Strong Seniors: Two Series for Fall 2018

Exciting news for your Fall workouts in 2018: We have two exercise series to choose from.

  • Dance Cardio and Stretching: Mondays, 8am – 9am, starting September 10th
  • Strong Seniors Fitness: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9am-10am, starting September 11th.

Print out the flyers below to put up on the fridge, share with your friends, and watch for more details and reminders at the beginning of September.

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2018 Library Benefit: Secret Garden Tea

sneak peek at the secret garden

The Cove Library’s annual fund-raising garden event for 2018 is a Garden Tea in a secret garden location.

Visit this beautiful garden in Cove with entertainment and refreshments provided. You will have a chance to visit with library members about how your ticket donation is used to support our all-volunteer library.

Please stop by the library for directions to the secret Garden Tea location. A restroom is available at the library.

  • Date: Saturday, June 23, 2018
  • Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (drop-in)
  • Ticket Price: $10:00 donation
    ~Purchase tickets at the library the day of the tea.
    ~Advance purchase at Cove Library, Tuesdays or Thursdays 10am-5pm.

Raffle prizes will be drawn from ticket stubs during the event.

Thank you for your continued support of Cove Library Programs.  We always welcome supportive members as well as those who wish to become fully involved in our Cove Library Improvement Club. A $5.00 membership fee will cover the commitment of your choice.

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1910 Historic Postcard

What a gem! Gail Brooks’ friend shared an original historic postcard, marked October 11, 1910, which was sent by Nettie Bowman Halley in Baker City to Jimmie G. Corpe in Cove.

historic postcard dated 1910 written to jimmie corpy

Baker City, Oreg.
Oct. 11, 1910

Will answer your card I received Sat.  I will not send you another pretty card like I did before. Ha! How are you getting along studying isn’t it hard on you it is on me. Ha! Mamma and papa were over yesterday and Arthur. Do you ever hear from Effie. She never writes any more.  Ans Soon Nettie

After a good deal of digging, Gail found a little info on the people mentioned in the message, as well as Jimmie’s and Nettie’s families.

Jimmie Corpe/James G. Corpe
6 Apr 1893 – 17 Jul 1914
Burial in Cove Cemetery

    • Father:  George E. Corpe 1860-1933
      Had water rights to Mill Creek
      Bought sanitarium in Ontario
      Burial in Cove Cemetery
    • Mother: Mary Elizabeth (Harsin) Corpe 1863-1896.
      Harsin family in Baker City
    • Jimmie’s siblings:
      Frederick William Corpe
      Edith M. Corpe
      Martha M. Corpe
      Effie M. Corpe
      Harvey A. Corpe

Nettie Bowman Halley

    • Papa: George Lewis Bowman 1863-1938
    • Mamma: Hulda B. (Harsin) Bowman 1872-1961
    • Siblings:
      Arthur A. Bowman 1905-1986

Thank you, Gail, for sharing this treasure with the community.

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Fall 2017 Session #3

Third session for Fall 2017 starts up next week. Click below for a flyer to print or share.

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Fall Session 2, Strong Seniors

Seniors are going strong with Fall officially here.

Print out the flyer below to share with friends or to hang on the fridge as a reminder.

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