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April Board Meeting

April 9th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Board of Trustees of Your Home Public Library are having a meeting on Monday, April 14th at 5:30 pm.  The board is comprised of Town of Union or Village of Johnson City residents who help chart the future of the library.  Board meetings are open to the public.  We would love to hear from you!  If you wish to address the Board, please contact the Library Director at 607-797-4816 to be placed on the agenda.

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Spine Poems

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

This week we will be looking at “spine poems” — using book titles to create poetry. By choosing a subject or idea and then stacking books relating to that thought, you can create poetry.

Below is the spine poem “No Ordinary Day,” created by the staff at the Your Home Public Library:

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Book Sale & Basket Raffle

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

The Friends of Your Home Public Library will hold a book sale on Saturday, April 19th from 9 AM to 2 PM.  In addition to the sale, the Johnson City Partners will be having a basket raffle.  The tickets are just .50 each or 3 for $1. The basket includes a beautiful afghan, a pound of Dunkin Donuts coffee, biscotti, herbal tea, cookie brittle and a book of Irish verse!  Ten percent of the proceeds from the raffle will go to the library, and the rest will benefit the Partners whose projects include Carousel Day and Cruze Inz, the wildly popular summer event showcasing classic cars and featuring live music and delicious local cuisine.  So come on out and help support two amazing causes!  We hope to see you there.

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Take an Animation Break

April 8th, 2014 · Comments Off

During Johnson City Schools’ Spring Break, April 14 – 21, the library will be hosting an Animation Break.  Come see some of the most entertaining animated films from 2013.  Each movie will be shown at 1 p.m. in our upstairs room.  Popcorn and beverage will be served, or you may bring your own lunch/snacks.  All showings are free and open to all ages:

Thursday, 4/17: Frozen (rated PG)
Friday 4/18: Despicable Me 2 (rated PG)
Saturday 4/19: Monsters University (rated G)
Monday 4/21: Planes (rated G)

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April Movie Night

April 7th, 2014 · Comments Off

Help us celebrate National Poetry Month with a free showing of Bright Star on Tuesday, April 15th at 6:00 PM.  The film chronicles the fiery romance between poet John Keats and Fanny Brawne.  It is rated PG.  FREE popcorn & refreshments will be served!

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