August 29, 2006

Did U Know?

Little Elm's Mayor Frank Kastner's " Did U Know?" ofers readers short items about Little Elm that can be quickly absorbed, informative, enlightening and maybe even amusing.
Suggestions for future "Did U Know?" items can be e-mailed to
Mayor Frank Kastner .

Lakes
Lewisville Lake down 10.41 feet, Lake Lavon down 14.48 feet, Lake Ray Roberts down 5.46 feet.

Little Elm Library

Library Hours:
Monday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday (closed)
Saturday 10:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Sunday (closed).

2005/2006 Annual Budget: $206,912.00

Staffing: 5 full time equivalent employees

There are 10,142 current Library Card Holders, 200 new patrons are added each month, 38,000 people visited the Library from October 2005 to June 2006. The Library houses 20,000 plus items (books, audios, videos, DVDs, etc.) 300 items are added each month to the collection. The Library currently receieves monthly, the top 10 new DVD releases.

16 computers with internet connections are available in the Library. The Library is an internet "Hot Spot" offering wireless internet connectivity.

Activites and Services: Fax and Color Copy services. / Toddler Time (1 to 3 years of age) every Wednesday from 10:15 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. / Story Time (4 to 6 years of age) every Wednesday 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. / Family Story Time (all ages) Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. / Costume Character in attendance on the 4th Saturday of the month. / Teen Advisory Group meets 1st & 3rd Tuesday each month 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. / Anime Club (Japanese Culture) meets 2nd & 4th Tuesday each month 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. / Saturday Movie matinee (showing new release DVD's) Saturday 1:00 p.m. / Children's Film Festival on Saturday 11:00 a.m. / Game Night 1st & 3rd Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. / Flash Back Movie Night (vintage movies) 2nd Thursday 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. / Stitchin Bee 2nd Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. / Business Fair 4th Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. / Adult Book Club 3rd Tuesday 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Little Elm Library also particiapates in the Interlibrary Loan Program so if what you are looking for is not available at the Library they can get it for you from other libraries.

There is a small meeting room (reservation required).

For additional information on our Library call (214) 975-0430 or email
library@littleelm.org or check the web site www.littleelm.org and click on Library.

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