Adult and Teen Programming at the West End Library

Demonstrations, Lectures, Workshops

October 1, 2018 to October 31, 2018

West End Library

   

West End Readers
Monday, October 1 – 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm

This month, we are reading books featuring animals! Choose from any genre and authors such as George Orwell, Rita Mae Brown, David Rosenfelt, Laurien Berenson and more. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Beginner Crochet
Program Dates: Saturday, October 6, November 3 & December 1
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn to crochet! Bring your own size 7, 8, or 9 crochet hook. We have a good supply of yarn available at the library. If you want to bring your own yarn, please make sure it is 4-ply knitting worsted in a solid color. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Robots and Retro Gaming for Teens
Program Dates: Saturday, October 13, November 10 & December 15
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Connect to the world of coding and robotics with our user friendly interactive robots. They inspire us to make the jump from using technology to actively shaping and creating it. Try the Ozobots, or meet R2-D2, BB-8 and BB-9E from Star Wars! Race Sphero around the room or have fun playing with Dash and Dot. We also have classic Nintendo games to play, including Pac Man, Ms. Pac Man, Zelda, Mario and much more! For teens 12 and up. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Mah Jongg
Monday, October 15 – 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Mah Jongg is a game of skill, strategy, and calculation and involves a degree of chance. No experience needed, an instructor is on hand to teach newcomers to this tile-based game. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Online Shopping Safety
Monday, October 15 – 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Jeff Seebold, Technology Training Services Coordinator, explains ways to be safe while shopping online. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Comic Book Night
Monday, October 22 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Meet Chris Ring, commercial illustrator for over 20 years and John Yorty owner of Yukon Cards and Comics at this free comic book night. Chris Ring brings you in on the creative process that goes into creating memorable characters and stories. From a writer’s perspective, we’ll explore brainstorming, archetypes and traits of strong and enduring characters. From there we’ll move on to the illustrator’s job of making characters come alive and the tools available to create comics and children’s books in any art style imaginable. Chris is selling his artwork after the presentation. John Yorty is selling comic books during the event. Also on display find a small comic book display titled, “Comic Books Through the Ages” that features comic books from the 1940s to the present day. Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

Cooking with Friends
Thursday, October 25 – 6:00 pm – 7:45 pm

Our Cooking Group selects a recipe from a cookbook at the library, then prepares a dish to share. Visit the library to select a recipe for our next gathering in October. Good conversation and good food! Register to attend by calling 570-922-4773, visiting the library or registering online.

 

 

 

 

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