Library closed for Thanksgiving: Thursday and Friday, 11/27-28
The Library will be closed on both Thursday, November 27, for Thanksgiving Day, and Friday, November 28. We will be open as usual on Saturday, November 29, 1:00-6:00 p.m.
While we are closed, you can still return items any item to our outside Book Return slot, in the wall of the library facing Union Street. And of course our website is always open at www.cooslibraries.org, where you can check your account, search the catalog, do research in our eLibrary and download e-books and e-audiobooks from Library2Go.
Toddler Time: Wednesdays, 10:30
Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 1:00 and Thursdays at 11:00
Music Time: Fridays at 10:00 in the large Meeting Room.
Come and join in the early learning, school-readiness fun with Mrs. Simpkins!
There will be no Story Times during the week of Thanksgiving (Wed. 11/26, Thurs. 11/27, Fri. 11/28).
The library is very happy to host the South Coast Folk Society’s monthly group singing event, the Second Sunday Singalong. Great fun is had for all ages, as we go around the circle suggesting songs. “Rise Up Singing” Songbooks provided by the South Coast Folk Society. Come and raise your voice in song and good fellowship!
Look for the South Coast Folk Society on Facebook to find out all the other great things they are doing. You can Like their page and join their Group to stay in the loop for contra dancing, folk dancing, jam sessions and more.
Library closed for Veterans Day! Tuesday, November 11
We will be open for our usual hours on Monday the 10th and Wednesday the 12th, 10am-6pm. While we are closed on Tuesday, you can still return items to our outside book return in the side of the building facing Union Street. Of course our website is always open to check your account, search the catalog, place holds, and explore our eLibrary for research, ebooks, and e-audiobooks.
The Bug Chicks! Friday, November 14: 4:00-5:00 p.m.
Find your inner bugdork! The Bug Chicks are entomologists (that means “bug experts”) who teach about the amazing world of insects, spiders and other arthropods. They’re coming here to give you an hour of bug encounters. Come ready to learn!
Attendance limited to 35 children, plus their grownups. Recommended for ages 5 and up. No registration required for the North Bend show, but don’t be late or you might not get in!
The Bug Chicks will also be at the Coos Bay library at 1:00, and the Lakeside library at 7:00. Registration is required for the Coos Bay showing (call 541-269-1101).
This program is free and open to the public. Feel free to call the library at 541-756-0400 with any questions. Big thanks to the Friends of North Bend Public Library for sponsoring the North Bend show!
Brightening up the library’s Conference Room gallery is this year’s display of beautiful and clever quilts from Kathy McLean. Come enjoy Kathy’s wonderfully captured roses, books, small-town life, and Raggedy Anne and Andy!
The display is open to the public any time the library is open.