Home of the JFHML Friends Foundation and Backstreet Books

 
"If you don't see the book you want on the shelf, write it"
                              ~Beverly Cleary
Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library
 
    
May is Sign-Up Month for the popular Summer Reading Program, READING BY DESIGN!  This year marks the 34TH anniversary of programming excellence for youth. Registration forms are available to download in this newsletter, at the Library, and can also be found on-line at www.hallettlibrary.org. READING BY DESIGN caters to students who have completed kindergarten, up through the completion of 6th grade. The JFHML is proud to partner with the following to make this program possible---Thank you to the following sponsors: Bay Lake Lions, Cuyuna Range Lions, Cuyuna Range Women's Club, Crow Wing Power, Crosby Fire Relief Assn, Cuyuna Fire Relief Assn,  Deerwood Lakes Lions, Ironton Fire Department, Ironton Myrin-James American Legion, Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge and the JFHML Friends Foundation.
If your student registers by FRIDAY JUNE 9, they will receive a FREE READING BY DESIGN t-shirt... 
 


Click on the link below to download a registration form for your child. Please go by the grade the student has JUST completed.
  
  

Drop off your completed form to the Hallett Library by June 9 to reserve a spot for your child! This program allows for up to 100 children in each age group.  Please no preschoolers or adults. Thank you!
 
2017 VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION 
Recently we honored 50 of our 80+ volunteers (ranging in age from 13-90+) at our 2017 Volunteer Appreciation at the Deerstand on Monday, April 24.
We COULD NOT do what we do without their many helping hands!
THANK YOU!!  

 COMING SUMMER 2017
More JUNCTION 101
Tuesday Make & Do Classes!  
Knitting 101
&
Origami 101
More info to follow!   
Are you interested in teaching a hands-on class for ages 8-12?
If so, please contact Peggi at 546-8005.
Junction 101 is part of the IU2U Teen Mentoring Program at the JFHML

Backstreet Books LOGO 

Backstreet Books is ALWAYS OPEN for business...come on in and check it out! The store offers unheard of prices on like-new books, repurposed book art, local crafts and greeting cards by area artists & photographers.---The Friends are grateful for your patronage...

Le Connection Coffee bar  

 

NOW AVAILABLE in our

LE CONNECTION AREA

Coffee Bar:

COFFEE

TEA

HOT CHOCOLATE

$1.50 

12 oz  

Soft Drinks, and Biscotti too!  

...another Library amenity brought to you by the  

JFHML Friends Foundation   

   

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Our JFHML BUSINESS FRIENDS HONOR ROLL~ 

Thank you to the following for supporting their community Library with a $30 Friends Business Sponsorship:

 

~Barry's Properties & Insurance

~Christine Olson Sales

~Coach's of Deerwood

~Crosby Fire Dept

~CRMC
~Cycle Path & Paddle

~Deerstand
~Deerwood Bank

~Deerwood Lumber
~Den of Antiquity 

~Edward Jones-
Seth Jackson
~Dr. Jeffery Fish DDS
~GuidePoint Pharmacy
~Holy Spirit Holy Yoga
~Jacobs Realty 
Vern Lewis
~Koop Funeral Home
~Koop Insurance
~Maucieri's Catering
~Mid MN Credit Union 
~ Mixed Company-
A Kava House
~Neighborhood National Bank
~The Office Shop
~Paul Perpich DDS
~Pine Cone Antiques
~Ripple River Gallery
~Ruttger's Bay Lake Lodge
~Scentsy-
Barb Habighorst
~Severson, Porter Law
~Super One Foods
~Tadpole Media 
John See
~Unity Bank

Each week we thank our Business Friends on our electronic sign!
  

Please support them as they support US!

 

It's EASY to become a Friend!

Email: friends@hallettlibrary.org 

 for more infoLike us on Facebook 

 


UPCOMING EVENTS
SPRING Pre-School Story Hour
Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.
No pre-registration required
All ages 0-6
 Join Story Ladies Deb Weide, Becky Munns, Peggi Beseres and Sharon Beaman...follow the Library on Facebook for fun photos of Story Hour and other programming events~

     
STORY HOUR  THEMES:
  
April 26 ~ April Showers
May 3 ~ May Flowers
May 10 ~ We Love Mom!

Volunteer Readers will be conducting Story Hours during the Summer from June 28-July 26.  If you are interested
in a session, please contact Peggi.



QUILLMASTERS WRITING GROUP PRESENTS:
WRITING WORKSHOP WITH 
AUTHOR KATE ST. VINCENT VOGL
"SETTING THE SCENE"
TUESDAY, MAY 16
10-A.M.-1 P.M.
LUNCH INCLUDED
Please Register 546-8005 (limited to 20 participants)



     
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
COMING SOON!
BESTSELLING AUTHOR

NICKOLAS BUTLER
TUESDAY, JUNE 6 
6:30 pm
AUTHOR TALK & BOOK SIGNING
   
 Sponsored by the JFHML Friends Foundation

The JFHML Friends Present: 
MEGA BOOK SALE & JESSIE'S DOLL BOUTIQUE
June 21, 22 & 23


Property Tax Help will be available on the following Wednesdays from 1:00-4:00
MAY 31
JUNE 28
AUGUST 9
No appointments needed for these summer sessions...
just Walk-In!

 E-BOOK DEVICE HELP

Help is available on MONDAYS 4-6 p.m.to help you get your reading device on track to enjoy over 2600 titles in the JFHML e-book collection! http://jessiehallett.overdrive.com

No appointment necessary   


About Us
We provide a multitude of services for every generation. 
The JFHML has an on-line catalog using the Apollo Library system by Biblionix-from your home computer/device you are able to access our card catalog, reserve & renew materials, make requests and comments. All at the touch of a button! www.hallettlibrary.org
E-books are now available on our website, thanks to a generous grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation and a partnership with the Library, JFHML Friends Foundation, and Crosby-Ironton School District #182. 
You are able to access our e-books @ http://jessiehallett.overdrive.com
 
Pre-school Story Hour meets each  WEDNESDAY morning at 10:30 with Story Ladies Deb Weide, Sharon Beaman, Becky Munns and Peggi Beseres
Visit our website @ www.hallettlibrary.org for more events, programming, Friends info, card catalog access and MORE! Our website is updated monthly by Zach Asbach.
All funds given to the Friends and to the Library, go directly back to serving your community.    THANK YOU again for your support and for making a difference..   
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