Each Saturday morning, at least one City Council member will be in the library's lobby, ready to chat with you about City issues and questions. Please stop by and share your thoughts and opinions! On Farmer's Market dates, Council members will be at the market instead of the library: September 1: Taube Park September 29: Fall Marion Market (on Swamp Fox Weekend)
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Our October Ukulele Jam Session will be open to beginners, as well as more experienced players. Miss Kim, who will be leading this program, will give basic instruction during the October meeting. Starting in November we ask that you have some experience since the program will be a jam session and not a lesson. Ukulele Jam sessions will be held once a month on the third Sunday at 3pm. There are instruments available to use for those of you who do not own a ukulele but we encourage those that have one to bring theirs along. All ages are welcome to attend but children under the age of 10... Continue Reading
Join our Puzzle Club on the 4th Monday of each month from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Register in advance! Here is the October Menu. This new and innovative cafe' will feature a menu with dishes ranging from turkey and mashed potatoes to pasta and tacos. You are bound to find something to satisfy your taste buds! Programming will be included following lunch (e.g., chronic disease self-management workshops, Tai Chi, stepping on, water aerobics, nutrition counseling, games & socialization, much more!). Encore Cafe' is your one-stop shop for nutrition, health education, and socialization time with friends! Suggested fee for lunch is $5 for those age 60+ and $... Continue Reading
The 4th Monday of every month, we’ve got a new Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, or Math-related activity just for teens. This is a drop-in program: come when you can and leave when you want! October 22nd: Little Bits CodingLittle Bits are small, electronic building blocks you piece together then program to build inventions. Easy to use, fun to create--the possibilities are limitless. November 26th: Drop the BallTake on gravity as you compete in teams: build a structure that will make your ball last to hit the ground.
This six week series starts on October 8th and ends on November 12th. Classes are Mondays from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. 1-2-3 Magic Effective Discipline for Children is an evidence-based, easy to learn and effective parenting program for parents of children ages 18 months to 5 years. 1-2-3 Magic offers strategies for parents to manage their children’s challenging behaviors. This workshop focuses on more action and less talk, parents will work together with the PEC facilitator to determine the areas of concern and establish action steps. Each workshop will begin with a FREE family meal, followed... Continue Reading
This interactive story time is geared for ages 18 months to 3 years (little ones and big kids can come too but the materials used will be for the toddler age group!) Each session last 20 minutes and includes stories, songs, rhymes and other fun activities!
Doodlebugs is a week early this month so mark your calendars! This fall, Doodlebugs will visit the zoo and meet a variety of artistic and silly animals, inspired by our newest exhibition, If We Ran the Zoo: Animals in Children's Book Illustration (10/6/18-1/13/19). Join us each month to read a silly animal story and so a fun animal art project! October 23: Going Batty What happens when a black cat discovers colors? This silly book will inspire today's cool art project.