September is a winning month!

Winners abound at the Greenwood Public Library this month.

Congratulations to Janice Podovinikoff (first prize of a queen-size quilt), Damara Wyman (second prize of a lap quilt), and Jan Armstrong (third prize of a book bag and books), all of Grand Forks, who are this year’s winners in our annual quilt raffle. Thanks to all who purchased tickets at the various venues, and many thanks to Caba’s, Heart ‘n’ Soul, Tomorrow’s Treasures, and Wine Country Quilters Market for selling tickets for us in their quilt shops, and to Overwaitea Foods for allowing us to sell on their premises.

Our New Logo Photo Contest has wrapped up, and the winners are as follows: Kim Kinakin (photo most like the logo tree), Sophie Schneider (reading to a pet under a tree), Olivia Schneider (selfie reading under a tree), and Roland Jackson (photo taken by a child of someone reading under a tree). All the entries may be viewed on our website, under the heading News & Events, then Photo Gallery. And we hope that you had time to sit under a tree this summer and relax with a good book, e-book or other reading material!

One Book One Kootenay has also wrapped up, and the readers have chosen Bobby Hutchinson’s Blue Collar B&B as this year’s book for Kootenay readers to enjoy. Readers said it was chosen because it was fun and made them laugh. Congratulations, Bobby!

Storytime for preschool children ages 3-5 years (with parent or caregiver) starts again on Wednesday, October 1st. Join us for this free drop-in program of stories, songs, fingerplays, crafts & more at 10:30 on Wednesday mornings from Oct. 1 – Dec. 3.

We will be hosting two presentations by Joanne Taylor of Nidus Personal Planning Resource Centre and Registry. Come and learn the steps you can take to plan for your future, including representation agreements, enduring powers of attorney, and other legal documents to cover your health care wishes and financial affairs in case you need help during your lifetime. There will be a demo of the online Personal Planning Registry too. This online webinar will be held on Thursday, Sept. 25 from 7:00- 8:30 p.m. and again on Tuesday, Sept. 30 from 1:30-3:00 p.m., so you may choose the time that best suits your schedule. Please call the library at 250-445-6111 to register, or for more information.

Registration for tables at the annual Arts and Crafts Fair on Nov. 15 is now open; forms are available at the library.


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