Friday, September 03, 2010

September @ the library!

Free computer instruction is available @ the library. COMPUTER CLASSES for beginning-level computer users are offered Wednesdays at 1pm. Sign-ups available at the library (no sign-ups by phone). The GENEALOGY CLASS meets every Tuesday at 2pm. Genealogy guidance & help using and are provided. No sign-up is necessary.

Tumbleweed Tales Poetry group will meet Saturday, September 4, @ 10am. All ages welcome, bring original poetry or old favorites to share.

The Library Scrabble Club meets every Monday, 3:00-5:30pm, no sign-up necessary. Boards are provided but you may bring your own if you’d like. Grab a Scrabble dictionary and a friend for lots of spelling fun with other Scrabble-rs.

Shakespeare Roundtable meets to read, discuss, & enjoy Shakespeare every Tuesday, 4-5:30pm. The current play is "Macbeth." For more info, email

For all who like to knit and/or crochet, the KNIT WITS meet every Wednesday, 1pm @ the library. Bring your current project and come join others who love yarn crafting. Free fun for all ages.

Family Craft Day is done for the summer but will resume in October. Watch for more information.

TCG (Trading Card Game) DUEL, for kids 11+, is held on Saturdays, 12-4:30. Meet others who love games such as Pokémon, Magic: The Gathering, and Yu-Gi-Oh.

The Library will welcome local author Toni Nelson, who will be signing her book “A Beggars Purse.” This is a recounting of her “journey to help the people who have nothing.” September 11, 11:00am-1:00pm.

Teen Night is back! The Library, with the Nye Communities Coalition and St. Martin's Episcopal Church, is sponsoring Teen Nights the 3rd Friday of the month. Come on Sept. 17th, 5:30-8:30pm, for free karaoke, Wii, Food, & Fun. For more information, please call 727-9970 or 537-1115. Open to middle-school through high-school age students. This is an alcohol, tobacco, and drug-free event.

The Pahrump Anime Club will hold its regular meeting at the library Saturday, September 18, 12-4pm. Absolutely no unaccompanied children under the age of 10.

The Favorite Authors Book Club will meet Tuesday, September 21, at 1:30pm. This month’s authors are Robyn Carr AND Jeffery Deaver, so read any book by either (or both!) authors and come enjoy a lively discussion. New members always welcome, so bring a friend. For more information, call the library.

On September 22, 10am-2pm, author Barbara U. Cherish will be in the library to sign her book “The Auschwitz Kommandant: A Daughter’s Search for the Father She Knew.”

This month’s Free Movie Day will be Saturday, September 25, 2pm. The feature title will be “Nico the Unicorn” (rated NR). Free family fun.

Remember that many new and gently-used books are always on sale at the library—paperbacks 10¢ & up, hardbacks 50¢ & up. Videos, puzzles, audiobooks, childrens’ books, and book bundles are all available. This month’s special: Chicken Soup for the Soul books. As always, proceeds from all sales benefit the library.

Important Dates:

The library will be closed Monday, September 6, in observance of Labor Day.

Friends of the Pahrump Community Library meeting, September 11 at 10:15 am.

Pahrump Community Library Board of Trustees will hold its regular meeting Monday, September 13 at 10am.

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Please call the library at 727-5930 for program details, or visit

All dates subject to change. Additions may be made. 08/30/10

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