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Check out our newest books with New Book Alerts

Want to know when the library has ordered a new title by your favorite best-selling author? Author Check allows patrons to make a list of their favorite authors through the library's website, receive an email notice when the library orders a new title, and allow patrons to place their own holds. Click here or on the icon above to go directly to the site.


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Minecraft
Friday, July 1st
The minecraft sign up is on the table near the main check out desk!  This is open to all students entering 5th - 7th grade in the fall.  This sign up is only for this month - a new sign up will be up for each month.  Minecraft is limited to 10 participants - you do not need to bring anything with you.  The first 10 to sign up are in and there won't be a waiting list.  There will be a minecraft for students entering 2nd through 4th grade on Friday, July 15th from 2:00 - 3:00 pm.  The sign up for this group will be out Friday, July 8th.
Movie & A Craft
Bears, Oh My!

Video Game Tournament
You don't need to sign up - just show up!

Summer Reading Programs
Wednesdays in July at 10:30 am

Exercise for Kids!
Wednesdays at 3 pm in July

Make and Take
Wednesdays in July and August 4:30 - 7:30pm

This Week at the Library
For the week of June 20

Hoopla
Movies, Music, eBooks and more
We are excited to announce a new digital service that will allow you to watch movies, read books, listen to music and more.  You need to have a library card and internet access to use this new service.  Each card holder is able to borrow 3 items each month.  After 3 items have been checked out you will have to wait until the next month to borrow more.  Please check out the site - have your library card handy to make an account with Hoopla.
Summer Reading!
It's Summer Reading time again!  We have 3 themes for our 3 different age groups:
Preschool - 5th gradeOn Your Mark Get Set Read
Teens - 6th - 12th grade Get In The Game Read
Adults   Exercise Your Mind Read

Sign Ups start on Monday, June 6th.  

Children and Teens will receive a free book when they sign up to get them started on their reading.
Preschool - 5th grade will receive a reading log, stickers, bookmark, a flier with library events and instruction on keeping your log this summer.
Teens and Adults you will receive a flier with library events and information about the raffle tickets you may fill out after you read books this summer.  There will once again be drawings each of the 5 Fridays in July and you will have a chance of winning a prize from our basket!
Yarn Fun
 If you drop by the library after school on the3rd Monday (note this is a new day) of the month you can knit and crochet with us! No experience necessary. Bring your own project or use our materials. All ages welcome. The next Yarn Fun session is Monday, July 18th at 3:30 pm. Join us in the non-fiction room. No strings attached! Haha!  
Pinterest
The library has been using pinterest for a long time to get ideas for our programs.  We have just started our own Pinterest page!  Click the  button at the top of our website - next to the Facebook button and follow us.  We will be adding boards and pins often - stop and take a look - let us know what you think!
Teen Tech Help
School Year Schedule
 
 
Are you having trouble downloading ebooks? Want to know how to use your new iPad? Well, now we've got a team of volunteer teens who can help! Now that school has started, our teen volunteers will be available on Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00. We're grateful that they can still squeeze us in with their busy schedules. There's an appointment schedule at the front desk or you can just drop by. Bring your device or just your questions; our teen tech volunteers are here to help!
 
 
 

New!!! Launch Pads!

Searching our catalog online
computer catalog
We have changed our online search system.  When you are searching for an item online through the library website www.phillipsfreelibrary.org or the Finger Lakes website www,flls.org you will be searching for books in the Homer Library.  If you don't find what you are looking for and want to expand your search, use the drop down box that says Limit By;  and select All Libraries.



Children's e-Books
Check out this growing collection
We are starting a small collection of children's non-fiction e-books, viewable online. Just follow the link. The Login is phillips1, password ebooks. Then type in your library card number and start reading. We'll be adding a couple new books each month.