601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
The Crafty Bandits group will meet on Dec. 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Teen Space, located on the library’s main floor. The project will involved duct-tape crafts
No sign-up is required. This event is open to young people in grades six through 12.
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. “Christmas Stories” are the theme this week. Fingerplays, songs and a craft activity are also featured. This program is free, and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.
Boys & Girls Book Club
Registration is under way for the Boys & Girls Book Club featuring Battle of the Books. Call the Children’s Desk at 537-0241 or come in to register for the third- through fifth-grade Book Club.
Children will be reading books for this spring’s Battle of the Books event. Only 10 girls and 10 boys can sign up for this session. Book Clubs begin the week of Jan. 7. Boys will meet on Tuesdays and girls will meet on Thursdays, both at 4 p.m.
Registration is under way for this club, which will begin meeting Jan. 9 and thereafter every Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Children’s Story Hour Room. Call 537-0241 for more information.
505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458
Ornaments for sale
The public is invited to purchase Christmas ornaments made by the Friends of the Library group. The ornaments, on display at the library, are available $4.50 apiece, or two for $8.
Teen Otaku Club
Teens will meet at the library Tuesday at 6 p.m. for a Christmas-themed meeting. This club is for teens who are interested in Manga and Anime. Call 848-7458 for details.
The next meeting of the Soul, Ink writers’ group will be Wednesday at 6 p.m.
The public is invited to participate in the holiday scavenger hunt at the library from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4.
Closed for Christmas
The library will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.