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Town Tribune Library Column -- Jan. 4, 2018

posted Jan 2, 2018, 6:38 AM by NF Library   [ updated Jan 2, 2018, 6:42 AM ]

January 4, 2018 Town Tribune Library Column


Adult Programs

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the Library and take some time for yourself with fellow crafters.  This informal group meets in the Library’s lower level and requires no registration.

   The Scoop on Fad Diets, Friday, January 5, 6 pm, Community Room.  Have you heard about the latest fad diet? Well, it may not be as good as it sounds.  Dietetic interns, Nicole and Ellie, will be discussing popular fad diets and whether or not they are healthy for you.  Some of the diets that will be discussed are the low carbohydrate diet, gluten free diet, and detox diets.  Registration opened Dec. 21.

   Be a Smart Snacker, Saturday, Jan. 6, 12 pm, Community Room.  Healthy snacks help kids stay focused at school and while doing homework by providing them the nutrients they need to keep hunger at bay.  Nicole and Ellie will be back to discuss what healthy snacks are, how to make them, and other smart snacking strategies.  Kids and parents are welcome to join us for a fun lesson in snacking!  Registration opened Dec. 22.

   Learn to Knit, Friday, January 12, 6 pm, Program Room.  Have you ever wanted to learn to knit?  Or perhaps your skills got a bit rusty and in need of a refresher course to get knitting again.  This class is a perfect fit.  You will learn to knit, purl, cast on and bind off.  We will cover the basics and start you on your journey to mastering knitting.  Bring one skein of yarn and two knitting needles US size 8/5 mm.  Recommended yarn to bring is a worsted weight yarn such as Caron Cakes, Caron Simply Soft yarn or any other brand of worsted weight.  Registration opened December 29.

   College Knowledge, Weds., January 17, 6:30-8 pm, Program Room. Are you just beginning to think about sending your child to college?  Are you feeling overwhelmed as the parent of a high school junior?  Do you have endless questions about the college process?  Start the year with the EA Test Prep Team providing answers to your questions.  Join Judy Murano, Co-Director of EA Test Prep, for a FREE informative talk about the ACT, SAT, college visits, college questions, preparing for the Common Application, and so much more.  Don’t miss this informative program!  Registration opened January 3.

   Genealogy, Weds., January 17, 6:45-7:30 pm, Community Room.  Karen Keeler will assist you with your ancestry search.  Registration opened January 3.


Programs for Children

   Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months.  Registration for January’s session opened December 19.  There will be no storytime on January 15.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am, Program Room.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.   Monthly registration is required and opened December 19.

   More Stories Please, Weds., 10:30 am, Program Room.  Stories and a craft with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Monthly registration is required and opened December 20.  Please note the new time change. 

   Drop-In Storytime/Stay and Play, Thursdays, 10:30-11am, Program Room.  Stories, music and movement for all ages with Ms. JoAnn every Thursday unless school is closed or delayed.  No registration is required.

   First Saturday Storytime, January 6, 11-11:30 am, Program Room.  Children of all ages may join Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Hannan, for stories and fun!  Registration opened December 23.

   Candy Sushi, Monday, Jan. 29, 4:30 pm, Program Room.  Children in grades one and up are invited to join Katie Stevenson in creating some yummy candy sushi.  Registration opens Jan. 14.