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Week of Nov 22 & December Programming at the Wendell Free Library

Week of Nov 22  & December Programming at the Wendell Free Library

Friday Nov. 25- Library closed for Thanksgiving Holiday.  Open normal hours Saturday Nov. 26.

Dec 24- Library Closed

Dec 31- Early Closure, Library Open 10-1.

 

Saturday Storycraft 10:30.  Come collage or design your own holiday cards with the option of making a card for a homebound resident.  There will also be a painting station for those who want to paint the gratitude leaves they made last week.  If you have old holiday cards to donate for this activity please bring them by the library or put them in the book drop if we are closed.

Sunday Dec. 4  @2 p.m. Paul Richmond Author Event.  Paul Will read from his new and 7th book of poems and stories “Swimming Lessons on the Titanic”, published Sept. 2022.  Copies available for purchase at a special Wendell discount.

Tuesday Dec. 6 @6 & 6:30 Tuesday Tech Help.  Two open spots, email to register.  Please include the type of device and  help you are seeking.

Friday Dec 9 4-8 p.m. and Saturday Dec. 10 9a.m.-4p.m. Friends of the Wendell Free Library Holiday Craft Fair in the Wendell Town Hall.  Locally made crafts, live music, Diemand farm food. First hour of each day for masked shoppers.

Saturday Dec. 10 10-12a.m. StoryCraft and Board games.  Caregivers are invited to drop off their children for StoryCraft or board games  while they shop at the craft fair.  Two time slots available, Registration required.

Tuesday Dec. 27 2:30 p.m.  Join us for an afternoon of chess and other board games!  Bring one of your favorites to share.

Wednesday Dec. 28 10 a.m.-  CNC playgroup is on break this week, but we still want families to visit the library!  We will be having a coffee/tea and craft hour for parents, children, and the broader community.  Drop ins welcome, but it is always nice to hear if you are planning on coming so we have an idea how much supplies to prepare.

 

Weekly Programs: 

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

  • Dec 3: Decorating play dough hedgehogs & reading “Polly Gone”  with Sylvia Wetherby 
  • Dec 10: Decorating Cardboard Gingerbread Men
  • Dec 17: Stick Gnome Decorating round 2
  • Dec 31: New Years Eve Confetti Poppers from toilet paper tubes and DIY recycled paper confetti.

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.   DEC. 8 & 22.  It is the season for handmade gifts! Set aside some time to finish those forgotten fiber projects and necessary mending.  There will be needles and thread and knitting help available.  

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

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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