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Upcoming Library Events.
A Night Out of Asia Sat. May 6 @ 6:00pm. Reservation Deadline is Friday, April 28. This fundraiser for the library will feature an Asian inspired dinner interspersed with talks about Japan, Korea, and China by our veteran travelers, Mark and Monica Jagel, Jan Kenyon and Wayne and Kathy Barrett. Cost is $20 per person and proceeds will benefit the library.
Planning Your Winter Pantry Mon. May 6 @ 5:00pm. We will begin with a potluck supper and Lauren West will discuss how to eat healthier year round by planting your garden now. We will consider the best herbs to grow with preservation for winter in mind. This is a companion class. In the fall we will learn the basics of fermenting, canning, freezing, and drying.
Community Garden Work Day Monday, May 1 at 8:30am. Bring your gloves and meet us at the Community Garden. We will get the garden ready for the season and plant a few early seeds.
Book Group Discussion on Wed. Mar. 8 at 2:00pm. We will discuss The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay. Stop by the library for a copy, if you would like to read the book or join the discussion.
Knit Wits every Friday from 10:00am-12:00pm. Bring you knitting or other handwork and join the always lively conversation.
Build a Better World Summer Reading Program for grades K-6 begins Monday, June 12. Programs will be offered each Monday AND Wednesday through Wed. July 5. All program are from 1:00-2:30pm.
Play Groups Wednesdays at 10:00am. Children ages 3-5 are invited to join us for stories, activities and crafts.
Can You Help Us? There are many ways to support the library. Consider these opportunities and give us a call: Deliver books to the homebound. Donate gently used children’s books. Help with the Shared Stories project. Help with the Community Garden. Organize and add books to our two Little Free Libraries. Bake cookies or help serve at a fundraising dinner.