Voting Begins...

You, the community nominated nearly 40 titles this fall and the READ committee has narrowed the list to 4 finalists.  Now, it’s time to VOTE for your favorite. 

  • Boys in the Boat by Daniel J. Brown
  • The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentleman Farmers by Josh Kilmer-Prucell
  • The Orphan Train by Christine Kline
  • Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah

Voting will take place from January 1-31, 2015.  The winner will be announced in early February.  Ballots are available at the Library or you can submit your choice using SurveyMonkey.

For more details about the titles visit:  READ 2015


Giraffes Can't Dance...

but they try real hard and so can you.

This program will be presented by WMHT on December 30th at 1pm and includes a short movie, books and crafts. Appropriate for children PK - 3rd grade. Space is limited so sign up is required. You can either call the library or use this link:

Note: Program will be held in the Carnegie Meeting Room - stairs, no accessibility.

The Library is launching its 4th annual READ!

Last year was successful because YOU, the community, chose the book.   We want your input again.  Please use this link,, to suggest a book you think would be good for a community read. 

Titles will be accepted Oct. 27-Nov. 25, 2014. 

Community-wide voting for the winning book will take place after the first of the year.

If you’d like to be put into a drawing for a prize, include your name & phone number or email address.

Celebration approaches

There are a few days let before the 8th annual Celebration.

If you have not made your reservation for the brunch there are still a few more openings.  Brunch reservation form.

Tickets for the beautiful raffle baskets will be on sale through close of business on Saturday (Oct. 18).  $1 each or 6 for $5.  They can also be viewed on the Library's Facebook page; photos, albums, 2014 Celebration baskets.

Last but not least is the silent auction for signed copies of late Glovesville native Joe Pesico's titles My American Journey co-written with Colin L. Powell, two boxed editions autographed by both men and Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Lead to Victory in World War II.  Bids maybe placed at the Library before or on the day of the brunch.

Friends' Fall Booksale

The book and bakesale will start on Tuesday, October 14 at 4pm with the $1 early bird admission.  The sale will continue on Wednesday, October 15 from 10am-6pm.

If you have books you would like to donate, please wait until after the fall sale to bring them in.  The Friends' volunteers are diligent about sorting and organizing donations for ease of shopping.  Unfortunately, they will not have time to add new donations to the shelves for this sale or space to store them.