Happenings 4/23/14

Pete Fromm Author Dinner May 14

Tickets for the 4th Annual Author Dinner Fundraiser, May 14, are on sale at the Library or from any Library Board Trustee. Seating is limited so please reserve early!

Held at the Elks Club, the no-host cocktail hour, silent auction and catered dinner with Pete Fromm is sponsored by Hi-Heat Industries and the Friends of the Lewistown Library.

Montana author Pete Fromm is a 4X winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award for his novels “As Cool as I Am,” “How This All Started,” “Dry Rain” and “Indian Creek Chronicles.” Copies are available for checkout from the Library.

The Book Station

Browse and buy used books Saturday, May 3, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p. m. at the Book Station. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lewistown Public Library, all proceeds go towards projects to benefit the Library.

Address Verification

All new library card applicants must verify their physical and mailing addresses. Addresses may be verified with one of the following current items: a valid MT Driver’s license, a piece of official correspondence such as a rent receipt, a voter registration card, a utility bill or a property tax statement. Children under age 18 applying for a card will need similar documentation from a parent or legal guardian. Fergus County resident’s cards are free. All others, including those who cannot verify their address, will be required to pay $10.00 for a 3-month card or $30.00 for a 12-month card.

Sampler of Titles New to the Library

Adult Audio CD: “Glorious War: the Civil War Adventures of George Armstrong Custer” by Thom Hatch; “Private L A.” by James Patterson; “Concealed in Death” by J.D. Robb; “the Mad Sculpter: the Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation” by Harold Scheohter; and “Hunting Shadows: an Inspecter Ian Rutledge Mystery” by Charles Todd.

Adult DVD: “Duke;” “Men in Black 3;” “Queens of Nashville Videorecording: the Untold Story of Their Journeys to Fame;” and “West of Memphis.”

Children’s Audio CD: “Hurry Up, Houdini; High Time for Heroes” by Marry Pope Osborne; and “A Series of Unfortunate Events #3, 5, 7, & 8” by Lemony Snicket.

Juvenile DVD: “Building Big: Bridges;” and “Up.

Additional titles may be viewed at http://lewistownlibrary.org by clicking on “Catalog” and “New Arrivals.”

Baby—Pre-school Story Time

Story Times for Babies & Toddlers, and Pre-school & Kindergarten-aged children will be held on Friday April 25 at 10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Babies and Toddlers meet with Nancy Bostrom in the upstairs meeting room. The older children meet with Lora Poser-Brown in the downstairs youth area.

Library Services

24-hour Wireless access; Internet access to the Library Catalog, EBSCO periodical database, local Historical Photographic Archive, Montana Library 2 Go audio books and eBooks, HeritageQuest Online; Inter-Library Loan service with $3.00 postage fee, Library cards free to all Fergus County residents; Genealogy Research; free meeting room available to non-profit groups; Summer Reading Program for youth and adults, Notary Public service available by appointment.

Library hours are 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tuesday – Friday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. We are closed Sunday and Monday. Contact us by phone at 406-538-5212, or e-mail library@lewistownlibrary.org. Our card catalog may be viewed on our webpage: www.lewistownlibrary.org as well as our downloadable audio books, e-books, and Heritage Quest Online.