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About the Library: Snow Days

Contains information on the library's hours, check out policies, rules, and services

Snow Days

Read a good book. You can even read it on your iPad if you like.

Prefer a movie? We have streaming videos, including all of Shakespeare’s plays. 

“Blow, blow, thou winter wind,

Thou art not so unkind

As man’s ingratitude;

Thy tooth is not so keen,..”

Don’t forget our hundreds of DVDs. You can check them out, along with DVD players, or watch them individually here in the library using headphones, or gather some friends together and view them in one of our cozy study rooms. Sorry, no pop corn.



Other Helpful Sites

Stressed? Need a Break? Try Coloring.

Ask for coloring materials at the Front Desk.. or download your own pages at these free websites.

Changes in the Library's Hours Due to Weather Events

There are no changes in the library's hours at this time.

Check back later.

Things to Do in the Library on a Snowy Day

  1. Warm up in front of the fireplace.
  2. Socialize (quietly, of course)
  3. Study / Research / Write a Paper. Catch up (or get ahead) in your studies.
  4. Sit in front of a window and watch the snow.
  5. Check out a book.
  6. Check out a movie.
  7. Read a Magazine - If you don't now how to operate one we will be glad to teach  you.
  8. Bring a board game (scrabble, monopoly, trivial pursuit, life, guess who, etc.) and play in one of our study rooms. We actually have several you can check out at the Front Desk.
  9. Travel -  “We may sit in our library and yet be in all quarters of the earth.” ― John Lubbock, The Pleasures of Life
  10. Read a poem about snow - Suggestions:
    1. Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Day, Robert Frost
    2. Snow-flakes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  11. Write a Haiku about Snow.

The snow falls gently,
Powder white, drifting downward
Softly, silently

         - Anonymous

12. Read a book about snow - Suggestions:

13. Name fifty words that rhyme with SNOW.  It's possible! No fair using the internet. Here are a few to get you started - bow, flow, dough, go, know, row, show, yo, etc.)

14. Come color. Yes, we actually have crayons in the library and free coloring pages. Great de-stressor!


Warm Up at the Fireplace

Cold weather got you down? Come into the warm, inviting Thrift Library. Snuggle up in front of our warm fireplace.

Hourly Weather Forecast for Anderson

I've Got to Get to the Library

“Harry — I think I've just understood something! I've got to go to the library!”

And she sprinted away, up the stairs.

“What does she understand?” said Harry distractedly, still looking around, trying to tell where the voice had come from.

“Loads more than I do,” said Ron, shaking his head.

“But why’s she got to go to the library?”

“Because that’s what Hermione does,” said Ron, shrugging. “When in doubt, go to the library.”

― J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets


You think this is bad, you should have been here for the blizzard of '93!

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