Tuesday, June 23, 2009


As of this minute, we have cataloged 6493 items. How many to go? We'll find that out later.

Food Preservation

Dr. Phil Dzuik will be presenting a program on preservation of food, that is, the produce that you grew in your garden. Hear his advice at the FS on University
Avenue in Urbana. He will be there on Friday, June 26 at 3 p.m. He has a wealth of experience in all aspects of growing and preserving produce.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009


Good news! Company is coming in September. Five, maybe six of them! What fun we will have.
What’s new in the Homer Library? The following books have arrived:
A Dream to Call My Own by Tracie Peterson;
Always Looking up by Michael J. Fox;
Vision In White by Nora Roberts.
Other books include Eldest by Christopher Paolini,
First Family By David Baldacci,
Just Take My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark,
Mountain Top by Robert Whitlow
You may also enjoy The 8th Confession by James Patterson,
Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel,
Wicked Prey by John Sandford.
Other new bestsellers will soon be on our shelves.

To date, we have processed 6028 items, and more are being done each day. Thanks to all of you who have donated such good materials to us.
Check the DVD shelf and you will see that we have added a large number of items, many of which were donated. You will also soon see many more DVDs of musicals.
Middle and High School students may sign up for Go Wild @ the Library. It runs from June 8 to July 31, 2009. Read whatever you want and be rewarded with some cool treats. Reading one book will get you a Twilight prize, read 4 books for another wild prize and when you read 8 books you will be rewarded with a t-shirt of your choice. Continue reading to enter your name in our grand prize drawing for a gift certificate to Charlie’s Grubb & Sudds.
Kindergarten through 5th grade students should come in and check out our reading campsite. You may even find some wild animals lurking in the bookshelves. You never know what you will encounter at the Homer Community Library!
Our hours are 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Wednesdays we open at 9 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. Saturdays we open at 10 a.m. and close at 2 p.m. Our phone number is 896-2121.