Come join us at 10:00AM during the school year for some read-aloud stories and a craft! Story Time is is designed with preschoolers in mind, but older children and siblings are welcome. Parents, grandparents and caregivers are encouraged to stay and help with the projects. Grab a coffee, tea, or cocoa from our beverage center, and dress for a possible mess!
Story Time dates are listed on our calendar, so check it out, and come and play!
Halloween “Treat Drive” for the Village of Valley Falls!
Did you know that our Village hosts over 400 goblins and ghouls on Halloween night?! We are fortunate to be a location where families feel safe to enjoy a great night of trick or treating. And that’s a lot of treats!
The Valley Falls Free Library is hosting a “Treat Drive” for this year’s Halloween. Want to donate some candy or other goodies for the houses in the Village? Drop it by the box in the Library. If you are a giver of Halloween treats in the Village, please come by and grab some treats for distribution!
The library is open for donation or to pick up candy as follows:
Monday – closed
Tuesday 9:30 am – 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am-6:00 pm
Thursday, Friday 9:30 am -12:00 pm, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 1:00 pm
Sunday – closed
Treats can include candy, stickers, pencils, small toys – we have children across many ages and needs – all types of donations are welcome!
For the months of September through December, we will forgive late fines on all Valley Falls owned books and audiobooks!
Q: Will you waive my existing fines?
A: Fines charged for items previously returned prior to September 1st are not part of this event. Patrons must return items DURING this period in order for fines to be waived.
Q: What about Inter-Library Loans and Hotspots?
A: Fines for Inter-Library Loans, Wi-Fi Hotspots and DVDs are not included in this event.
Q: Do I have to return my items inside?
A: No, you can return your items in the dropbox. Your fines will be taken off when they are checked in.
Q: Will I be charged for damaged material?
A: Unfortunately, we will still have to charge for damaged or lost materials, as the library will still need to purchase replacement copies for whatever was damaged or lost.
If you would like, you are welcome to donate your fine money to the Sandi Goodwin Fund (this fund supports our Story Time expenses), either at the library, or online here. Thank you so much!!
WHAT IS A FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS SHOPPING PASS?
Everyone who purchases a $5 Friends Helping Friends pass receives a 25% discount shopping pass for purchases made only on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at all Boscov’s locations (not valid online.) In addition, they are eligible to win fabulous register-to-win prizes including shopping sprees and more!
Friends Helping Friends day is an opportunity for Valley Falls Free Library to raise funds for our upcoming BIG project, and you can help! Just stop into the library, donate your $5, and get your pass.
We thank Boscov’s for this awesome opportunity to work with the community, and we thank YOU for supporting the library!
Thanks to the OCI Yearbook Project, we are starting to get our yearbooks digitized! It will be a process, but we will eventually have all the yearbooks here for you. Click right here to access the page!