• Little Bits

    Tuesday, September 27 @ 6:30 pm

    Join us for a brand new program!  Little Bits will be a monthly electronic robotics program for 3rd - 6th grade.  It will meet the 4th Tuesday of the month for 3rd - 6th grade students from 6:30 - 7:30 pm.  Space is limited to 8 participants.  You will need to sign up each month (sign-up sheet will be out on the 3rd Tuesday of the month).  This program made possible through a generous contribution to our TEchExplorers program.  Check out their video here.
  • Intergenerational Book Club - The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z

    The Intergenerational Book Club will be reading The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z by Kate Messner as their next book.  The discussion for this book will take place on Thursday, October, 6th at 6:30 pm.  We invite 4th grade students through adults to sign up for this book discussion.  The first 10 students to sign up will receive a copy of the book to keep.  Ms. Messner will be at the library on Thursday, October 13th to offer a writing workshop for students in 4th - 12th grades (adults are welcome).   
  • Toddler Story Time

    Join Miss Madelyn on Wednesday, Septemer 28th at 10:30 am for Apple storytime.  Come for the stories, songs, and fun!  This program is geared toward toddlers but preschoolers are welcome.
  • Rockin' Readers

    Rockin' Readers will be all about Fall on Wednesday, September 28th.  The program is for K-2nd grade students and meets from 3:25 - 4:15.  Miss Madelyn has stories, crafts, games and more all about this season!
  • 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.


Computer Updates

Wednesday, September 28th

On Wednesday September 28th our computers to check out books will be updating throughout the morning and afternoon.  All checking out of books will be by hand only.  We will not be able to look up any books, order books from a different library, or any other services we would normally do at the check out desk.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  Please bear with us.
 

Make and Take - Bath Fizzies

Limit 12 participants


This Week at the Library

For the week of September 26


Save the Date

Thursday, October 13th

Save the date for a writing workshop with author Kate Messner on Thursday, October 13th at 6:30 pm.  Ms Messner is the author of several middle grade books.  We will be reading her book The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z in 5th grade book club, Jr High book club, Teen Writing Club and the Intergenerational book club prior to her arrival in Homer.  The writing workshop is for students in 4th - 12th grade (If you are an interested adult please see Priscilla) and is entitled "It's a Mystery".

Life Size Gaming - Monopoly!


Hoopla

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.

Pinterest

The library has been using pinterest for a long time to get ideas for our programs.  We have just started our own Pinterest page!  Click the  button at the top of our website - next to the Facebook button and follow us.  We will be adding boards and pins often - stop and take a look - let us know what you think!

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.