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June 2018 Volume 20 Issue 6

416 James Street
Ozark, Alabama 36360
Phone (334) 774-5480
E-mail: olibrary@troycable.net

Board of Directors

Marie Black
Imogene Mixson Beverly Raley
Marian Jenkins Jewnita Clark

Library Staff

Full Time Staff
Director Sandra J. Holmes
Genealogy/Reference Librarian Joni Wood

Part Time Staff
Admin Assist/Bookkeeper Jennifer Simpson
Children’s Librarian Cheryl Schwartzkopf
Processor Karen Speck
Circulation Clerk Darnell Johnson
Circulation Clerk/IT Andrew Godeke
Cataloger Lou Harry
Custodian Barbara Daniels

Statistics for May 2018

Circulation 4,678
Attendance 10,846
New Materials 40
Site Visits 20,264
Dale County Genealogical/ Historical Society
Borrowers on Roll 11,016
Employment Searches 8,764 The Society will meet Monday, June 4th in the
Internet Use 3,010 Alice Doughtie Wing of the Library at 6:00. Everyone is
invited to attend.
E-Books 368

Quote of the Month Tuesday through Thursday
The Library, I believe, is the last of our public
institutions to which you can go without credentials…
10:00 a.m.— 7:00 p.m.
You don’t even need the sticker on your windshield that Friday and Saturday
you need to get into the public beach. All you need is the 10:00 a.m.— 5:00 p.m.
willingness to read.
Closed on Sunday & Monday
--Harry Golden, Writer and Newspaper Editor
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By Joni Wood
Our Friends of the Library (FOL) starts the One mile east of Newton once stood the Killebrew
month off with a Big Book Sale on Saturday, June 2 at Factory from the late 19th to early 20th Century. Marmaduke
9:00. This will be a “Buy One Get One Free” sale that Norphlet Killebrew bought a small mill in 1865 shortly after
you do not want to miss. Check out the books and the moving his family to Newton. The mill operated as a grist and
low prices. Our Friends donate all money collected at rice mill as well as a cotton gin until ultimately operating as a
the Book Sale to the Library. woolen mill by 1872. A water wheel located at a nearby pond,
The annual Summer Reading Program kicks off built by Marmaduke, generated power for the mill. The
with Elvis, the King of Rock, on Thursday, June 7 at Killebrew & Son firm formed in 1872 after Marmaduke’s son,
Thomas J. Killebrew, joined his father in the business.
2:00. Cheryl has planned a full schedule of good times
Together with only a $20,000 capital, they set up 160 woolen
for our children and concludes with a water slide and
spindles, 128 cotton spindles, and 12 looms for their
bounce house. Pick up a complete schedule of events so production of Killebrew Jeans. Killebrew Jeans were the most
you will know exactly what we are having. Bring your popular brand of jeans in the region and men from all over
children, grandchildren, and even great-grandchildren Georgia, Florida, and Alabama visited Killebrew to either
for a great time. Thanks to the Friends of the Library trade wool for the jeans or buy them for $2.50 a pair. In 1885,
for donating our SRP T-shirts. We will give each child Killebrew & Son dissolved into the Killebrew Woolen Mills
a T-shirt for attending this program. The T-shirts are after Marmaduke’s retirement, which left Thomas as owner.
By 1890, Killebrew produced over 5,000 yards of woolen
first come, first serve.
cloth per month, 25,000 pounds of spun yarn per month, and
employed 15 individuals. The mill expanded in 1890 when a
50 feet X 100 feet one-story brick building was constructed
and later in 1906 when a two-story brick building was
constructed next to the 1890 building. Also in 1906, Thomas’
son, Albert R. Killebrew, joined the family business. A few
years later, production of Killebrew jeans ceased due to
scarcity of wool at the beginning of World War I. An ad in the
March 25, 1937 edition of The Southern Star indicated `the old
Come join us June factory was now the Killebrew Ice & Cold Storage Company.
2nd beginning at 9 The old factory buildings were torn down in the 1950s,
sometime later the water wheel was torn down and the pond
a.m. for our Big was drained as well. The machinery that cost $15,000 brand
Book Sale! new later sold for $200 worth of scrap metal. Now all that
remains of the Killebrew Factory is its memories and place in
our local history books.

