• Little Bits

     The next little bits session will be on Tuesday, February 28th at 6:30 pm.  This program is open to 3rd through 6th grade students and lasts for one hour.  Watch this video for some of the super cool projects you can build. Sign up is required as there are only enough materials for 8 students per session.  Stop in or call the library to register.
  • Toddler Story Time

    Please join Miss Madelyn for the next Toddler Story Time on Wednesday, March 1st at 10:30 am all about Fairy Tales!  Come for the stories, songs, and fun!  This program is geared toward toddlers but preschoolers are welcome.
  • Rockin' Readers

    Join us for Rockin' Readers on Wednesday, March 1st  all about the Fairytales!  We will have stories, crafts, snack and more!  The program is for K-2nd grade students and meets from 3:25 - 4:15.  
  • Teen Tech Help

    Are you having trouble downloading ebooks? Want to know how to use your new iPad? Well, now we've got a team of volunteer teens who can help! Now that school has started, our teen volunteers will be available on Mondays from 3:00 to 5:00. We're grateful that they can still squeeze us in with their busy schedules. There's an appointment schedule at the front desk or you can just drop by. Bring your device or just your questions; our teen tech volunteers are here to help!
  • Online Catalog

    When using our online catalog remember that the catalog first searches for an item here at the Homer Library.  If you don't find what you are looking for and want to expand your search to the whole library system, use the drop down box that says Limit By;  and select All Libraries.
  • Biblioboard and Self-E

    Check out these new services from your Library

    BiblioBoard Library is an easy-to-use platform that allows Phillips Free Library to offer high-quality reviewed books by NY indie authors to patrons. Content is available on the web or on eReaders. Click on the icon on the right side of the page to get started reading. And check out the Writer’s page for information about uploading your own self-published book.

This Week at the Library

For the Week of February 27

Hour of Code

First Friday of Each Month

We are excited to offer an Hour of Code once a month.  This program is for all coding abilities - join us for an hour and choose from different hour of code programs on the computer.  Students in 2nd-8th grades are invited to participate on Friday, March 3rd from 3:45-4:45 pm.  Space is limited to 10 students and you must sign up each month to participate.  Please stop in at the library to register your child.

Intergenerational Book Club - Dairy Queen

Sign up now - First 6 students get a free copy of the book!

Contemporary Discussions Book Talk

Thursday, March 2nd @ 5pm

At the next book talk we will be discussing the following books in honor of African American History Month: Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome:  America's Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Joy Angela Degruy, White Rage:  The Unspoken Truth of our Racial Divide by Carol Anderson and A Hope in the Unseen:  An American Odyssey from the INner City to the Ivy League by Ron Suskind.  Read one or all three and be prepared to discuss them.  Also, at the end of the talk you will hear about a few books that you will have the opportunity to read in honor of Women's History Month and discuss at a later date.

Beginning Coding


Movies, Music, eBooks and more

We are excited to announce a new digital service that will allow you to watch movies, read books, listen to music and more.  You need to have a library card and internet access to use this new service.  Each card holder is able to borrow 3 items each month.  After 3 items have been checked out you will have to wait until the next month to borrow more.  Please check out the site - have your library card handy to make an account with Hoopla.

Children's e-Books

Check out this growing collection

We are starting a small collection of children's non-fiction e-books, viewable online. Just follow the link. The Login is phillips1, password ebooks. Then type in your library card number and start reading. We'll be adding a couple new books each month.