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Sunday, November 3rd
Blessing of the Animals
Temple Shalom
9 am

Bring the family and meet in the preschool garden with beloved pets for a special service and blessing in honor of G-d's creatures. 
Friday, November 29th
Shabbat at the Beach
Lowdermilk Park
5 pm

Join Temple Shalom for a beautiful Shabbat service on the beach. Bring your own picnic dinner for following the service.
Thursday, December 19th
PJ Library Chanukah Program
Collier County Headquarters Library
5:30 - 6:30 pm

Join PJ Library for some Chanukah themed live music, storytelling, and crafts!

Free dreidels and gelt for all, so bring your friends!
Are your ears ready? A new episode of PJ Library's podcast, Have I Got a Story For You! is now available! Join the crew of Moon Station One as they save the world, dig moon rocks, and... make fruit salad for robots? New episodes will launch every Tuesday. Subscribe wherever you listen to podcasts and visit gotastorypodcast.com for activity and discussion ideas.

Modeling gratitude and practicing hakarat hatov helps children (and us grown-ups) remember to be thankful for things in our life beyond material possessions. These eight activities will help the entire family go beyond just saying “thank you” to living hakarat hatov , or recognizing the good.

Rugelach, twisted up pastries, are an awesome treat that most kids can help make. Here are five variations --including a semi-homemade shortcut to enjoy with your family.

Do you have new neighbors? Or a new classmate? Make a special card to welcome them.
Visit the time of the Maccabees by spinning one magic dreidel or save the day from the Demon King by following another. Read a girl’s funny emails to her best friend in Kansas or find out what happens when a middle schooler’s online popularity skyrockets. Whether you’re after adventure, fantasy, friendship, or even a pet hamster, you’re sure to find a great read in one of this month’s PJ Our Way selections. Choose your book by November 10th!

With Rosh Hashanah behind us, it’s time to think about goals and dreams for the coming year. For us, that means thinking about books that kids will love. Here are some upcoming titles that have the PJ Our Way Book Selection Committee very excited.
Naples Senior Center at JFCS partners with PJ Library in Collier County to bring you free Jewish books each month. In addition, we offer emotional support counseling for children and families. Fees are on a sliding scale based on income. No one is denied services due to an inability to pay. For more information call 239-325-4444 or email info@naplesseniorcenter.org .