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FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY: More than books (April 18, 2019)

The Ferris Library will be holding an Excel Class for Beginners on Friday, April 26, from 10 a.m. to Noon. Registration is required as we have limited seating. Aurora Ramirez will be the instructor. Aurora does an excellent job of communicating and clarifying the basics of Microsoft Excel. To register call 972-544-3696 or email:

Early voting for the 2019 Joint Election will be held at the Ferris Public Library on Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. On Election Day, May 4, voting will also be from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. here at the library. The library is located at 301 E. 10th St., across from Mutz Ballpark.

The library will be closed on Friday, April 19 in observance of Good Friday, and will re-open on Saturday, April 20 at 10 a.m. May you all have a blessed Easter weekend.

After-School Game Time is held each Tuesday, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Children ages 7-17 can play games on the PS4 on the large screen in the meeting room.

Story Time is hosted every Wednesday at 11 a.m. Children and their caregivers can enjoy stories and an activity. Each child may choose a toy from the Treasure chest before leaving.

New Books: “Celtic Empire: A Dirk Pitt Novel” by Clive Cussler and Dirk Cussler, “The Malta Exchange” by Steve Berry, “Liar Liar” by James Patterson, “Bitter Trail and Barbed Wire” by Elmer Kelton, “The Sweetest Thing” by Judith McNaught, “In the Closet of the Vatican” (Dewey 282) by Frederic Martel, “Parkland: Birth of a Movement” (Dewey 371) by Dave Cullen, and “The Self-Sufficient Life and How to Live It” (Dewey 630) by John Seymour. 

Word Origins: Lukewarm is actually redundant. Luke meant “warm” in Middle English so lukewarm technically would mean “warm warm.” 

Ellis County Press

208 S Central St. 
Ferris, TX 75125