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Spring Book Sale

(April 12, 2010)  The library's spring book sale begins today and runs through Saturday, April 17.  There are books for all ages and interests for sale at attractive prices.  This spring we also have a large selection of VHS tapes for both children and adults.  All proceeds from the sale will be used to purchase new library materials for you to check out and enjoy. 

Food for Fines

(April 12, 2010) This week the library is accepting donations of non-perishable food items in exhange for overdue fines that you may have accumulated.  All food collected will be given to the Minerva Salvation Army for distribution to local food pantries. The rate of exhange is one can of soup, boxed prepared meal, bag of rice, etc. for $1 in fines. This food drive is part of our Communities Thrive @ Your Library celebration, and we will gratefully accept any additional food donations to aid the local pantries.

Food for Fines Success!

Food For Fines Success(May 3, 2010)  Thanks to all of you who brought in food to help pay down your fines and fees during National LIbrary Week.  You benefited from an easy way to make your card usable again, and the local food pantries benefited from the donations.  Pictured are library staff with a sampling of the food donated by generous library patrons.

Library Book Sale Success

(May 10, 2010)  Thanks to everyone who donated books for the spring library book sale; your generosity provided a wide selection of books and other materials for interested shoppers.  And, of course, thank you to everyone who purchased books and other materials at the sale.  Your generosity provided $864 for the library to spend this year on new materials for you to check out and enjoy.  Be sure to visit the summer book sale begining Wednesday, June 16 during the Minerva Homecoming and Heritage Days celebration.  Plan on taking a break from the outdoor

Parking Lot Repair

(June 7, 2010)  Weather permitting, the library's parking lot will be sealed and striped on Monday, June 14.  The library will be open its regular hours from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.  Library patrons may park next door in either the YMCA  parking lot or the Minerva Elementary School parking lot. 

Library Book Sale Soon!

(June 7, 2010)  Get ready for the library's summer book sale starting Wednesday, June 16 at 10:00 am.  The book sale comes early this year because the Minerva Heritage Days celebration has been moved up to combine with the Minerva Homecoming.  We have received many interesting donations and will have plenty of books to choose from for all ages and interests.  All proceeds are used to support the purchase of new library materials for you to check out and enjoy, and to support library programs for all ages. 

Library Book Sale Going On Now!

(June 19, 2010)  The Library's summer book sale began on Wednesday, June 16, with many eager browsers carrying off great finds.  There are still many books left to peruse, and staff add more to the sale each day.  We even have an interesting assortment of LPs and music on cassette this time.  Stop in and take a look. Proceeds support the purchase of new library materials for you to check out and enjoy.

Retirement Reception for Mrs. Rose

(June 19, 2010) Mrs. Rose, the manager of the Youth Services Department here at the library, is retiring June 30.  Please join us in the library's Fireside Reading Room between 4:30 and 6:00 pm on Wednesday, June 30, to say goodbye to Mrs. Rose, thank her for years of service to the community, and share your fond memories of class visits, story-times, Summer Reading Club, and family fun at the library.