Schedule of Activities

Week of December 17-22, 2018
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 4 pm. Afterschool Craft Program. Join Libby and Gayle to make crafts.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at 5:00pm. Board of Trustee’s Meeting.
No Story hour on December 20, 2018. Story Time will resume on January 10, 2019 at 10 am.

Our “Rare” Plant

Dracaena fragrans plants or Corn Plants as they are commonly known are wonderful plants to have at home or even in a library. It’s good for you too, because it naturally cleans the air. This is one of the best house plants for removing indoor air toxins such as formaldehyde, ammonia, xylene and toluene. Strongly scented flowers are occasionally produced on a plant grown in its native habitat. Older plants may flower indoors, but it’s rare.
Here at the Erie City Public Library we have a rare plant- it is blooming in three sp The fragrance is very nice — come by the library to see our rare plant. Take a deep breath as you come in the door and you can smell it.

What are you getting us for Christmas ?

As this is the season of giving, supporting your local library is a good start. How can you support the library? Although your good wishes are wonderful and your messages on Facebook and the library website make us feel good, this is not what I am talking about. Well, the best way to help your library is to just to come in.
Libraries are community places. In order to operate, we must have people coming in to use us. We need people to sign up for library cards, use our computers, check out our books and movies and come to our programs. Come by to get a cup of coffee and just say hi.
We only do our jobs here if you come to see us. If you don’t come and use our services, we may have our funding cut. We would like to be here when you need us for tax forms, a computer to write your congressman, how to get a stain out of your favorite table cloth and make calls to the Mayo clinic.
We are a person –oriented browser that will help you find things you need to find. We will be here to help you print a document and get your tickets to the Chief’s game printed. But none of these things can happen if you don’t come in.
So if you really want to support your library, come see us. If you don’t come, we may not be here anymore. We want a chance to be A Gathering Place for you and your family. Come to our programs and use this amazing gift to our community.

Saturday Morning Crafts

Join us on Saturday, December 8, 2018 at 9:30 am at
Erie City Public Library Community Room for the Saturday Morning Crafts Program. We still have openings for this program so call if you want to attend.

Sign up for this program at the Erie City
Public Library. Limit 6.
What to bring: For a blanket
1 yard of fleece material
1 yard of flannel material
Thread for the blanket
For a Throw:
1 1/2 yard of fleece
1 1/2 yard of flannel

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