Sunday, March 11 • Opening Reception for Love of the Dog: The Art of Cindy Alvarado-Yeary, main library. (All welcome) Cindy Alvarado-Yeary’s art captures dogs in their many moods and varieties in pen and ink, graphite pencil, and watercolor. Her artwork has won national awards and is in collections worldwide. Show runs March 7 - April 13. Monday, March 12 • What Are You Reading? Book Group, 12 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults) Broaden your reading horizons. Share your favorite new book and author. Enjoy coffee, a snack, and lively discussions. No assigned books. No sign up necessary. • Microsoft Excel 2016, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Adults) Learn how to use Excel more effectively in this hands-on class. Though no previous knowledge of Excel is required, participants should possess the ability to use a keyboard and mouse. Attendance at all four sessions is highly encouraged. Taught by John Crawford. Call 873-5191 to sign up. • Midway Book Club, 6:30 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults) The book club will meet to discuss Euphoria by Lily King. All are welcome. No sign up necessary. Tuesday, March 13 • Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 2 to 3) Children and caregivers, parents, and/or grandparents enjoy songs, rhymes, stories, and great activities. • Preschool Story Hour, 11 a.m., Midway branch. (Ages 5 and younger) Children (with a favorite adult) have fun with engaging books, songs, and activities. • Preschool Stories, 11 a.m., main library. (Ages 4 to 5) Books, games, crafts, and music to enhance pre-literacy skills and to have fun. • Art Attack, 3 p.m., Midway branch. (Grades K-4) Draw, trim, glue, paint, and create. Join us for a creative art project, a snack, and a story. • Ready, Set, Kindergarten, 6 p.m., main library. (Families with preschoolers ages 3 to 5) Join us for fun activities to help prepare your preschoolers for school. Call 873-5191 to sign up. Wednesday, March 14 • Baby Story Time, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 9 to 23 months) Join us at our new time for songs, rhymes, stories, and activities for babies along with a favorite grown up. • Busy Builders, 4 to 6 p.m., Midway branch. (Families) The Big Blue Blocks are coming to Midway. Come anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. and let these huge, foam shapes inspire you to design and create. No sign up necessary. • Friends of the Library Meeting, 6:30 p.m., main library. (All welcome) Thursday, March 15 • Brains and Balance, 1 to 2:15 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults) Balance body and brain with physical and cognitive exercises. Taught by Ann Graff. Call 846-4014 to sign up. • Creative Café: Cookie Dough, 4 p.m., main library. (Ages 11 to 18) Join us at the library for this drop-in craft hour, where we’ll make something new every week. No sign up necessary. • Busy Builders, 6 to 7 p.m., main library. (Families) Kids and parents play with our new Big Blue Blocks, Legos, manipulatives, straws and connectors, and more. No sign up required. • Writers’ Group, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Teens and adults) Join this fun group of fellow wordsmiths and kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises. All levels of experience are welcome. Friday, March 16 • Friday Coffee Club, 9:30 a.m., main library. (Adults) Join us every other week to meet interesting personalities and discuss intriguing topics. This week’s speaker is Erin Chandler, author of June Bug Versus Hurricane. Refreshments provided. Call 873-5191 to sign up. • Tractor Day, 5 to 6 p.m., main library. (Families) See and climb aboard real tractors. Prizes too. Call 873-5191 to sign up. • Teen Movie Night, 6 to 8 p.m., main library. (Ages 11 to 18) Come dressed in your favorite PJs and join us for a night of cozy fun at the library. We will vote on which movie to watch as a group. Drinks and snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own blankets and pillows for extra comfort. Call 873-5191 to sign up. Saturday, March 17 • Model Horse Show and Painting, 1 to 3 p.m., main library. (All ages) Come see dozens of beautiful horses and paint a Stablemate model. Limit of 20 models to paint. Call 873-5191 to sign up. • Dynamic Doers: Fun Pens, 2 to 4 p.m., Midway branch. (Ages 11 to 18) Teens, drop in anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. and make a fun flower or feather pen. Call 846-4014 to sign up. • Minecraft Jr., 3 to 4:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 6 to 11) Kids create and play together in our own virtual Minecraft world. Participants must have their own Minecraft PC account. Please bring your own computer if possible. Limited to 10 participants. Call 873-5191 to sign up.