EVENTS


Downton Abbey Tea - 4 p.m. on Sept. 20


To celebrate the release of “Downton Abbey” the movie on Sept. 20, we are hosting a traditional English afternoon tea! Join us and learn proper tea etiquette and learn about how afternoon tea has changed over the last 200 years. Registration required.


Apples Galore - 10 a.m. on Sept. 21

Join us as we welcome back Autumn with apple crafts and activities. All ages are welcome!

Art After Hours - 5 p.m. on Sept. 21

Join us as we let our creativity go wild. We will learn how to apply henna designs, how to paper marble and how to tie dye (please bring your own T-shirt). We will also have supplies for canvas painting. If that wasn’t enough, there will also be pizza!! Ages 8+. Registration required.

Early Out Adventures: The Case of the Barefoot Burglar - 1:30 p.m. Sept. 25

Early Out Adventures are for school-aged kids during early dismissals. This week, learn some classic forensic styles to help you solve a classroom crime!

Minecraft Party - 4 p.m. on Sept. 26


Hunt to fill your inventory, craft something, and play the game! Ages 7+. Registration required.


Garden with the Masters: Fall Clean-Up - 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 28


Time to put the gardens and plants to bed for the season and plan for the next spring. Learn what garden foliage to cut back and what you should leave for the insects and birds. Learn about the pros and cons of fall tilling and pruning. It’s also time for planting bulbs and dividing certain perennials. Registration required.


Kids Read - 1 p.m. on Sept. 28

Join us for this beginner’s book club for K-2nd grade readers. Read any “Magic School Bus” book and come ready for discussion and activities. Small snack provided.

Book Club - 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 1


This book club is for ages 18+ and meets the first Tuesday evening of every month. September’s book is “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens. Books are available at the front desk.


Library Tutoring - 5-7 p.m. on Oct. 2 and 16


Sign up for one 30-minute time slot per month with our staff tutor in the areas of reading, writing, math (elementary), research papers and correct citations, study skills, social skills, test taking skills, and/or homework help. Offered the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month from 5-7 p.m., starting in October.


Tail Waggin Readers - 9-11 a.m. on Oct. 5


Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog! Students in 1st through 5th grade may sign up for a 20 minute time slot to read to a therapy dog partner. Please call the library to register for an available time!


Truck Day - 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Oct. 5


Big wheels! Loud horns! What’s not to love about trucks? Bring the whole family to explore working vehicles up close, and meet the drivers who protect, serve, and build our community! All ages welcome.


Early Out Adventures - 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 9

Early Out Adventures are for school-aged kids during early dismissals. Contact the library for this week’s adventure.

ASL Basics - 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 9

Join this monthly community-led group spreading awareness of and teaching basic ASL skills to early learners. Offered the 2nd Wednesday of each month. Ages 3+.

Soy Candle Making - Oct. 10


Join us as we learn the art of candle making! We will experiment with natural scents for our soy based candles. All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring in your own preferred scents. Ages 8+. Registration required.


Spanish Storytime - 10 a.m. on Oct. 12

Whether you are a native speaker, or looking to learn, you’ll love our Spanish Storytime! All ages and families welcome. Offered the second Saturday of each month. Cuentos en español. Todas las edades son bienvenidas. El segundo sábado de cada mes.

Family Field Day - 1 p.m. on Oct. 12

Register your whole family (or group of up to 8) for a fall afternoon of activities and friendly competition. Compete in a bags game, sack races, pumpkin bowling, football kick and more! Don’t forget to stay active all season long - earn free pedometers when you register your group (while supplies last.)

CLOSED FOR STAFF TRAINING - Oct. 14


Makerspace: Beginner Sewing Class - 4 p.m. on Oct. 15


Join us as we learn how to sew a simple drawstring bag using our Makerspace sewing machines. All supplies will be provided but feel free to bring your own material. This is a beginner’s class. Ages 10+. Registration required.


Bones to Blood - 4 p.m. on Oct. 17


Come to learn about and make models of your bones and blood! Ages 6+. Please register.


STORYTIMES


Move and Groove: Mondays at 6:30 p.m.


Ages 2+ can join Kelly for some fun with stretching, dancing, singing and, of course, a lesson or story. No registration required.


Toddler Time: Tuesdays at 9:30 and 10 a.m.


Toddlers 18 months to 3 years old and a caregiver are invited to join us as we introduce literacy and a love of books through storytelling, rhymes, songs and crafts. No registration required.

Preschool Story Time: Wednesdays at 9:30 and 10 a.m.


Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

Evening Story Time: Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

Families are invited to listen to stories, participate in songs and rhymes, and make a craft. No registration required.

Friday Story Time: Fridays at 10 a.m.

Kids of all ages are invited to join us as we share stories, rhymes, songs, games and crafts. No registration required.

Baby Lapsit: Fridays at 9 a.m.


A time for babies 0-18 months and their caregivers to play and grow through songs, short stories, nursery rhymes, and other developmental activities. No registration required.