'Blast to the '60s's for ages 12-18 Monday

Special to The State Journal Published:

Be prepared to blast to the 1960s Monday night at the Paul Sawyier Library. This special event is for those between the ages of 12-18 and starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be far-out music, trivia, food and T-shirt tie-dying. We guarantee you will have a blast! Stop in and join us for a fun-filled evening.

Childrens programs

now underway

If you have not signed up your child for the spring programs there is still time. Please stop by the Library or visit www.pspl.org/kids/youthservices.htm and register. Mother Goose Time for those ages 12-24 months will meet on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Parents & Tots for 2-3 year olds will meet on Mondays, Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Storytime for 4 year olds will meet on Thursdays. Family Fun Night meets on Thursdays at 6:30pm. For questions about any of the programs please call the Library at 223-1658 x205 or email erinn@pspl.org.

Did you know?

Feb. 26, 1932: Johnny Cash, country music star, was born J. R. Cash at Kingsland, ARK. His career spanned the 1950s through his death on Sept. 12, 2003, in Nashville. He recorded more than 1,500 songs including such hits as Walk the Line, Ring of Fire, Folsom Prison Blues and A Boy Named Sue. He was called the Man in Black because he wore a black long-tailed suit in sympathy for those who suffered. Cash and Elvis Presley are the only music stars to be inducted in both the Country Music and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.

Feb. 26, 1919: The Grand Canyon National Park was established by an act of Congress. The Grand Canyon is an immense gorge cut through the high plateaus of northwest Arizona by the raging Colorado River and covers 1,218,375 acres. This park is considered one of the most spectacular phenomena in the world.

Outreach services available

Do you love to read, but are unable to come to the Library because of physical limitations, illness, or other difficulties? Then let the staff of Paul Sawyier Librarys Outreach Services Department offer free selection and delivery of library materials to you.

We can provide regular or large print books, audiocassette tapes, CDs, magazines, and more to individual patrons who are homebound or in senior facilities. For further information, call the Library (502-223-1658 Ext. 111) and ask for Janice or Miller in Outreach Services, or reach them by e-mail at: Janice@pspl.org or Miller@pspl.org.

The Paul Sawyier Library is located at 305 Wapping St. Regular hours are: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. After regular hours the bookdrop is available to return books and videos. For further information about the library or any of its programs, call 223-1658 or visit www.pspl.org. The Youth Service Department closes five minutes before the main library. Any changes in hours will be posted on the front doors.

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