Library Newsletter Aug. Sept. Oct 23

September  October  November 2023 ST. CLAIRSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

108 West Main Street Phone (740) 695-2062 Fax (740) 695-6420 ADULT  PROGRAMS  Fall Embossing Making bookmarks this month utilizing stamps and embossing powders. Learn about this simple technique that can be used in card making, scrapbooking and more. Space is limited, registration opens on Tuesday, September 5th • Wednesday, September 20th @ 5pm or 6pm ADULT  PROGRAMS  TECHNOLOGY TRAINING Tech Programs Simplify your Phone or Tablet Make your phone work for you! Learn new tips to increase the font size, delete unwanted apps, zoom in and out, set up emergency contacts, free up storage and so much more in this hands on session with Keera. Wednesday, September 13th @ 10:30am or 1pm Duolingo Learn new languages in a simple fun way for FREE! Bring your phone or device with you and we will take you step-by-step through the Duolingo app! • Wednesday, November 15th @ 10:30am or 5:30pm Tech Tutoring Do you have a tech question? Schedule a tech appointment with Keera. Ask your tech questions and get easy-to-understand help with your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Learn new technology in a fun way! Guiding Ohio Online grant provided through national Institute of Museum and Library Services and the State Library of Ohio BOOK CLUBS New members always welcome! Copies available at the library. Ask staff for details. Big Questions Book Club Our evening non-fiction book club meets the third Tuesday @ 6pm each month. • September 19th - Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham **Special viewing of companion movie The Babushkas of Chernobyl @ 5:00pm with discussion and refreshments. • October 17th - Hidden Valley Road by Robert Kolker • November 14th - Mother Tongue: English and How It Got That Way by Bill Bryson NotYour Mother’s Book Club Our evening fiction book club meets the last Wednesday @ 6pm each month. • September 27th - A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende • October 25th - The Golden Doves by Martha Hall Kelly • November 29th - The Moonshiner’s Daughter by Donna Everhart CRAFT TOGETHER Chipboard Stockings Festive holiday stocking to compliment your Christmas season décor. Ribbons, buttons, floral and more to decorate. Space is limited, registration opens on Monday, October 30th • Wednesday, November 8th @ 6pm Don’t miss a program! Get a monthly reminder email. E-newsletter sign up on our website or at the library.  CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS  FAMILY  PROGRAMS  Story Time Families will explore literacy through stories, crafts, group activities and exciting songs with Miss Marisa at 10:30am. Call to register. • Fridays, September 8th & 22nd • Fridays, October 6th & 20th • Fridays, November 3rd and 17th Read and Sing Join Miss Pam for an evening story time ideal for older pre-school children and younger elementary children. Enjoy stories and songs together at 6pm. Call to register. • Tuesday, September 12th • Tuesday, October 10th • Tuesday, November 14th After School Artist Kindergarten - 4th graders are invited to join Miss Marisa. We will be painting fall trees using a fun foil technique! Registration opens Monday, September 11th. • Tuesday, September 26th @ 4pm STC Esports St. Clairsville High School Students get excited! Competition and practices start this fall for games like Fortnite, Valorant, Rocket League, Super Smash Bros. and Overwatch 2 after school. Call or email to sign-up today, season starts September 18th. Games for Competition: • Fortnite • Valorant • Rocket League • Super Smash Bros. • Overwatch 2 After School Students 5th grade through 8th grade can stop by after school for board games, video gaming and tournaments, virtual reality, crafts and more. • Wednesdays, September 20th & 27th • Wednesdays, October 4th & 11th 2:15pm - 4:00pm. Snacks will be provided. Boo at the Bike Trail Join us at the Bike Trail in collaboration with BCSWD to learn about mysterious creatures of the night. Story walk, scavenger hunt and more. All ages welcome. • Tuesday, October 24th @ 4pm Brickit! Lego Challenge Families with students Kindergarten – 6th grade are invited to join us for the ultimate Lego Challenge. Just scatter your bricks on a table and take a photo. Brickit will come up with hundreds of ideas of what can be built and show you the exact location of each piece you’ll need. Registration opens Monday, October 23rd. • Tuesday, November 7th @ 4pm

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