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Ancestry.com Library Edition

Ancestry.com Library Edition is FREE to our patrons via WBHML Wi-Fi, which can be accessed from the parking lot from 8:30 AM to 6:00 PM
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Email us at [email protected] for username and password for
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  1. Wand Pencils from Jen at The Suburban Mom. 
Find out how: www.wbhmlibrary.org/events
#HarryPotterAtHome
    Wand Pencils from Jen at The Suburban Mom. Find out how: www.wbhmlibrary.org/events #HarryPotterAtHome
  2. Visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/events to get started! #TumbleBooks
    Visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/events to get started! #TumbleBooks
  3. KYVL and Ancestry.com has made their Ancestry.com Library Edition free to use in your home throughout April! 
Go our website to enjoy this great opportunity: www.wbhmlibrary.org/2020-bicentennial
    KYVL and Ancestry.com has made their Ancestry.com Library Edition free to use in your home throughout April! Go our website to enjoy this great opportunity: www.wbhmlibrary.org/2020-bicentennial
  4. Monday blues got you down? This cute owl from Amanda at A Few Shortcuts is sure to cheer you! Get directions to make your own here: http://wbhmlibrary.org/events
#HarryPotterAtHome
    Monday blues got you down? This cute owl from Amanda at A Few Shortcuts is sure to cheer you! Get directions to make your own here: http://wbhmlibrary.org/events #HarryPotterAtHome
  5. Your letter from #Hogwarts has finally arrived!  #harrypotter
To find out more, go to www.wbhmlibrary.org/events
    Your letter from #Hogwarts has finally arrived! #harrypotter To find out more, go to www.wbhmlibrary.org/events
  6. For Monroe County Schools Meal Update March 30 - April 10 follow this link:
https://www.monroe.k12.ky.us/News/27171
    For Monroe County Schools Meal Update March 30 - April 10 follow this link: https://www.monroe.k12.ky.us/News/27171
  7. This is NOT an April Fool's Day Prank!
Dav Pilkey, author of Captain Underpants and Dogman, has a new site with activities for kids of all ages. It launched live today, so check it out!

Links to this and Pilkey's website can be found here:
https://www.wbhmlibrary.org/events
    This is NOT an April Fool's Day Prank! Dav Pilkey, author of Captain Underpants and Dogman, has a new site with activities for kids of all ages. It launched live today, so check it out! Links to this and Pilkey's website can be found here: https://www.wbhmlibrary.org/events
  8. If you'd like to spend time researching your family history, we've got all the tools you'll need on our website - including Ancestry.com Library Edition! Email WBHMLibrary@gmail.com for the username and password.

https://www.wbhmlibrary.org/2020-bicentennial
    If you'd like to spend time researching your family history, we've got all the tools you'll need on our website - including Ancestry.com Library Edition! Email [email protected] for the username and password. https://www.wbhmlibrary.org/2020-bicentennial
  9. WBHML is excited to announce that we're starting our very own YouTube channel - and we'd like YOU to help get us started by participating in WBHML's first ever Video Challenge for Tweens and Teens!!
    WBHML is excited to announce that we're starting our very own YouTube channel - and we'd like YOU to help get us started by participating in WBHML's first ever Video Challenge for Tweens and Teens!!
  10. Waylon Turner with one of the books that he got from our mystery bags that we sent out to the feeding program.

We're glad you enjoyed your WBHML Activity Bag, Waylon!
    Waylon Turner with one of the books that he got from our mystery bags that we sent out to the feeding program. We're glad you enjoyed your WBHML Activity Bag, Waylon!
  11. Reilly Walling's name was drawn as the winner of February's "Blind Date with a Book" program. Reilly won a $10 Wal Mart gift card. His mystery book was "What We Saw" by Aaron Hartzler.

If you'd like a chance to win great prizes at WBHML, stop by and check out a mystery book during our "Get Lucky with a Book" program, now through March 31st.
    Reilly Walling's name was drawn as the winner of February's "Blind Date with a Book" program. Reilly won a $10 Wal Mart gift card. His mystery book was "What We Saw" by Aaron Hartzler. If you'd like a chance to win great prizes at WBHML, stop by and check out a mystery book during our "Get Lucky with a Book" program, now through March 31st.
  12. After careful consideration, we've decided it's in the community's best interest to postpone Prime Time Family Reading while Monroe County Schools are closed. We will announce the new dates for this terrific program as soon as they are available. If you have any questions, please call us at 270-487-5301 ext. 1. Thank you all for understanding.
    After careful consideration, we've decided it's in the community's best interest to postpone Prime Time Family Reading while Monroe County Schools are closed. We will announce the new dates for this terrific program as soon as they are available. If you have any questions, please call us at 270-487-5301 ext. 1. Thank you all for understanding.
  13. Did you know we have a #bookclub here at WBHML? We do - it meets the first Monday of the month at 3:00 pm! 
The next meeting is on April 6th, and our selection is "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. You still have plenty of time to pick up your free copy here at WBHML and join in next month's meeting!
    Did you know we have a #bookclub here at WBHML? We do - it meets the first Monday of the month at 3:00 pm! The next meeting is on April 6th, and our selection is "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. You still have plenty of time to pick up your free copy here at WBHML and join in next month's meeting!
  14. If you loved our “Blind Date with a Book” but didn’t get a chance to participate in it, you just “Got Lucky!” Now through March 31st you can “Get Lucky with a Book.”
    If you loved our “Blind Date with a Book” but didn’t get a chance to participate in it, you just “Got Lucky!” Now through March 31st you can “Get Lucky with a Book.”
  15. Learn SIGN LANGUAGE at WBHML this comingTuesday and Friday at 10:00 AM as special guest Ms. Jeanetta hosts Story Time! 
We're so excited!
    Learn SIGN LANGUAGE at WBHML this comingTuesday and Friday at 10:00 AM as special guest Ms. Jeanetta hosts Story Time! We're so excited!
  16. If you or someone you know is looking for a job, Shannon Gotke from the Kentucky Career Center will be here at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 10th to help with job applications and resumes.
    If you or someone you know is looking for a job, Shannon Gotke from the Kentucky Career Center will be here at 10:00 AM Tuesday, March 10th to help with job applications and resumes.
  17. WBHML Director Monica Edwards and Assistant Director Brandi Stewart Adams present awards to Friends of the Library President Luke T. King in recognition of the group's volunteer efforts over the years at last month's Red Gala event.

