Public Library Announces Children’s Summer Reading Program
May29

Public Library Announces Children’s Summer Reading Program

Hope Cain, librarian, announces the Summer Reading Program for the Sulphur Springs Public Library. Every Monday in June and July is “It’s your Mission Monday” Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to check out a book from the library! Each child that checks out a book with his own card gets to choose a prize in our treasure chest! Each Tuesday and Thursday offer Storytime! To better serve our community we are offering our...

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Spring at the Sulphur Springs Public Library… by Hope Cain
May01

Spring at the Sulphur Springs Public Library… by Hope Cain

Spring is an exciting time for us at Sulphur Springs Public Library.  Winners of many book awards come out and we look forward to which books will win these prestigious awards.  I wanted to share some of the kids and young adult selections with you. Texas Bluebonnet Book Award for 2015 is The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt. Coretta Scott King (author) Book Award for Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson Caldecott Award The...

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Summer Reading Program at the Public Library
Apr17

Summer Reading Program at the Public Library

Summer Reading Program at the Sulphur Springs Public Library is an answer to the summer slide, a time when children do not keep up their reading skills, according to Librarian Hope Cain. Cain said is to read for fun in the summer is a great way to help children to be prepared for the start of school in August. Everyone likes something, she said. Some like to read about animals, some about cars, some like mysteries, some non-fiction,...

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New Opportunities at the Sulphur Springs Public Library
Mar11

New Opportunities at the Sulphur Springs Public Library

Hope Cain, the Librarian at the Sulphur Springs Public Library, wants you to know about a variety of services offered to the public by the library. A Spanish Language section has been established at the local library. Cain said that she wants the Spanish language community to let her know what they desire to have included in the collection. Are you preparing to take the Texas Driver’s Permit test?  Why not practice before the big day?...

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“Updated with Video” Teens and the Library
Jan06

“Updated with Video” Teens and the Library

Local teens will have the opportunity to interact with an author that writes books for young people at the Sulphur Springs Public Library later this week.  New York Times best-selling teen and youth author Colleen Houck will discuss her popular Tiger’s Curse series and more by Skype during Meet Me At The Stacks at the Sulphur Springs Public Library this Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Everyone is invited. There will be pizza and...

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December Events at Sulphur Springs Public Library, Author Lindsay Cummings
Dec05

December Events at Sulphur Springs Public Library, Author Lindsay Cummings

December 11 is a big day at the Public Library! Please come and make us part of your holiday celebrations! Preschoolers and their parents are looking forward to the winter themed Read To Me with Lacey and the mysterious Elf on a Shelf!  It is held in the Storytime room from 11:15am to 12:15.  All kids will make a special ornament! Teens get their chance to visit author Lindsay Cummings and construct a gingerbread house to take home...

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Patricia Fox Wins the i-pad Air From the City Library
Dec02

Patricia Fox Wins the i-pad Air From the City Library

Sulphur Springs Public Library Director Hope Cain announced on KSST Tuesday that Patricia Fox won an IPAD Air as part of a library effort to promote its’ E-Book service. Everyone who checked out a book in November was eligible to win. The E-Book service is free and will work for anyone with a computer, phone or e-reader. Ms. Cain and Trice Lawrence with Friends of the Library were guests on KSST’s Good Morning Show with Enola Gay...

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City Council and the Genealogical Society Meet to Discuss Future
Nov30

City Council and the Genealogical Society Meet to Discuss Future

At a regular meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m., the Sulphur Springs City Council is scheduled for possible discussion and action on a proposed agreement leasing the city Public Library meeting room to the Hopkins County Genealogical Society and establishing revenue sharing for the proceeds from the sale of the Genealogical Society property located in the 200 block of Main Street.

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Author and Coach John Pearce
Nov20

Author and Coach John Pearce

John Pearce, a 1965 graduate of Sulphur Springs High School, who wrote a book on the early history of Wildcats football, recently published a book called, “Ever Remember”, based on a diary written by his grandmother, Alma Caldwell. She was 16 at the time she wrote about Sulphur Springs’ life from June 1913 to June 1914. Along with school activities, the diary discussed her budding romance with Emmett Thornton, whom she later married....

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Public Library Happenings for November
Nov13

Public Library Happenings for November

Preschoolers (and parents of preschoolers) Read to Me is back at Sulphur Springs Public Library! You are invited to participate in the themed book reading, song singing, and activity enriched program. This year promises to be a great one. Read to Me will be held in the Storytime Room within our Children’s Library and will be offered on specific Thursdays 11:15 to noon. Next program dates are November 20 and December 11. Please check...

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