Monday, September 25, 2006


The Stockton Public Library is once again offering free computer classes through the help of CKLS's computer lab and Chris Rippel. We still have a few openings on most of the class offerings, if interested, please contact the library.

The schedule for this session is as follows:

Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM "Taking digital pictures and scanning photographs"

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM "Basic Word" Typing documents.

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM "eBay Selling" How to sell on eBay.

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM "Basic Internet" Defining and surfing the Web.

Thursday, October 26th, 2006

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM "Web searching" Searching the Web

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM "Print Shop" Making cards, fliers, banners, etc.

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM "Basic Computers" Mouse, keyboard, Windows

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM "Spreadsheets" Manipulating numbers in columns (e.g., budgeting)

This is the schedule of the classes that went this go around at Stockton Public Library on October 25th and October 26th. If you are interested please contact the library to get your name on the list.

Happy Fall Y'All (New Books for Fall)

New Books for Fall in the Stockton Public Library

The following list is just a few, there have been many, many more. The library is also having a book sale in the front of the Library. Stop in and take a peek.

"Santa Fe Woman" by Gilbert Morris
"Flags of our Fathers" by James Bradley
"Heartland" by T. Davis Bunn
"Paint It Black" by Janet Fitch
"The Mephisto Club" by Tess Gerritsen
"The First Cut" by Dianne Emley
A series of books by James D. Doss
"Heartbreaker" by Diana Palmer
"Fool Me Once" by Fern Michaels
"Rise and Shine" by Anna Quindlen
"Counterplay" by Robert K. Tanenbaum
"The Outcast of Spirit Ridge" by James C. Work
"Bones to Pick" by Carolyn Haines
"Bitter Wind" by Wayne D. Overholser
"Murphy's Law" by Rhys Bowen
"The Price of Silence" by Kate Wilhelm
"The Last Whisper" by Carlene Thompson
"Last Kiss Goodbye" by Rita Herron
"Morrigan's Cross" by Nora Roberts
"Ladies Man" by Suzanne Brockmann
"The Pact" by Jodi Picoult

2006 Parade of Christmas Trees

It's time again for the Annual Parade of Christmas Trees at the Stockton Public Library. This is the 22nd year for the display, we are hoping it will be the biggest yet. We are asking for help from you again this year by having your organization, business, classroom or you as an individual put up and decorate a tree.

Trees may be up any time between October 16th and November 20th at 7:00 p.m. during Library hours.

There will be a public opening from 1:00 to 5:00 on Friday, November 24th in conjunction with the Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce Olde Time Christmas celebration that day.

Trees will remain on display throughout the month of December during regular Library hours.

There will be a People's Choice awards again this year, so remember to place your votefor one Youth and one Adult division tree that is sponsored by the Stockton Area Chamber of Commerce. Prizes for 1st and 2nd in each division will be awarded December 17th.

Please register your tree at the Library or call Chris Sander @ 425-6372.

Please remember to take down your tree sometime between Jan 3rd and Jan 10th. Thank you!