Fairy Tale Fun ClubJoin the Fairy Tale Fun Club, where you’ll meet some new friends, hear old favorites and some new twists on old tales. We will be using all our skills to make these stories come alive! Grades K - 2.Grove City Library (meeting room)Thursdays, 4:30- 5:30 p.m.October 9 and 23November 6 and 20December 4 and 18Register at the Youth Services desk, call 875-6716, ext. 146, or online
Crazy 8 ClubJoin Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8 Club, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess…it’s a totally new kind of math club. Grades 3-5.Grove City Library (meeting room)Mondays, 4:30- 5:30 p.m.October 6 and 20November 3 and 17December 1 and 15Register at the Youth Services desk, call 875-6716, ext. 146, or online
Parent-Child Book DiscussionJoin us this fall for an opportunity to discuss a book with your child. Each month we will discuss a picture book, do a craft, and enjoy a snack all inspired around our featured book of the month. If possible, please stop in a week before program and pick up a copy of the book we will be reading and discussing. For children ages 5-8Westland Area LibrarySaturdays at 11:00 a.m.September 6, October 4 , November 1 and December 13
Westland Area LibraryThursdays at 6:30 p.m.September 11 - The Golem and the Jinni, by Helen WeckerOctober 9 - Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, by David SedarisNovember 13 - Brewster, by Mark SloukaDecember 11 - My Wish List, by Gregoire Delacourt For more information: Call 878-1301, ext 219
Join us for what’s become one of the best meet-ups for kids and families in the area. You can capture some quality time with family and friends while playing your favorite card games and board games. You may even decide to try a game you’ve never played before. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Snacks and treats included. No registration required.Westland Area LibraryWednesdays at 6:00 p.m. in the Meeting RoomSeptember 10 and 24; October 8 and 22; November 12 and December 10
LEGO ClubJoin us in the library meeting room for creativity and imagination in action! Work individually or in teams to create the weekly challenge. The theme will be revealed at the program. For all ages.September 9October 7November 4December 2Grove City LibraryTuesdays, 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Holiday SavingsWe’re bringing back blogger and money saving maven, Lynette Rice, for more great advice on maximizing your savings and getting the most out of your money!This can be the year that you have money left over from your holiday shopping. Learn tips and tricks to:•Save before the first purchase is ever made•Free shipping with online shopping strategies•Maximize Black Friday & Cyber Monday•Make simple, inexpensive gifts•Baking and holiday meal planningWestland Area LibrarySaturday, November 222:00 - 3:30 p.m.
Geronimo Stilton Mouse EventYou’re invited to a Cheese-tastic time! Participate in fun activities, games and good times involving your favorite mouse! Register at the Youth Services desk, call 875-6716, ext. 146, or online at www.swpl.org. Ages 4 and up.Grove City LibrarySaturday, November 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Hard Lessons Learned: TarawaAdmiral Nimitz continued his drive across the Central Pacific in November of 1943 with the invasion of Tarawa. The US Marines suffered 3351 casualties in 76 hours of fighting for an island half the size of New York's Central Park. Did mistakes in the planning and execution of this invasion contribute to such heavy losses? Join MSgt Stephen Walter, USMCR (Ret.) for a brief film and insight into the controversy.Grove City Library Thursday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m.
Making regular library visits is so important to your young child. There is no better way to introduce your child to a lifetime of reading fun and satisfaction than by participating in storytimes. Each program highlights great books, activities, finger plays, songs, and crafts planned and presented just for your child's age.Please accompany your child to each program and learn how activities can be extended at home. No registration is required.Grove City LibraryWednesdays at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. & Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.September 10 - November 20 (No storytime Thursday, October 30)
Family StorytimeTuesdays at 10:30 a.m. - For families!September 9, 16, 23 & 30October 7, 14, 21 & 28November 4, 11 & 18Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. - For families!September 11, 18 October 9, 16, 23 & 30November 6, 13 & 20
Bring your child, grades K-3, to the library for additional support with their reading. Your child will be paired with a library staff member to practice reading for at least fifteen minutes.Stop by anytime between 4:00 and 5:00 p.m., or stay for the entire program for even more reading assistance and games.Tuesdays and Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m.September 16, 18, and 30October 2, 14, 16, 28 & 30November 11, 13, 18 & 20
Preschool StorytimeAll programs are Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. Ages 4-6 years old.Westland Area LibrarySeptember 11 & 18October 9, 16, 23 & 30November 6, 13 & 20
Love to knit or crochet? Then you’ll want to join library staff and other caring crafters for our Blankets for Babies project. Come knit or crochet squares to be made into baby blankets. Can’t make the meeting times? You can also drop off squares at the library any time. Visit WarmUpAmerica.org for patterns and general information about the Warm Up America Foundation. All blankets will be donated to Doctors West Hospital for babies in need.Wednesdays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.September 10 and 24; October 8 and 22; November 5 and 19
Baby and Toddler StorytimeAll programs are on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.Ages birth-3 years oldWestland Area LibrarySeptember 10, 17 & 24October 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29November 5, 12,& 19