Library Corner 8-13

Posted 8/13/17

Beginning Monday, the History Branch will auction some furniture that the library no longer uses.

One card catalog with 1-through-30 drawers will begin with a bid of $100. Two others will begin …

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Library Corner 8-13


Beginning Monday, the History Branch will auction some furniture that the library no longer uses.

One card catalog with 1-through-30 drawers will begin with a bid of $100. Two others will begin at $50 each, but are only 1-through-25 drawer unit and another 2-through-15 drawer unit. All three units come with bases and tops. There will also be three round tables with metal legs beginning at $50. The auction runs through Sept. 1, so stop by the History Branch to bid today.

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. Safe eclipse-viewing glasses will be handed out to the first patrons to arrive, for safe viewing of the eclipse. There will be 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.

• 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, email

• Lego club is back, with robotics on their radar. On Tuesday, join Lego Club Jr. for ages 4-7 as they challenge each other to build with only 2x2 bricks. Thursday, the club for ages 8-12 will be beginning work on Lego Weekend projects with the theme of Robotics. Both of these clubs meet at 4:30 p.m. in the Community Room.

• Tuesday night the Library Book Club is meeting to discuss “The Patron Saint of Liars” by Ann Patchett. Join them at 6:30 p.m. in the Carmichael Room for a lively book discussion. All are welcome.

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.

• Indulge your creative side in Origami Power Hour, this Thursday at 6 p.m. All skill levels are welcome but participants must be able to complete the projects on their own. This program is held at the Serving Grace Café and supplies are provided for you by the café and library. This month create suns and moons to celebrate the upcoming eclipse.

• Saturday at 11 a.m., brings fun for ages 7-12 at the Pokemon Club. Join this group of gamers in the Children’s Room to battle and trade.

• On Sunday, Aug. 20, the Tween Movie Matinee is showing the 2016 film adaption of Rudyard Kipling “Jungle Book.” All ages are welcome to view this showing at 1:30 p.m. about this friendly giant.

• Story times are happening all the time at the library. Little ones 0 through 3 have Wiggle Worms on Mondays at 3 p.m. and Baby Bookworms on Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. and at 1 p.m.

Bring your young’uns to enjoy the music and interactive play offered by these events. Pre-school aged children can attend on Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Families of all ages can enjoy stories on Saturdays at 2 p.m. at Family Story Time. All of these groups will have stories read to them and partake in an activity or craft.

• The Main Library and History Branch will be closed Friday, due to construction all that day. Storytime and FOLA Book and Coffee on Friday are canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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

For more information on the library, its resources and programs, visit


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