Cookbook Club

Join us Tuesday, January 10 at 6:00 pm for Cookbook Club! This month’s featured cookbook is Jan Karon’s Mitford Cookbook & Kitchen Reader. Stop by the library today to pick out your recipe to make and share with the group!

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2022 Large Print Holiday Giving Tree

‘Tis the season of giving and this year we’re asking you to consider giving the gift of reading to our community by sponsoring one or more books from our 2022 Holiday Giving Tree. When you sponsor a book from the Holiday Giving Tree, you ensure that book is added to the library’s collection AND you also get first read when the book arrives. These are the books chosen for the 2022 Large Print Holiday Giving Tree. While some of the books are older titles, many of them are new books that will be published in January and February 2023. If you would like to sponsor a book, please drop by the library, send us a message through Facebook, or email fulpublib@mchsi.com. If you send a message or email, please wait for confirmation that your title is still available for sponsorship before dropping off payment at the library.

2022 Young Adult Holiday Giving Tree

‘Tis the season of giving and this year we’re asking you to consider giving the gift of reading to our community by sponsoring one or more books from our 2022 Holiday Giving Tree. When you sponsor a book from the Holiday Giving Tree, you ensure that book is added to the library’s collection AND you also get first read when the book arrives. These are the books chosen for the 2022 Young Adult Holiday Giving Tree. While some of the books are older titles, many of them are new books that will be published in January and February 2023. If you would like to sponsor a book, please drop by the library, send us a message through Facebook, or email fulpublib@mchsi.com. If you send a message or email, please wait for confirmation that your title is still available for sponsorship before dropping off payment at the library.

2022 Children’s Holiday Giving Tree

‘Tis the season of giving and this year we’re asking you to consider giving the gift of reading to our community by sponsoring one or more books from our 2022 Holiday Giving Tree. When you sponsor a book from the Holiday Giving Tree, you ensure that book is added to the library’s collection AND you also get first read when the book arrives. These are the books chosen for the 2022 Children’s Holiday Giving Tree. While some of the books are older titles, many of them are new books that will be published in January and February 2023. If you would like to sponsor a book, please drop by the library, send us a message through Facebook, or email fulpublib@mchsi.com. If you send a message or email, please wait for confirmation that your title is still available for sponsorship before dropping off payment at the library.

2022 Adult Giving Tree

‘Tis the season of giving and this year we’re asking you to consider giving the gift of reading to our community by sponsoring one or more books from our 2022 Holiday Giving Tree. When you sponsor a book from the Holiday Giving Tree, you ensure that book is added to the library’s collection AND you also get first read when the book arrives. These are the books chosen for the 2022 Adult Holiday Giving Tree. While some of the books are older titles, many of them are new books that will be published in January and February 2023. If you would like to sponsor a book, please drop by the library, send us a message through Facebook, or email fulpublib@mchsi.com. If you send a message or email, please wait for confirmation that your title is still available for sponsorship before dropping off payment at the library.

Schmaling Endowment Fund

The Schmaling Memorial Public Library Endowment is an endowment fund housed with the Quad Cities Community Foundation. The library receives a yearly grant from this endowment that helps the library fund projects and pay for various needs.

In the past 10 years, endowment funds have been used for the following :

  • Circulating materials (books, audiobooks, DVDs, etc)
  • Microfilm scanner
  • Elevator upgrades
  • Window refinishing
  • Improvements to the Children’s Room
  • Technology
  • And more!

By making a donation to the Schmaling Memorial Public Library Endowment, you gift a gift that truly keeps on giving to the library year after year. And now, you can give online through the Quad City Community Foundation’s secure giving portal. Click on the image above or visit the link below:

https://qccf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate/create?funit_id=2219

Biblioboard

Today’s online resource of the day is Biblioboard! This is a FREE ebook and other digital resource project that allows unlimited simultaneous access to anyone who is physically in the state of Illinois! NO LIBRARY CARD REQUIRED. There are currently 3 “libraries” you can use, Inkie.org, RAILS for Schools which includes some great resources for kids, and Biblioboard Open Access. Check it out: https://library.biblioboard.com/modules