Join us on September 19th from 6:30-8:00pm or September 22nd from 10:30am-12:00pm for Book Club. This month we will discuss The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw. Extra copies are on hold at the Circulation Desk. For a complete list of this year's book club titles, click here. For October we will be reading The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro. Click here for more information on the monthly adult book club.
Adult Book Club: Technology Classes
This fall the Library is all about technology education classes for adults! These classes are designed for all types of adult learners and range in topics from resumes to reading books. Classes are free and will change monthly, if there are classes you'd like to see, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This September will feature:
Borrowing Books to Read on Your Kindle
Thursday, September 15th, 6pm
OverDrive: Free eBooks through the Library
Tuesday, September 20th, 10am
Online Job Search and Resume Workshop
Wednesday, September 21st, 6pm
Using Dropbox to Share Photos
Monday, September 26th, 2pm
Drop-In Coloring for Adults:
Studies show coloring can have a calming effect on the adult mind and helps promote overall wellness. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided. This program will be the first Monday of every month from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the Bigelow Auditorium here at the Library.
Monday, September 12th
Monday, October 3rd
Tuesday, September 13, 2016, 3:30-4:30pm
Learn to make a tasty afterschool snack! This month, make your own customized yogurt parfait with our supplies! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Please pre-register to save your spot!
Tuesday, September 6, 3-4:30pm
Wednesday, September 14, 3-4:30pm
Whether or not you consider yourself an artist, you can spend a lazy crafternoon at the library! Try the project we've prepared, or just use our materials for your own unique creation. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Registration is not required.
September 21, 3:00-4:30pm
Take a break from video games and play board games and card games with friends. Try an old favorite, learn a new game, or bring your own!
Read Harder: Young Adult Book Lovers
Saturday, September 3, 11am-12pm
Thursday, September 15, 6-7pm
This is a different kind of book group -- you read ANYTHING you want in our young adult collection (call number is MID or YA) and come talk about what you loved and what you didn't! This is open to teens and adults, ages 13+. You are welcome to attend one or both of the month's meetings.
Pizza and drinks will be provided to those who register!
Let's Give a Big Cheer for a New School Year!
We have some big news in the children's room: Spike has a new home! The tank has plenty of room for her to swim and play. Stop by and tell Spike how much you love her luxurious space.
It's also a new school year and we've got all kinds of terrific programs in the Children's Room.
This month we will be celebrating Roald Dahl's birthday. He's the author of several famous children's books, such as Matilda, The BFG and Charlie & the Chocolate Factory. Join us for a craft and some birthday treats to celebrate his special day on September 14th. Along with our much loved programs, such as Ms. Tricia's Toddler Time and Ms.Debby's Art Club, we are also adding some new monthly after school programs, such as Storytime 2.0, which will feature e-books and apps as well as traditional storytime materials. Our Full STEAM Ahead program allows kids to join the maker movement! Explore science, technology, and the arts through children's books and related activities. We will also have a monthly Saturday storytime. This month's theme is pirates in honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day. We'll read some stories and make a pirate inspired craft that's sure to shiver ye timbers!
New Events Beginning September:
Storytime 2.0 Monday 9/19, 4:00-5:00
A storytime that uses new technologies (such as apps and e-books) as well as traditional materials. (ages 3-7)
Portuguese Storytime, Tuesday 9/20, 10:00-10:40
Come enjoy some stories read in Portuguese, & learn about the ways the WIC program might benefit you & your children. (ages 3 and up, with a caregiver)
LOL: Library out Loud!, Wednesday 9/21, 4:30-5:30
Come to the library to snack and draw. We'll be listening to an audiobook as we hang out and create drawings and/or color using a variety of art supplies (ages 8 and up).
Full STEAM Ahead!, Wednesday 9/28, 4:30-5:30
Join the maker movement! Explore science, technology, and the arts through children's books and related activities (ages 5 and up). *PLEASE PRE-REGISTER
There are MANY more events happening all month long, check out all children's programming