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Holland Public Library

2020 Summer Reading Program

July 13th – August 22nd

Ages 12 and under

 

WEEKLY PRIZES!!         CURBSIDE SERVICE

 

Participation is easy, just follow these steps...


-Visit the library to register and receive your kick-off bag

with a reading log and other cool stuff. Call us from your car to register

and we will bring out your bag.

- Read, or have a story read to you, for 20 minutes a day or more.

Place a sticker on your reading log each day you read.

Read 5 days a week, or more, and receive a WEEKLY PRIZE!

- Bring your reading log to the library, show us your reading stickers for the week, and pick-out your weekly prize. We will have prizes ready to view in our windows. Let us know what you would like and we will bring it out for curbside pick-up.

 

WEEKLY PRIZES INCLUDE:

Mystical Animals, Flying Disk Launcher, Noise Putty, Unicorn Fans,

Bendable Mermaids, Monster Paddle Balls, Pirate Swag.


23 Sturbridge Road, Holland, MA, 413-245-3607

Open for curbside service: Mon. Tues. Wed. 3-8 pm

Sat. 10 am–4 pm

 


Providing No -Contact, Curbside Service

 

Please place your items for RETURN in the RETURN BIN provided outside.

All returns will be quarantined for one week before being cleaned and checked-in.

The return date will reflect the day you brought the item back to the library, not the day it was scanned for return.

 

To CHECK-OUT items, please call staff for assistance.

413-245-3607

You may request specific items or tell us what subjects you like, and we can find something for you.

Many items, including new books, are on display in our windows. Feel free to “browse” and let staff know which items you would like to check out.

Staff will check out your items (please provide your name or card #) and place them in the PICK-UP BIN outside. Please wait in your car or remain 12 feet away from the bin while staff bring out your items.

Thank you for your support and patience while we do our best to assist everyone in the safest manner possible.

 

** Staff will practice social distancing and safety precautions.

High-touch surfaces in the library are being disinfected twice a day and a deep cleaning is done weekly. 

All returns will be quarantined for one week before being cleaned and checked-in.

 

 

Please visit our Facebook page for updates. 

 


 

We are now offering free TumbleBooks! 


www.TumbleBookLibrary.com - K-6 children's ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblebooklibrary.com/auto_login.aspx?U=tumble735&P=books
Username: tumble735
Password: books

www.TumbleMath.com - K-6 math ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.tumblemath.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.TeenBookCloud.com - gr 7-12 ebook database
Direct Link: https://www.teenbookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.AudioBookCloud.com - all ages audio book database
Direct Link: https://www.audiobookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6

www.RomanceBookCloud.com - a huge collection of steamy Romance novels for the older crowd!
Direct Link: https://www.romancebookcloud.com/autologin.aspx?U=tumble2020&P=A3b5c6
Username: tumble2020
Password: A3b5c6


TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly.

Tumblebooks will be available through August 31, 2020.


 

~WEEKLY PROGRAMS~

CRAFTERNOONS - daily, drop-in during regular hours, new craft each Wednesday.

CONSTRUCTION CREW with LEGO bricks - Tuesdays, drop-in 3-8 pm

eBOOK HELP - Thursdays, drop-in 12-5 pm

KNIT & CHAT - Thursdays, 2-4 pm

STORY TIME - Fridays, 10 am, ages 5 and under (during the school year) 

All weekly programs postponed due to COVID-19


 

Community Book Club 

Come join us for coffee, conversation, and a good book!

Copies of the monthly book selection, in a variety of formats, are available for checkout at the Holland Public Library.

                              Meets at the Holland Community Center, 40 Brimfield Road,                               on the 2nd Monday of each month at 1 pm 

Postponed until furthur notice.

Please contact the Community Center for details. 


-Closings Due to Inclement Weather-

The library follows the Tantasqua school district regarding closings due to weather. If Tanstasqua schools are closed, the library will be closed. If the schools have a 2 hour delay, the library will open at the regularly schedued time. Additionally, library closings are posted on our FB page. For Saturday closings, check our FB page for updates.   

 


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