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December 2022 Newsletter

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December 2022 Volume 4, Issue 3

Director's Corner ‘Tis the season to curl up with a good book, relax with a fun movie and enjoy the glittering lights and good food! I hope that your December is filled with love and joy. From all of us to all of you Happy Holidays!

Did You Know? KPL has a lost and found. Items librarians find left behind in the library are kept at the circulation desk. If you are missing something or think you left something at the library, ask a librarian about the Lost and Found.

Remember When? (A look back at important events in literary history—author birthdays, book/character debuts, and dates in books)

  • 12/2/1867 Charles Dickens gives his first American public reading in a Boston Theater

  • 12/6/1928 In Harry Potter series, Rubeus Hagrid is born.

  • 12/16/1901 Beatrix Potter self-publishes The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Library Events Recurring Events: • Children’s Hour • 1st Saturday Drop-in Craft • Book Club • 3rd Saturday Storytime • Teen Writing Club • Homeschool Meetup • 3rd Thursday Family Fun Night • Crafters UFO Club • Fourth Friday Free Play • Please see the calendar or website for event dates and details. Special December Programming:

  • Fourth Friday Free Play, Homeschool Meetup and 3rd Thursday Family Fun Night will not meet in December. They will resume in January.

  • The library will have a Drop-in Craft available on Thursday, December 1 5:00-6:00 PM (before the Tree Lighting) and again at our regularly scheduled time of Saturday, December 3 11:00 AM—1:00 PM. You can decorate a wooden ornament using our stamps and markers.

  • Children’s Hour will only meet 12/7 and 12/14 and then take a break until February.

  • Book Club will meet 12/8 at 6 PM to discuss Serena by Ron Rash.

  • We will be closing at noon on Friday, December 16 for the City of Krum Holiday Staff event, and we will be closed Saturday, December 24 for Christmas.

  • Join Mrs. Katie for Polar Express Pajama Storytime at 7:00 PM Tuesday, December 20. PJs are encouraged at this special evening holiday storytime.

  • Crafters UFO Club will meet Wednesday, December 28 at 1:00 PM.

Community Events Thursday December 1:

  • Drop-in Craft at Library 5:00-6:00 PM

  • The City of Krum’s Annual Christmas Tree Lighting 6:00 PM.

Friday, December 2:

  • Harry Potter Yule Party at KPL 6:00—7:30 PM

Saturday, December 3:

  • Pancakes with Santa at Krum Fire Department 7:30—11:00 AM

  • Drop-in Craft at KPL 11:00 AM—1:00 PM

  • Krum Parade of Lights 6:00 PM downtown

  • Chili Supper and Pictures with Santa at KMS following parade

Staff Pick

I recommend Careless Whiskers by Miranda James. This light read is part of the fun “A Cat in the Stacks Mystery” series. I have enjoyed all of this series, and Careless Whiskers is another great read. Charlie Harris and his Maine Coon cat Diesel are back on the case after an incident at the Athena College theater department’s latest production. - from CJ

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