Adult and Teen Programming at the Public Library for Union County

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

August 21, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Public Library for Union County

 

Mah Jongg
Tuesday, August 21, & 28 - 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Anyone interested in playing the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game are welcome to socialize and play. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Bibliophiles
Thursday, August 23 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Teen Bibliophiles are discussing Food: A Love Story by Jim Gaffigan. Please ask for a copy of the book at the library circulation desk! This book group is for teens in 6th-12th grade. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Library Book Group
Thursday, August 23 - 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The book group is discussing I'll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson. Please ask for a copy of the book at the library circulation desk! All are welcome to discuss great literature at the library. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Game Workshops: Saturday, August 25 - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons. Workshops cover different role playing game topics--tips and tricks, how to DM, generate your own monsters, create a small dungeon and develop new characters to run through and level up during game play. This is not a regular D & D game playing session. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Reading Lounge: Stage Makeup Workshop – Ages 12-18
Saturday, August 25 - 3:00 pm

Learn all about the art of stage make up!
Held at The Arts Underground 310 Market Street, Suite 5 Lewisburg, PA. For teens registered for Teen Reading Lounge. Limited to 15 attendees due to space. Register at www.unioncountylibraries.org/trl

Knitting
Monday, August 27 - 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Knitters of all skill levels are invited to bring their needles, yarn and projects and join the knitting group. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Master Gardener: Fall Pruning
Tuesday, August 28 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Bernie Dincher of Dincher and Dincher Tree Service speaks on which species of trees and shrubs are best pruned in the fall and pruning techniques to maintain healthy plants. Register by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Zen Meditation
Thursday, August 30 - 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Zen meditation leader Ed Oberholtzer and explore the practice of zazen, which uses Koan introspection. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Playing Sessions: Saturday, September 1, 15, & 29 - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Roll the D20 as you assume a fantasy-based identity and go on a role-playing adventure with other local D & D players. Players ages 12+ to adult of all levels, beginner to advanced, welcome. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Mah Jongg
Tuesday, September 4, 11, 18, & 25 - 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Anyone interested in playing the American version of the ancient Chinese tile game are welcome to socialize and play. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Creative Writers' Group
Tuesday, September 4 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Take your writing to the next level by joining our Creative Writing Group. Sue A. Fairchild, book editor and published writer, oversees reading, discussion and critiques of group members' work. Limited to 8 participants. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Knitting
Wednesday, September 5 - 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Monday, September 10, 17, & 24 - 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Knitters of all skill levels are invited to bring their needles, yarn and projects and join the knitting group. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Zen Meditation
Thursday, September 6, 13, 20, & 27 - 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join Zen meditation leader Ed Oberholtzer and explore the practice of zazen, which uses Koan introspection. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

ID Theft and Cyber Security
Thursday, September 6 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Understanding identity theft and cyber-security can be a challenge even for the most computer literate. Katrina F. Boyer, PA Department of Banking and Securities Outreach Liaison, reviews how identities are stolen and what to do if you become a victim. She also discusses how to use the Internet safely, creating "strong passwords," and keeping devices in tip-top condition to protect your financial and personal information. Light refreshments are provided. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Game Workshops: Saturday, September 8 & 22 - 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn to play Dungeons and Dragons. Workshops cover different role playing game topics--tips and tricks, how to DM, generate your own monsters, create a small dungeon and develop new characters to run through and level up during game play. This is not a regular D & D game playing session. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Get to Know the Library Website!
Thursday, September 13 – 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Take a tour of the library website with Jeff Seebold, Technology Training Coordinator. His tour features e-Services, the programming calendar with online registrations, and the library catalog. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Bibliophiles
Thursday, September 20 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Teen Bibliophiles are discussing House Arrest by KA Holt. Please ask for a copy of the book at the library circulation desk! This book group is for teens in 6th-12th grade. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Library Book Group
Thursday, September 20 - 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The book group is discussing Hillbilly Elegy by JD Vance. Please ask for a copy of the book at the library circulation desk! All are welcome to discuss great literature at the library. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Master Gardener: Spotted Lanternfly
Tuesday, September 25 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Learn about the Spotted Lanternfly, an invasive planthopper, who has been discovered in Berks County, Pennsylvania. It is native to China, India, Vietnam, and introduced to Korea where it has become a major pest. This insect has the potential to greatly impact the grape, hops and logging industries. Early detection is vital for the protection of Pennsylvania businesses and agriculture. Register by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

 

 

 

 

 

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