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Library News for February 9, 2012

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The library is now accepting proposals for private camps to be held in the meeting rooms this summer.  Deadlines, details, and submission information is available here.


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We will be focusing our programs January through March on fitness, health, and the environment.  The book for this series is Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan.  We have many copies available in both the adult and youth version.  Get more information at our Omnivore's Dilemma Page.

Programs Include:

  • Healthy Living Seminar- January 14 at 11am:  Join Tara Fisher Munoz of Vida Green Consulting to discuss how what’s good for the environment is good for you, too.  Get tips on everything from eating to cleaning.  More information about Vida Green is available at

  • Fitness and Nutrition Seminar- February 11 at 4pm:  Join personal trainer David Oliverio to learn about keeping your whole family in top shape.  He will address all aspects of a healthy lifestyle, demonstrate exercises, and answer questions. Bring your friends, and enjoy this free seminar!

  • Family/PreSchool Yoga- Wednesdays at 10:30am:  Join us for yoga that your whole family can enjoy! Kids of all ages can learn basic yoga poses from a Wells Branch Massage+Yoga instructor. 
  • Kids Yoga- February 28th and March 20th at 6pm:  Ages 5+ and parents can enjoy yoga together.
  • Movie and Discussion- January 12 at 7pm:  Super Size Me
  • Healthy Tips and Recipes- From the beginning of January until the end of March, we'll be collecting healthy living and eating tips and recipes from you.  Fill out a card at the circulation desk or email your entry to with 'TIPS' or 'RECIPE' in the subject line.  At the end of the program, we'll collect and distribute the combined wisdom of our patrons.



This Week's Programs

Thursday, February 9:
  • 7pm Community Movie and Discussion, part of the Everyone Reads Series: King Corn

Friday, February 10:

  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, February 11:

  • 10:30am Power Point Intermediate
  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 4pm Fitness Seminar with David Oliverio, part of the Everyone Reads Series

Sunday, February 12:

  • 2pm Needles Hooks and Books:  Lamb, the Gospel according to Biff, Christ's childhood pal by Christopher Moore

Monday, February 13:

  • 10:45 Monkey in the Middle (12-24 mos)

Tuesday, February 14:

  • 6:30pm Kinder Crafts: Make a Valentine
  • 7pm Pajama Story Time

Wednesday, February 15:

  • 10:30am Preschool Yoga
  • 5pm Growing Up Wild:  Oh, deer
  • 6pm Arts & Crafts:  Love your Library Chain

Thursday, February 16:

Friday, February 17:
  • 10am Baby Bookworms Storytime (0-18 mos)
  • 10:45 Toddler Storytime (18-36 mos)
  • 11:30 Preschool Storytime (3-5 yrs)

Saturday, February 18:

  • 11am Story Time (ages 0-5)
  • 12pm Reading Dogs (by appointment)
  • 1pm Social Media Workshop

Sunday, February 19:

  • 2pm Crochet Class
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