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Town Tribune Library Column -- May 18, 2017

posted May 17, 2017, 12:37 PM by NF Library

Summer Reading Volunteers Needed

   The library will be looking for volunteers to assist us with our Summer Reading Program that will run from June 26-August 4.  Volunteers should be going into ninth grade, attend one training session, and willing to give at least six hours of their time over the course of the six-week program in order to receive a letter for community service.  Training sessions from which to choose will be offered on Thursday, June 1 from 3:30-4:30 pm; Friday, June 2, 6:30-7:30 pm; Monday, June 5, 6:30-7:30 pm; Tuesday, June 6, 3:30-4:30 pm.  Applications are available at the Children’s Circulation Desk and online through the library website.

Programs for Children

     Wee Ones, Mondays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and movement with Ms. Janet for children ages 12-23 months. Registration is required for each month.

   Tales for Twos, Tuesdays, 10:30-11 am.  Stories, music and crafts with Ms. Janet for children ages 24-35 months.  Registration is required for each month.

  More Stories Please, Weds., 1:30-2 pm.  Stories and crafts with Ms. JoAnn for children ages three to five.  Registration is required for each month.

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

   Tie Dye T-Shirts, 4:30 pm, Monday, May 22. Katie Stevenson will work with children in grades two and up using a tie-dye technique without the mess!  This activity combines chemistry and art.  Create a simple design with dots and lines with permanent ink pens directly on a t-shirt or whatever light cotton item you bring.  Registration opened May 8th.

Programs for Adults

   Friday Night Crafting Club, 6-8 pm.  Bring your project to the library and take some time for yourself to work on whatever interests you.  No registration required.

      Women’s Health, Friday, May 19, 6 pm.  Dr. Kenneth Hoffman, Medical Director of SOPHIA Natural Health in Brookfield, will speak about holistic approaches and natural alternatives to women’s health.  Come prepared for a lively discussion, questions and answers!  Registration opened May 5th.