Appalachian SojournPosted: May 17th, 2013
Local resident John Hill is loading up his backpack for his next sojourn on the Appalachian Trail. Before he heads out, he’ll share stories from his hiking adventures at an exciting program Tuesday, May 21 at 7 pm. Hill, whose trail name is “Next Year”, has already hiked more than 1,000 miles on the trail and plans to log more trail time this summer. Reserve your seat today.
Benefits for SeniorsPosted: May 14th, 2013
Medicare, Medicaid, VA – Are you getting the most from government benefit plans? Learn more at a special program Thursday, May 16. One program will be held at 2 p.m. for people who don’t care to drive at night and a second program will be at 7 p.m. for those who work during the day. Hear about each plan and get an outline of the requirements and the application process. Reserve your seat by calling 967-3798 or sign up on the calendar.
Free books for Kindle & NookPosted: May 10th, 2013
Want to get free library materials for your Kindle, Nook or other device? Ask our expert at a free, walk-in program Tuesday, May 14. Librarian Donald Harmon will answer your questions – during one-on-one sessions – about how to use your reader with free library services. Kindle users can stop by from 6 to 7 p.m. and people with questions about Nooks, iPads or other devices can come by between 7 and 8 p.m.
If You Had $143,000…!Posted: May 6th, 2013
The Friends of Ritter invite all dues-paying members to enjoy a special program about how the library chooses material for its collection, this Thursday, May 9 at 7 p.m. Hear a little bit about this great volunteer organization, then listen while Director Janet Ford answers the burning question – who chooses which titles to buy? She’ll also lead a behind-the-scenes tour, and refreshments will be served. New members are welcome at the door; Join for just $5. Let us know you’re coming by calling 967-3798 or sign up on the calendar.
Ready for the Sunshine!Posted: April 30th, 2013
Brand new outdoor furniture is ready for the sunshine on the east-side patio. The furniture is provided by generous donations to the library’s endowment fund. Carrie Clipson and Ellen O’Hara, former library staff, check out the tables, which can accommodate a wheelchair. The library’s wireless Internet signal is available from the patio, making it a great spot to download books and music or work on your laptop.