FEBRUARY 2019 EVENTS

Early Concepts

 

NEW PROGRAMS!

 

 

 

MUSIC & MOVEMENT

Tuesdays, Two Age Groups (flexible) — February 26   March 5, 12, 19, 26   April 2, 9

Ages 1-1/2 to 3 years with Adult — 10:00 to 11:00 am     Ages 3 to 5 years with Adult — 11:15 am to 12:15 pm

Instructor:  Gina Samardge, Orff Schulwerk Teaching Artist

 

TINY TOTS STORY TIME

Wednesdays — 10:30 to 11:30 am February 27   March 6, 13, 20, 27   April 3, 10

Ages 18 months and up with Adult

Instructors:  Barbara Kent, Jessica Cohen

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After-School Creativity

 

LEGO CLUB

Mondays — 4:00 to 5:00 pm February 25   March 4, 11, 18, 25   April 1, 8

Grades K through 5

Instructors:  Jessica Cohen and Barbara Kent

 

CLASSIC STORIES & CRAFTS (NEW)

Tuesdays — 4:00 to 5:00 pm February 26   March 5, 12, 19, 26   April 2, 9

Grades K through 2

Emerging readers enjoy a classic children’s book, with the instructor, and make crafts inspired by the story.

Instructor:  Jessica Cohen

 

CLASSIC STORYBOOK ILLUSTRATION

Thursdays — 4:00 to 5:00 pmFebruary 21, 28   March 7, 14, 21, 28   April 4

Explore the styles of classic picture books and create art using the techniques of well-loved illustrators.

Instructor:  Corissa Appler, MS, Art Education

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FEBRUARY 20 / BOOK LOVERS’ CLUB

Do you love reading and sharing books?  Join fellow bibliophiles in exploring a number of genres.

Water Bound, by Christine Feehhan, — Off the shores of Sea Haven, a beautiful diver rescues a man from drowning, a man with no memory of who he is-or why he seems to possess the violent instincts of a trained killer. But soon, he and his savior will be engulfed in a storm of dizzying passion and inescapable danger…

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Explore Interests

 

OPEN CREATIVE SPACE (NEW)

Mondays, 6:00 to 8:00 pm Ongoing

Teens and Adults — Bring your own projects and work in an encouraging and creative environment.  Share advice, techniques and talent.  (Please take home whatever you create.)

 

ART ESCAPE

Wednesdays, 12:00 to 2:00 pm Ongoing

All welcome!  Come join us for creative endeavors in a supportive and friendly atmosphere.  Bring your art projects.

 

KNITTING GROUP

Wednesdays, 3:00 to 5:00 pm – Ongoing

Adults and teens, beginners welcome!  Knit hats, mittens and more for charities, or work on your own project.  Share expertise.  Some instruction available.  Bring your needles.

 

bookClubBOOK LOVERS’ CLUB

1st and 3rd Wednesdays, 6:00 to 7:00 Ongoing

Do you love reading and sharing books?  Join fellow bibliophiles in exploring a number of genres — fiction and non-fiction.  Check this webpage for the current book selection and special author visits.

 

COMPUTER HELP

Mondays/Thursdays, 6:00 to 8:00Ongoing

Jessica Cohen, library staff, helps you with Internet, Facebook, E-mail, Word-processing and other computer basics.  Sign up for a half-hour consultation.

 

 

WRITERS’ GROUP

Last Friday of the Month, 6:00 to 7:00 pm – Ongoing

Exercise your writing muscle!  Group encouragement and close readings in a constructive environment.

 

ANIME CLUB

1st and 3rd Saturdays, 2:15 pm – Ongoing

Age 13 and older.  Anime, manga, cosplay and more.

 

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eBooks for Kids!

The library has expanded services with a new digital collection website experience just for kids. The main MHLS Digital Download Collection now has a separate site to provide a safe and easy browsing experience for kids.

Libraries recognize the need to provide a safe environment for kids to browse library materials. Just as the children’s section of the physical library has its own place, the same experience is now available in the digital collection for kids eBooks and audiobooks. Browsing can be done by subject, reading level or interest level. Check out the Kid’s eReading Room.

Job & Career Help

Online access to help with finding a job, templates & tips for writing a resume & cover letter, interviewing tips, test preparation & more.

Learn a foreign language fast!

Looking for fun, interactive language lessons? Lessons available in over 30  languages !

TumbleBooks!

A collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for teachers.