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Upcoming Library Events

All You Can Eat Chili and Soup Supper on Friday, Feb. 6 from 5:00-7:00pm at the Ontario Community Hall before Bingo.  This is a $1000 Bingo night.  Menu includes: Chili, chicken noodle soup, bread, crackers, cheese, bars and beverage. Cost is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12.  Proceeds will benefit the library.

Fundamentals of Tai Chi with Deb Hilt, Tai Chi & Qigong teacher. Classes offered each Wednesday beginning Feb. 4th – March 25th. There is no cost. Learn to relax as you move through simple exercises that increase body awareness.  Practicing tai chi can help develop healthy breathing patterns and a calm mind. As a non-impact exercise, it strengthens the body with minimal stress to the joints and improves body awareness, balance, endurance, and strength.  All abilities welcomed. Come to any or all classes.
For more information contact Deb at 608-337-4369.

We’re creating a Community Book! Do you have stories you would love to get written down?  We want to capture what life was like in the Ontario area in previous generations.   We will meet Wednesday, Feb. 11 at 12:30pm at the library. Join us if you have stories or would like to help with the project.

A Night Out of Africa- Supper and Tales from Africa. Mike & Karen Austad and Gil & Julie Hoel will offer educational and entertaining stories from their visits to Morocco and Namibia. This is a fundraiser for the library and will be held in the lower level of the library on Saturday, March 14. The evening will begin with a supper at 6:00pm, followed by the presentation.  The cost is $10.00 per person.  Please call the library at 337-4651 by Friday, March 6 for reservations.

Play Group on Wed. Feb. 11 at 10:00am. Preschool children are invited to join us for stories, activities, crafts and a snack.  If school is cancelled, there is no Play Group. If there is interest, Play Groups will continue each Wednesday at 10:00am  through March.

Book Group: Join us for a discussion of Angle of Repose  by Wallace Stegner on Wed. Feb. 11 at 2:00pm.   Stop by the library for a copy of the book, if you would like to join us.

 

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