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FERRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY: More than books (January 31, 2019)

The Ferris Public Library’s 7th Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day will be held on Saturday, Feb. 2. Come celebrate with us and get your child a free library membership, no matter where you live. All children ages 7 – 16 can receive a free library card from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. We will have a balloon artist here to make free balloon shapes for children from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. The parent/caregiver, and the child, must both be present. Be sure to bring a current valid ID and a membership form must be completed. 

After-School Game Time will resume on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Children ages 7 to 17 can play games on the PS4 on the large screen in the meeting room.

Story Time will be held each 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. 

You have one more chance to sign-up your child for the Ferris Youth Soccer Association’s Spring Season 2019. Late registration will be held at the library, 301 E. 10th St., on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

Linny and I both would like to thank everyone for the prayers and kind words on the death of his mom and my mother-in-law, Betty Aaron. 

New Books: “Sea of Greed: A NUMA Files Novel” by Clive Cussler and Graham Brown, “Ambush” by James Patterson, “The Amish Quilter” by Mindy Starns Clark and Leslie Gould, “The Dream Daughter” by Diane Chamberlain, “Every Breath” by Nicholas Sparks, “The Reckoning” by John Grisham, and “Winter in Paradise” by Elin Hilderbrand.

Word Origins: Loophole, or murder hole, comes from the late 16th century and originally referred to the slits in castle walls that allowed archers to shoot their arrows through.

Ellis County Press

208 S Central St. 
Ferris, TX 75125