This Week at the Library: January 8-13, 2018

January 8, 2018

Second Monday Book Discussion Group
Monday, January 8th at 3:00 p.m. 

The Second Monday Book Discussion Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Mahan House at the Library. Selections include fiction and historical fiction books set in locations around the world. On Monday, January 8th, the group will discuss Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe. Those interested in participating may register at the Circulation Desk in the Library.

Tween Advisory Group (TAG)
Monday, January 8th at 4:00 p.m. 

Tween Advisory Group will meet on Monday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. TAG provides a way for tweens to have fun planning events while volunteering their time at the library. This month participants will discuss programs for 2018 and have a “bookface” photo contest. For more information about tween programs, see Ms. Kinsey Hisle in the Children’s Library. For ages 9-13.

Meditation Mondays
Mondays at 6:30 p.m. 

On Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. the Library will provide a quiet space in the Mahan Gallery for anyone wanting to practice meditation. All levels are welcome to attend. A guided session will be offered once a month. This month the guided session will be held on January 22nd. This program is new for 2018, and is a “Community Requested – Community Led” event.

Teen Maker & Creator
Tuesday, January 9th at 4:00 p.m. 

Each month, teens can try out a different craft or activity. On Tuesday afternoon teens can learn about the history of origami and how to make the various folds. A variety of patterns will be available to practice with. This program will be held in the Mahan Gallery. For ages 13-18.

3-D Snowflakes for Tweens
Thursday, January 11th at 4:00 p.m. 

On Thursday, afternoon at 4:00 p.m., tweens are invited to create a variety of three-dimensional snowflakes. The colorful decorations can turn any room into a winter wonderland. For ages 9-13.

Coloring & Conversation
Thursday, January 11th at 6:00 p.m. 

The Library will host a coloring club for adults on Thursday evening at 6:00 p.m. Many adults have rediscovered the joys of coloring as a way to relax and combat stress. The club, which is done in partnership with the Boyle County Cooperative Extension office, meets on the second Monday of the month in the Mahan Gallery.

Protect Your History: How to Make a Book Box 
Saturday, January 13th at 2:00 p.m. (RESCHEDULED to January 20th)

On Saturday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., the Library will host "How to Make a Book Box," part of the new "Protect Your History" monthly workshop series offered at the Library. Each month will feature a different method of protecting important items. In January, Mary Girard will show participants how to make a protective book box for their irreplaceable or fragile books, such as an heirloom Bible, scrapbook, or diary. At this hands-on workshop, each participant will make their own book box to take home. To ensure that enough supplies are available, registration is recommended. Call the Library to register. This event will be held in the Community Room.