Adult and Teen Programming at the Public Library for Union County

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

July 1, 2018 to July 31, 2018

Public Library for Union County

 

Music & Coloring for Everyone
Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 - 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Music and coloring both have therapeutic effects on our brain. Come relax, color, and enjoy the music.  Art supplies and projects are available, but you are more than welcome to bring your own coloring project. All teens and adults are welcome! No registration required.

Knitting
Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 - 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.

Bev Conrad the Fiddler Woman at the Library
Monday, July 2 - 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Back in the old days, the Itinerant Fiddler brought much of the music and entertainment to an area. Beverley Conrad is a folk fiddler in the truest sense. Her knowledge of songs and their history and her skill with the fiddle delight her listeners. Come for an early evening performance at the library! All ages welcome. Please register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Mah Jongg
Tuesday, July 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31- 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, July 3 – 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.

Zen Meditation
Thursday, July 5, 12, 19, & 26 - 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, July 7 & 21 - 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.

Teen Reading Lounge: The Art of Graphic Noir
Saturday, July 7 - 3:00 pm

Learn about the Art of Graphic Noir with professional visual artist Shawn Grafius.
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

Recycled Wind Chime Craft
Monday, July 9 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Let's make beautiful music together and save the planet. Is your junk drawer full of items you no longer know what to do with? Bring them along and we'll share ideas to create a recycled wind chime. Craft supplies, as well as, donated recycled junk/treasures will be available to complete your craft. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Bev Conrad the Fiddler Woman @ Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village
Tuesday, July 10 - 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Back in the old days, the Itinerant Fiddler brought much of the music and entertainment to an area. Beverley Conrad is a folk fiddler in the truest sense. Her knowledge of songs and their history and her skill with the fiddle delight her listeners. Come for an early evening performance in the Buffalo Valley Lutheran Village Community Room and see for yourself! Please register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Author Guy Graybill  Bravo! Greatness of Italian Music
Saturday, July 14 - 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

What was the greatest achievement in musical history? Author Guy Graybill shares his book, Bravo! Greatness of Italian Music, and makes a case for the importance of Italian contributions to music history. His books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments will be provided. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Dungeons and Dragons Role Playing Game
Game Workshops: Saturday, July 14 & 28 - 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: Tabletop Gameplay
Saturday, July 14 - 3:00 pm

Ever been curious about Dungeons and Dragons? Played before and want to go on another adventure? Join us for a one-shot campaign!  Held at the Lewisburg Club 131 Market Street, Lewisburg, PA For teens registered for Teen Reading Lounge. Register at www.unioncountylibraries.org/trl

Create with Tinkercad.com
Tuesday, July 17 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Jeff Seebold, Technology Training Coordinator, demonstrates tinkercad.com, a web site for designing 3D structures to be printed on a 3D printer and shares best practices when creating an object as well as other useful tools and websites. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Bibliophiles
Thursday, July 19 – 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Teen Bibliophiles are discussing Foxheart by Claire Legrand. 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, July 19 - 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The book group is discussing Highest Duty: My Search for What Really Matters by Chesley B. Sullenberger III. 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.

Teen Reading Lounge: Breakout and Skill Toys
Saturday, July 21 - 3:00 pm

Secrets are locked in a heavily secured box and you have to follow clues, fight against the clock, and work with your team to solve the puzzle in order to breakout the mystery! If that’s not enough excitement, participants also learn how to use skill toys.
Held at the Lewisburg Club 131 Market Street, Lewisburg, PA. For teens registered for Teen Reading Lounge. Register at www.unioncountylibraries.org/trl

Caregiver Support Group
Monday, July 23 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Are you caring for a loved one? Meet with the Lewisburg Home Health Services Caregiver Support group to share your experiences. Register by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online. Program is at Civil War Cider located at 606 Market Street, Lewisburg.

Birdsong
Thursday, July 26 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

An important part of bird watching is actually listening! Lauri Shaffer, author of the blog Birding Pictures, offers a workshop on learning to identify bird by their song. She shares her 30 years of birding experience and photos during the program. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

Teen Reading Lounge: Secrets of Stop Motion Animation Class
Saturday, July 28 - 3:00 pm

Learn the secrets of stop motion animation with award-winning filmmaker and animator Daniel Nienhuis.
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

Instrument Petting Zoo presented by Robert M. Sides
Monday, July 30 - 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Are you interested in learning to play an instrument? Are you just curious about what it is like to play a certain instrument? Join us for an Instrument Petting Zoo at the library! The professional staff of Robert M. Sides introduces and helps participants explore the various instruments which can be handled and played. All ages are welcome. The Petting Zoo is open to walk through from 2-6 PM. Register to attend by calling 570-523-1172, visiting the library or registering online.

 

 

 

 

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