Library Services

Thank you Veterans with American flag over Pumpkins and Happy Thanksgiving

The Library will be closed Friday, November 11 for Veterans Day and Thursday-Saturday, November 24-26 for Thanksgiving.

Art in the Library this Month: Russ SurberPhotograph of green grass, oak trees, blue and orange skyPhotography

Reawaken your senses by viewing common sights from a different perspective. "Everyone has a creative spark in their souls" Surber states. "I think my artistic vision find resonance in the world around me and vice versa; the world around me feeds my vision.”

Map of bike route between Milan and VeniceWish You Were Here: Another Travel Adventure with Karen and Mike

Thursday, November 3, 6-7 pm
Library Conference Room

Travel through Northern Italy and Istanbul with avid travelers Karen MacLaurin and Mike Cussen. Experience the delicious food, idyllic sightseeing, stunning art, and historic architecture in this fascinating travelogue. Space is limited. Registration is required. For ages 16+.

Dark macrame wreath with red berries and green holly leavesCreate a One-of-a-Kind Holiday Wreath

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 9; Pickup Party: Wednesday, November 16, 6-7 pm, Library Conference Room 
December’s craft activity is perfect for beginners and those more skilled in knot tying. Using the larks head, double half hitch, and square knots, create a white wreath with red ornaments, similar to the one shown, suitable for a variety of holidays. 
Space is limited. Registration is required. For ages 16+.

Book cover with palette of oranges and blues radiating out of round yellow circe

Library Book Group Reads: The People We Keep by Allison Larkin

Thursday, November 17, 6-7 pm
Library Conference Room
April Sawicki packs her belonging and sets off on a journey to find a life that’s all hers, ultimately discovering that where she came from doesn’t dictate who she has to be. Space is limited. Registration is required. For ages 16+.

Thanksgiving Scavenger HuntIllustrated turkey wearing Sherlock Holmes hat, holding pipe and magnifying glass

Monday, November 21
Drop-in 1-5 pm
Children's Desk

In honor of Thanksgiving Break, we invite you to a very thankful scavenger hunt through the stacks. Find all the clues and solve the puzzle to earn a prize! For children ages 5-12.

Miss Melissa reading a story to Booker T. Bear

Story Times & Crafts!

Mondays, 2:30 pm Animal Tales with Miss Frances. A story and craft appropriate for children in grades K-5. 
Tuesdays, Try It! craft kits available for pick up while supplies last. These craft kits will no longer be available beginning January 2023.
Tuesdays, 4 pm Cuentos y Crafts with Miss Cristal. Bilingual stories and craft appropriate for children in grades K-5. 
Wednesdays, 10 am Preschool Story Time with Miss Melissa. Stories and a craft specially selected for school readiness, ages 4-6.
Fridays, 10 am Toddler Story Time with Miss Cappy. Stories, songs and a craft specially selected for early literacy skills, ages 1-3. 
Space is limited in the Story Hour Room so come early and ensure your seat!

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