Adult and Teen Programming at the Public Library for Union County

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

February 20, 2018 to March 31, 2018

Public Library for Union County

 

Zen Meditation
Thursday, February 22 - 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
Game Workshops: Saturday, February 24 - 12:30 pm - 4:30 p
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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.

African American Civil War Veterans Buried in the Lewisburg Cemetery
Saturday, February 24 – 10:30 am

Nancy Neuman presents a program on United States Colored Troops in the Civil War, focusing on USCT veterans who are buried in the Lewisburg Cemetery.  Nancy Neuman is president of the Lewisburg Cemetery Association and a past national president of the League of Women Voters. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Knitting
Monday, February 26 - 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.

Mah Jongg
Tuesday, February 27 - 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. 

Pruning Fruit Trees
Tuesday, February 27 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

John Esslinger, Penn State Extension Educator from Columbia County, presents a talk on the pruning of fruit trees for the home gardener. This is the ideal time of year to prune your fruit trees for a healthy and abundant crop this summer. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Lewisburg Community Garden Seed Swap
Thursday, March 1 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Lewisburg Community Garden is hosting a free community Seed Swap with free seeds, including many heirloom and organic varieties. Gardeners are welcome to bring seeds to share. This is the first event in the 2018 Enrichment Series, which includes garden-related, educational events. For more information, call or email Lewisburg Community Garden Coordinator, Jen Schneidman Partica (jsp030@bucknell.edu or (570) 577-1899). Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Zen Meditation
Thursday, March 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 - 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.

Upper Susquehanna Valley Math Circle
Saturday, March 3 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Math enrichment is offered in a relaxed atmosphere in two groups – third to seventh grade and eighth grade and older. All ages are welcome! This group is sponsored by Bucknell University Math Department. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Playing Sessions: Saturday, March 3 & 17 - 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.

Knitting
Monday, March 5, 12, & 26 - 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.

Gluten Free Demystified
Monday, March 5 – 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Curious about the gluten free diet? Join Sharon Madalis, Registered Dietitian with Geisinger’s Clinical Nutrition Services, to learn more about eating gluten free. Find out about gluten free products and enjoy samples to taste. Whether you are just considering a gluten free diet or are already following one, this program has something to offer you. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Mah Jongg
Tuesday, March 6, 13, 20, & 27 - 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.

Hoopla!
Tuesday, March 6 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

In this program Jeff Seebold, Technology Trainer Coordinator, will talk about Hoopla, how to sign up for it, how to search the website, and how to borrow and enjoy the items from Hoopla. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

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

Take your writing to the next level by joining our Creative Writing Group. Tucker Leighty-Phillips, English Major, Bucknell University ’18, 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.

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Game Workshops: Saturday, March 10 & 24 - 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.

Make It and Take It: DIY Recycled Book Tablet Cases
Saturday, March 10 – 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Protect your favorite tablet and e-reader with a recycled book tablet case. All supplies are provided. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Bibliophiles
Thursday, March 15 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Teen Bibliophiles are discussing MiNRS by Kevin Sylvester. 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, March 15 - 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The book group is discussing Rather Outspoken by Dan Rather. 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.

Film Showing: I Am Not Your Negro
Monday, March 19 – 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

I Am Not Your Negro is a journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights Movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter. This documentary questions black representation in Hollywood and beyond. Based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember the House, film director Raoul Peck explains the history of racism in The United States and the lives of civil right leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, JR. Free and open to the public, shared reflection to follow screening. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Gaming Blowout
Saturday, March 24 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Get your game on with an afternoon of awesomeness! Play on the Wii, enjoy retro arcade games, and take a spin on an Atari while hanging out and talking about your favorite fandoms! Snacks provided. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Vinyl Club
Monday, March 26 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you a record expert looking for people to swap albums with or a newbie who has just discovered vinyl’s unique sound and appeal? Jason Snyder, local record buff, leads the Vinyl Club in showcasing, playing and discussing song selections. Each person should bring along a song on vinyl to play and discuss. The theme for March is covers. All record hounds ages 16+ are welcome to hang out and chat about great records at the library. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Master Gardner: Soil Preparation
Tuesday, March 27 – 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Anna Busch, Penn State Agronomist for Union County, presents a talk on preparing soil for yard and home gardens. She discusses what measures should be taken to produce a healthy and productive soil for vegetable and flower growing. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Veganism as an Ethical Way of Life
Thursday, March 29 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

What is veganism and what does it mean to consume ethically? Join Gary Steiner, Presidential Professor of Philosophy at Bucknell, in a discussion about what it means to be a vegan and understand viewpoints on an ethical consumption lifestyle. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.



 

 

 

 

 


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