Tuesday, December 15, 2009

2010 Census Practice Tests

We have available at the Ortonville Public Library, 2010 Census Practice Tests. Please stop by if you would like to practice before taking the actual test. Be watching the blog for dates the tests will be administered.

Saturday Reading Program

The Saturday reading program will be held this Saturday at 10:30 a.m. for all children ages 3 - kindergarten. There will be a special visitor popping in to visit also. Come and have some fun at the library this Saturday, December 19th.

Saturday Movie

This Saturday, December 19th we will be showing the movie "Elf" at the Ortonville Public Library at 1 p.m. This is open to all who want to watch a movie. There is no charge to attend. This will be the last movie until sometime in January. Watch the blog for upcoming announcements of movies in January.

Facebook Workshop

If you have always wondered about Facebook or had wanted to learn about it, now is your chance. Vicki Oakes is having a workshop on Facebook on Tuesday, December 22, 2009 at 6:30 in the Media Center in the Ortonville Public Library. Class is limited to 12 (number of computers available) or more if you have your own laptop with WiFi. Call the library at 320-839-2494 to get registered and come and learn about Facebook.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Media Center

We have received the laptops, cabinets, smartboard, and printer for the media center. Everything is starting to really fall in place and should be set by Christmas time. If you or your organization would like to use the Media Center, please send an email to our Media Center Coordinator, Barb Dockter, at ortonvillemediacenter.gmail.com She will be happy to get your event on our calendar and help you with an technical needs you may have. You can also reach Barb at 320-487-0145 (local number). An open house is being planned for Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. More information coming later.

Christmas movies

We are showing Christmas movies at the Library from 1 - 3 on Saturdays during the month of December. This Saturday, December 12th, we will be showing "Shrek the Halls" and a few other short movies. The event is open to anyone who wants to come and see a movie. On Saturday, December 19th we will be showing "Elf". Come to the library and watch a movie.

Brent Olson

Brent Olson will be at the Ortonville Public Library on Saturday, December 12 from 1 - 3 p.m. He has a new book out called "Papa: Figuring Out What Matters". Brent is from the Clinton area and has published other books. The Friends of the Ortonville Public Library will be serving refreshments. The event will be held upstairs in the library. If you cannot make it to see Brent in the afternoon, he will be at the Graceville Public Library from 10 - 12 on Saturday.