Woodford County Library Events
Monday, Jan. 18 • The main and Midway branch libraries will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Tuesday, Jan. 19 • Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 2-3.) For children and caregivers, parents, and/or grandparents. • Preschool Stories, 11 a.m., main library. (Ages 4-5.) Books, games, crafts, and music to enhance pre-literacy skills. Caregivers, parents, and grandparents are welcome. • Art Attack, 3 p.m., Midway branch. (Grades K-4.) A creative art project, a snack, and a story. • Café y Charla, 6:00-7:30 p.m., main library. (Adults.) Participants have coffee and pastries while practicing and improving their English conversation skills. • Advance Directives: Q & A with Hospice of the Bluegrass, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., main library. (Adults.) Learn how to have a conversation about Advanced Directives and how completing M.O.S.T. forms (Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment) can be helpful. Presented by Dr. Kimberly Bell, MD, associate medical director at Hospice of the Bluegrass and Shellie Brown, coordinator of volunteer services at Hospice of the Bluegrass. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program. Wednesday, Jan. 20 • Easy Yoga, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Adults.) Learn easy yoga exercises to help stretch, strengthen, and relax. Mats provided. Wear comfortable clothing that allows freedom to move. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program. Thursday, Jan. 21 • Baby Story Time, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 9-23 months.) Songs, rhymes, stories, and activities for babies along with a favorite grownup. • Wintry Art Attack, 4 p.m., main library. (Ages 4-11.) Children make snowstorms in a bottle, salt dough shapes, paint with ice cubes, and more. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program. • Writers’ Group, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Teens and adults.) Creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome. Friday, Jan. 22 • Café y Conversation, 10 to 11 a.m., main library. (Adults.) Participants gather in the gallery to converse in English over a cup of coffee. Refreshments provided. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program. • Preschool Story Hour, 10:30 a.m., Midway branch. (Ages 5 and younger.) Children ages 5 and younger (with a favorite adult) build their early literacy skills. • Teen Community Project, 4 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18.) Give back to the community by bringing a canned food item to the library that will be donated to the food pantry. Teens will also be making hygiene kits for the homeless. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program. Saturday, Jan. 23 •Knitting 101, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., main library. (Adults and teens.) Learn the basics of knitting including slip knot, casting on, knit and purl stitches. Class size is limited. Call 873-5191 to sign up for this free program.