Library Corner 7-16

Posted 7/15/17

Join in for music on the front porch of the Jarnigan House today at 3:30 p.m. with Haley and Jacob Johnson performing for all ages. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy free music and popcorn. …

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Library Corner 7-16


Join in for music on the front porch of the Jarnigan House today at 3:30 p.m. with Haley and Jacob Johnson performing for all ages. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy free music and popcorn.

Monday at 4:30 p.m., the teens gather for gaming in the Teen Zone. They have board and card games as well as Wii and Xbox gaming. Feel free to bring a multi-player E-Rated game to share. For more information on any of the teen events, email

Tuesday night, the Library Book Club is meeting to discuss “A Man Called Ove: A Novel” by Fredrik Backman. Join them at 6:30 p.m. in the Carmichael Room for a lively book discussion. All are welcome.

All kids 18 and under, are invited to Free Lunch Wednesdays every week at 1 p.m. in the Community Room. Immediately after lunch, movie and games will take place until 5 p.m., for all ages. Then at 6 p.m. on movie night for adults, the award-winning, 2016 film, “Jackie,” will be shown. Next week will be the final week of Flicks at 6 o’clock on movie night, with a showing of “La La Land.”

Have you ever wanted to discover the inner workings of your public library, or maybe you’re interested in the history of the building? Whichever it is, you can participate in a tour of the library Thursday. Meet at the Circulation Desk promptly at 4 p.m. for the tour.

Thursday at 4:30 p.m., the Teens will gather in the Teen Zone for summer reading activities. Join in on small-scale watercolor painting and Post-it Note art session with special guest Rina Henderson. On Thursday night, families will have a chance to gather at 7 for a night of DIY projects.

The Friends of the Library Association will host its Book and Coffee series in the Carmichael Room of the main branch at 10 a.m. Friday. Join your friends as you enjoy coffee and a book review. The Rev. Dr. Joel Huffstetler will review the book, “Between Breaths: A Memoir of Panic & Addiction,” by Elizabeth Vargas. It is not necessary to have read the book prior to coming to this event. The purpose of Book & Coffee is to pique your interest. This free event is open to the public and FOLA provides the coffee.

On Friday, all ages are welcome to a Lego building event at 12:15 p.m. Creations will be photographed and shared on the libraries social media. Come build with us. Later on Friday at 7 p.m., the Teens will have after-hours programming for the summer reading program. Join in for the fun of building a better meal cooking challenge. This program ends at 9 p.m.

Mark your calendars for the biggest event of this year — the solar eclipse of 2017. Join us on Aug. 21 for an eclipse-viewing party. Safety glasses will be handed out for safe viewing of the eclipse, activities for all ages and refreshments. This free event will begin at 1 p.m. Be prompt, so you don’t miss the eclipse or festivities.

Don’t forget the library offers free Zumba classes every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday morning at 8.


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