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Special Events

Please see Programs/Event Calendar.

Funds gathered from our sales help purchase items and services that otherwise would not be available for the library’s users and that improve the library.

Book and Bake Sale

  • Held in April and October.

Summer Craft Sale

  • Held in July

Christmas Bake Sale

  • Held in December

 

Programs for Children

Please see Programs/Event Calendar.

Preschool Class

  • Ages 3-5
  • Mondays at 11am to noon during the school year.

Summer Reading

  • Held annually for 8 weeks in the summer.

Books and Cookies

  • During the school year: Second and Fourth Saturday of each month at 11am.
  • Read the book before coming. Copies are held at the desk.
  • New members welcome at any time.

Games Day

  • Kindergarten to age 12
  • During the school year: Mondays at 4pm.

Saturday Fun

  • School-age children (limit 12)
  • During the school year: Saturdays at 1 pm.
  • Topics vary. First come, first serve.

Robotics Class

  • Runs for several weeks, several times per year.
  • 9.30am to 12.30pm.
  • Ages 10 to 13.
  • Limited to 10 participants. Sign up at desk.

Book Bucks

  • Held from Labor Day to May. Auction in May.
  • All independent readers, including adults.
  • All manner of prizes will be given to those with book buck to spend. Gather book bucks by reading, and keep track of your reading with our Book Bucks Forms, available at the desk.

Family Fun Night

  • Third Fridays at 7pm from September to April.
  • Topics vary.

WIZARD Card Game Tournaments

  • Tournaments held in Fall and Spring.
  • Prizes for everyone every week.
  • Ages 10 to adult

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Programs for Adults 

Please see Programs/Event Calendar.

2 Adult Book Discussion Groups

  • First Thursday of each month at 7.30pm.
  • Second Thursday of each month at 3pm.
  • New members welcome at any time.

Book Bucks

  • Held from Labor Day to May. Auction in May.
  • All independent readers, including adults.
  • All manner of prizes will be given to those with book buck to spend.
  • Gather book bucks by reading, and keep track of your reading with our Book Bucks Forms, available at the desk.

Knit & Crochet Club

  • Second Thursdays of each month from 6pm to 8pm.

Computer Tutor

  • Drop in Tuesdays from 1pm to 3pm for individual help session.

Wise Walkers

  • May to July and September to whenever it becomes cold.
  • Mondays at 10.30am.
  • Aimed at adults 50 years old or older, but anyone is welcome to join.

WIZARD Card Game Tournaments

  • Tournaments held in Fall and Spring.
  • Prizes for everyone every week.
  • Ages 10 to adult.

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Programs for Families

Please see Programs/Event Calendar.

Family Fun Night

  • Third Fridays at 7pm from September to April.
  • Topics vary.

Book Bucks

  • Held from Labor Day to May. Auction in May.
  • All independent readers, including adults.
  • All manner of prizes will be given to those with book buck to spend. Gather book bucks by reading, and keep track of your reading with our Book Bucks Forms, available at the desk.

WIZARD Card Game Tournaments

  • Tournaments held in Fall and Spring.
  • Prizes for everyone every week.
  • Ages 10 to adult.

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