Fairborn Community Library hosts January programs


Herald News Report

FAIRBORN — Programs for community members of all ages are set to take place throughout the month of January at the Fairborn Community Library, 1 E. Main St. To register for any of these programs call 937-878-9383.

January Story Times

PJ Family Story Time, ages 3-6 years old with an adult, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 11 and 25.

Toddler Story Time, ages 24-36 months with an adult, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 12, 19 and 26, and 10:30-11:15 a.m. Friday, Jan. 15, 22 and 29.

Preschool Story Time, 3-5 years old, 10:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Jan. 13, 20 and 27, and 12:30-1 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 14, 21 and 28.

Baby and Me Story Time 3-24 months with an adult, 10:30-11:15 a.m. Fridays, Jan. 15, 22 and 29.

January Children’s Programs

Bookworms Book Club for grades K-2, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4. Enjoy crafts, games and snacks while discussing this month’s book.

Book Nuts Book Club for grades 3-5, 4-5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25. Participants will meet with other kids to talk about books, share snacks and activities, too. Ask about this month’s book title and sign up at the Youth Services desk.

Yoga for Kids for grades 1-5, 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. Kids will have fun while learning the basics of yoga.

These programs require registration.

January Teen Programs

Heart of Darkness Book Club for grades 6-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4. Do books about vampires, zombies, ghosts, and other supernatural creatures give you a thrill? Join in to discuss this month’s book and enjoy tasty snacks. Registration required.

Japanimania for grades 6-12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12. Are you a fan of all things Japanese? Watch Anime, discuss Manga and cosplay, create crafts and more. This club is by teens and for teens who love Japanese Anime.

Read & Feed Book Club for grades 9-12, 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. Enjoy pizza while discussing this month’s book. Registration required.

Pizza and Pages Book Club for grades 6-8, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 11. Enjoy pizza while discussing this month’s book. Registration required.

D.I.Y. Wednesday for grades 6-12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. Feeling crafty? Get creative with this month’s do-it-yourself project. Registration required.

The Whovians Club for ages 12-18, 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. A group for creative, humorous and obsessed fans of Doctor Who! Registration required.

Yoga 4 Teens for grades 6-12, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thurday, Jan. 21. Yoga Instructor Sonja from Kai Yoga will make an appearance. All skill levels are welcome to come and experience how yoga can make you feel. Registration required.

January Adult Programs

Bookin’ and Cookin’ Book Discussion Group, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 7. Each attendees will bring food to share while discussing the book of the month; sometimes the food is related to the book’s setting or theme. See the latest title on the website.

Writer’s Group, 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Jan. 2 and 16. The group is newly reorganized and structured to provide feedback, inspiration and support for the pursuit of goals. Open to practicing writers with current projects as well as those starting out.

Genealogy Assistance, noon-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 2 and 16. Every person’s search for family history is unique, receive guidance and personalized advice and become familiar with the library’s resources.

Crochet, 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2. Attendees will create soap trivets; all supplies are provided.

A Sense of Place in the B-W Greenway, 6-7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4. Get to know the land where you live; treasures of the local natural environment are revealed as a different speaker covers a different topic each month. Sponsored by B-W Greenway.

Creative Craft Hour for Adults, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 9. Experience quality art materials and learn new methods.

Mystery Book Discussion Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27. See this month’s title on the website. Participants read old and new mysteries, then later discuss them.

Ohio History Hands-On, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Each month experience, taste or create something historical for an appreciation of history and this place in time. For adults, teens and kids old enough to follow instruction, with a parent; no unattended children.

Gallifreyan Society, 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16. Adult Fans of Doctor Who and Allons-Y! will spend time planning activities, watching episodes having discussions and playing games.

Library Knitting Group, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25. Attendees can come to learn, or bring their own projects to work on while talking to other participants. All levels of knitters are welcome.

Cooking Class: More Meals and treats in a Jar, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14. See examples, receive recipes and taste a prepared meal with Brenda Sandman-Stover, Program Assistant, Family and Consumer Sciences, OSU Extension.

Cookbook and Recipe Club, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. Bring a dish to share and a recipe for attendees to copy for others. The theme is winter comfort foods.

These programs are open to individuals 18-years-old and elder with registration required for each event.

For a complete schedule of activities, stop by the local library or log on to the library website at www.greenelibrary.info The Greene County Public Library system consists of seven locations, including: Beavercreek, Jamestown, Cedarville, Fairborn, Yellow Springs, Xenia and Bellbrook.

Herald News Report compiled by Whitney Vickers.

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