Saturday, March 03, 2012

Schiavo Library: March 2012 Newsletter

Schiavo Library: March 2012 Newsletter
One Hundred Years Ago (1912):
Yes, Strathmere is officially 100 years old! The town will be celebrating all year with special events and remembrances. We will kick things off with a contest – “Strathmere is the best town because….” Email us -  or drop off your ideas here at the library. Winners will be announced in the next newsletter.

Fifty Years Ago (1962):
March 6, 1962 – the date of one of our worse storms. Area libraries and historic societies will be remembering the storm this spring with many special programs. If you haven’t seen it yet, you should come in and check out the DVD - Great New Jersey Coastal Storms. It has powerful footage of that storm and others on the Jersey coast. We will also be showing it again this summer (date TBA).

Food Bank Collection:
Thank you for your donations. They will be delivered to a local food bank.

Thursday Movie Matinees:
For March we will feature movies with a book connection. If you would like to join us, here’s the schedule:
  • March 8: The Notebook
  • March 15: The Lincoln Lawyer
  • March 22: The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • March 29: Confessions of a Shopaholic

Love Your Library Raffle:
The winner is…. Kandy Kruse. Thanks for visiting the library in February, Kandy. Enjoy your prize of library goodies.
Some of our Newest Titles:
  • 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  •  Killing Lincoln by Bill O’Reilly
  •  Catherine the Great by Robert Massie
  •  Litigators by John Grisham

Audio books:
  • Explosive Eighteen by Janet Evanovich
  •  Zero Day by David Baldacci
  •  Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larson
  •  Help by Kathryn Stockett
We will also soon have the DVDs for the recent Academy Award winners.

Christine Rohrman, Library Director

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