March 1, 2023

MONROEVILLE Public Library Monthly Newsletter MARCH 1, 2023 VOL. 15 Happy St. Patrick's Day to you all! I hope you all find luck and happiness! We have so much planned for the month of March and I hope that we see you here for some activities! First, our Winter Reading Program is going strong. You can still join in on the fun, it does not end until March 17th! Pick up a game board at the Circulation Desk anytime. Second, we have a Lego Club that we are starting this month! There will be a theme for building along with some "free build" time. All made creations will be displayed in the library until the following months' program and voted on. See the back for more details on all our new programming! We are working with the State Library to create a strategic plan for the next three years at our library. One step of this plan is conducting a Community Survey. I am thrilled about this. The survey is 25 questions and can be done online or on paper. It asks a series of questions that will better help our library give the community what it wants and needs. We would be so grateful if you would take some time to complete one for us! Starting the first week of March you will be able to find it on our website or at the desk. If you have questions or need assistance please see one of our staff at the Circulation Desk for more help! Kate Director's Letter DVDS: EMPIRE OF LIGHT, ROGUE AGENT, RUNNING THE BASES, THE FABELMANS & MORE! BOOKS: THE LONDON SEANCE SOCIETY BY SARAH PENNER THE HOUSE OF WOLVES BY JAMES PATTERSON WORTHY OPPONENTS BY DANIELLE STEEL NEW LIBRARY MATERIALS THE HOUSE IN THE PINES BY ANA REYES WAYPOINTS BY SAM HEUGHAN THE HOUSE AT THE END OF THE WORLD BY DEAN KOONTZ KILLING THE LEGENDS BY BILL O'REILLY GEORGIE ALL ALONG BY KATE CLAYBORN AND MANY MANY MORE! MADLY, DEEPLY BY ALAN RICKMAN

PHOTO BY MARTIN R. SMITH MARCH 2023 VOL. 15 Staff Book & Show Picks Programming Winter Reading Program: February 14th-March 17th Stop by the library anytime from February 14th on and get you and your family signed up! All ages are welcome! There will be prizes/drawings for completed activities! Bingo with Madi: Saturday March 4th 11-12pm Come join us for an hour of fun with a St. Patrick's Day themed bingo board! There will be prizes for all ages and all are welcome! For each petal on the shamrock, this brings a wish your way. Good health, good luck, and happiness for today and every day! ~An Irish Blessing Kate: Blood, Fire, & Gold by Estelle Paranque-A look into the complicated relationship between Catherine de Medici and Elizabeth I. Very good and incredibly interesting! Find it on the Libby App or here at the library! Bonnie: Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover- 22 year old Sydney is enjoying the good life: perfect job, boyfriend, and best friend. What she doesn't realize is her boyfriend has been untrue to her. Embark on a journey with many twists and turns to discover how Sydney handles finding out! A must read for sure! Madi: Pinkalicious Pinkie Promise by Victoria Kann- Such a great series of books! I loved Pinkalicious growing up! Amy: The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans-A quick and simple read. The mysterious happenings have lead me to read The Christmas Box Miracle. Addy: Daisy-Head Mayzie by Dr. Seuss-Such a great book! Storytime with Amy: Mondays 6:30pm Fridays from 11-12pm-Newborns to Pre-K Month Themes: March 3rd: No Storytime! March 6th & 10th: Dr. Seuss! March 13th & 17th: St. Patrick's Day! March 20th & 24th: 1st Day of Spring! March 27th: Windy Days! March 31st: No Storytime! Join us for early education, read aloud, craft, and snack! Our storytime follows a kindergarten readiness approach! In Stitches with Kate: Tuesdays 4-6pm Come and join us and bring your current needlework project! Book Club: Tuesday, March 28th 6-7pm Enjoy an hour of discussion on this months book It All Comes Back to You by Beth Duke. Find it on the Libby App or stop in and pick up your copy! Lego Club with Adelynn: Saturday March 11th 11-12 Get creative and build something cool! Enjoy some friendly competition and meet new friends! For Grades 1-4! Math Madness with Amy: Wednesday March 8th 6-7pm- Bring your parents and learn new games to help with math concepts! Adding is first up on the list! Grades 1-3! Mother Goose Party with Amy: March 25th 11-12 Enjoy activities all based on Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes. Grades K-3 Programming Continued Friends of the Library Book Sale March 17th-25th Open to Close Donation Based! Browse our book sale and find reads for all ages!