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October Programming at the Library

October Programming at the Wendell Free Library. 

🎃Sunday October 30 at dusk..  Ghost Town at Sundown, Halloween Village Trick-or-treating extravaganza on the common.  🎃 More details to come!

Saturday October 22 at 3:30 p.m.  Saturday Skillcraft returns with a whittler’s workshop from Shawn Jarrett.  Kids 10 years and up will practice basic whittling techniques along with a grown up, while younger kids will have a station to decorate some whittled gnome sticks. BYO pocket knife.  Registration required.

**New** Tuesday 6-7 p.m. Oct 11 & 25, Nov 8 & 22: Tech Help Tuesdays.  Bring your technology questions to an expert, bring a device you need help with or get basic tutorials on the library computers. Register ahead for a time slot and give our experts an idea of what type of help you are looking for. Email to register.

 **NEW** Thursday at 10 a.m. :  Music and Movement with Tom and Laurie.  Local well loved musicians will delight us with a highly active bilingual music program with lots of movement.  Please bring a chair or blanket for outdoor seating if the weather is nice.

Ongoing Weekly Events:

Sunday 10a.m. Outdoor Free Community Yoga. These outdoor classes (meeting in the gazebo) are uplifting 60 min classes for all levels.  Rain plans to move inside the Herrick room.  Mats etc. available.

Wednesday 7-8 p.m.:  Mostly Beginners Conversational Spanish.  Learn what you most need to know plus loads more in this super dynamic and interactive 6 week course designed for folks who wish to boost their fluency while talking about their own lives and exploring their lust for culture and travel. Registration required. 

Wednesday at 10 a.m.:  Playgroup. CNC’s Outdoor Playgroup with Sylvia.  Playgroup will be held outside weather permitting.  Please register for the CNC newsletter for all the latest information about programming ().

Art Group-  Tuesday 5-6p.m.  Art group meets in the Herrick room to practice watercolor painting together with online tutorials.  Paints provided but bring your own paper and brushes.

Fiber arts/ handwork/ mending circle-  2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.    Set aside some time to finish those forgotten fiber projects and necessary mending.  There will be needles and thread available.  

Adult Fiction Book Discussion Group: - 4th Monday of the month at 10-11:30 a.m. on zoom.  Register required.

LEGO club. Friday at 4p.m.   Legos® provided. Build and display your creations for all to see. This is a drop-in program for kids age 5 and up.   

StoryCraft.  Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Picture book read-aloud and connected craft.  Stay to browse and play.  October Line-up:

Oct 1-.“Lawrence in the Fall” Collecting and pressing leaves for Oct. 8.Oct 8-  “If You Find a Leaf”  dipping collected leaves in beeswax for garlands/art.

Oct. 15-  “Because of an Acorn”- acorn crafts and whistling activity

Oct. 22-  “A Spoonful of Frogs” sculpt a little cauldron or frog with air drying clay.

Oct. 29- “Why Do We Celebrate Halloween”, decorate luminaries for Ghost Town event

Saturday AA group. 7 p.m. in Herrick Room.

Libby for audiobooks and e-books!

Do you currently use Overdrive for you e-book and audiobook needs? Great news! An updated app is available for you to continue borrowing books from your phone, tablet, kindle, etc. It's called Libby! With the Libby app, you can use your library card to create an account and check out e-books and audiobooks the same way you check out physical books from the library, without the hassle of driving, or remembering open hours. Please contact the library with questions about changing from Overdrive to Libby, or how to create an account with Libby for the first time! https://www.overdrive.com/apps/libby/

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