Calling all book lovers! We’re kicking off our new He Read / She Read Book Club with a prize drawing: a Library Lovers’ gift basket! Stop by our information desk for a slip to enter the drawing, located in a lobby case near our Helderberg Room. The winner will be announced March 2.
While you’re there, pick up some info. about this engaging new book club and consider signing up! Librarians Dustin and Josalyn Wilder will alternate selecting a title and leading the discussion each month. On Tues. March 3 at 7:00 p.m. Dustin (“He Read”) will facilitate the book discussion on “The Chain” by Adrian McKinty.
Savvy shoppers routinely snag frugal treasures at our Better Books Sale, the second Saturday of each month. The next bargain bonanza is slated for Sat. Feb. 8, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Happy hunting.
Games, food and fun are on the agenda for our twice-a-month adult Missing Piece Board Game Club, Saturday, Feb. 8 at 2:00 p.m. Come solo, or bring a friend or two. Bring your favorites from home, or play a game from our collection of 100+ offerings.
Contemplating how to manage the cost of tuition? You’re certainly in good company.
On Tuesday, Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m., a representative from SEFCU will cover the hidden costs of college, how to navigate the financial aid process, methods and strategies to cover costs, and additional financial resources available.
A SEFCU membership is not required to attend, and teens and their guardians are strongly encouraged to participate together. Please register online, by phone or in person.
If you could use some uplifting music to cure cabin fever and lift your spirits on a winter afternoon (yes, please!), join us Sunday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. for inspiring gospel music performed by Heavenly Echoes. This is the latest installment of our GPL Sunday Concert Series and, like everything else we offer, all concerts are free.
From her escape from slavery through the dangerous missions she led to liberate hundreds of slaves via the Underground Railroad, the story of heroic abolitionist Harriet
Tubman is depicted in the 2019 movie Harriet. We’re showing this film, rated PG-13, on our big screen Thurs. Feb. 13 at 6:30 p.m.; popcorn included.
Mad Science will help kids in grades three through five solve a chemical mystery (che-mystery) on Thurs. Feb. 13 at 3:30 p.m. We’ll explore the wonders of physical and chemical changes and make our own very own super balls. Please register online, by phone or in person.
— Luanne Nicholson