May 2022 Newsletter
Programs & Events
Kiddo Storytime
Tuesdays - Starting May 3, 2022
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
All children ages 0-7 are invited to Storytime every Tuesday with Miss Sandy! There will be singing and stories and fun for everyone!

Registration is required. Check our calendar to register.

Can't make it to Storytime on Tuesdays? Check out Miss Sandy's VIRTUAL STORYTIME here!
Coloring Club for Adults
Tuesday - May 3, 2022
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
We'll supply the coloring books, colored pencils, snacks, drinks, and relaxing environment! All you need to do is come ready to color away some stress and maybe do some light chatting!
The Club meets the 1st Tuesday of every month!

​New members are always welcome!

Monday Afternoon Book Club
May 9, 2022
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Our book selection for the month of May is Full of Grace by Dorothea Benton Frank. Join us on the 11th for some yummy snacks and a great discussion!
Copies of the book will be available at the Library's Main Desk. Stop by to pick up your copy! New members are always welcome!
Interested? For questions or to register please email
My Own Plant Children's Program
Thursday - May 12, 2022
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Children ages 2-7 are invited to learn about how a plant starts as a small seed and grows! They will even plant seeds of their own to take home and watch grow!

Questions? email Miss Sandy at
Thursday Night Cafe
Alternating Thursdays:
May 12th & May 26th
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Patrons of all ages stop by every other Thursday night for complimentary coffee, water, soda, and snacks! Finding a book, reading, studying, and working are all better when there are refreshments involved! We'll also put out some great games and puzzles for those who are just looking to relax at the library for a while!

Tuesday Night Book Club
May 17, 2022
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Join us as we read and discuss our latest book for our Tuesday Night Book Club! For the month of May we will be reading Lady Cop Makes Trouble by Amy Stewart. 
Copies of the book are available at the main desk. Call or email to reserve your copy today! New members are always welcome!
Don't forget: Registration is required and space is limited. If you have any questions please email
Reading to Rosie
Friday - May 20, 2022
3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
All children ages 3 and up are invited to come to the Library to read to our friend Rosie! Rosie is a therapy dog who loves being read to!

Registration is required. Click here to register.

Questions? Please email Miss Sandy at
Adult Craft - Junk Journal
Tuesday - May 24, 2022
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adults of all ages bring your creative side to the Library! We will be making Junk Journals. These journals are unique to each crafter and are made using a combination of recycled, upcycled and found material. 

It's a Bug's Life
Thursday - May 26, 2022
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Children ages 5-10 are invited to learn all about bugs! Watch a short clip from "It's a Bug's Life" and decorate Bug Houses to take home for catch, release, and exploration! 

Questions? email Miss Sandy at
Take Home Craft Kits
A new craft every
other Friday!!!
Stop in on May 6th & May 20th to pick up your own while supplies last!
Miss Sandy!

The Library is so excited to welcome Miss Sandy as our New Youth Services Coordinator!

Stop in at the Library to say hi to Miss Sandy and be sure to sign up for all of the great programs she has for May!

Questions about Youth Programming? Email Miss Sandy at
Library Closures in May
Wednesday - May 4, 2022
Staff Training for a Better, Safer Library!
(rescheduled from April 20, 2022)

Saturday - May 28, 2022 through Monday - May 30, 2022
in Honor of Memorial Day
Check Out Some New Releases Hitting Shelves in May
and Visit Us to Find Even More!
by Holly Black
Release Date: 05/03/2022
Genre: Fantasy
Age: Adult
by Jason Rekulak
Release Date: 05/10/2022
Genre: Horror
Age: Adult
by Abbi Waxman
Release Date: 05/17/2022
Genre: Contemporary
Age: Adult
by E. Lockhart
Release Date: 05/03/2022
Genre: Mystery/Thriller
Age: Teen
by Falynn Koch
Release Date: 05/24/2022
Genre: Nonfiction
Age: Middle Grade
by Nina Crews
Release Date: 05/17/2022
Genre: Picture Book
Age: Children
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