A STAFF REPORT
THE GOSHEN NEWS
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
The Read That! Teen Book Club will meet at the library Thursday from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Room A/B.
A professional artist will be joining the group for a demonstration about graphic novels. This program is open to young people in grades six through 12.
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. The theme this month “colors,” and the featured color this week is green. Children are invited to show up dressed in green and enjoy stories, songs and a craft. This program is free and recommended for children ages 2 to 5.
101 N. Main St., 658-4312
The next “After School is Cool Tuesdays” program will be a “Game Day” Oct. 15 at 3:30 p.m. The event is geared toward young people in kindergarten through fifth grade. No sign-up is necessary.
Fall Lapsit sessions start today at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Lapsit is for babies and children up to 3 years old and their caregivers. It is a 20-minute program that includes fingerplays, songs and books. This fall’s theme is “Monkeys!” Sign-up is available at the children’s desk.
Preschool Storytime sessions take place Wednesdays at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 7 p.m. starting Wednesday and continuing through Nov. 27.
The program is for children ages 3 to 6 years old and includes fingerplays, books, crafts and a snack. Sign-up is at the children’s desk.
Syracuse Public Library
115 E. Main St., 457-3022
Several programs are planned at the library this week.
The Children’s Book Club will meet today from 5 to 6 p.m. The group is open to children in kindergarten to fifth grade.
The Adult Book Club will be discussing “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” today at 6:30 p.m.
Library staffers invite the public to draw on the sidewalk around the library with chalk. Chalk will be provided, or patrons can use their own. The Chalk Walk takes place today through Saturday.
Trick or treaters are invited to the library Halloween night to experience the characters and stories of Dr. Seuss. The public is invited to provide assistance preparing props and costumes and volunteer with set-up and take-down on the 31st. People willing to dress up and play a character from a Seuss story are asked to call the library as well.
101 E. Winslow St., 825-5601
Due to construction the library will be closed to the public now through Oct. 19. During this time, no items are due, no fees will be charged and items can be returned in the drop book.
‘Let’s Talk About It’
This fall’s “Let’s Talk About It” theme is Muslim Journeys: Connected Histories.” The second book featured will be “The House of Wisdom” by Jim al-Khalili. Goshen College’s Paul Keim will give the lecture today at 7 p.m. Attendees should use the front community room entrance since the other entrances will be closed.
Babies and Books, Toddler Time, and Story Time are canceled this week.
Bristol Public Library
505 W. Vistula St., 848-7458
A Halloween program will be offered at the library Oct. 26 starting at 11 a.m. Children are invited to dress up as their favorite book characters and visit the library for games, crafts and treats. Prizes will be awarded for the best and most unique costumes.
“Hotel Transylvania” will be shown at the library Friday starting at 4:45 p.m. The film is rated PG and runs 91 minutes.
Wakarusa Public Library
124 N. Elkhart St., 862-2465
Three pigs building a house will be the theme for Story Hour on Oct. 14 and Oct. 15 at 10:15 a.m. During craft time children will create their own “pigs.” The program is open to children ages 3 to 5. Registration is required.
Dial A Story
“Life On Mount Olympus” is the Dial A Story selection for this week. Hear this tale by calling 862-4441.
“The Novel Cure” by Ella Berthoud is given in memory of Doris Mattern by Mr. and Mrs. Doug Hullinger, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gates, and Barbara Greer.