Weekly Feature



2018-09-13 / Lifestyles

Library News

Aurora Public Library 550 Main St. 652-4440

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 11:30 a.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.

Try your hand at needlework and improve your stitching skills with The South Towns Needle Nuts from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22.

Local authors Renee M. Oubre and Gerald L. Halligan, will talk about their book, “Images of America: Knox Farm State Park,” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20. Registration is required.

The book club will discuss “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Marcia Yox will lead the discussion, and registration is required.

Local author Sarah Klaiber will read from her book, “Treasures,” at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The program is geared for those in prekindergarten to fourth grade. Signed copies of the book will be available for $15.

Children will get a chance to read to a certified therapy dog for a 20-minute time period from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. Call to register.

Those interested in learning about DNA testing for genealogy purposes are invited to learn more about the process from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4. Registration is required by calling 652-4440.

John Montague will discuss the history of the Erie Canal during a presentation starting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Elma Public Library

1860 Bowen Road 652-2719

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

“Book a Technology Trainer” sessions will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 13. To reserve an appointment time, stop by or contact the library at 652-2719.

Children 5 and older will get a chance to read to a certified therapy dog for a 15-minute time period between 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15. Call to register.

Teens ages 13-17 are invited to a painting party starting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Art supplies will be provided. Call or stop in to register.

Children 6-12 are invited to the Lego Club at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22. The theme is “create what you like.” Registration is required.

Adults ages 18 and older are invited to color at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24. Have fun and relax with this creative activity. All materials will be provided.

The Cookbook Club will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26. This month’s featured cookbook is “Patricia Heaton’s Food for Family and Friends” by Patricia Heaton. Browse the featured cookbook, sign up for a dish and bring your dish to share. Call to register.

Those ages 55 and older are invited to learn about the Mediterranean diet during a session at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11. Guests will learn about the benefits of the diet and how to incorporate the program into your life. Registration is required.

Financial planner and attorney Valerie L. Stanek will outline techniques for estate and financial planning during a free lecture for those 55 and older at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Visit the library or call to register.

Adults ages 18 and older are invited to color at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 22. Have fun and relax with this creative activity. All materials will be provided. Registration required

Dr. Roseanne Higgins, author and adjunct professor of anthropology at SUNY Buffalo, will discuss what a team of archaeologists from UB uncovered during an excavation at the former site of the Erie County Poorhouse, Hospital, and Insane Asylum. The lecture will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, and is open to those 55 and older. Resister by calling 652-2719.

A free class on Kindle Fire basics will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27. The class is open to adults only, and registration is required.

Checkers the Inventor will hold a Halloween safety show at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29. Children are invited to wear costumes, and registration is not required.

Marilla Free Library

1860 Bowen Road 652-2719

2018 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.

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