Weekly Feature

2017-04-20 / Lifestyles

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 655-5875

2017 WINTER HOURS: 1 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m Tuesdays; noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays; and closed Sundays.

Toddler Time, for children ages 20 months to 3½ years, (accompanied by an adult), is offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Story Time, for children ages 3½ to 5 years, is being offered at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Explore and More Children’s Museum will present “Mexican Milagros” at 3:45 p.m. Wednesday, May 3. Children ages 6 to 12 are invited to learn about Mexican folk art and make their own charm. Space is limited; call 652-4440 or stop by the library to register. The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society will present “Plant Propagation” at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 4. The hands-on workshop is open to adults 17 and older. Guests will learn how to get new plants from plants they already have on hand. Space is limited, and registration is required. Call 652-4440 or stop by the library to register. Local author Karen Wielinski will sign copies of her book, “One on the Ground: The Story of One Family Before, During, and After Continental Flight 3407 Crashed into their Home.” Space is limited and registration is required; call 652-4440 or stop in to register. Kids ages 8 to 14 are invited to learn about “Warp Art” at 6:30 p.m Thursday, May 18. Warp Art lets artists modify the lines of a simple drawing to create a 3-D effect. Children will practice and take home several examples of the technique Space is limited; stop by or call to register. The Beaver Meadow Audubon Center will present a variety of live reptiles and amphibians during Cold-Blooded Critters at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, May 25. An Audubon naturalist will be on hand to illustrate what separates us from our cold-blooded cousins and explain how these animals live.

Elma Public Library 1860 Bowen Road 652-2719

2017 Winter Hours HOURS: 1 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays;

10 a.m. to 6 p.m Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays; and closed Thursdays.

The Iroquois Central School District Art Show will be held at the Elma Public Library from Monday, April 24, to Friday, April 28. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m Monday, April 24, at the library. Art can be viewed during open hours of the Elma Library. A free Introduction to Skype class will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 22. Open to those 17 and older. Registration is required. Pewee Puppets presents “Do the Right Thing” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 1. Join Professor Higginstein and a colorful cast of characters as they explore ways to create and sustain a healthy planet Earth. A puppet making workshop will follow for children ages 4 to 12. Space is limited, and registration is required. The library will hold a Cinco de Mayo program for children in grades K-3 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 3. The program will include stories, games and a craft. Call to register. Teens Read Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 8. For teens ages 11 to 17. Registration is required. Battle of the Books informational meeting will take place at 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 15. Those interested in being a team member will need to attend this meeting to receive information needed to play. This group is for children entering grades six through nine in the fall. Elma Lego Club will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20. The theme for this session is “Free Build,” where children ages 6 to 12 are invited to create whatever they want. Registration is required. Adults ages 18 and over are invited to come color at 7 p.m. Monday, May 22. Have fun and relax with this creative activity. All materials will be provided. Registration is required.

Marilla Free Library 11637 Bullis Road 652-7449

2017 HOURS: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 1:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays.

The Marilla Free Library Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 17. New this spring, Miss Shannon will be on hand for evening storytime every Thursday at 6 p.m. for children ages 3-5. Registration is required, in person or by calling 652-7449.

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