Tuesday, October 31, 2006

CQL: A Family Place

The Copper Queen Library provides a Family Place for families with children of all
ages to relax in an informal, child-centered setting. Children’s books, parenting
books, audiobooks, movies, puzzles, and toys are available for interaction and
quality time between children and caregivers.

Drop in and check it out Monday-Saturday during our regular hours, or plan to

attend special Family Place Workshops in December on Fridays from 10:30am-
noon. Meet local child and family service providers. Families welcome; crafts
and snacks provided.

CQL also sponsors several other regularly-scheduled children's programs:

  • Preschool Story Hour: Tuesdays, 10:30am. Stories, songs, crafts and snacks.
  • Bilingual Story Hour: Thursdays, 10:30am. Spanish and English stories, songs, crafts and snacks.
  • ’Tweens ‘n’ Teens Only: Fridays, 7-11pm. Movies, games, snacks, relaxation.
  • Screaming Babies’ Night: Last Tuesday of the month, 5:30pm. Film and potluck.

For more information, call Miss Lauren at 432-4232.

Non-Fiction Collection Grows Even More

Over the past few months, the library has added over 75 new non-fiction
titles published in 2006 to its adult collections, including notable books by
Madeleine Albright, Tony Cohan, Michael Connelly, Alistair Cooke, Ann Coulter,
Dalai Lama XIV. Joe Eszterhas, John Grisham, E.D. Hirsch, Derrick Jensen,
Charles Kane, Frances Moore Lappé, Annie Leibovitz, Mireille Marokvia,
James Moore, Sonia Nazario, Greg Palast, Frank Rich, Gay Talese, Sandy
Tolan, Norah Vincent, Caspar Weinberger, and Steve Wozniak.

All listed titles may be borrowed for three weeks. To see the complete list
of 75+ titles, click here.

To see other titles available in the Copper Queen's collections, browse the
online catalog.

Library Inaugurates New Teen Program

The Copper Queen Library will open its doors on August 25 from 7-11pm to
inaugurate its new “Teens & 'Tweens Only Nite” (ages 10-18) by screening
two Japanese anime films, one at 7pm and one at 9pm. Snacks will be

Those attending will have the opportunity to hear about participating in a

recycling grant and will also be able to provide ideas and input for future
Friday programming.

Community members who would like to volunteer to provide supervision,

programs, or snacks should contact Lauren Roberts at 432-4232.