January 2019 Library News
http://drummondlibrary.org Open: M & Th 1-7pm ; T & W 1-5pm ; Sat. 10 - 4pm
January 13: Sticker Day * Jan 16: Appreciate a Dragon Day * Jan 21 MLK jr. Day * Jan 21 National Squirrel Appreciation Day * January 28th National Lego Day!
Night @ the Library: Tuesday, January 8 at 7pm. Drummond Antiques Roadshow!
Diana and Mike Young, from Stuff and Such, will be returning to appraise your treasures. Bring your favorite antique to find out what it is worth and see what other people bring. Will it have real value; or be recognized for its sentimental value? Dig through your attic and join us! Refreshments will be served and this event is free.
Trustee Wanted: Drummond School & Community Library District is seeking a trustee to fill a vacated position.. If you are interested in serving on a board whose mission is maintaining a library district with excellent service to the public, providing enriching programming, current materials, and overseeing an enlightened staff, please consider contacting Mike Kahoe Executive Assistant Granite County Commissioners 859-7023, or stopping by the library for an application.
Story Hour! Wednesdays at 11:00 am Bring your preschooler or Kindergartener for and hour of stories, activities, crafts and fun - every Wednesday at 11:00am! A special thanks to Huffman’s Grocery and Fickler’s Conoco for their donations of juice and snacks.
STEAM Trunk: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math: Activities will be available every Thursday after school. Have you tried Makey Makey, Snap Circuits, badge making, sewing, construction, play dough? It’s all here for the month of January, thanks to our Montana State Library. Thursday: January 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31
Tracks Trunk: Ready2Read Goes Wild: Tracks. Teachers in Grades K-3 will each have a week to expose their students to learning more about animals and the tracks they leave behind. Along with a variety of picture books, students will enjoy animal puppets, and tracks from real animals like the beaver, crow, porcupine, wolf, skunk, cougar, and chipmunk.
National Lego Day! January 28: We’ll play Lego Games (Like Twister) and build with Lego Blocks in the library from 3:35 - 4:45. Snacks are provided.
Lego Club will still meet every Tuesday after school at 3:35.
Study Break: Friends of the Library sponsored a Study Break for students preparing for Semester Tests by providing donuts and cocoa in the library. Some teachers brought their classes to the library for a break, others sent kids individually and some kids took their break during study hall, lunchtime, or popped in after school.
-”This is really cool!” -Lucas
OCI Yearbook Project: Archiving High School Memories. In the past, we had Drummond’s 1946 - 2014 digitized. We are sending another batch of yearbooks to update our digital collection. They are currently viewable on the Montana Memory Project, but we are missing the years listed below. Please check to see if you happen to have the following yearbooks. Once they are scanned, they will be returned to you. Yearbooks: 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1998.
Purple Out! The Longest Day. “the day with the most light is the day we choose to fight the darkness of Alzheimer’s.” In an effort to raise awareness for Alzheimer's and Dementia, Drummond students painted the town purple! Prizes were given out in a drawing for students who answered trivia questions and dressed in purple. Some students won t-shirts, pencils, pens, temporary tattoos, and licorice. The Senior class won the contest with the most participants wearing purple. Parker’s Cafe donated coupons for a scoop of huckleberry ice cream! The first 50 people wearing purple to the Granite/DHS basketball game were given purple wristbands.
Please join us on Monday, January 29th at 1:30 pm to plan for future events and support our friends and neighbors with memory loss.
Between the Covers: Last Tuesday at 7pm
Feed n’ Read: 2nd Wednesday at 2pm
Friends of the Library: Tuesday, January 15th at 2pm.
Manage your Library Account by Text Message with Shoutbomb!
Instructions are on the Drummond Library homepage. http://drummondlibrary.org Text your account number and pin to firstname.lastname@example.org and you will receive notifications on your cell. Great for parents of elementary students too!
Check out the catalog to see all of the new titles available in Drummond’s library!