September 2023 Newsletter

Programs & Events

Children's Craft: Ocean Sunrise

Thursday - September 7, 2023

3:00 pm to 3:45 pm

Children, ages 6 - 12, join us for our latest craft! This month we will be drawing and painting to create a beautiful ocean sunrise. All materials will be provided. All you need to bring is your creativity!

Registration is required. So sign up today!

Questions? email

Terrific Terrapins!

Thursday - September 7, 2023

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

During this program participants will observe live salt and fresh water turtles, learn about their needs, the habitats they live in, and how they survive. Patrons will also learn what it means to be an ”endangered species” and what we all can do to help protect these animals. The program includes a story, a “mini” lab exercise and several turtle crafts.

Registration is required so sign up soon!

Questions? email

Author Talk & Book Signing

Saturday - September 9, 2023

11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Join us in welcoming author Dr. Andrea Blake-Garrett as she visits the library to discuss and sign copies of her most recent book, Live Fit & Free For Life: Exercise For Seniors 60+Dr. Blake-Garrett will be offering a short reading from her book, including a demonstration of exercises, answering questions from the audience, and providing signed copies for interested readers to purchase.

Registration is required so sign up soon!

Questions? email

Monday Afternoon Book Club

September 11, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

For the month of September we'll be reading The Younger Wife by Sally Hepworth. Join us for a great discussion! 

Copies of the book are available for pickup at our circulation desk. Call or email us to reserve a copy today!

New members are always welcome!

Interested? For questions or to register please email

Yoga Time Children's Program

Tuesday - September 12, 2023

4:00PM - 5:00PM

Join us for some yoga fun and let's learn some moves together. Please be sure to bring a yoga mat or towel to the event. Bring a water bottle too, to stay hydrated!

Registration is required for this event. Click here to register!

Questions? email

Music With Miss Nita

Wednesday - September 13, 2023

1:00 PM to 1:45 PM

Join us to shake, wiggle, sing, and dance! This program is for babies and toddlers, ages 0 - 5, accompanied by an adult. Registration is required and space is limited so sign up today for singing, dancing, and more with Miss Nita!

Click here to register.

Questions? email

Adult Craft: Plastic Blooms

Thursday - September 14, 2023

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Step into a world where ordinary objects transform into vibrant works of art. Unlock your creative potential as we embark on a journey to paint flowers using an unconventional medium – plastic bags! Using plastic bags and acrylic paint, we'll create unique floral paintings.

Registration is required. Sign up today!

Questions? email

Read to Ollie!

Friday - September 15, 2023

12:30 am to 1:15 pm

Children of all ages, join the fun at the library by reading a book to Ollie, a new guest of the library and fun loving therapy dog! No registration is required.

See you all soon!

Questions? Email

Understanding Medicare

Wednesday - September 20, 2023

11:30 am to 12:30 pm

We invite you to the library to learn more and get a better understanding of Medicare. Fred Ciccone of Allied Wealth Partners will be here to provide a presentation and answer any questions.

For more information on the program and to register for the event click here.

Questions? email

Reading to Rosie

Friday - September 22, 2023

3:30 PM to 4:30 PM

Children of all ages are invited to join in the fun at the library by reading a book to Rosie our fun loving therapy dog. Pick out your favorite book to read to Rosie or find a new book to try out together!

Heads up! Rosie gives kisses and loves belly rubs! See you all soon!

Questions? Email

Oreo Truffle Making

Tuesday - September 26, 2023

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Children, ages 6-12, join us as we make yummy oreo truffles! We'll have all the ingredients. All you have to do is come ready to make (and eat) these delicious treats! 

Registration is required and space is limited! Sign up today!

Questions? email

Navigating College Admissions

Wednesday - September27, 2023

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join us for a Zoom presentation to help families understand and navigate college admissions. Learn about the admissions cycle, trends and more Perfect for high students of all ages and their families.


The presentation will be led by Ron Feuchs and Jackie Tepper, partners at Stand Out For College, LLC.

Click here for more information and to register.

Questions? email

Adult Book Club

Thursday - September 28, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For the month of September we will be discussing Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple. Stop by the library to pick up a copy or check out Libby for a digital version.

New members are always welcome!

Registration is encouraged

Questions? email


Take Home

Craft Kits

A new craft the 1st and 3rd Fridays of every month!!

Be sure to stop by on September 1st & September 15th for this month's crafts!

Labor Day Closure for the Library:

Saturday - September 2nd through

Monday - September 4th


Check Out Some New Releases Hitting Shelves in

September and Visit Us to Find Even More!

What You Are Looking For Is In the Library

by Michiko Aoyama

Release Date: 9/5/2023

Genre: Contemporary

Age: Adult

Hemlock Island

by Kelley Armstrong

Release Date: 9/12/2023

Genre: Horror

Age: Adult

North Woods

by Daniel Mason

Release Date: 9/19/2023

Genre: Historical Fiction

Age: Adult

Those Pink Mountain Nights

by Jen Ferguson

Release Date: 9/12/2023

Genre: Contemporary

Age: Teen


by Carl Hiaasen

Release Date: 9/26/2023

Genre: Mystery

Age: Middle Grade

Something, Someday

by Amanda Gorman

Release Date: 9/26/23

Genre: Social Themes

Age: Children

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