September 2014 Newsletter
 
 
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Our library is always busy with programs for infants through adulthood.  Children's programs require many supplies. 
 
A wonderful way to say "thank you" for library services to our community, is to donate items from our Amazon Wish List.  Click the link below for details.  Thank you in advance!

 
 
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Join us Wednesday, September 10th at 2:30 or 6:30 p.m. for Pennsylvania Pipelines: Providing an Ounce of Prevention.  A public education program on pipeline safety.  Please call (610-374-2385) or stop by the library to sign-up.  Registration is requested, but not required.

For more details about the program, click here.

This program is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Pennsylvania.
 
 
Summer Reading Program Finale
 

  

Our 2014 Summer Reading Program came to a close on Saturday, August 16th.  This year, we had 148 participants read for 107,773 minutes.

In just 10 weeks, we gave out over 600 books as prizes!

 

In addition to the weekly prizes, we awarded six grand prizes.  We would like to congratulate all our winners!:
 

Pearl C. - Kindle Paperwhite eReader

Jack S. - LeapPad 2

Christian C. - Gift Certificate to Miller Center

Meghan W. - Family Fun Pack to Weaver's Orchard

Annie M. - Yocum Institute Gift Certificate

Catrin S. - Box set of The Hunger Games

 

We celebrated everyone's reading accomplishments at our 2nd Annual Summer Block Party.  There were fire trucks, a police car, bouncy house, dunk tank, games, and a photo booth. It was a enjoyable event for all ages.

 

This year's Summer Reading Program was a splendid success! 

 
Free Pilates Class

Join us for a free 30 minute Pilates class with certified instructor Summer Jess. Bring a yoga mat or 2 towels. Registration is required. Call or visit the circulation desk to sign up for a class today!

Upcoming Classes:
September 23rd from 9:15-9:45 a.m.
October 6th from 9:15-9:45 a.m.
October 20th from 9:15-9:45 a.m.
 
 
Featured eBook: Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki
 

 

A New York Times #1 Bestseller
 

Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the long-awaited new novel--a book that sold more than a million copies the first week it went on sale in Japan--from the award-winning, internationally best-selling author Haruki Murakami.


Here he gives us the remarkable story of Tsukuru Tazaki, a young man haunted by a great loss; of dreams and nightmares that have unintended consequences for the world around us; and of a journey into the past that is necessary to mend the present. It is a story of love, friendship, and heartbreak for the ages.

 

To access this eBook, click the book cover image.  For additional eBook titles for kids, teens and adults, visit our growing eBook collection.

 
Trolley Tour Sponsorships

 

The library is seeking help from community businesses and individuals to support our Holiday Trolley Tour on Friday, December 12, 2014. Please consider becoming a program sponsor of this beloved tradition.

 

$100 Sponsor will receive:

  • 4 tour tickets
  • Premium tour time selection before registration opens to the public.
  • Recognition during the event, featured on the library's Facebook Page, eNewsletter sent to over 1,500 recipients, and the February newsletter mailing reaching 5,800 Wyomissing residents.  Sponsors also have the option of anonymity.  
Interested parties should complete the sponsorship form and mail it with your donation to Colleen Stamm by 9/30/14.
 
 
WPL Mission Statment

 
"The mission of Wyomissing Public Library is to provide a wide variety of popular and informational material for reading, listening, and viewing. The library places an emphasis on those services which encourage children and parents to read together, as well as providing educational, cultural and general programs for the community at large. Electronic as well as print reference information is available."