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Author Visit this Spring
Young Adult and Children's author, Franny Billingsley will be visiting Homer the week of March 10th to 14th. Ms. Billingsley is the author of Chime, a young adult novel which was a National Book Award Finalist in 2011. Come to the library for one of her presentations!
Wednesday, March 12th at 4:00 pm, she'll provide a writing workshop for 4th through 9th grade students. The first ten students to pre-register will get a free copy of one of Ms. Billingsley's books. Call the library to register.
Thursday, March 13th at 7:00 pm, Franny will give a multi-generational talk, entitiled "The Who and What of Stories: Fitting Character to Plot," which is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Call for more information.
Ms. Billingsley will also be visiting all of the Homer Schools during her week in Homer. Her visit is made possible through a generous grant from the Ujeni Grants for Advancing Public Education Fund of the Community Foundation of Tompkins County.
Lock-in Evening Event
Our last lock-in event was such a success, we're doing it again! Join us Friday, March 7th from 6:00 to 8:00 PM for another creative, educational and FUN couple of hours for 4th through 9th graders. We'll have some refreshments to start, then jump right into the building part. The kids are truly inspired and talented and much better at this than adults! Don't miss this really cool family fun night!
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Join an online Book Club
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Please check out the new online book clubs. Click on the icon on the lower left column. Choose the book club you want to join and subscribe with your email. Every Monday you'll start receiving the first few chapters of a that weeks book by email. By the end of the week you'll have read 3-5 chapters and be able to decide if you want to check the book out!
Use side entrance if front steps closed
During the winter months, we will occasionally close the front steps due to ice and snow. Please use the side entrance, if the front steps are closed off. Thank you.
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!
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.