Category Archives: News

Thanksgiving Hours

Halifax Pottery on display

On display through December- Halifax Pottery.
Price lists available to take home with contact information of the historical society on how to purchase. the historical society on how to purchase.

Raising a Reader with Big Ryan

The SSCAC  is sponsoring this program

Scattergories – Adult Afternoon Game Play

SO EASY to learn, and SO FUN to play!

Join us Thursday, November 30 @ 3:00 pm

Drop In Knitting

Drop-In Knitting and the Holmes Public Library Fibers Arts Group is an informal group interested in all types of Textile Handiwork- knitting, crochet, quilting, etc.

Drop-In Knitting meets every Tuesday from 10am to noon.  Knitting, chatting, laughing….this group gathering is a highlight of the Library week.

Holmes Public Library Fibers Arts Group is a Facebook page run by members.  On it they share ideas and plan field trips!

Whether you choose to join the Knitters in person or the Fiber Arts Group via social media, we hope you find these groups a fun and enriching resource and local inspiration for your textile handiwork.

SHOP LOCAL – Friends Bags and Mugs for sale!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchase a gorgeous and sturdy canvas bag for ONLY $10!!  Do your kids need a sling bag for Field Trips?  These red ones are only $5 and have an extra zip pocket and adapter hole for headphones.  Proudly drink your morning coffee in our $2 mugs, knowing that you are supporting your local library!

Tumblebooks! Free online Books and Games for kids!

Did you know?!

The Library offers a free link to Tumblebooks, an online source of  animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they’ll love.

TumbleBooks are created by taking existing picture books, adding animation, sound, music and narration to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you. TBL also includes National Geographic videos and math and puzzle games.

Simply click on the   tumblebooksand your child is off on an adventure of learning and fun!

Consumer Reports Online

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In response to patron requests, the Library has just purchased an online subscription to Consumer Reports.

Simply click the icon on the righthand side of our front page.  You will need to login in once with your library card.

 

 

 

Pay your fines online!

Did you know…..

that you can now pay your library fines online.  Log into your Sails Account  and you can see any fines you may owe on your account screen alongside your checkouts.

Easy and quick!

New Resources for Readers

NoveList – for recommended reading lists, read-alikes of popular books, book reviews and reading suggestions based on your interests.

BookLetters – for new releases, award lists, and reading lists geared to all ages. You can browse the lists, or subscribe to have them sent to your email address. Visit this page to subscribe to the Holmes Library monthly e-newsletter to stay up to date with library news and events.