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Summer Reading Celebration
Keep working on your reading logs!  If you read 700 minutes this summer you can turn your logs in between August 15th and 22nd.  On August 22nd we will have a small celebration where anyone 5th grade and younger can turn in their logs, receive their prizes and enjoy some refreshments.  Please sign up in the library to let us know you will be attending this celebration.
Comic Con
We had a great time!

MakerSpace in August
The MakerSpace will be open on Mondays through August 10th from 1 pm - 3 pm.  After that we will be closed until September.  Knitter's night will be on Tuesday, August 11th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm.  There will not be a Demo Night or Writer's Night in August.
Superhero Training Academy
We had a great time this morning with David Engel.  We all graduated from Superhero Training Academy!

Knitting Night @ the MakerSpace
Every 2nd Tuesday
Sign Up Each Month to Let Us Know You Are Coming.
 (You can come if you aren't signed up, we just want to make sure that people are planning to come.  So you can call the library, send us an email or let us know on Facebook)
Here is what Lynn (our expert knitter) has to say:
          Would you love to learn how to knit? Come to the Phillips Library the second Tuesday of each month for help, laughter and stories in yarn. Accomplished knitters, beginning knitters and those who prefer to crochet are ALL welcome. All ages are welcome. Gentlemen, you are welcome too! No experience necessary. Materials will be provided. The next knitting event will be Tuesday, August 11 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm at Phillips Library.                                               


Moreland the Magician
We had a great time with Moreland the Magician this morning!

Searching our catalog online
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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.

Spring/Summer 2015 Newsletter
Read all about our Summer Reading Program and Demo Night at the MakerSpace in the Spring/Summer Newsletter.
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.