The Mulvane Public Library is excited to share a new part-time job opportunity, Library Assistant/Afterschool Monitor. Please review the job description linked below, and submit your resume and cover letter to the Director by Friday, September 27th.
National Grandparents Day is on September 8, so come out for a special Grandparents Storytime on Saturday, September 7 at 10:30am! This will be a fun time for grandparents and their grandkids to share in a storytime together. There will be stories, songs, and a special craft to take home.
We can’t wait to celebrate with our community grandparents!
*Geared for kids age 8 and under
Maggie has had a whole year of reading with the Books with Bite book club. And she has had a blast with the group! Maggie says, “We have had read some really great books, and we have had books that were only okay, but the company was always spot on.”
The group has read a variety of books from women’s fiction to sci-fi. When asked some of her favorite memories or books from the club, Maggie said, “I really enjoyed the Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin, and I had a lot of fun meeting Marguerite Reed at our summer reading event.”
Thanks to everyone who joined us this past year, and we hope others join our group! The group meets every 2nd Thursday of the month at 6:30pm at one of the local restaurants in town. Our next meeting will be September 12th and we will be at Luciano’s. We will be doing a double feature talk since we missed August. You can read either Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter or There There by Tommy Orange.
Here is a list of books we read this past year with Maggie!
September 2018 – Death and Bees by Lisa O’Donnell
October 2018 – The Woman in the Window by AJ Finn
November 2018 – Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
December 2018 – The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
January 2019 – How to Walk Away by Katherine Center
February/March 2019 – Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
April 2019 – So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson
May 2019 – The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
June 2019 – Kindred by Octavia Butler
July 2019 – Archangel by Marguerite Reed
August 2019 – Pretty Girls by Karin Slaughter
September 2019 – There There by Tommy Orange
Cooking classes are starting at the Mulvane Public Library for children, teens, and adults! Children and teens will focus on basic skills and learning yummy and healthy recipes that they could recreate at home. Adults will learn recipes from guest chefs that will surly enhance your recipe book at home.
Thursday, September 5th we will have a reception night where everyone is encouraged to come and view our new cooking equipment and it your first chance to sign up for upcoming cooking classes, including our roll out week!
Roll Out Week:
Monday, September 16th @ 6:00 pm: Marsha Slack, local cook and baker, will be here to teach adults how to make a classic dish healthier – cauliflower pizza & smoothies! Adults do need to register in advance by September 13th.
Tuesday, September 17th @ 4:00 pm: Kids in grades 4 -5 pm, Victoria will be teaching you how to make pancake art.
Tuesday, September 17th @ 5:30 pm: Kassie McCabe from Live Healthy for You will be here to do a healthy talk and will be giving tips on how to make easy changes to improve your lifestyle. Kassie is a certified health coach and focuses on holistic health – which focuses on not only on the body, but also mind and soul.
Wednesday, September 18th @ 3:30 pm: During Teen Scene we will be making foil packet dinners! A simple and fun recipe that teens can make at home in the oven or even while they are camping! Please register by September 17th!
Wednesday, September 18th @ 6:00 pm: Sharla will be baking desserts with our adult patrons. Learn how to make a treat with our favorite baker. Please register by September 16th.
Thursday, September 19th @ 6:30 pm: Local cookbook author, Sondra Langel, will be here to talk about her cookbook and to share some vintage cookware she has collected over the years. She wrote the book Thursday Afternoon Cooking Club in December 2018.
We hope you can make it to these amazing classes!
The Cosomosphere is stopping by the Mulvane Public Library to do some science with us! We will be reading stories and they will show us how to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen! Join us Saturday, August 24 @ 10:30 for this fun event!