WORD OF THE WEEK Causimomancy: a form of fortune-telling that involves observing objects placed in a fire.
HARRY POTTER This Saturday February 4th is “Take Your Child to the Library Day.” We’ll be hosting a variety of Harry-Potter-themed activities all day long, so stop in to learn about potions, the care of magical creatures, and more.
VALENTINES Stop in any time in February to check out our display of beautiful vintage Valentine’s cards. They are in both the rectangular and circular display cases next to the main desk.
FEBRUARY PROGRAMS February may be short on days, but we have plenty of programs to keep you busy. To start off the month children can make a cute candy holder on Thursday the 9th at 5 PM. Adults and older children can stop in to make paper flowers on the following Monday, the 13th, at 3 PM. Finally, we’ll be hosting the Thompson Park Zoo (with animal visitors) again on Friday the 24th at 2 PM. All of our monthly programs are in place, as well. Drop-in computer sessions will be this Saturday the 4th and Saturday the 18th from 11 AM – 12 PM and next Tuesday the 7th and Tuesday the 28th from 6 PM – 7 PM. Social hour is next Wednesday the 8th at 2 PM. Movie night will be Thursday the 16th at 5:30 PM.
WORD OF THE WEEK Eirenicon: A proposal of peace and solidarity
WALLET RAFFLE The Friends of the Library are raffling off two hand-made men’s leather wallets. Tickets are $1 each and there will be two winners. Both drawings will be held on February 3rd, so don’t miss your chance. The wallets can be viewed on top of the long display case next to the front desk.
MOVIE NIGHT We’ll be watching the adventures of a blue animated fish this Thursday the 19th at 5:30 PM. Join us for popcorn, soda, and fun.
CRAFT We’ll be making stained “glass” mandalas out of old CDs, paint, and ink next Thursday the 26th at 5 PM.
WORD OF THE WEEK NEOTERISM (noun): something new, particularly a newly-created word or phrase
FAMILY BOOK CLUB Bring your children this Thursday at 5 PM to read and discuss How to Train Your Dragon. They’ll have a chance to design and take home their very own scaly (or furry or feathery) creature.
JANUARY EVENTS In addition to the book club, we will also be holding a family craft on Thursday January 26th at 5 PM. Come in to make colorful stained “glass” mandalas with us. Social hour will be next Wednesday the 11th at 2 PM. We’ll be watching a new movie about a lost fish for our monthly movie night on Thursday the 19th at 5:30 PM.