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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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Memorial Day Hours
The library will be closed on Saturday, May 23rd and Monday, May 25th for the Memorial Day Holiday.
Writers' Night at the MakerSpace
May 26th at 6:30 pm
Are you a writer? Be sure to join the Phillips Free Library Writers' Group on the 4th Tuesday of each month in our MakerSpace. Come to write, get feedback, and share resources. 

Phones are working!
We are so Happy!

Knitting Night @ the MakerSpace
Every 2nd Tuesday
New for the MakerSpace: Knitting Night!  Every 2nd Tuesday of the month come and work on your knitting from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  There will be skilled knitters there to answer your questions.  Bring your latest project and a friend and enjoy the fun of knitting with others.                                                             


1st & 2nd grade Lego Club
The challenge last night was to build the tallest structure possible.  Some built very tall, some built very strong and some built very long!

Searching our catalog online
We have changed our online search system.  When you are searching for an item online through the library website or the Finger Lakes website www, 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.
4th Tuesday's - Writer's Night @ The MakerSpace
Note Change of Dates
Are you a writer or an aspiring writer?  We have changed the week that we meet, join us the 4th Tuesday of each month in the MakerSpace.  We will meet from 6:30 - 7:30 to write, talk about writing, inspire and encourage one another.  Writer's of all ages are welcome, we ask that anyone 12 and under be accompanied by and adult.  

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter
Read all about our Summer Reading Program and Demo Night at the MakerSpace in the Spring/Summer Newsletter.
Lock In at the Library!
We had a great night with 25 youth creating remote control vehicles, using K'nex and making hovercrafts!

Origami Demo Night at the MakerSpace
Everyone enjoyed making their origami hats!

How Socks Saved New Libraria Parts 1 and 2
Teen Film Club
The teen film club has put their film How Socks Saved New Libraria: Savior Socks on Youtube.  Take a few minutes and see how talented they are!  Remember, they wrote, directed, acted, filmed and edited this whole production!
 Part 1 and Part 2

Teen Film Club on YouTube!
Watch this short clip from the teen film club!

MakerSpace in the Cortland Standard
If you missed the article in the Cortland Standard on Friday about our MakerSpace, take a minute and read the article here.
New MakerSpace Page
Visit our new MakerSpace page under the Activities/Events tab at the top of the website.  You will find our MakerSpace Agreement Forms, hours, software and other available activities in the MakerSpace.
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 and Thursdays from 3:00 to 4:00. 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!

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.