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Nov 30

New books for November 2012

Posted by heather in New Books

November Books, 2012

262 items added this month! Several Teen books, Large Print books, General Fiction, and a LOT of Children's Non-fiction!

Nov 21

Holiday Happenings

Posted by heather in Events

Lots of things going on this week, folks!

The Library will be closed both Thursday AND Friday (November 22nd and 23rd) for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Friends of the Library will be hosting their "Cookies on Parade: Cookie Walk" sale on Friday, November 23rd from 1 to 3:30pm in the Delany Room. You can swing by and pick up some homemade Christmas cookies and candy for $6 per pound. All monies go to the Friends of the Dayton Library.

The Library will have normal open hours on Saturday, November 24th (10am to 2pm).

Have a happy -- and safe, if you're traveling -- holiday!

Nov 14

Border Songs Discussion: Thursday Night

Posted by heather in Events

Come join us at the library for a book discussion on the Everybody Reads 2012 selection, "Border Songs" by Jim Lynch.

The book discussion goes from 7 to 8pm in the Delany Room.

About Jim Lynch:

Jim Lynch's first novel, The Highest Tide,  won the 2006 Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award and became a bestseller in the United States and the United Kingdom. His second novel, Border Songs, won the Washington State Book Award for Fiction in 2010 and was a finalist for the American Booksellers Award for Best Fiction. Before becoming a full-time novelist Jim wrote for newspapers throughout the Northwest and beyond, winning the Livingston Young Journalist Award for National Reporting. He now lives in Olympia, Washington with his wife and daughter.

To learn more about the Everybody Reads program, and find out about other Everybody Reads events, please visit the website:

Nov 13

eReader Overview and Help Program This Friday

Posted by heather in Events

(photo by edvvc)

The eReader Overview and Help Program is coming up this Friday!

Come join Carolyn Peterson from the Washington State Library to learn about various ereader devices, and get some one-on-one experience with an ereader of your choosing.

Friday, November 16th, 2012

10 to 11:30am

In the Dayton Memorial Library

Nov 09

Veteran's Day: For All Who Served

Posted by heather in Interesting Tidbits

(photo by vox efx)

Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor ALL our brave men and women who have clocked in any military service, be it peace time or wartime. It is a time to pay our respects to those who sacrificed for our continued freedom.

The library will be closed Monday, November 12th in observance of the holiday.

To learn more about Veteran's Day:

Or check out these books (and many more!):




Nov 09

Friends Booksale -- November 9th and 10th!

Posted by heather in Events

The Friends of the Library Booksale begins TODAY, 1pm in the Delany Room! There are all kinds of books on many different subjects -- something for everyone. The Friends are also running a "bag sale," where you can pick all the books you can fit in a bag for one flat rate of $5.

All proceeds to go to the Friends of the Dayton Library.

Booksale Dates:

  • November 9th, 1 to 4pm
  • November 10th, 9am to 3pm.


Oct 31

New Books for October 2012

Posted by heather in New Books

New books for the month of October -->

Over 300 new books added for the month!

Oct 26

eReader Overview an Help: an eReads in eWA program

Posted by heather in Events

Columbia County Rural Library District eReads in eWA program will provide eReader overview and help.

                   WHERE:   Dayton Memorial Library

                   WHEN:      Friday, November 16th

                   TIME:        10 to 11:30 a.m.

Carolyn Peterson from the Washington State Library will be doing an overview of various types of eReaders, i.e., Nook, Kindle, Sony Reader.  The first half of the program will be an overview of the various kinds of eReaders.  The last half of the program will be hands-on experience will the eReaders.

Anyone of any age, please join the library staff at the Dayton Memorial Library on November 16th to learn more about eReaders.

Please direct questions to Janet Lyon 382-4131 or email

Oct 23

Special Meeting Announcement: November 12th

Posted by heather in Announcements

The Columbia County Rural Library District Board of Trustees announce a special meeting to take place on November 12, 2012 at 7 p.m. at the Dayton Memorial Library in the Delany basement for the purpose of reviewing the 2013 preliminary budget.  No action will be taken at the meeting.


Oct 13

Tribute To Columbia County Authors Sponsored By Friends

Posted by heather in Events

Friends of the Dayton Memorial Library are having a special tribute to Columbia County authors Saturday, October 20th from 1 to 3 in the Delany Room of the Dayton Memorial Library. Authors will be invited to the October 20th event to talk about his/her book.  The public is invited to attend the special tribute event.

Known Columbia County authors identified at this time are:

Mary Alice Beatty; Kay Brown Tunnell, Maxine Buchite (deceased); Greg Bye; Pam Sunderland Catlin; Kevin Carson; Liz Carson, compiler; Cody Courson; Lina Cunningham; Wilma Fletcher (deceased); Joanne Gagnon; Laura Hill; Charlotte Hutchens (deceased) ; Ashlee James; Nathan Krekula; Diane Longanecker; Bill Lyman; Clorissa Orchard; Alice Pool (deceased); Joann Patras; Ward Rinehart; Rodney Rose; Cornelia Shields; Heather Stearns; Leslie Sweetwood; Ashlee Warner; Jack Williams.

Contact Lois Hemphill 509-520-8838 -- Betty Keller 382-2403 – or email if you know of a local author that is not on the list.




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