Author Gary D. Schmidt
visits Gordon College on Thur. 27 for a reception and book signing from 6:00-7:00 in the Ken Olsen Science Center. At 7:30, a few steps away, in the A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel he'll talk about Lizzie Bright, the Buckminster Boy and 9/11. He was awarded the Newbery Honor twice, the Printz Honor, as well as being a finalist for the National Book Award in 2011 for Okay for Now.
All events are free and open to the public.
Fall storytimes and programs are underway! See the full schedule online or swing by to say hello and pick up a copy.
Some weekly programs have space for a few more: Baby Bookworms (Tue. 10:30), Sweet Dreams Story Makers (Thur. 6:30), and LEGO Club (Wed. 3:00).
Special events include: STEAM into Science Tue. 4 at 3:30, Mad Hatter Storytime Sat. 8 at 11:00, Apple Harvest Storytime Sat. 15 at 11:00, Art Club Thur. 20 at 3:30, Paws to Read with Tessie Fri. 21 at 3:30, and Pumpkin Decorating Sat. 22 at 11:00 (BYOP). Enter your painted, ribboned, pom-pomed, doodled (anything but carved) pumpkin in our decorating contest. Prizes will be awarded to all!
Looking ahead: November features a story writing contest, but first join us for a Young Writers' Workshop to explore the elements of writing using a story map on Sat. Nov. 5 at 11:00. There's also Chess on Mondays, sign up now.
For questions contact Lorraine Der, Children's Librarian:
MAGE [Minecraft & Assorted Games for Everyone] meets on Wed. afternoons from 3:30-5:00. Bring your laptop and your active Minecraft membership. No Griefing, Ever!
Vote before Oct. 15 for the Teen Top Ten 2016, chosen by teen book groups from across the country. The
Informed Teens Blog
has all the titles described and linked to the catalog, including a link to cast your vote.
Library Lure Party
! Sat. 29, 10-4 "Gotta catch 'em all!"
For more information contact the Young Adult Librarian, Kim Claire
Ongoing Drop-in Groups
* Adult Coloring gathers Monday nights 5-8 on the 2nd floor.
* Bridge! Some experience required: Mon. 10-12, Wed. 10-12, & Fri. 1-4:30.
* Knitting! Get help or stay on track Mon. 12-2:30.
* Cribbage meets every Thursday from 10-12.