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Movie Matinee

On Saturday, December 3 at 3:00 pm, enjoy the movie “Lightyear” (PG) on the library’s big screen! We’ll provide the popcorn! 

Live Penguin Encounter

On Saturday, December 10th at 2:00 pm, the Newport Aquarium will bring one of their penguin ambassadors where you will enjoy an up close and personal encounter with a penguin! During this presentation, participants will learn about these incredible animals, including their natural history, geography, diet, predators, and WAVE Foundation’s research and conservation initiatives, all […]

Holiday Fun

On Monday, December 5th from 6:00 – 7:30 pm, there will be holiday crafts for all ages to make, a Christmas Around the World concert with the band Lafferty Pike, refreshments provided by The Friends of the Library, and a reading of “Corduroy’s Christmas.” Plus Corduroy the bear will be at the library to give […]

Seed Exchange

Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30 PM   Bring any preserved or store-bought seeds and trade them with other people in the community! Before the program on January 25th, we ask that you bring in your seeds that you would like to trade. Pick up empty seed envelopes and labels starting December 1. Once you have […]

Paws for Reading

Register your child for a 10 minute time slot in which they will read a story to certified therapy dog, Emma. Emma is a nonjudgmental listener who will encourage children to read and help struggling readers find confidence.  Emma will be available on Wednesdays: October 19, November 16, and December 14 from 6:00 – 7:00 […]

Break-In Bags

Use your critical thinking skills to find the number code to unlock your loot!   Request Easy, Medium, or Hard levels. Easy: Kindergarten – 2nd gradesMedium: 3rd – 5th gradesHard: 6th – 12th grades   Prizes inside are for keeps. The bag, lock, and binder clip must be returned to the library after one week. […]

Story Times

Beginning September 13th, join us for Story Time on Tuesday mornings.  Toddlers (0-3 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 10:00 – 10:30 am.  Preschoolers (3-6 years) and their caregivers meet Tuesdays from 11:00 – 11:45 am. Each week focuses on a different theme using books, songs, and finger plays to reinforce the topic and boost early literacy. We incorporate lots of music and […]

Cold Blooded Critters

On Wednesday, December 28 at 11:00 am, a naturalist from Franklin County Metro Parks will help us discover the differences between warm blooded and cold blooded animals. Live critters such as turtles, toads, frogs, snakes, and salamanders will be present. All ages welcome.

Dementia Conversations

We will be partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association for three months to do a mini-series on Alzheimer’s and dementia. If you know someone who is experiencing changes in memory, thinking, and behavior, this education program provides tips and strategies for difficult – but important – conversations about changes that may be related to dementia. This […]

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

We will be partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association for three months to do a mini-series on Alzheimer’s and dementia. In Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, you will learn basic information on the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia, stages, risk factors, research, and FDA-approved treatments. This event takes place on Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30 pm.