Teen Read Week was celebrated the week of October 19-23. The teens could guess how much candy was in the jar and win the candy, answer trivia questions, write a poem, or make a book over to win a variety of prizes. The winners for the week were Aryanna McClain, Tanner Wagner, Kirsten Carnicom, Brooke Vanderveer, Raven Layman, Gavin Yorks, and Dalton Hamilton.
Patron appreciation day was Monday, October 19. Goodies and fun were both had all day long. At the end of the day, door prize winners were drawn. Winners were Jane Stiriz, Judy Kramer, Teresa Browning, and Audra Roestl. The library would also like to thank Amanda Oehlers and Bonnie Wilson, each of whom donated a book, as well as the Estate of Reverend Redmond for donating books and DVDs.
The Trivia Challenge for November will be Thanksgiving facts now and then. Answer questions about America’s first Thanksgiving and modern Thanksgiving to win a pie. The winners of the October Trivia Challenge were Heidi Cuff, Gavin Yorks, Ashley Johnson, and Elisa Carothers.
On Monday, November 9 at 6:30 PM – Make a fall centerpiece with Terri Lobowsky from Pete’s Posey Patch in West Unity. The cost of the class is $20.00 Please stop in at the adult circulation desk or call the library to sign up for the class.
The Book Club will meet Thursday, November 19. The book that will be discussed in Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. “Elizabeth Bennet is one of a family of five daughters. With no male heir, the Bennet estate must someday pass to their priggish cousin William Collins. Therefore, the girls must marry well and the arrogant bachelor Mr. Darcy is Elizabeth’s elusive match. If you are interested in joining the book club, stop in the Library to pick up a copy of the book.
Anna Geis will have her card making class on November 21 from 10:00 to 1:00. Anna will show you how to make your own personalized Christmas cards. You will make a box of 15 cards, 3 different styles. The cost of the class is $20. Please call the library or stop in the adult circulation desk to sign up for the class.
The after school program this year will be held at the Fayette School Library from 3:00 to 4:00. Grades K-1 come on Tuesdays and grades 2-5 come on Thursdays. Students will need a note from a parent to stay after the school for this program. Novembers schedule includes November 3 & 5 – Play Day; November 10 &12 – Crafts; and November 17 &19 – Thanksgiving Jeopardy!
Story Time is for children ages 2 to 5 not yet in Kindergarten. Children are required to have an adult stay with them for the entire session. Story time meets every Monday from 6:30 to 7:00. The November schedule includes:
•November 9 – Owl Babies (book) and baby owl crafts.
•November 16 – Thanks for Thanksgiving (book) and turkey crafts.
•November 30 – Christmas is Coming (book) and Advent Calendar Christmas Tree craft
Family Fun Night will be on Friday, December 4 from 7:00 to 9:00. A Christmas movie will be shown and popcorn and candy will be provided. Bring your pillows or whatever you want to be comfy while you enjoy the movie. Please note that parents must stay with their children.
Also make sure to mark your calendars for the following programs that will be coming to the library in December: Debbie Storrs will do handmade Christmas gifts on December 7 and Terry Lobowsky from Pete’s Posey Patch will return to make Christmas Centerpieces on December 14. More details will follow at a later date.
The library will be closed Thursday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.