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March Newsletter

Check It Out: Krum Public Library Newsletter

March 2020 Volume 1, Issue 6


Director's Corner

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring our Valentine’s raffle and to Porto Fino’s for donating a gift certificate for dinner for two. Congratulations to our winner. We hope you enjoy your prizes! I am excited about our upcoming March Teen Read! Look below for more details.


Did You Know?

  • KPL will be hosting Women in History Movie Screenings 11AM-1 PM each Saturday in March. See Librarian for more details.

  • KPL will be using an online/app-based reading log in the future. More details are coming soon!


Remember When?

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

  • 3/1/1873 E. Remington & Sons begin production of the first practical typewriter

  • 3/2/1904 Birth of Theodore Geisel/Dr. Seuss

  • 3/9/1913 Virginia Wolff delivers her first novel to the publisher

  • 3/19/2008 death of Arthur C. Clarke

  • 3/26/1974 birth of Robert Frost

  • 3/27/1960 Birth of James Potter in the Harry Potter series

  • 3/31/1855 Death of Charlotte Bronte


What’s New at KPL?

Books and Movies

  • Picture Books: Where’s Baby?

  • Junior FictionFrank and Bean; I, Cosmo; Maybe He Just Likes You; When You Trap a Tiger

  • Junior Non-Fiction: Taste the World! Series, Dealing with...When People Die

  • Junior Graphic Novels: Nathan Hale’s Hazardous Tales: Major Impossible

  • YA Fiction: A Constellation of Roses, Just Breathe, The Never Tilting World

  • Adult Fiction: Out of Darkness, Shining Light; First Cut; Molokai

  • Adult Biography: Touched by the Sun My Friendship with Jackie, Me Elton John, Barnum and American Life


  • Book Club—3/12 6 PM Featured book is Educated by Tara Westover.

  • Children’s Hour—Tuesday 10-11 AM. Join Mrs. Katie for interactive stories, songs, early literacy activities, and crafts. No Children’s Hour on 3/11 during KISD spring break

  • Teen Time—each Wednesday from 4-6 PM; teen Time will not meet 3/12 during Spring Break

  • A Tooth Fairy’s Adventure Story Time presented by Sanger Dental — 3/13 at 10 AM

  • Reading with Rover—3/28 10 AM

  • Celebrate Women's History Month with KPL Women in History Movie Screening - Join us this month for free special screenings of movies about important historical women. Movies are PG or PG-13. Please ask librarians for content details. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided.


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