Pack your passports and suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without ever having to leave the library. For six 6 weeks, children will be learning about different traditions, cultures, georgraphy and food thru arts and crafts. Space is limited and registration is required.
For ages 6-8. Create winter themed crafts and enjoy a sweet snack. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18, 10:30 a.m.)
We are offering this introductory gentle yoga series of 6 sessions for $30. The fee is non-refundable. There is a maximum of 15 participants. Register at the Welcome Desk starting Monday, October 1. Registration is required.
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, February 20, April 17, June 19, August 21, October 16 & December 18, 10:30 a.m.)
The following is a list of dates and book selections. You can reserve your copy by contacting the Welcome Desk or the Reference Desk. Feburary 20 - Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon April 17 - News of the World by Paulette Jiles June 19 - What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross August 21 - Labor Day by Joyce Maynard (2009) October 16 - The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney December 18 - Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, December 4, 11 &18 at 1:00 p.m.)
Brush up on your US history about the men who shaped the US Constitution in this DVD lecture series presented by Professor Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg College, in partnership with the Smithsonian. Each lecture uses one of the Founding Fathers’ principles and words as a basis to create a picture of the Americans who contributed in forming the world’s oldest continuously-operating instrument of government. Each session consists of two 30-minute DVD lectures, followed by a brief discussion and light refreshments.
December 4: Patrick Henry’s Religion & James Madison’s Vices
December 11: Edmund Randolph’s Plan & William Patterson’s Dissent
December 18: Roger Sherman’s Compromise & Elbridge Gerry’s Committee
For ages 18-36 months. Simple stories and songs followed by a craft. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is not required.
Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? This ongoing event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Library staff will present and recommend a variety of titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month’s topic is Books in Cold Places. Light refreshments provided. Register at the Welcome Desk.
Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 7 & 21, January 4 & 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15, April 5, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 10:30 AM)
Come socialize with needleworkers of all types and skill levels. Share tips, patterns and ideas. Bring your own supplies. Drop in anytime between 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.