Globe Public Library update for February


Globe Public Library is located at 339 S. Broad Street. The phone number is 928-425-6111. Globe Library is open by appointment only, Monday –Friday 8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. Appointments are available as follows: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m., 9:45 - 10:45 a.m, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m, 12:30 -1:30 p.m, 1:45 – 2:45 p.m. and 3 – 3:45 p.m. Masks are required to enter. Hand sanitizing stations are available throughout the library.

Globe Public Library has a patron survey. We want to learn what we can do better to serve our community. Your constructive feedback is welcome. The surveys can be picked up at the Globe Public Library, the Gila County Historical Museum and Bullion Plaza Museum, or completed online at https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdYVI8KK_-jpbTGzn0-pHVus5B43rDJn1ULIKgxF_-gbLOOSg/viewform?usp=sf_link. Thank you for helping us make Globe Public Library a better place for everyone.

Events

February 16, 23 - Virtual Family Storytime with Robin is at 9:30 a.m. We will have a grab and go kit to go with each storytime. These can be picked up any time after storytime, all week.

February 16 – Countdown to Landing Livestream. NASA engineering and education experts will answer student questions about the Mars rover Perseverance and discuss what to expect on landing day, February 18. This will be broadcast on YouTube. There are two sessions. 

The high school students’ session is at 10:15 a.m. The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0kraL550Pvs.

The middle school students’ session is at 12:30 p.m. The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=io-3sDkLlv4.

February 17 – Countdown to Landing Livestream. NASA engineering and education experts will answer student questions about the Mars rover Perseverance and discuss what to expect on landing day, February 18. This will be broadcast on YouTube. This session will be for elementary school students. It will start at 10:30 a.m. The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2kFxwrZU1g.

February 18 – Landing Day. NASA will have a livestream on YouTube all day. It will start at 10:30 a.m. The link is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9H1gVC5lEo.

Be sure to come to our last Mission to Mars at 3 p.m. We will be landing on Mars. Make sure to stop by the Globe Public Library to pick up your Grab and Go Mars Kit.

The 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Program is starting at the Globe Public Library. This program is designed to help children read 1,000 books before entering kindergarten and encouraging lifelong reading habits. You can register online at https://globepubliclibrary.azsummerreading.org/ or come to the Globe Public Library for the paper form. If you have used the summer reading program online, you can use the same login to register for 1,000 Books. Children will be rewarded for every 100 books they read. They will receive a grand prize when they finish the 1,000 books.

March 5 – Read America/Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Drive-thru celebration. Come on over to the Globe Public Library and help us celebrate Read America and Dr. Seuss’ birthday. The drive-thru birthday party will start at 12 p.m. The Cat in the Hat and Things 1 & 2 will be there to hand out the party bags while supplies last.

Services

We are also offering curbside pick-up. You can call the library or request books and DVDs online and pick them up from the comfort of your car. Just give the library a call at 928-425-6111 when you get to the library, and we will run the materials out to you.

We are now offering wireless printing. You can print from your phone, laptop, or desktop computer from home. You need to download the “Princh” app from the App Store or Google Play or open your browser and type: print.princh.com in the address line. Open your document and select “Print.” Be sure to choose the Globe Public Library Printer #103148. The costs are the same, $0.25 per page. You can choose to pay by credit card or select pay at the desk. Then just come to the library to pick up your prints.

Due to Covid-19, we have to quarantine all returned materials for seven days before checking in. All fines will be waived during this time. Now is a great time to return anything that you have out. All fines are waived when they are returned.

We are now offering books for sale. You can check out our small selection with an appointment.

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