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This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

September 17-23, 2018

Monday, September 17, 2018 at 6:30 pm.  Story Hour. Join Miss Willie to read the book, The Library, by Sarah Stewart.  Children ages 2-6 are welcome.

Monday, Sept. 17, 2018 from 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m.  Stop by for our monthly social event. HomeTown Health Care and Hospice and Elmhaven East will be at the library to check blood pressure and blood sugar.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at 10 am. Story Hour.  Join Miss Willie to read the book, The Library, by Sarah Stewart. Children ages 2-6 are welcome.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 from 11 am – 1 pm.  Crochet Group.  Join us to crochet together and  learn new techniques. Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 4 pmBedtime Crazy 8s Club. Kindergarten through 2nd grade.  Join Miss Willie to build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess… it’s a totally new kind of math club. Space is limited so sign up at the Parsons Public Library.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 10 am. Story Hour. Join Miss Willie to read the book, The Library, by Sarah Stewart. Children 2-6 are welcome.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 2pm.  Color Your Stress Away.  Join us to color.  All coloring supplies are furnished.  Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 4pm.  STEAM Projects. Join Miss Willie to do some fun STEAM projects.  Bring an electric toothbrush.  Children ages 5 and up are welcome.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 2 pm. Adult Afternoon Movie. Join us to watch The Manchurian Candidate.

Job Opening

Job Opening

Parsons Public Library seeks energetic, team-oriented Young Adult/Circulation Specialist. Duties will include providing library services and programming for and with young adults and those who work with young adults. Developing and maintaining a cohesive collection. Applicants must have good customer service skills, ability to work the front desk assisting patrons and computer experience. Lifting, Kneeling and pushing book carts required. The position is part-time (30 hours) with some evenings and Saturdays. $9.00/hr. Apply by September 21 at Parsons Public Library, 311 E. 17th Street, Parsons, KS 67357. EOE

This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

September 10-16, 2018

Monday, September 10, 2018, at 6:30 pm.  Story Hour. Join Miss Willie to read the book, The Crayon Box, by Shane DeRolf. Children ages 2-6 are welcome.  Please bring a hairdryer.

Monday, September 10, 2018, at 6:30 pm. Adult  Book Discussion.  Join us to discuss the book, Holes, by Louis Sacher, presented by Dennis Etzel.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 10 am. Story Hour.  Join Miss Willie to read the book, The Crayon Box, by Shane DeRolf. Children ages 2-6 are welcome. Please bring a hairdryer.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, from 11 am – 1 pm.  Crochet Group.  Join us to crochet together and  learn new techniques. Everyone is welcome.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at 5:30 pm. Board of Trustee’s Meeting.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 10 am. Story Hour. Join Miss Willie the book, The Crayon Box, by Shane DeRolf. Children 2-6 are welcome.   Please bring a hairdryer.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018, at 2pm.  Color Your Stress Away.  Join us to color.  All coloring supplies are furnished.  Everyone is welcome.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 2 pm.  Adult Afternoon Movie.

Join us to watch the movie, Holes.

A Walk Around Parsons in 1872

A Walk Around Parsons in 1872

September 7 , 2018, PARSONS, KS – Parsons Public Library will host the program “A Walk Around Parsons in 1872” on Monday, October 1 at 6:30 p.m.  Mike Brotherton and David Mattox will present the program.

Mike and David will take us on a walk around Parsons and explore the businesses, schools, government and people of the infant wonder. Through newspaper articles, stories, and the oldest known photographs of Parsons, they will give us an idea of how it felt to live and work in this exciting time.

Mike Brotherton moved to Parsons in 1976 to teach at Labette Community College; now retired, he serves on the Parsons Historical Society Board of Directors, the Parsons Arts and Humanities Council, and is a volunteer of Operation Bright Touch. He enjoys buying and selling antiques and collectibles and working on art-related projects.

David Mattox was born in Southeast Kansas and is a lifelong resident. After graduation from Pittsburg State University in 1982, Mattox has been a small business owner for the past 36 years. He is a board member of the Parsons Historical Society and he considers the study of local history a favorite pastime. He resides in Parsons with his wife, Julie.

Members of the community are invited to attend the free program, which will take place at the library, 311 South 17th St. To sign up for the program or for more information, contact the library at 620-421-5920.

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