What’s Happening at Your Local Library?
A very special thank you to each one of you who have continued to support our library. Our Patron Appreciation event in December was well received. The beautiful individually wrapped sugar cookies handed out to our patrons were provided by Bakes by Boyeds. Also, we still have a limited number of craft kits from December available to make Mason Jar Tealight Holders and Cinnamon Stick Ornaments.
In January of 2021, the following events will be taking place. All events will be via our Facebook page (Erie Islands Library) or Zoom.
Tuesday, January 5th – Kitchen Chemistry-Popcorn Science: Ever wonder how popcorn pops? Join Librarian Sue Duff on Facebook for Kitchen Chemistry to find out as she shows you her “Dancing Popcorn” experiment.
Tuesday, January 12th – Make Your Own Paracord Bracelet: Great Teen Activity! Who doesn’t love the latest fashion craze, paracord bracelets! Show off your creativity! Watch on Facebook as Librarian Gay demonstrates how to make paracord bracelets. We will have kits made up in the library that you can pick up to easily make in the comfort of your home. Two colors to choose from for both boys and girls! This activity is intended for grades 4 and up. While supplies last.
Tuesday, January 19th – Story Time: Join Librarian Karen Wilhelm as she shares a fun story that the entire family will enjoy. This event will be posted on our Facebook page for your family to enjoy.
Thursday, January 21st – Virtual Words & Wine Book Club at 5:30 p.m.: Join us and share a book you have read from the comfort of your homes while enjoying a beverage of your own choosing. Even if you haven’t had time to read, you are welcome to join us to hear what others are suggesting. We can’t wait to hear what you have been reading the past couple months! It’s easy to sign up. Just click the link and register your name and email address. Or, call us at 285-4004 and give us your email address. You will be sent a link to join in the Zoom fun. Hope you can make it!
Wednesday, January 27th – Make Your Own Pillowcase: Getting bored with sitting around the house? Tired of reading, watching movies, all the little projects around the house? Watch Librarian Karen Wilhelm on Facebook as she demonstrates how to make a simple pillowcase out of three small pieces of fabric. You will just need a sewing machine or needle for sewing the fabric together and thread. Kits with fabric cut to correct sizes will be available at Erie islands Library while supplies last.
Don’t forget, in addition to books, we also have magazines, DVDs, audiobooks in two formats and a large selection of large print books. Hope to see you soon!
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