the corner and the Fannie Brown Booth Library is getting ready for the 2019 Summer Reading/Learning Program.

Our first event will be Wednesday, June 5th, at 10:30 a.m. with Summer Preschool Story Time. This program is for ages 2-5 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

On Thursday, June 6th, at 10:30 a.m., Puppet Wise Productions will be performing FUTURE FROLICS: MOON MISSION puppet show for ages 4-8 years.

Also on Thursday, June 6th, at 2:00 p.m., the Tweens (ages 9-13 years) will be making alien-style music with ALIEN DRUM BEATS. It may get noisy in the Library that afternoon!

Reading logs, along with a schedule of summer activities, may be picked up at the Library. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of man walking on the moon, this year's theme is A UNIVERSE OF STORIES.

Our summer program is once again sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club

May 30, 2019 - The Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library 2019 Summer Reading Program starts Saturday, June 1 and is sponsored by the Center Noon Lions Club.

Reading logs may be picked up at the library beginning Saturday, June 1st, and must be completed and returned to the library by Thursday, July 11th

Children may select books from the library or from other sources to read. To be eligible for the program, they must keep a reading log that lists the title of the books read or a time log that lists how much time they spent reading. Non-readers who wish to participate may have parents read and keep logs for them. 

Learning Program starts Thursday, June 6th and is on each Thursday thereafter through July 11th. The program schedule is as follows:

Younger Children ages 4 - 8 years 

Thursdays
June 6 at 10:30am - Puppet Wise
June 13 at 10:30am - Alien Day
June 20 at 10:30am - Police K-9 Program
June 27 at 10:30am - Creature Teacher
July 11 at 10:30am - Magician David Gish (both groups)

TWEENS - ages 9-13 years

Thursdays
June 6 at 2:00pm - Alien Drum Beats
June 13 at 2:00pm - Star Wars Day
June 20 at 2:00pm - Corey Classic Basketball
June 27 at 2:00pm - Creature Teacher
July 11 at 10:30am - Magician David Gish (both groups) 

For more information, please call the library at 936-598-5522. 

May 21, 2019 - Starting June 5th, Preschool Story Time will be on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.

December 12, 2018 - The Fannie Brown Booth Library's first 'Working with the Workforce' workshop did not have quite the turnout they were hoping for; however, the library staff are not discouraged!

The Workforce Solutions Deep East Texas - American Job Center Network and Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library intend to partner again in the future to host another workshop for those in the area who need help finding job opportunities and who need help “getting the job”!

A big “Thank you!” to Jeanne Blacksher, Facilitator from the Nacogdoches branch of Workforce Solutions, for coming out to the library to assist  with the workshop!

August 31, 2018 - School has started. Summer has ended. And it is time for the Fannie Brown Booth Library to start Preschool Story Time once again. We will begin on Thursday, September 6th, at 10:30am.

Preschool Story Time is for children 2-5 years of age. We read a story, sing songs, make a simple craft - just have fun for 30 - 45 minutes. 

The schedule of other events:

  • Tuesday, September 4th, 4-6pm - Friends of the Library will sort books for the upcoming Book Sale.
  • Wednesday, September 5th, 2pm - Color Me Calm (adult coloring)
  • Thursday, September 6th, 10:30am - Preschool Story Time
  • Friday, September 7th, 4-6pm - Create-a-Costume

For more information, please call the Library at 936-598-5522.

August 29, 2018 - This year, Fannie Brown Booth Library is going to be hosting a Create-A-Costume group for Halloween! We will supply ideas, fabric, accessories, and other supplies to help your child make a great costume!

We are still looking for donations for these items, so feel free to bring anything you have by the library.

Our Create-A-Costume group will meet throughout September and the first two weeks of October. The meetings will be after Story Time on Thursdays for those who are too young for school or are homeschooled, and on Fridays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. for those who need to come after school! Adults must be present to approve their child’s choices and to assist in the making of the costumes.

This is a family friendly group. We look forward to seeing you all there!

August 14, 2018 - The Crafternoon group of the Fannie Brown Booth Library will meet Wednesday, August 15th, at 2:00 p.m.

If you are working on a craft project or just want to see what others are working on, come join us at the library.

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