Weekly Feature

2017-05-18 / 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. The library will hold its discarded book sale during library hours from Thursday, May 25, to Friday, June 9. For $12, visitors can fill a bag to the brim with books. After June 3, the price drops to $5, and then to $2 on June 8 and 9. Children 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. Participants

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. The Buffalo Zoo will present “Tropical Treasures” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 13. The program includes live animal representatives that will help illustrate the colorful and exotic bio-diversity of the world’s rainforests. Listen to a camping themed story and music performed by the Roycroft Chamber Music Festival at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 15. The Aquarium of Niagara will present a traveling touch tank at 2:30

p.m. or 3 p.m. Friday, June 23. Open to children 3 and older, those younger than 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver. The program features sea stars, snails, octopi, sea slugs and more. Space is limited; call or stop by to register.

Elma Public Library 1860 Bowen Road 652-2719

2017 Winter 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.

Summer Story Time, for children ages 3½ to 5 years, is being offered at 10:30 a.m. from July 6 through Aug. 10. 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. Summer Reading Sign-up begins the week of June 19. Sign up for the Reading or Read to Me Program during this week. Children can fill out a reading log and return it to the library, where they will receive prizes beginning the week of June 26. Children ages 8-12 are invited to learn about earthquakes at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 28. Design and build an earthquake-proof structure and test it with an earthquake simulator. 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.

New this spring, Miss Shannon will be on hand for evening storytime at 6 p.m. every Thursday for children ages 3-5. Registration is required, in person or by calling 652-7449.

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