What's New at the Library

Diamond Jubilee
The Eastern Shore Public Library is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee! Update your library card by calling one of the library branches or coming in AND any fines or fees that you may have accumulated WILL BE WAIVED!

Tales 4 Tots - Thursday, January 18-- CANCELLED
ONCE AGAIN, TALES 4 TOTS IS CANCELLED DUE TO THE SNOW/ICE STORM. ACCOMACK COUNTY SCHOOLS ARE CLOSED ALL DAY! If the sun comes out and the streets are clear, come and see us in the Library from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. when we are open. Lots of books to read, toys to play with, and, most importantly, a change of scenery! Stay warm and safe!

Library Web Cam Temporarily Out of Service
The web cam on the Library facing the Robert Reed Downtown Park, which is provided by Ted Daisey of Chincoteague.com, is temporarily out of service. We are working diligently to get it fixed. Thanks for you patience.

Tales 4 Tots - Thursday, January 18
We'll try again this week: THEME is "PAJAMA PARTY!" 10 a.m. at the library. Please remember that T4T is cancelled if Accomack County Schools are closed or have a delayed opening.

Tales 4 Tots Cancelled Thursday, January 11 due to Accomack School Closure
So sorry to report that the Accomack County Schools are again closed Thursday, January 11. Therefore, Tales 4 Tots will not be held. The Library will be open from 1 p.m. - 7 p.m. If you are getting cabin fever, remember that [arents and children are welcome to come into the library to read, play in the children's room, and check out books. Hope to everyone next Thursday for Tales 4 Tots!

Tales 4 Tots--Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 10 a.m.
It's a pajama party! Some great books, fun crafts, and, of course, our fun songs and finger plays. Weather should be a little warmer. So...here's a chance to get out of the house and have some fun--don't even have to get dressed up! See you at the Library!

Library Closed Saturday, January 6, 2018
Due to the extremely unsafe driving and walking conditions as well as the low temperatures, the Chincoteague Island Library will be closed on Saturday, January 6. We should open again on Monday. Stay safe & warm!

Library Weather Closing - Friday, January 5, 2018
Due to the extremely unsafe weather conditions, the Chincoteague Island Library will be closed all day on Friday, January 5, 2018.

Library Closed Today
Chincoteague Island Library will be closed today, THURSDAY, JANUARY 4, 2018, due to the weather. Please stay warm and safe! Hopefully we will reopen tomorrow, however, check our Facebook page and this site for updated information. Thanks.

Tales 4 Tots
January 11 - May 24, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Chincoteague Island Library

Tales 4 Tots
Tales 4 Tots will begin the winter/spring preschool story time program for 2 - 5 year olds on January 11, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Chincoteague Island Library. Join us every Thursday at 10 a.m. from January 11 through and including May 24, 2018.* Stories...songs...finger plays...crafts! *Tales 4 Tots will be canceled if Accomack County schools are closed or have a delayed opening. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Hope to see YOU at the Library!

Junk Journal Workshop
January 11, 18 & 25, 2018 from 11 am - 1 pm at the Chincoteague Island Library $10 per person for all 3 sessions! Led by instructor Angie Jones. Sign up in person with cash or check made payable to the Chincoteague Island Library. The purpose of this workshop is to create a bound journal made up of junk mail, paper scraps, envelopes, cards, magazines, flyer pages, old book pages, printed photographs, scrapbook paper, fabric scraps, and washi tape. Come into the Library soon to sign up and receive an information sheet. This workshop is limited to 10 participants!

Guest Author: Jim Duffy, "Eastern Shore Road Trip"
Please join us on Tuesday, December 5, FROM 7 - 9 P.M. at the Library to listen to Jim Duffy, author of EASTERN SHORE ROAD TRIP. Each year, the Island Readers' Book Club presents a evening with a special guest author. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to all thanks to the dedication of our library volunteers and generous donations.

TALES 4 TOTS - 9/14/17 through 12/14/17 at 10 a.m. at the Library
"RIDE INTO READING" this fall at the Chincoteague Island Library every Thursday morning at 10 a.m. from September 14 - December 14, 2017. (No program on Thanksgiving Day). TALES 4 TOTS, our preschool story time for children ages 2 - 5 years old consists of stories, songs, finger plays, and crafts. This fall all stories and crafts will revolve around SCHOOL BUSES, TRUCKS, TROLLEYS, FIRE TRUCKS, POLICE CARS, ROCKETS, BROOM STICKS, SANTA'S SLEIGH AND MUCH MORE... Children must be accompanied by an adult. Check out our Facebook page for the most up-to-date information. We have some very special visits AND guest planned. All programs free and open to the public. No registration required.

TALES 4 TOTS - IMPORTANT!
During our Winter/Spring Tales 4 Tots (January 6 - May 25, 2017), the program will be canceled whenever the Accomack County Schools are closed or have a delayed opening. Please check our Facebook page or the What's New page on our web site. Thank you.

























2012 Spring Preschool Reading Program

Eastern Shore Public Library