Sunday, April 28 • American Creed, 1 p.m., main library. (Adults) Join us for a community conversation focused around the documentary American Creed. Produced by WTTW Chicago and Citizen Film, American Creed explores authentic American stories, national ideals and identity from diverse points of view. Hosts Condoleezza Rice, former U.S. Secretary of State, and David M. Kennedy, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, come together from different points of view to investigate the idea of a unifying American creed. Their spirited inquiry frames the stories of people striving to bridge deepening divides in different communities around the country. View the 1-hour documentary while enjoying a box lunch. This will be followed by discussion moderated by Lori Garkovich and Rich Schein. This program is presented through support from the American Library Association. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program.
Monday, April 29 • “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. • Teen Trivia: Wilderness Survival, 4 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Do you have what it takes to survive in the wild? Test your knowledge for your chance to win a prize.
Tuesday, April 30 • Toddler Tales, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 2-3) Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and great activities. • Preschool Stories, 11 a.m., main library. (Ages 4-5) Books and more to enhance pre-literacy skills and to have fun. • 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 as they build their early literacy skills. • 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. • Tween Time: Poetry Rocks, 5:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 8-11) Tweens decorate poetry rocks, create free verse, share some funny rhymes and eat yummy food. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program. • Writer’s Group, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Teens and adults) Kick-start your imagination with creative writing exercises.
Wednesday, May 1 • Baby Story Time, 10 a.m., main library. (9-23 months) Songs, rhymes, stories and activities for babies along with a favorite grown up. • Lunch ‘N Learn: Spring into Cooking, 12 p.m., main library. (Adults) Join us to learn about cooking techniques, making in-season spring produce last longer and how to save money on the food you buy. You’ll also get to see and sample a recipe demo. Presented by Elizabeth Coots, Woodford County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Sciences. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program. • Gamer’s Club, 4 to 5 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Play a wide variety of video, board, card and tabletop games. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program.
Thursday, May 2 • La Plaza, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m., main library. (Adults) Looking for an opportunity to practice your Spanish? Drop in for a lunchtime conversation in Spanish every Thursday. A light lunch will be provided. • Fine Art 4 Minds, 2 p.m., main library. (Adults) Engagement in the Arts has been proven to improve memory and mood as we age. This 4-week series will encourage shared reactions after guided viewing of works of art all in the theme of “Spring and Flowers.” Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program. • Creative Café: Nature Crafts, 4 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Join us for this drop-in craft hour. All materials are provided. • Preschool Family Game Night, 6 to 7 p.m., main library. (Families with preschoolers ages 3-5) Join Woodford County Schools Preschool staff as we kick off the summer season with a fun-filled night of easy activities for kids ages 3-5 that also increase school readiness. Snacks, take-home materials and door prizes will be provided.
Friday, May 3 • Friday Coffee Club, 9:30 a.m., main library. (Adults) Bob Vlach will speak about his years of reporting at The Woodford Sun. • Fandom Friday: Star Wars, 6 to 7:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) On the eve of May the Fourth Be With You, this is the fandom party you’ve been looking for. Snacks, trivia, games, music and more. Costumes are definitely encouraged. Call (859) 873-5191 to sign-up for this free program.