All discarded books are FREE!! E-Books
We offer E-Books through Overdrive. Simply log
on http://camellia.lib.overdrive.com and type in your
Library card number, be sure to include the entire 13
Come check -digit number, except the final number. Enjoy your
them out chosen material on your computer, mobile device,
Kindle, iPod, or other compatible devices.
before they’re For questions, call the Library at 774-5480.
all gone.
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113 Minutes by James Patterson Wiregrass United Way
Beach House Reunion by Mary Alice Monroe Friends of the Library
By Invitation Only by Dorothea Benton Frank Ozark Literary Club
Cast by Danielle Steel Ozark Rotary Club
Crooked Staircase by Dean Koontz Sue Switzer
Darling Dahlias and the Unlucky Clover by Susan Jack Cumbie
Wittig Albert Sue Veal Carlton
Death Doesn’t Bargain by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Designs of Lord Randolph Cavanaugh by Stephanie
Disappeared by C.J. Box
Down the River Unto the Sea by Walter Mosley
Duel to the Death by J.A. Jance
Exile by James Patterson
Fade to Black by David Rosenfelt
Family Gathering by Robyn Carr
Final Girls by Riley Sager
First Family by Michael Palmer
Flash Points by David Hagberg
Girl in the Moon by Terry Goodkind
Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David
Good Pilot Peter Woodhouse by Alexander McCall
Smith In Memory of Donor
Across the Blue by Carrie Turansky
Patricia Auman Chuck Auman
Armageddon File by Stephen Coonts
Robert Walters Carol Dawson
Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan Jewell Hudson ALPHA KAPPA
Bleak Landing by Terrie Todd Chapter of Ozark
Close to Home by Robert Dugoni
Crimson Lake by Candice Fox Giselle Garrett Nancy Leatherwood
Death Below Stairs by Jennifer Ashley Giselle Garrett Library Board and
Dreaming in Chocolate by Susan Bishop Crispell Staff
Empowered by Craig Parshall
Firefly Cove by Davis Bunn
Fort Point by Susan Page Davis
Found Art by Susan Page Davis
Future She Left Behind by Marin Thomas
Girls in the Picture by Melanie Benjamin Reading
Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
Heart Between Us by Lindsay Harrel Program
Keturah by Lisa T. Bergren
Bright Hour (362.19 RIG) June 7th at 2 p.m.
Great Stain (306.362 R)
Beauty in the Broken Places (B PATAKI)
No is a Four Letter Word (B JERICHO)
Lou Harry

Things are rocking this month at Ozark Dale County Library (ODCL)!! The Summer Reading
Program, “Libraries Rock!”, will kick off with Elvis (Jerome Jackson) Thursday, June 7 from 2-4. Do not
miss this event. The reading program continues every Thursday thru June.
Mark your calendars for June 12 at 2. The Book Club will discuss Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls.
This is a moving memoir of growing up with flawed adults. We expect this discussion to be quite
On June 2 at 9:00, the Friends of the Library will hold a Big Book Sale. We have probably any kind
of book you may want to read and they are priced just right—cheap. This is a “Buy One Get One Free”
sale. Get here early so you can get the best deals.
We continue to move forward with the plans for the new Library. Come by and check out our
information desk to ask how you can help!


JUNE 2018

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2
Noon—AA 9-10—Computer Class
2—Tech Class 9-12—FOL Book Sale
6:30—NAR-ANON 10:30-Noon– Art Class

3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10—Book Work Day 10:30—FOL Planning Noon—AA 10:30—Story Time Noon—AA 9-10—Computer Class
Noon—AA 2—FOL Book Club 2:00—Writer’s Forum 2—Tech Class 12:45—Popcorn & a
6—GEN/HIS 4—Lego Club 2-4 SRP (Elvis) 6:30—NAR-ANON Movie

10 11 12 13 14 15 16
10—Book Work Day 9—Library Board Mtg 2-4 SRP (Music Noon—AA 9-10—Computer Class
Noon—AA Noon—AA Around the world) 2—Tech Class 1—Pokémon
6—Friends of Ozark 6:30—NAR-ANON
Flag Day

17 18 19 20 21 22 23
10—Book Work Day 4—Lego Club Noon—AA 10:30—Tail Waggin’ Noon—AA 9-10—Computer Class
Noon—AA Tutors 2—Tech Class 1—Pokémon
6—Concerned Citizens 2:00—Writer’s Forum 6:30—NAR-ANON
2-4 SRP (Science
And Music)

24 25 26 27 28 29 30
10—Book Work Day Noon—AA 10:30—Story Time Noon—AA 9-10—Computer Class
Noon—AA 2:00—Writer’s Forum 2—Tech Class 10:30-Noon– Art Class
6—GEN/HIS 2-4– SRP (Celebrate 6:30—NAR-ANON 1—Pokémon