Barnes and Noble Update

Even though Barnes and Noble has canceled their official product demonstration for today, we have two volunteers willing to come in on such late notice and show of their Nook and Nook Color at 11:00 for all of those still interested in coming.  They will try their best to answer any questions you may have.

If you have any other questions please call the library at 207-372-8961.

Barnes and Noble Event

The Barnes and Noble event scheduled for today has unfortunately been canceled. Stay tuned for the reschedule date, and to see if we will have anything else to offer today!

Marshall Point Lighthouse Scholarship Applications Available at the Library

The Marshall Point Lighthouse Committee is offering scholarships recognizing graduating high school seniors, who are residents of St. George.

To be eligible students must be applying to a two or four year college or university, or a business, technical or vocational program. Scholarship amounts range from $1,500-$2,500. Applications are available at Jackson Memorial Library and must be received no later than May 3, 2011.

Meebo Instant Messaging

Have you noticed the new Meebo me chat application on the side of the webpage? Anytime that it says the “JML Librarian is Online”, you can ask us a question that gets sent straight to our computers. If it says we are unavailable, please include your name and e-mail in the message, and we will respond as soon as possible. Try it out!

Movie Series at the Jackson Memorial Library

Why do societies that seem stable fall apart?  How is it that friends can become enemies?  The Jackson Memorial Library in St. George is hosting a movies series to look at just those questions.  The movies will be shown at 5:30 in the library on three Thursdays.  At 7:30, people who have seen the movies elsewhere are welcome to come for the discussion. Each movie is available on DVD at the Library.

Gaming at the Library

On March 17th, from 5:30 to 7:00 we will be hosting our first ever family game night. We will have cards, board games, and a Nintendo Wii. You are welcome to bring your own favorite board game to share with others or a 4 player Wii game.  The library encourages all family members to come and partake in the festivities. According to a recent article in the Huffington Post:

“Games also, increasingly, are a particularly effective way to bond with our friends and family -- strengthening our real-life and online social networks in ways that no other kind of social interaction can.”

We will also be hosting a Teen specific game night, for 7thgrade and up! Bring in your favorite games to share on the Wii.

Need more incentive for gaming at the library? Read the rest of Jane McGonigal’s article for the Huffington post:

Youth Services Update

It has been a busy and fun month at the Jackson Memorial Library. The girls’ book club had a blast doing some collages, drawing, and playing Pictionary (I believe there may have been some book discussion involved in there somewhere, too).  Our monthly storytime, where we come together to read picture books and do a craft, is still a blast!

St. George Community Access Map

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For any changes or corrections please e-mail Jean Hewitt

Tech 101 for Technophobes Rescheduled for Tuesday, February 1st at 12:30

Because of the snow day on Thursday, we are rescheduling our Tech101 for Technophobes program for Tuesday, February 1st at 12:30PM.  Stop on in to learn how to transfer the state library eBooks to your digital devices.  Don't forget to bring your laptops as well as your digital devices, they are a necessary part of the transfer process. If you do not have a laptop, we will demonstrate how to do it, and you can practice on a library computer, for when you return home to your PC.

New Storm Windows for the Library

On Martin Luther King Day, Herring Gut Learning Center Island Fellow, and Jackson Memorial Library Volunteer, Alexandria Brasilialong with other community volunteers led a service project to build and install 8 interior storm windows at the Library.


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