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August 2016 Calendar

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August 2016 Calendar

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ABC Club

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Every Thursday @ 10:30 a.m.

A program for 3-5 year olds teaching writing and recognition of letters, numbers, and shapes.

Please join us!

Led by Shana Blankenship

YA Live Action Pacman -- August 2nd

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Live-Action Pacman

Tuesday, August 2nd
4:00 - 5:00

Become Pacman in a life-sized maze!

Wakka, wakka.

Open to 6th - 12th graders

Go to the Races -- August 3rd

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Go to the Races

Children's Program -- 10:30 & 3:30

Wednesday, August 3rd

Join us as we do various relay races!

 

Go to the Races Family -- August 3rd

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Go to the Races - Family Fun!

Wednesday, August 3rd @ 1:00

Kids will compete against the adults in relay races - so be sure to bring your parents / guardians!
 

YA Movie Space Jam -- August 4th

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Thursday, August 4th @ 4:00

6th - 12th graders

Come watch this Looney movie and enjoy refreshments!

Space Jam

Lapsit -- August 5th

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Lapsit

Friday, August 5th @ 10:30

Race to the Finish

Infants under 3

 

Board Game Day -- August 5th

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Board Game Day

Friday, August 5th @ 1:00

Join us as we play new and old board games!

 

Genealogy Club -- August 6th

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Genealogy Club

Saturday, August 6th @ 10:30 a.m.

How to use GPS (not the one you're thinking about), Wildcards, and Boolean searches and how to use a search engine for genealogy.

FREE!

Week of No Programming -- Aug. 10-12

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No Programming

No Children's Programming -- Wednesday, August 10th
No Young Adult Program -- Thursday, August 11th
No Lapsit Program -- Friday, August 12th

Lucky Library Bingo - August 12th

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Friday, August 12th @ 1:00

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Children's Programming -- August 17th

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Wednesday, August 17th

Vacation Show & Tell

Pre-school Age Group: 10:30 a.m.

After-school Age Group: 3:30 p.m.

Bring pictures / souvenirs from your vacation to talk about!

Book Club - August 18th

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Book Club

Thursday, August 18th @ 11:30 a.m.

New readers always welcome!

As a teenager, Ming fought valiantly to escape one of history’s darkest eras – China’s Cultural Revolution – during which millions of innocent youth were deported to remote areas to face a life sentence of poverty and hard labor. Through his own tenacity and his parents’ tireless efforts to provide a chance of freedom for their son, Ming eventually made his way to America with $50 in his pocket and an American dream in his heart, where against all odds he would earn a PhD in laser physics and graduate magna cum laude with the highest honors from Harvard Medical School and MIT. He embraced his Christian faith and tackled one of the most important questions of our time – Are faith and science friends or foes? – which led to his invention of a breakthrough biotechnology to restore sight.

 

YA Blindfold Art Challenge -- August 18th

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Blindfold Art Challenge

Thursday, August 18th @ 4:00 p.m.

6th - 12th graders

Attempt to draw cartoons, animals, people, and more!

Crochet Club -- August 19th

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Friday, August 19th @ 1:00

Crochet Club

The place where, with a crochet hook and yarn, both beginners and masters of the craft gather together for a wonderful afternoon of creativity.
Club members are currently working on the Heirloom Afghan pictured above; a project designed for both beginners and experienced crocheters to master the craft one stitch and one square at a time.

Club members who have begun their Heirloom Afghan are encouraged to bring the squares they have finished. Club members who have not begun and those attending for the first time will need to bring one skein of yarn and a size H Crochet hook; the pattern book will be provided by the club.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

Tea Time -- August 20th

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Tea Time at the Library

Saturday, August 20th @ 11:00
 
Designed to bring back those casual afternoons spent with friends, simply bring a batch of your favorite savory or sweet treats and drop in for tea!

Angry Birds Movie -- August 27th

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Saturday Movie Matinee

The Angry Birds Movie

When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it's up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to.

Saturday, August 27th @ 11:00

Refreshments will be served!

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