East Palestine Newsletter December 2018/January 2018/February 2019

Youth Services Storytime at the Library Movers & Shakers for toddlers ages 2 to 3 years old on Mondays at 11:00 a.m. until December 10. Budding Bookworms for pre- schoolers ages 3 to 5 on Tuesdays at 1:00 p.m. until December 11. Winter storytime sessions begin the week of Monday, January 7. Night Owl Storytime for families on the following Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. : January 29 and February 26. STEM @ the Library Tuesday, December 4 at 4:00 p.m.- Holiday STEM Monday, January 28 at 4:00 p.m. BrushBots Tuesday, February 19 at 4:00 p.m.- LEGO STEM Afterschool Programs ages 5 & up Tuesday, January 8 at 4:00 p.m.- Puzzle Palooza Tuesday, February 5 at 4:00 p.m.- Mystery/Detective Program Countdown to Christmas Reading Program December 1 to December 29 From Saturday, December 1 to Saturday, December 29, children ages infant to age 12 can participate in a Christmas reading pro- gram. Children who read 12 library books or have these books read to them can earn a prize. Limit one prize per participant. Gingerbread Christmas Walk Saturday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 11 at 4:00 p.m. Follow the story of Gingerbread Christmas by Jan Brett through the library, and complete activities as you go along. When you are finished you can decorate your own graham cracker gingerbread house to take home. Tweens & Teens– ages 10 & up Monday, December 10 at 4:00 p.m.- Book Page Ornament Tuesday, January 22 at 4:00 p.m.- Cup stacking Monday, February 11 at 4:00 p.m.- Make Your Own Fleece Pillow - Space is limited– Registration is necessary. Technology 101 Monday, January 14 at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 11 at 1:00 p.m. Book Clubs Chapters Book Club for 8 to 12 year olds Monday, January 14 at 4:00p.m. The Best School Year Ever by Barbara Robinson Afternoon Book Club meets the third Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, December 20 at 1:30 p.m.– Annual Christmas Party Thursday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m. – Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng Thursday, February 21 at 1:30 p.m.- The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn Gentle Reads Book Club meets the last Thursday of the month at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, January 31 at 1:30 p.m.– Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels- A Love Story by Ree Drummond Thursday, February 28 at 1:30 p.m.– Angels of Morgan Hill by Donna VanLiere Drop-In Book Club meets the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, January 9, and February 13 Technology Troop meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at 4:30 p.m. on the following dates: Thursday, December 6 and 20 Thursday, January 3 and 17 Thursday, February 7 and 21 The group plays different games of RoBlox. Participants are asked to bring their own device with RoBlox installed and updated. Builders Club Saturday, January 19 at 1:00 p.m. All ages can build with K’NEX, LEGOs, Blocks, and Lincoln Logs provided by the library. Cocoro Playhouse Workshop- Saturday, February 23 at 1:00 p.m. Space is limited– Register today ages 4 - 12 Children will work together with Norio Kids to design and build a clubhouse from interlocking cardboard materials. First, they will work as a team to design a small model, and then transfer that design to a large scale playhouse. This program was made possible by the Friends of the Library. Noon Year’s Eve Party ages 5 & up Monday, December 31 at 11:00 a.m. Participate in some fun activities, and countdown to the new year at noon! Technology 101– Christmas Edition Wednesday, December 26 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Stop in the library from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for help with new tech gadgets you received for the holidays. One-on-one appointments are available for any technology topic. Tweens & Teens Book Club Monday, February 25 at 4:00 p.m.– The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer Holm Informative technology topics will be discussed each month.