Teen Chess Nights
With the help of our chess master (Mark Papenhausen) and other club members, you can learn new strategies, face new opponents, and compete for the top rungs in our ongoing
tournament. (Read More.)For grades 6-12. New members are welcome any time. Refreshments are provided. You do not need to register for this event: you can just show up.
Thu, May 16th, 6:30-8:15pm
Ground-Breaking Reads - Adult Summer Reading
Summer reading starts June 1st
. We'll be giving away hundreds of dollars worth of gift certificates to local stores and restaurants in our weekly prize drawings. (Read More.)We'll also be hosting a number of special programs. Watch this page for more details.
Dig Into Reading - Children's Summer Reading
Our Summer Reading program is coming up in June. Read books, win prizes, and come to our special programs. (Read More.)Watch this space for more information.
Beneath the Surface - Teen Summer Reading
Summer Reading is coming up in June. (Read More.)Watch this space for more details.
Summer Reading is coming up in June for all ages.
Used Book Sale
The Friends of the Library will be holding their spring book sale. Proceeds will benefit the library.
Thu, May 23rd, 9-8pm
, Fri, May 24th, 9-5pm
, and Sat, May 25th, 9-Noon
Cookbook Club Salad Social
The Cookbook Club meets again, this time to celebrate the start of the season of fresh vegetables! (Read More.)All are invited to bring their cookbooks (to show off or to trade) and a salad to share. We will meet in the Community Room. Registration is required for this free event.
Tue, May 28th, 6-8pm
Preschool Story Time
Join us Tuesdays at 6:30pm
and Wednesdays at 10:30am
for stories, songs, crafts, and lots of fun.
You won't want to miss being a part of these lively book discussions. (Read More.)Contact Cyndi for more details and to find out what the
Book of the Month will be.
Thu, Jun 6th at 6:30pm
, Thu, Aug 1st at 6:30pm
, Thu, Sep 5th at 6:30pm
, Thu, Oct 3rd at 6:30pm
, Thu, Nov 7th at 6:30pm
, Thu, Dec 5th at 6:30pm
, and Thu, Jan 2nd at 6:30pm
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party for Kids
Join us for our annual party on the lawn in celebration of summer reading. (Read More.)We'll have crafts, games, and other fun activities.
(If it rains, we will still have indoor activities.) Watch this space for more details.
Wed, Jun 12th, 1-3pm
Teen Anime Club
Join us the second Thursday
of each month for anime, manga, Japanese culture, graphic novels, and more. (Read More.)For teens in grades 7-12. Cosplay is optional. New members are always welcome. There is no need to register: you can just show up.
Thu, Jun 13th, 6:30-8:15pm
, Thu, Jul 11th, 6:30-8:15pm
, and Thu, Aug 8th, 6:30-8:15pm
Make Your Writing Ground-Breaking
We're bringing back our popular summer writing series, conducted by Rachel Mendell. (Read More.)These workshops do require registration, but there is no cost to attend, and refreshments will be provided. Sign up at the main desk.
Sat, Jun 22nd
, Sat, Jun 29th
, and Sat, Jul 6th
Read with Our Friend Griff, the Reading Dog
Griff, an American Labrador Retriever, is a trained therapy dog as part of Therapy Dog International's
Tail Waggin' Tutors
program, and he listens to boys and girls read books. He'll be here on Wednesdays from 5-6pm
. (Read More.)Studies show that therapy dogs calm students so that they can practice, gain confidence, and improve their skills in a relaxing environment. Parents can sign their children up for a ten-minute session of reading with Griff.