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Happy New Year!
We have a eventful January in store for you!


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We will be CLOSED Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for New Years Day!
- The outside book drop will remain open, and normal hours will resume on January 2, 2019.

We will be CLOSED Monday, January 21, 2019 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
- The outside book drop will remain open, and normal hours will resume on January 22, 2019.

Starting January 7th, we'll start our annual Summer Reading Club Raffle.
Purchase a $10 ticket to potentially win a $2,000 vacation travel package to a destination of your choice!
Head to Napa Valley and see the vineyards...party it up in Las Vegas...get away on the open seas with a cruise! Our sponsor and friends at Evan's World Travel & Cruises are here to guide you. All purchases go towards funding the Summer Reading Club programs!
Contact 903-237-1345 for more information or questions.
- Winner will be drawn & contacted on Monday, February 11.
- We will call the winner twice in a row.  THE WINNER MUST ANSWER BY THE SECOND CALL to win.
- Travel must be completed by December 31, 2019
- Only 600 raffle tickets will be sold
- Prize packages are designed for up to 2 people; airfare included
- Package upgrades are the responsibility of the prize recipient
- Prize packages have NO cash value

The City of Longview’s Homeless Resource Day will be held Friday, January 25th from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, at the Longview Exhibit Center.

The library is a drop off point for any Homeless Outreach Bag donations/supplies. Donations will be received up until the day before the event.
For a list of suggested items or more information on how to volunteer, please visit https://www.longviewtexas.gov/3366/Mayors-Task-Force-on-Homelessness or call us at 903-237-1351

Friday, January 11th, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We're excited to announce music night here at the library that we're calling Sounds & Stacks!
Folk duo Hungrytown, will be here to give a live performance for patrons and families of all ages.
No cost to attend.
Local Longview food trucks will also be outside to add to the occasion!
Limited seating will be available, but there's plenty of standing room as you listen to the Sounds from the Stacks!
Call 903-237-1351 for more information, or visit our Facebook (and Hungrytown's) as well!
Saturday, January 12th, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM.

Adults 18+, Sign up required.
Join us in making a coffee filter wreath this class. We ask that you bring one to two packs of standard coffee filters. All other supplies will be provided for a basic wreath. Please bring any other embellishments or tools you'd like to use.
For registration, call Evelyn or Wesly @ 903-237-1351

 
Various Dates. Ages 18+

New year, new you!
Instructor Cory Alvarado, of Better Living for Texans, will be here to speak and do hands on instructions about various aspects of health, diet, and nutrition.

Class I - Creating Safe and Healthier Meals (emphasis on cleanliness of hands & food. A breakfast recipe reviewed)
Class II - Balancing Your Day (emphasis on having a balanced meal. A Lunch recipe reviewed)
Class III - Saving More at the Grocery Store (emphasis on saving money & using coupons while grocery shopping. A dinner recipe reviewed)
Class IV - Celebrating Small Bites (emphasis on eating nutritional snacks. A snack recipe reviewed.)

Morning, and evening courses are being offered for each class. Contact Christian @ 903-237-1351 for more information, or find us on Facebook for event listings! Check the calendar link at the top of the newsletter for class time and date listings too.
Thursday, January 17th. Morning Session @ 10:00 AM and Evening Session @ 6:00 PM.

Need help with making a great first impression through your resume? Want to have an extra set of eyes edit your cover letter? Let us show you how to craft a basic job packet, or polish what you have already! For more information, contact Margie @ 903-237-1349.
Saturday, January 25th. 10:30 AM

Join Grace Gannon from Freedom Yoga for a toddler yoga session at the Library! A yoga themed picture book will be read aloud while we focus on proper breathing and easy yoga moves for little bodies.
Saturday, January 26th
Adults ages 18+ are welcome to come and try their hand at our trivia championship. No sign up required. Teams of 1-6 members. Saturday, January 26th, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM. Contact Margie @ 903-237-1341 for more information.
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