Weekly Feature

2018-01-11 / Lifestyles

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 655-5875

2018 Hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, closed Sundays

Toddler Time, for children 20 months to 3½ years, accompanied by an adult, is being offered at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Story Time, for children 3½ to 5 years, is being offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Family Story Time, for children up to 3½ years, is being offered at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Children 6 and older are invited to the Lego Club at 11 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month. The Book Club for adults takes place at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25. Marcia Yox will lead the group in a discussion of the book “The Secret Keeper” by Kate Morton. Call the library at 652-4440 or stop in to register Teams of two or more will attempt to create a work of art using limited materials during the Scrap Bag Challenge at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18. The finished creations will be displayed in the library. Children 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Call to register. A sprouting demonstration will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23. Participants

will learn how to grow a year-round edible garden without any soil by sprouting small vegetables, beans, legumes and grains. Attendees will receive seeds, recipes, instructions and a copy of the Natural Home Remedies guidebook. The class is open to ages 17 and older. Call or stop by the library to register. Canine friends Gander and Mason will be on hand from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, as part of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Paws for Love program. Those attending will get a chance to read to a certified therapy dog for a 20-minute time period. Preregistration is required by calling 652-4440. A free workshop titled “Introduction to Windows 10” will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8. Registration is required. Mark Jones, classical musician and president of the Hamburg Antique Studies Group, will be on hand to discuss Buffalo’s early musical history starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Registration is required.

Elma Public Library 1860 Bowen Road 652-2719

2018 Winter Hours: 1 to 9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays; closed Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; Noon to 5 p.m. Sundays

Toddler Time, for children ages 2 and 3, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays.

Book Babies, for newborns and children up to age 2, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Preschool Story Time, for children ages 3 to 5 years, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Fridays starting Jan. 12. Gaming Unplugged will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays. A variety of old-fashioned tabletop cards and games will be available, and guests are invited to bring their own games. The Elma Book Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, to discuss “The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry” by Rachel Joyce. Registration is required. The Elma Lego Club will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. The theme for the month is Hidden Treasures. The club is open to ages 6-12, and registration is required. The Cookbook Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24. This month, guests are asked to bring in their favorite dish to share along with a copy of the recipe. Call to register. Adults ages 18 and older are invited to color at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29. Have fun and relax with this creative activity. All materials will be provided. A family movie night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. Mr. No the Balloon Guy will be at the library at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3. Ms. Kate will also be on hand to help with crafts. No registration required.

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