National Library Week will be celebrated April 13-16. This is a week to celebrate libraries across the nation and all they do for their communities. They will be having prize drawings for a gift certificate to Skye Cinemas and Cruiser’s. They will also have cookies and hand out freebies all week. Stop in during that week and check out the fun!
The libray will also offer a card making class with Anna Geis on Saturday, April 18 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. The project will include both Mother’s Day and Spring cards.
The cost for the event is $5.00. Please stop at the adult circulation desk or call the library to sign up for the class.
On Monday, April 20 at 7:00 p.m. Nancy Stahl will be here to talk about the teas of the world. She will explain where the teas originated, how they are made, and the proper way to prepare them. She will also provide a variety of teas to taste with scones to go along with them. Please call the library or stop in at the adult circulation desk to sign up.
Family Fun Night will be on Friday, April 24 @ 7:00 p.m. They will be showing the movie Penguins of Madagascar and will have popcorn and candy to go along with the movie. Call the library to sign up or stop in at the children’s circulation desk.
Childrens’ programing for the month continues. The After School Program is as follows: Grades K-1 come on Tuesdays and grades 2-5 come on Thursdays after school from 3:00 to 3:45 p.m. for various activities. (No activities on April 7th).Story Time is for children ages 2 to 5 not yet in Kindergarten. Children ages 2 and 3 are required to have an adult stay with them for the entire session. Story Time meets every Monday from 6:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. except for April 6th and includes a story and craft.
The Thursdays at 7 Book Discussion Group will meet on Thursday, April 23. The book that will be discussed is A Week In Winter by Maeve Binchy. Stoneybridge is a small town on the west coast of Ireland where all the families know one another. When Chicky Starr decides to take an old, decaying mansion set high on the cliffs overlooking the windswept Atlantic Ocean and turn it into a restful place for a holiday by the sea, everyone thinks she is crazy. Helped by Rigger, a handyman and Orla, her niece, Chicky is finally ready to welcome the first guests to Stone House’s big warm kitchen, log fires, and elegant bedrooms. John the American movie star who thinks he has arrived incognito; Winnie and Lillian are forced into taking a holiday together; Nicola and Henry, husband and wife, have seen too much death practicing medicine; Anders hates his father’s business; Miss Nell Howe, a retired school teacher, criticizes everything and leaves a day early, much to everyone’s relief; the Walls are disappointed to have won this second prize in a contest where first prize was Paris; and Freda, the librarian, is afraid of her own psychic visions.
Come join in some fun at the library this month!
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