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Submitted photo: Eric Garcia, age 6, was the winner of the Ferris Public Library’s “Activity Contest” held at the Ferris Intermediate School’s Health Fair. Eric accepts his prize, a sports package containing 5 games from library staff member, Miss Haddie Submitted photo: Eric Garcia, age 6, was the winner of the Ferris Public Library’s “Activity Contest” held at the Ferris Intermediate School’s Health Fair. Eric accepts his prize, a sports package containing 5 games from library staff member, Miss Haddie

The Ferris Public Library will soon have e-books available for patrons to checkout. Look for our announcement with more information in the coming weeks.

The library’s Wi-Fi “Hot Spot” may be accessed before and after the library’s regular hours of operation and on Fridays and Sundays. 

This is a service the city of Ferris has made available to our community.

Navarro College sponsored GED class will begin Saturday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. For students wanting information to register in a GED or ESL class, contact the Adult Education Program office at 903-875-7464 or 1-800-NAVARRO ext. 7464.

New books: “Quinn” by Iris Johansen, “Hiss of Death: Mrs. Murphy Mystery” by Rita Mae Brown, “Judgement:#2 Rose Trilogy” by Beverly Lewis, “The Black Madonna” by Davis Bunn and “Your Bones: How You Can Prevent Osteoporosis and Have Strong Bones For Life” (Dewey 616) by Lara Pizzorno.

This week in history: September 1, 1830 “Mary Had a Little Lamb” was published. September 3, 1813 The image of “Uncle Sam”, as an American symbol, was first used. September 6, 1995 Cal Ripken Jr. surpassed Lou Gehrig for the most consecutive games by playing his 2,131st game.

The Ferris Public Library is located at 514 S. Mabel St. at 10th St. behind Hazel Ingram Elementary. Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9 to 5; Thursday 10 to 5:30; Saturday 10 to 2. For more information, call 972-544-3696, email kathy.harrington@ci.ferristx.us or visit http://ferristx.booksys.net.


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