SOCIAL HOUR Join us for coffee, cookies and conversation this Wednesday the 9th at 2 PM.
ADULT CRAFT Get started on a paper-rose bouquet for yourself or someone else this Thursday the 10th at 2 PM.
JANUARY EVENTS Welcome to the new year! In addition to the events happening this week, check out our calendar for this month. Movie Night is on Thursday the 17th at 5:30 PM – we’ll be watching a new film about a Yeti on a quest to find the mythical “human being.” On Thursday the 24th at 4 PM children ages 7 and over can make a bookmark topped with pompoms. Family Book Club is on the 31st at 5 PM. We’ll be discussing A Wrinkle in Time and making our own model tesseracts. New families are always welcome. If you have computer questions, bring them in for one-on-one help on Saturday the 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM or Tuesday the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM. The library will be closed on Monday the 21st in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
WRITER OF THE WEEK This week’s featured writer is Emily Dickinson, better known in the last years of her life for being a recluse than for being a poet but today regarded among America’s best literary artists.
MEET THE GRINCH It’s a Whobilation! Bring your children in to tour Whoville and have their picture taken with the Grinch this Saturday the 15th at 1 PM. We’ll have treats and a special storytime for all.
FISHBOWL ORNAMENTS Children ages 7 and up can make an ornament with their very own (fake) finny friend inside. Stop by this Wednesday the 12th at 4 PM to find out how.
WRITER OF THE WEEK Although he began his career writing humor, R. L. Stine is best known for his horror stories for children and teens, including the various and very successful Fear Street and Goosebumps series.
SOCIAL HOUR Join us for coffee, cookies, and conversation this Wednesday the 10th at 2 PM.
ADULT CRAFT We’ll be making candleholders out of wineglasses this Thursday the 11th at 2 PM. You can make it spooky or seasonal; the Friends of the Library provide the materials, and the choice of result is yours.
WRITER OF THE WEEK Stephen Jay Gould wrote numerous books and magazine articles with the intention of making science comprehensible to the public – mainly on biology, with a particular focus in evolution.
SOCIAL HOUR Join us for coffee and conversation this Wednesday the 12th at 2 PM.
CROCHETING Learn the basics of the Tunisian afghan stitch and come away with a small completed project this Thursday the 13th at 2 PM. Yarn and a number of hooks will be provided.
SCRATCH PROGRAMMING Children ages 7 – 12 can learn about computer programming and create their own game this Thursday the 13th at 4 PM.
WRITER OF THE WEEK Award-winning children’s author and illustrator Maurice Sendak was born June 10, 1928. His most popular works include Where the Wild Things Are and In the Night Kitchen.
SOCIAL HOUR Join us for special coffee, treats, and conversation this Wednesday the 13th at 2 PM.
ADULT CRAFT This month we’re making roses out of old book pages to tide you over until the real flowers bloom. All materials are provided courtesy of the Friends of the Library, so stop in this Thursday the 14th at 2 PM.
TEEN CRAFT Teens can create and string colorful paper beads at the library this Thursday at 4 PM.
WRITER OF THE WEEK Dorothy West was a pioneering novelist, short-story writer, and editor. Her journal Challenge was an important part of the Harlem Renaissance.
TEEN CRAFT This Friday the 31st at 4:30 PM we’ll be making necklaces out of metal washers and other materials.
JUNE EVENTS We’ll kick the month off with a paper-plate craft for toddlers on Wednesday June 6th at 11 AM. The following week sees Social Hour on Wednesday at 2 PM and two crafts on Thursday the 13th: paper roses for adults at 2 PM and paper beads for teens at 4 PM. Movie night, featuring a film about a hungry rabbit and a stubborn farmer, is Thursday the 21st at 5:30 PM. For June’s Family Book Club we’ll be reading Jacqueline Woodson’s Brown Girl Dreaming and meeting to discuss it on Thursday the 28th at 5 PM. You can bring your computer questions to our drop-in help sessions on Saturdays the 2nd and 16th from 11 AM – 12 PM or Tuesday the 26th from 6 – 7 PM.
WRITER OF THE WEEK Leslie Charteris was the creator of the popular The Saint series of books – currently most familiar to most from the Roger Moore television show. He also wrote scripts for the 1940 Sherlock Holmes radio adaptations starring Basil Rathbone and Nigel Bruce.
SEAWAY THROUGH THE YEARS The Library will be putting up a temporary display of Seaway Festival memorabilia shortly, and we want to borrow yours. If you have something or somethings – pictures, brochures, buttons, or anything else – you would like to loan us, please contact Linda Marshall at 315-393-4325.
SOCIAL HOUR Join us for our monthly coffee and conversation. We’ll have treats this Wednesday the 9th at 2 PM.
WRITER OF THE WEEK This week’s author is Larry Niven, writer of “hard” (science-based) science fiction whose career has spanned decades, from the 1960s through the 2010s.
FREE CONCERT This Friday May 4th we’re hosting a nostalgic look back at the 1950s and 1960s – complete with sing-along. Join New York Blues Hall of Famer Marc Black for an afternoon of memories and songs starting at 3 PM.
MAY EVENTS Beyond the concert, we have plenty of other fun programming at the library. Our adult craft will be on Thursday the 10th at 2 PM – we’re making simple wire thread-wrapped sculptures. Movie night, featuring a famous British-Peruvian bear, is on the following Thursday at 5:30 PM. On Friday the 18th we’ll be having a May-flowery craft for toddlers at 11 AM. This month’s family book club selection is the graphic novel Bluffton, featuring silent film star Buster Keaton. The discussion (and film-clip watching) will be on Thursday the 24th at 5 PM. We’ll be wrapping up the month with a craft program for teen on Friday the 31st at 4 PM. Other monthly programs include computer help tonight and Tuesday the 22nd from 6 – 7 PM as well as Saturdays the 5th and 19th from 11 AM – 12 PM, and Social Hour on Wednesday the 9th at 2 PM.
January 9, 2019 February 13, 2019 March 13, 2019 April 10, 2019 May 8, 2019 June 12, 2019 July 10, 2019 August 14, 2019 September 11, 2019 October 9, 2019 (2020 planning meeting) November 13, 2019 December 11, 2019 (Officers election) At 7 pm