District library events, activities set


Kids and families

Story times

Take your kids (ages 11 and under) to the library for story times with crafts. The New Paris Library has story time on Nov. 28 at 5 p.m.

Tasty Tales presented by Cooking Caravan

What goes best with books and songs? Tasty snacks, of course! Cooking Caravan will visit the libraries and share their Tasty Tales program, which includes an awesome story, interactive songs, and a tasty snack to tie it all together! Here’s the remaining schedule:

Monday, Nov. 21 at 4:15 p.m. at the West Elkton Library and at 6:30 p.m. at the New Paris Library

Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 4:15 p.m. at the Eldorado Library and at 6 p.m. at the Eaton Library

Dr. Insecta’s Bug Lab

Dr. Insecta is bringing some of the world’s largest live insects to the Camden Library on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 5:30 p.m. His Bug Lab is an interactive program that entertains, educates and desensitizes fears we have about these incredible creatures who let us share their world.

Game and Puzzle Night

The West Alexandria Library will have a selection of family-friendly games available for all ages on Monday, Nov. 21 from 5-7 p.m. Snacks will be provided.

Teens (grades 6-12)

NES Classic Gaming

Try the library’s new NES Classic gaming console with original 8-bit games and original controllers! We’ll also design Super Mario levels on the Wii U with Super Mario Maker! We’ll have snacks, too!

NES Classic Gaming is for teens in grades 6-12, and it will be at the following libraries:

West Manchester Library on Monday, Nov. 21 at 4:30 p.m.

West Alexandria Library on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 4 p.m.

Write On! Creative Writing Club

Complete creative writing prompts, talk about writing, and have some snacks at the Eaton Library’s teen (grades 6-12) writing club: Write On! The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 3:30 p.m. You can share your work aloud, but you don’t have to. Registration is required. Sign up at the library or call (937) 456-4331.

Adults

Microsoft Excel class

Get to know Microsoft’s spreadsheet software at the Eaton Library on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 3 p.m. You can use Excel to create budgets, set up calendars, track vehicle servicing, and much more. This class will introduce you to the basics of data entry, functions, and other basics. Some previous computer experience is preferred.