Last KiPS session August 2nd

The 2016 Kindergarten Prep School (KiPS) ends August 2nd. More than 120 soon-to-be-kindergarten students have been coming to the library for one morning a week all summer to learn about working in groups, listening, and sharing. Along the way they’ve practiced a few pre-reading and writing skills, learned a bit about working with numbers, expressed… Read more »

Summer Bookmobile ends this week

Bookmobile under blue skies at Hudson Park

The bookmobile is making its last summer stops this week. Anything checked out from the bookmobile this week will need to be returned to the library. If you have items checked out from the bookmobile earlier but can’t return them to the bookmobile itself, please bring them to the library building. In the coming weeks… Read more »

Sum Up for Summer Challenge

T shirt for 2016 Summer Challenge

442 participants   163 completed Challenges (congratulate the folks you see in their bright orange shirts!)   19,850 points earned by participants     777 total votes cast for the three charitable organizations $300 to top vote getter Jay County Cancer Society $100 each to runners up Pregnancy Care Center and Youth Service Bureau  … Read more »

July-August NEWSNOTES now available

Learn about borrowing a mobile hotspot, get ready for the Summer Challenge Grand Finale event, and find out how to sign up a new kindergartener for our Ready to Ride School Bus Program.View or print a copy of the July-August 2016 NEWSNOTES.  

Readers+Bookmobile

Readers with books checked out from bookmobile

Readers of all sizes have visited the summer bookmobile. The Beiswanger family and their friends showed off their book choices at the Hudson Family Park. Are we visiting a stop near you? Check the list.  

Six summer stops for bookmobile

Bookmobile front

You can visit the library’s bookmobile at six locations during June. The bookmobile is stocked with items for kids, teens and adults. You can also apply for a new card or sign up for the Summer Challenge. Use your regular Evergreen library card to check out. Materials can be returned to the bookmobile or to… Read more »

June NEWSNOTES now available.

Keep up to date on the Summer Challenge and learn about our latest online resource, Mango Languages online language-learning system. View or print a copy of the June 2016 NEWSNOTES.

May NEWSNOTES now available.

Read about Summer Challenge Mini Expo and more. View or print a copy of the May 2016 NEWSNOTES and KIDSHEET.

April NEWSNOTES now available.

Read about Money Smart week and more. View or print a copy of the April 2016 NEWSNOTES and KIDSHEET.

Let’s talk about a book, Jay County!

Books as conversation starters? Back in 1998 “If All of Seattle Read the Same Book” was launched to bring people together around one common book “to broaden and deepen an appreciation of literature through reading and discussion.” The idea of a book shared by a whole city, county or state has since spread around the… Read more »