February 9, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 6

Library News

Adult Reading Raffle - Enter weekly to win a KINDLE FIRE and other great prizes online at psglib.org or at the Public Library. Open to adults 18+.

Hunger Games Party/Little Kid's Rock Concert – 3 pm. Free book for kids 10 am - 4 pm. Celebrate the Hunger Games film release with a reaping, Cornucopia snacks, and a performance by Little Kids Rock. Participants are encouraged to bring Hunger Games themed snacks to share.

Garden Forum & Information Exchange - Fri, Feb 10 at 7 pm. Instructor Bob Gorman, UAF Cooperative Extension Service, bring your favorite seed catalogues and share your success stories. If you bring seeds to trade, they must be clean.

Gardening with Plants Native to Southeast Alaska - Sat, Feb 11 from 8:30 am - 10:30 am. Instructor: Bob Gorman, UAF Cooperative Extension Service. This workshop will look at examples of plants native to Petersburg that have value in the garden, how a gardener might get those plants, and considerations for managing native plants in the home garden.

Invasion of the afterschoolers - Valentine Pennants. Tuesday Feb. 14, 3:30 - 4:30. Print carved lino blocks to make Valentine themed Pennants.  A drop-in program open to kids 6+.

Preschool Story time - Wednesday, Feb 15, 10 – 11 am. Open to preschoolers. Stories, songs and activities that help children get ready for school and encourage a love of reading at an early age.

Elizabeth Peratrovich/Amy Hallingstad Event - Thursday February 16, 6 pm, at the Seaside House. A gathering to honor both Elizabeth Peratrovich and Amy Hallingstad who  fought for native and women's rights in Alaska. View the film “For the Rights of All: Ending Jim Crow in Alaska” and gather for discussion and refreshments.  

Petersburg’s Writer Laureate - Deadline:  March 21, 5 pm - Writers of all ages are encouraged to apply.  Fiction, non-fiction and poetry are all welcome. Applications are at the public library or at www.psglib.org.

The Petersburg Listening Project. If you or someone you know has a story to tell, contact Jessica at 772-3349 to schedule.  For more information on the Petersburg Listening Project visit:  listeningprojectpsg.wordpress.com

Ebooks & Digital Audiobooks 101 - call 772-3349 to book an appointment. Get help accessing the library's collection of eBooks and digital audiobooks. We'll help you set up your account and download to your device or one of ours.

Passport processing is available by appointment only at the library. For more details on qualifying for a passport, visit the U.S. Department of State's passport information page at travel.state.gov/passport

Taking the terror out of technology  - call 772-3349 to book an appointment. Practice new computer skills, learn to use a mouse, or get a little help with computer problems. Book one on one time with our resident computer wiz. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. PCs only please.

New Library Project information and updates: http://psglib.wordpress.com/

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