The plaque presented to the entire group reads, "In Honor and Recognition of Friends of the Library - past and present - who have supported William B. Harlan Memorial Library's mission to serve Monroe County families." The gavel presented to Luke  for his contributions this year reads, "You've Got a Friends in Us." Thanks to Susan Brooks Turner for providing the picture!
    WBHML Director Monica Edwards and Assistant Director Brandi Stewart Adams present awards to Friends of the Library President Luke T. King in recognition of the group's volunteer efforts over the years at last month's Red Gala event. The plaque presented to the entire group reads, "In Honor and Recognition of Friends of the Library - past and present - who have supported William B. Harlan Memorial Library's mission to serve Monroe County families." The gavel presented to Luke for his contributions this year reads, "You've Got a Friends in Us." Thanks to Susan Brooks Turner for providing the picture!
  18. We have such awesome people in our Friends of the Library group! If you'd like to join them or learn more about the Friends of the Library,  we'd love for you to attend their next meeting this Tuesday, March 10th at 5:30 pm.
    We have such awesome people in our Friends of the Library group! If you'd like to join them or learn more about the Friends of the Library, we'd love for you to attend their next meeting this Tuesday, March 10th at 5:30 pm.
  19. William B. Harlan Memorial Library Annual Easter Egg Hunt is coming soon! No registration is required. Children will need to bring their favorite basket!

To find out about more events @wbhmlibrary , please visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/events!
    William B. Harlan Memorial Library Annual Easter Egg Hunt is coming soon! No registration is required. Children will need to bring their favorite basket! To find out about more events @wbhmlibrary , please visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/events!
  20. WBHML Friends of the Library Ashley Pennington (R) and Stacey High (L) helping us prep for our Easter Egg Hunt!

We really appreciate all of the work our Friends do to make our programs such a success!

To find out more about our Friends, visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/friends-of-the-library !
    WBHML Friends of the Library Ashley Pennington (R) and Stacey High (L) helping us prep for our Easter Egg Hunt! We really appreciate all of the work our Friends do to make our programs such a success! To find out more about our Friends, visit www.wbhmlibrary.org/friends-of-the-library !
  21. @wbhmlibrary is so excited about our #PrimeTimeFamilyReading starting on Tuesday, March 17th at 5:30!

Go to www.wbhmlibrary.org to find out more or download a registration form!

This FREE program will take place on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 PM from March 17 - April 28. It's designed for parents/guardians and their elementary age children in grades 1 - 6.
    @wbhmlibrary is so excited about our #PrimeTimeFamilyReading starting on Tuesday, March 17th at 5:30! Go to www.wbhmlibrary.org to find out more or download a registration form! This FREE program will take place on Tuesday evenings at 5:30 PM from March 17 - April 28. It's designed for parents/guardians and their elementary age children in grades 1 - 6.
  22. Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! What was your first or favorite Dr. Seuss book? #drseussbirthday  #drseussday
    Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! What was your first or favorite Dr. Seuss book? #drseussbirthday #drseussday
  23. Speaking of Story Time, we have some exciting events taking place with special guest Ms. Jeanetta next week as she teaches us SIGN LANGUAGE!

Tuesday, March 10th
Join us for fun at the zoo! Ms. Jeanetta will talk about animal names and sounds, counting to 10, sorting colors, and teaching sign language for animal names!

Friday, March 13th
Ms Jeanetta will read one of our favorites - "5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed!" She'll read other stories with monkeys and be teaching us more great signs!
    Speaking of Story Time, we have some exciting events taking place with special guest Ms. Jeanetta next week as she teaches us SIGN LANGUAGE! Tuesday, March 10th Join us for fun at the zoo! Ms. Jeanetta will talk about animal names and sounds, counting to 10, sorting colors, and teaching sign language for animal names! Friday, March 13th Ms Jeanetta will read one of our favorites - "5 Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed!" She'll read other stories with monkeys and be teaching us more great signs!
  24. Don't forget that we have Story Time with Ms. Brandi tomorrow at 10:00 AM here @wbhmlibrary . We hope you all can join us for all of the fun!
    Don't forget that we have Story Time with Ms. Brandi tomorrow at 10:00 AM here @wbhmlibrary . We hope you all can join us for all of the fun!
  25. This #Valentine's Day, share your love of books with our community! Tell us about a #book you love.

Or even better, tell us who #inspired you to develop of love of #reading!
    This #Valentine's Day, share your love of books with our community! Tell us about a #book you love. Or even better, tell us who #inspired you to develop of love of #reading!
  26. It may be cold outside, but we're feeling that #Valentine's Day #LOVE here @wbhmlibrary  and had lots of fun expressing it during Story Time this morning!
    It may be cold outside, but we're feeling that #Valentine's Day #LOVE here @wbhmlibrary and had lots of fun expressing it during Story Time this morning!
  27. Family Valentine Night!
    Family Valentine Night!
  28. Family Valentine Night!
    Family Valentine Night!
  29. Family Valentine Night!
    Family Valentine Night!
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