Weekly Feature



2018-10-11 / 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.

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

Wild Spirit Education will discuss owls during a presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18. Registration is not required.

A delightfully frightful Halloween storytime will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20. Children in kindergarten to grade three are invited to play games, hear stories and participate in a craft. Registration is required.

The Friends of the Aurora Town Public Library will hold its semiannual meeting in the community room at 10 a.m., Wednesday Oct. 24. New members are welcome.

Batphile will present a bat-themed program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25. The free program is open to all ages and will explore the myths and mysteries surrounding bats.

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

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 their lives. 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 is required

Dr. Roseanne Higgins, author and adjunct professor of anthropology at the University at 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. Register 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.

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