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AVAILABLE THE WEEK OF JANUARY 30--WOLFIE'S FIRST 2023 MAIL AND MAKE KIT: THE SNOWBUDDY

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(To watch a how-to video on making a snowbuddy, go to this link: How to Make a Snowbuddy.) 

Do you wanna build a snowman?  This month, Wolfner's Mail and Make participants will receive a craft kit for building their own indoor “snowbuddy”.  Kits will be sent out the week of January 30. Every other month this year, a different, unique craft kit will be sent to Mail and Make subscribers.  The kits will include supplies needed to make the craft, large-print instructions with the link to an online how-to video, and a list of recommended books tied to the theme of the project.

We would love to see pictures of your finished snowbuddies!  Photos should be of the project only, to protect the safety of our patrons.  Please email your Mail and Make photos to [email protected]

Ready to sign a patron up to receive Mail and Make kits?  Participants must be registered patrons of Wolfner Library.  Signup for Mail and Make can be found at the folliowing link: Wolfie's Mail and Make Registration Form

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CATCH UP ON WHAT'S NEW AT WOLFNER IN THE WINTER 2023 NEWSLETTER!

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The cold weather that winter brings is the perfect time to stay indoors and enjoy the newly released Winter 2023 Wolfner Newsletter.
 
If you'd like to read the print version, go to Winter 2023 Wolfner Newsletter Print Edition.
 
To listen to the audio version, go to Winter 2023 Wolfner Newsletter Audio Edition. 

 


 

To watch and listen to our welcome video, hosted by Director Robin Westphal, go to Welcome to Wolfner Video. 

 


 

Wolfner Library is a free library service for Missourians of all ages who are unable to read standard print materials due to visual impairment, blindness, physical disability or reading disability, either temporary or permanent. There is no charge whatsoever to the patron for the following:

  • Loan of audio, Braille and large-print books and magazines
  • Loan of digital audio players
  • Audiobook downloads available 24 hours a day through the website
  • Accessible newspapers and magazines
  • Shipping through the United States Postal Service

Currently, over 8,000 Missourians actively use Wolfner Library.

The library's collection includes fiction and nonfiction audio, Braille, and large-print books for all ages. Over seventy (70) magazine subscriptions are available, and the library loans digital playback machines to those using audiobooks.

Wolfner Library is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and is located on the second floor of the James C. Kirkpatrick State Information Center at 600 West Main Street in Jefferson City, Missouri.

 

Online Services

If you have access to a computer, tablet, mobile device, or third-party player with internet capabilities, please make use of our BARD download website and BARD mobile app, which allow you to access all of our talking books and digital Braille files.

You also may be interested in listening to newspapers and magazines over the phone through the National Federation of the Blind's Newsline program. For more information about Newsline, call 866-504-7300. You may also call the Xavier Society for the Blind at 800-637-9193 to learn about their selection of books and publications, or JBI International at 800-433-1531.