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Book Sale 2014

Book Sale 2014
We made $1,114 on the one day sale.
Thank you to all those who helped.*
Please scroll down for a few photos and names.

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Book Sale day is here!
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31 wonderful volunteers* worked 50 different shifts!
*Work shifts included Thursday night book and table carrying and tent set-up; Friday morning book carrying and arranging,  working at the pay table, clean-up; and Friday evening delivering of remainders to Goodwill.   Thank you to all!  Here are the names:

Barb Glenn, John Glenn, Felisa McKay, Stan McKay, Laura Eberstein, Rich Eberstain, Neal Eberstien,  Merle Webster, Sharon Webster, Peggy Parker, Eric Parker, Roy Griswold, Kavin Rossman, Janet Rossman, Ann Burlingham,
Jo Vineyard, Chris Nolan, JoAnne Brocklehurst, Judy Thewke, Bev Pedlow, Sally Hughes, Vera Parmiter, Ruth Parker, and the entire cast and crew of Shake on the Lake--Josh Rice, Matt Duncan, Jordy Neill, Mark Hansen, Kelsie Craig, Courtney Bennett, Sharon Combs, Margaret Gayford.
(See photo below).

A special thank you goes to Book Sale Co-Chairs Barb Glenn, Felisa McKay and Laura Eberstein for hours and hours of sorting prior to the sale in addition to thier work on Book Sale eve and day itself.   Thank you to Friends of Perry Public Library President Ann Burlingham for pricing the collectibles and for her work the day of the sale.

The annual book sale is sponsored by
Friends of Perry Public Library.

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The Shake on the Lake cast and crew were a big help carrying boxes and helping set up for our Book Sale.  Here they share a lighter moment at the Book Sale with Friends of Perry Public Library workers!  Thank you to founder and artistic director Josh Rice for this photo.  We highly recommend this unique theater festival.  Click on Shake on the Lake for details.

Parking Lot Update July 8, 2014

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Click here to open a pdf of this article.

Chalk Art Festival 2014
Please scroll down for photos.

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Find our library booth
at this year's
Chalk Art Festival
Downtown Perry
July 12, 2014
8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please add to our notebook
of artwork and thoughts:

"100 Great Things
about the Library"

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What will YOU draw or write?

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The weather was terrific, and we had a close-up view of the chalk artists as they worked and the
musicians as they played.
Many stopped by to look at our display, talk with us, and add their thoughts and drawings to our notebook of
"100 Great Things about the Library."
Thank you to the following for helping with the booth:  Barb Glenn and Diane Dunkleberg of the Friends of Perry Public Library and Library Staff members Janet Rossman, Sarah Hare, and Peggy Parker.

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Also happening during Summer 2014 ...

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Stories Under the Tree

2014 Summer Recreation Program,
Perry Village Park,

held in conjunction with the YMCA.

Presented by
Youth Services Librarian
Janet Rossman

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Mrs. Rossman

       Many groups of children will enjoy the Book Shelf inside the cabin and Mrs. Rossman's
"Stories Under the Three" program sessions!

Stories Under the Tree is made possible by an award from the Wyoming Foundation.

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At the Library Board meeting on Monday, July 7, 2014, Wyoming Foundation Council Members Eric Szucs and Karen Six (above on left) present check for funding to Perry Public Library for its "Stories Under the Tree" program.  Accepting the check are Youth Services Librarian Janet Rossman and Library Director Peggy Parker (above on right).

Click here for the complete Summer Reading Program brochure!

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Thank you to Friends of Perry Public Library for supporting
our 2014 Summer Reading Program.

Click here for the complete Summer Reading Program brochure!

SPECIAL PROGRAM:  Wildlife Defenders were back!
Scroll down for photos.

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See below for photos of some of the animals and their presenters

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The porcupine snacks on a pretzel.

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Thank you to Wildlife Defenders (pictured above) for the terrific program.
We had 55 children and adults attending!


Preschool Story Hour

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Perry Public Library
Book Discussion Group

Upcoming Titles:

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For a list of all Book Discussion titles, click here.

August 26, 2014
7:00 PM

Still Life,
a mystery by Louise Penny

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Sept. 23, 2014
7:00 PM

Hard Choices,
by Hillary Rodham Clinton

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October 28, 2014
7:00 PM


Bring any book, fiction or nonfiction,
that you have recently enjoyed.

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All are welcome to join our Book Discussion Group at any time.

Here is the procedure for borrowing book discussion titles:

Ask the library staff to place a hold for you for a copy to borrow,
OR place the hold yourself online in the OWWL Catalog.

Ask for help if you haven’t done this before:
Click here for OWWL instructions,
or call the library at

Wi-Fi Access

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Did you know that in addition to regular internet access
we have wireless internet access here at the library?

Bring in your own laptop computer, and use your OWWL library card and PIN
to log on to the network.

Visitors may request a guest pass at the main desk.      

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All four counties share the same
public library card!

1 library card •
4 counties

Pioneer Library System

ALL libraries in the System
circulate their materials in OWWL!

Go to OR will take you right
into the catalog without the preliminary web page found at the link.


• Have OWWL Library Card
• Have PIN (password)
• Can place holds and renew items online


• Or, ask the library staff how!


Mon, Wed  1:00 - 7:00 PM
Tues, Thurs  10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday  1:00 to 5:00 PM
Sat  9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

BUT... You can access your OWWL account online
24 hours a day at

Register for your OWWL card if you don't already
have one.

Explore the OWWL catalog for yourself at any time at:
will take you right
into the catalog without the preliminary web page found at the link.

Click here for library gift items for sale.

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See the library's website Archive for previous web articles about library events.

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