Xenia Library announces January programs


Gazette News Report

XENIAPrograms for people of all ages are being planned at the Xenia Community Library, 76 E. Market St. for January. Some programs require registration call 937-352-4000.

ABC & Me Story Time Ages 3-6 with adult, 1-1:45 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25.

Toddler Story Time Ages 2-3 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26.

Preschool Story Time Ages 4-5, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26.

Early Bookworm Readers Grades K-3, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 5. Build reading skills by joining us for a book discussion and activity. Ask staff for this month’s title.

Geromino Stilton Day, 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 6. Calling all Geromino and Thea fans. Join the library for fabumouse fun and games based on Geronimo Stilton series of books.

Book Tasting, 12-1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Bring a lunch and a favorite book or two. Have lunch together and talk about what we’re reading.

LEGO Day for Ages 10-18, 4-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Build a story from one of your favorite books or would you prefer to build a building or city? Spend an afternoon with friends creating something.

Xenia Book Club, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8. Come to a book discussion.

Baby Story Time Ages 6-24 months, 10:30-11 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29.

Paper Filigree Snowflakes Class, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11. Snowflakes are a sure sign winter is coming. Join the fun as we create beautiful paper filigree snowflakes that can be used as an ornament or attached to a plague or box. Registration required.

Make a Sock Snowman Ages 5 and up, 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. Create a cute snowman from a white sock filled with rice.

Quirky Birthday Card Class, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. Join the library staff to make several quirky birthday cars for the quirky people in your life. Registration required.

Game Day for Ages 10-18, 4-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14. Board games or a Wii? What will we play today?

Board Game Night forAdults, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14. Game night isn’t just for kids anymore. On hand to play will be Scrabble, Monopoly, Ticket to Ride, and a few more. Bring your own games.

LEGO StoryStarters Ages 7-12, 4-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18. Work in groups to write a story, illustrate it with LEGO, and publish it using Lego StoryStarter on the iPad. Registration required.

Recycled Robots, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 20. Drop in and build a robot figure from a variety of recycled materials.

Paper Airplane Challenge for Ages 10-18, 4-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 21. Pick a paper airplane design, built your plane, and fly it. At the end we’ll compete to see whose plane can fly the farthest.

Writer’s Group, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26. A group for adult writers 18 years and older to share and discuss their work. Group will be moderated by Xenia author Ryan Ireland.

Marshmallow Snowmen for Ages 10-18, 4-4:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Use the provided ingredients to “build a snowman” no snow required.

The Greene County Public Library system consists of seven locations: Beavercreek, Jamestown, Cedarville, Fairborn, Xenia, Yellow Springs and Bellbrook. Visit Greene County Library at www.greenelibrary.info.

Gazette News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

Gazette News report compiled by Merrilee Embs.

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