Romulus Public Library
Newsletter

January 2018
LIBRARY CLOSINGS:
 Monday, January 15
Used Book Sale
Thursday, January 11 -- Saturday, January 13
During Regular Library Hours

Proceeds used for library programming by the Friends of the Romulus Public Library
Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Romulus Public Library

3rd Annual Bowling Fundraiser!
Saturday, January 20

 $20 per person includes 3 games, shoes and pizza.
Registration at 7 p.m. - Bowling start at 8 p.m.

Tickets available at the Library or the Greater Romulus Chamber of Commerce Office,11189 Shook Rd, Romulus
Wheelchair Available at the Library
Need assistance while using the Library? A wheelchair is available in the Library for use by anyone who needs it. Thank you to the Romulus Senior Center for this generous donation.
2016-17 Library Annual Report
Accomplishments, Statistics, Photos and more! Copies available in the library or visit our website at www.romuluslibrary.org.
Library Strategic Plan
To continue offering valuable services, programs and resources, a strategic planning committee has been formed to create a three-year strategic plan for the Library. The goal of the committee is to identify community needs and move the community forward with regard to library services. A survey will be conducted and community forums held to gather input from you. Look for more information in the coming months.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
Parents and caregivers are signing up for this is a FREE program to help prepare their children for kindergarten. All you have to do is read to your child - it's that simple.

Sign-up at the library to receive your folder containing the first reading log, program instructions, and book lists.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Romulus Public Library
Featured Programs/Events
Black History Month - "Great Migration, Goin' Up North"
with Miz Rosie!
Thursday, February 22 at 6 p.m.

Celebrate Black History Month with us! Miz Rosie will tell us the story of African Americans moving North through songs and poetry.

Miz Rosie is a local favorite so you don't want to miss this family program.

Funded by the MICHIGAN COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND MICHIGAN CULTURAL AFFAIRS, the MICHIGAN HUMANITIES COUNCIL and the Friends of the Romulus Public Library.
Youth/Teen Programs
Romulus Chess Club
Saturday, January 13 at 12 p.m.
Boards will be provided or you can bring your own.
Light refreshments will be served.
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

In partnership with the City of Romulus Recreation Dept.
Toddler Story Time
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
January 17-March 28

Join us for crafts, stories, and play.
Ages 0-4; older siblings are welcome, but must be accompanied by an adult.
Family Story Time
Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
January 18-February 15

Crafts and stories every week.
All ages are welcome.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Romulus Public Library
Anime Club
Monday, January 22 at 4 p.m.

Join us and talk all about manga and watch anime!
Snacks provided.
Lego Club
Monday, January 22 at 6:15 p.m.

Come out and show off your creativity. We keep your Lego design on display for one month, until the date of the next club meeting.
Both events are sponsored in part by the Friends of the Romulus Public Library
Adult Programs

The Garden Club will not meet in January.

 We Have Two!
Monday, January 8 at 7 pm
Library Meeting Room
Snacks provided
Discussion : A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman.
Tuesday, January 16 at 10:30 am
Romulus Senior Center
Discussion: Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and Gone for Good by Harlan Coben.
One-on-One Computer Tutoring
Do you need help with a computer/tablet/phone? We can help! Call or come in to sign up for a free 30-45 minute tutoring session on the topic of your choice with a library staff member. 734-942-7589
  Library Meetings
Friends of the Library Meeting - Monday, January 8 at 5:45 pm
Library Board Meeting - Tuesday, January 16 at 6 pm
*Note date/time change for this month*
 
Meetings held in the Library Meeting Room    
  
Mark Your Calendar for these Upcoming Events!

Monday, February 12 at 7 p.m. -- Second Monday Book Club
Tuesday, February 20, 10:30 a.m. -- Senior Book Club (Meets at the Romulus Senior Center)
Romulus Public Library 
11121 Wayne Rd
Romulus, MI 48174
734-942-7589

Monday-Thursday -- 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday-Saturday -- 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday -- Closed