Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Make room on your shelves while helping a good cause.
The Southampton Free Library is currently accepting donations for its annual book sale. You can drop off your used hard and soft back books, magazines, cd's, and audio and video cassettes at the library. The sale begins Saturday. All proceeds benefit the library.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
The library unveiled a brand-new look this week.
The Southampton Free Library reopened Monday morning following a two-week closure for renovations. The library now has a fresh new look, with a fresh coat of paint, new carpets, a new reference desk, and new computer desks, and several of the stacks have been rearranged, giving the area a more open feel. “There is still some work to be done, but we are really happy with the outcome,” said Library Director Kim Ingram. Ingram said in the coming weeks the trim will be painted and new blinds will be ordered for the windows. If you want to stop in and check out the new look, the library is open Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m to 5 p.m.
Thursday, March 21, 2013
The Southampton Library will be close for two weeks during renovations.
The Southampton Free Library closes Saturday at 5 p.m. and then will not open again until April 8. The library is undergoing a $100,000 renovation, the first in 20 years, says library director Kim Ingram. Half that money came from a Keystone Grant, the rest came the library’s capital improvements fund it’s been squirreling away for years. “It’s a much needed facelift,” Ingram said. “ The design will be more sensible and more user friendly.” Member can return books from the library to any other Bucks County library during renovations, but you can also return items when the library reopens April 8. The circulation desk revised the due dates so that nothing comes due during the March 25 to April 6 renovation dates. After new carpeting, paint …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Get your books while you can; the Southampton Free Library closes for renovations starting March 25.
If you’re a bibliophile, now is the time to get a good book from the Southampton Free Library. The library close after March 23 for a long-awaited facelift that includes a new paint job, carpeting and renovations to the reference and circulation desks. Jeannie Kim, head of reference, said any items checked out now will have due dates reflecting the closure dates. If you want to return books early, during the renovation, you’d have to do so at another Bucks County library, so Kim suggests holding on to them. The library will reopen April 8. Here are the books most often checked out in the last month at the Southampton Free Library.
Friday, March 15, 2013
The library on Street Road will get its first makeover in 20 years starting March 25.
Check your due date slip; the Southampton Free Library is closing for a two-week renovation from floor to stacks. “It’s long overdue,” said Kim Ingram, the library’s director. “I think it’s been about 20 years since the last renovation.” The walls will get a fresh coat of paint called “Inviting Ivory,” and the old carpeting will be replaced by carpet tiles—gray-blue with a touch of gold. The job for Carpet removal and replacement was awarded to Hood Floors, Inc. at a cost of $40,060; Tyler Corp. got the paint job for its bid of $6,449. The entire project, to be completed from March 25 to April 6, will cost just under $100,000, Ingram said. Half that money came from a Keystone Grant, the rest came the library’s capital improvments fund it’s…
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The fourth annual event benefiting the Southampton Free Library will take place in the WTHS cafeteria this Friday evening.
Ladies, it's that time again — time to get together and get your shop on, and all for a good cause! The Southampton Free Library's fourth annual 'Girls' Night Out' will be held this Friday evening in the cafeteria of William Tennent High School from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event has grown each year it has taken place and this year promises to be no different, with many vendors signed up to participate. The $5 entrance fee includes door prizes and there will be 50/50 raffle tickets for sale. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Southampton Free Library.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Learn how to plan for your financial future during a free workshop at the library Monday afternoon.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The library reopened Thursday morning with limited services.
Getting stir-crazy from sitting inside with no power? Need somewhere to take the kids on the day off from school? Power was restored to the Southampton Free Library overnight Wednesday, and the library reopened Thursday morning. According to a post on the library's facebook page, the library is open but the computers are down so Internet access is unavailable.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Get a bag full of books for $5 at the Southampton Free Library Thursday.
The annual book sale at the Southampton Free Library ends today, but there are still plenty of titles to choose from. Get all the paperbacks, hard cover books, text books and audiobooks on CD's and cassette tape that you can stuff into a sack for just $5. The sale is taking place in the Mary Exum Room from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. All proceeds benefit the Southampton Free Library.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Registration begins June 25 for students entering second through sixth grade who are interested in learning about human chromosomes and genes through a free program at the Southampton Free Library.
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Wednesday, June 13, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline’s Science in the Summer program will offer students an exciting look at the world of genetics at the Southampton Free Library this summer. Science in the Summer is a hands-on course taught by certified teachers to groups of 15 students in two age groups: children entering second and third grades (Level I) and children entering fourth through sixth grades (Level II). The program consists of four 45-minute classes given over the course of one week (July 23- July 26). Students will have the opportunity to build a cell, extract DNA from a strawberry, examine their fingerprints and construct a DNA molecule. There are both morning and afternoon sessions for each level Morning: Level I: 10 - 10:45 a.m., Level II: 11:15 a.m. – …