“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.” ― Albert EinsteinCarrollton Public LibraryOne North Folger StreetCarrollton, MO 64633660-542-0183Now on Facebook under Carrollton Public Libraryhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/Carrollton-Public-Library/127287750675022 The Carrollton Public Library's mission is to be the hub of information, education and recreation for the community.
First Christian Church of Carrollton is hosting “The Road to Bethlehem” based on the true mystery of Christmas. The mystery will be revealed through storytelling, journaling and feasting, based on storytelling format from “Worship and Wonder” curriculum. Storyteller Sandy Griffin, along with a host of volunteers from the First Christian Church, will present the stories of Christmas during Advent. The story times are scheduled from 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Wednesdays after school on December 4th, 11th, and 18th in the lower level of the Carrollton Public Library. The final chapters will be read on Sunday, December 22nd from 3:15 – 4:30 pm. On each occasion, refreshments will be served. Children aged 6 – 8 years are invited to attend. Griffin commented, “All children are welcome to hear the Christmas story to know the true meaning of the holiday season.”
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The Carrollton Public Library thanks the Ritual of Jewel’s Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for allowing the library to be a part of their annual Holiday Homes Tour. The Library is fully decorated with Christmas Trees from various individuals/groups and organinzations. Raffle tickets will be continue to be sold this week until December 14th during the library’s regular business hours. Raffle tickets are one chance for $1.00 or 25 chances for $20.00 with the proceeds to the Friends group in their efforts to assist with library programs and services. The winners will be drawn and notified on December 15th for those Christmas Trees that are donated with pick up at the library. If you have questions or need more details, please call the library at 660.542.0183 or email email@example.com or check the library’s website www.carrolltonlibrary.com or Facebook page.* * * * *
TableTop Tuesdays! What are TableTop Tuesdays? It's an exploration of Chess and other strategic board games. It's a chance to hone your skills, learn new ones and most importantly, have FUN! TableTop Tuesdays is scheduled from 6 - 9 pm and will meet in the lower level of the library on the first Tuesdays of the month for family night and third Tuesdays of the month for the adults only (16+). Anyone interested in showcasing their skills and talents on the board is invited to attend. Refreshments will be provided.
The Temptation of Lila & Ethan by Jessica SorensenThe Longest Ride by Nicholas SparksStorm Front by John SandfordIdentical by Scott TurowTreasure Your Love by J.C. ReedGone by James Patterson & Michael LedwidgeFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesThe Racketeer by John GrishamGone Girl by Gillian Flynn
NON Fiction:Killing Jesus by Bill O'Reilly & Martin DugardThings that Matter by Charles KrauthammerDavid & Goliath by Malcolm GladwellI Am Malala by Malala YousafzaiJohnny Carson by Henry Bushkin40 Chances by Howard G. Buffett & Howard W. BuffetMy Story by Elizabeth SmartThe Reason I Jump by Naoki HigashidaExtortion by Peter SchweizerHistory Decoded by Brad MeltzerOrange is the New Black by Piper KermanOne Summer by Bill BrysonLean In by Sheryl Sandberg
Si-cology 1 by Si Robertson with Mark Schlabach
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As these titles are popular, please ask the circulation desk librarian to place a hold for a title that you wish to read. The Library staff will call you when it is available. Or click on the card catalog above, enter your patron ID, search the title you are interested in reading and place a hold yourself at home or on your mobile phone at www.carrollton.missourievergreen.org! * * * * * * * * * * * *The Carrollton Public Library highlights the online card catalog with our automation system vendor, Missouri Evergreen and the consortium that we belong. Searching for books and materials is easy at missourievergreen.org in our online catalog and also easy lookups are available in the consortium's member libraries. Patrons will now have the capability to mark items for hold or reserve at their convenience whether you browse at work, home or on your mobile. First off, you will need to know you patron ID number if you want to use this feature. Please call or stop by the library and the staff will assist you or give you a tutorial. Find the link to the card catalog at the top of this page or click here: https://carrollton.missourievergreen.org* * * * * * *Does someone you know have an e-reader that they don't get or know how to use? Or maybe you are in the market to purchase an e-reader for yourself? If so, stop by the library as we have diferent versions of eReading devices on display so one could look before you shop. Ask the library staff about scheduling your individual or small group tutorial if you already have a device and need to know how to download books from www.molib2go.org, the library's website for e-books and downloadable audio books. One hour training sessions will be "hands-on" with the different models and features, price point comparisons, overview of the molib2go.org website, followed by a Q & A period. First and foremost is your patron number which grants you access to the library's free e-reading services. Call the library today to get your questions answered about E-Reading services, 660.542.0183!
* * * * * * * *The Library placed orders for more content for our patrons at molib2go.org! If you see the orange sunshine symbol next to an item as an Overdrive Advantage, this means that this e-book has been provided by the Carrollton Public Library just for our patrons' use. New e-book titles can be found at www.molib2go.org now!