Monday, Dec. 9 • 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.
Tuesday, Dec. 10 • 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. • Dungeons and Dragons Club, 6 to 7:30 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Discover the world of D&D, create a character and join the adventure. • Writers Group, 6:30 p.m., main library. (Teens and adults) Kickstart your imagination with creative writing exercises.
Wednesday, Dec. 11 • Baby Story Time, 10 a.m., main library. (Ages 9-23 months) Songs, rhymes, stories and activities.
Thursday, Dec. 12 • 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. • Creative Café: Dr. Who Christmas Special, 4 to 5 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Watch one of the most famous Christmas specials of Dr. Who and make a Tardis for the Holiday Open House. • Yarn Ballers Craft Circle, 6 to 7:30 p.m., main library. (Adults) Drop in for casual crafting and conversation. • Coloring for Grown-ups, 6 p.m., Midway branch. (Adults and teens) Coloring can relieve stress and anxiety while promoting creativity. Revisit your youth and color with other adults using wax crayons, colored pencils or markers. Unwind with a cup of tea and use your imagination to create a beautiful picture.
Friday, Dec. 13 • Friday Coffee Club, 9:30 a.m., main library. (Adults) Chris Simpson will provide sing-along music of the season. • Origami for Brain Health, 1 to 2 p.m., main library. (Adults) In this four-week series, learn a brief history of origami and its context in aging and brain health and development/neuroscience. Make simple origami houses – a chance to learn terms, fundamental folding skills, followed by increasingly complex simple shapes, and practice “Storigami” - storytelling with each fold. Presented by Dr. Sylvia Cerel-Suhl, MD. • A Nightmare Before Christmas Party, 4 to 6 p.m., main library. (Ages 11-18) Enjoy a showing of Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” with spooky décor and snacks.
Saturday, Dec. 14 • Friends of the Library Holiday Open House, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., main library. (Families) Visit with Santa, enjoy doughnuts, hear live music and bring your teddy bears to meet Corduroy Bear. Woodford Theatre Emerging Artists will sing holiday songs.