2018 FALL PROGRAMS

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Fall Programs and Events
Some dates and times are being finalized.  Those are listed as TBD and will be available soon.  

 for Kids

September
Story Hour (every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.) – stories, crafts and snacks for preschoolers and siblings
Storybook Stem (Monday, September 17 at 5:00 p.m.) – read a story and build an object associated with the story
Get Your Library Card (any day in September) – visit the Library, get your library card and a special bookmark
Lego Challenge (Tuesday, September 25 from 3 – 6 p.m.)

October
Story Hour (every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.) – stories, crafts and snacks for preschoolers and siblings
Coding with Habib (Tuesday, October 2 at 5 p.m.) Come to the Library to solve computer puzzles.  First time participants and those who came during the summer are welcome.  It’s fun and challenging.  Ages 7 and older!
Donuts and Apple Juice with Deborah and Amy (Saturday, October 6 from 11 – 1) Meet Deborah Spaulding, author of How Do You Do, Kazoo, the ‘Roo?, and Amy DeWeerdauthor of Scooter and Sophie and How a Mother Loves and illustrator of How Do You Do, Kazoo, the Roo?
Breakfast with Assemblyman Jake Ashby (Saturday, October 13 at 10 a.m.) – listen to a story, do a craft and have breakfast
Storybook Stem (Monday, October 15 – 5:00 p.m.) – read a story and build an object associated with the story
Lego Challenge (
Tuesday, October 23 from 3 – 6 p.m.)  Make something using Lego bricks or Duplos.  Go home with a treat.
Grade 4 – 6 Book Club (
Thursday, October 25 – 5:00 p.m.) Kids in Grades 4 – 6, join us for your book club. After the first book, choose the books you want to read. Time is flexible; the group can decide what time of day works best. Registration is not necessary, but if you want to register, that is fine. Bring a friend or two with you.
Halloween Party
 (Monday, October 29 – 6 – 7  p.m.) – stories, games, costume contest

Trick or Treat at the Library (Wednesday, October 31 from 12 – 5) – get candy, pose for a picture for the bulletin board                      

November
Story Hour (every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.) – stories, crafts and snacks for preschoolers and siblings
Storybook Stem (Monday, October 19 – 5:00 p.m.) – read a story and build an object associated with the story
Movie Night (TBD)
Lego Challenge (Tuesday, November 27 from 3 – 6 p.m.)

December
Story Hour (every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.) – stories, crafts and snacks for preschoolers and siblings
Cookie Decorating with a Special Guest (TBD) – decorate holiday sugar cookies and gingerbread cookies

for Adults

September
Book Club (Monday, September 10 at 7 p.m.)
Board Games / Cards Night (Friday, September 14- 6:30 p.m.)
Board of Trustees Meeting (Monday, September 17 at 7 p.m.)

Knitting/Crochet (Monday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m.)
Board Games / Cards Day (TBD) – board and card games. Bring your friends.

October
Pinch Pots with Nancy Kohler (Friday, October 5 – 6:30 p.m.
Book Club (Monday, October 8 at 7 p.m.)
Board of Trustees Meeting (Monday, October 15 – 7 p.m.)
Knitting/Crochet (Monday, October 22 at 6:30 p.m.)
Paint and Sip with Amy DeWeerd (Friday, October 26 at 6:30)
Board Games / Cards Day (TBD) – board and card games. Bring your friends.

November
Board Games / Cards Night (Friday, November 9 – 6:30 p.m.)
Book Club (Monday, November 12 at 7 p.m.)

Board of Trustees Meeting (Monday, November 19 at 7 p.m.)
Knitting/Crochet (Monday, November 26 at 6:30 p.m.)
Board Games / Cards Day (TBD) – board and card games. Bring your friends.

December
Wreath Making (TBD)
Book Club (Monday, December 10 at 7 p.m.)
Board of Trustees Meeting (Monday, December 17 at 7 p.m.)
Board Games / Cards Day (TBD) – board and card games.  Bring your friends.

Additional Activities under consideration: Red Cross Disaster Drill and CPR (hands only), Toy Donation Drive, Sign Making, Decorating Book Ends, African Drumming, Pottery