We hope everyone has a safe and fun Halloween!
Besides all of our normally scheduled kids’ programs, we have two extra classes this week:
Our Mother-daughter book club will be Thursday, November 1st at 7:00pm. Girls ages 8 & up are invited to attend with mom or another adult. Come to discuss the book Palace Beautiful and enjoy crafts and treats!
This week will also be the first of a three-part class “A Time to Mourn; A Time to Move Forward”. Have you recently lost a loved one? Janis Johnson, LCSW, from Authentic Turning Points, will lead these three interactive classes supporting the grieving process. Join Janis at 1:00pm in the library’s multi-purpose room on the first three Thursdays of November: November 1st, 8th, & 15th.
Our One-Year Birthday Celebration is continuing here at the library! Do you remember when we opened last year on Saturday, October 29th? We are happy that so many people from Springville (and all our neighboring towns) come in and enjoy our beautiful library.
This week, we have lots of activities to celebrate our birthday. Make sure you come to as many of these events as possible – It’s going to be a fun week!
Monday, October 22nd is our Halloween Family Night beginning at 6:30pm. Bring the whole family in costumes and enjoy special spooky stories from Indiana Bones, as well as treats and activities!
On Thursday, October 25th, we’ll have a concert by Musica Antiqua that will begin at 7:00pm. Join us on the library’s second floor for this free concert. Musica Antiqua is a group of musicians from all over Utah County – including several BYU professors – who come together to perform Medieval, Renaissance and Baroque music on period instruments.
On Friday, Oct 26th and Saturday, Oct 27th, Friends of the Library will have a book sale in our multi-purpose room. Friday’s hours will be 10:00am-6:00pm, and Saturday’s hours will be 10:00am-2:00pm. Come find some great bargains and support Friends of the Library!
We have a busy week here at the library! Besides all of our regularly scheduled children’s programs, join us for these special events this week:
Books & Bites will be Tuesday, October 16th at noon in our Board Room. Join librarian Dona Gay in a discussion of For the Love of the Game by Michael Shaara. Our November book – Song of Solomon – will be available to check out anytime after this meeting so make sure and stop at the adult reference desk and get a copy.
Our kids’ after school program – “Spooky Mad Science” – will be Wednesday and Thursday. Wednesday, October 17th at 4pm will be for kids grades K-2nd, while older kids grades 3rd-6th are invited to come on Thursday, October 18th at 4pm.
Thursday, October 18th will be another class of our on-going series “So You Want to Read”. Join Margy Layton and her guest – Virlie Westwood – at 7pm for “So You Want to Read Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own and other writers’ books about writing.” You don’t have to be afraid of Virginia Woolf or writing! Come learn what classic and contemporary authors have shared about how they approach their craft.
Then on Friday, October 19th, we’ll have our Avengers Teen Night. Beginning at 6:30pm, all teens can come for the movie, Avenger duct tape creations, Dungeons & Dragons, games and treats.
What a fun week! We’ll see you and your family here at the Springville Library!
Please remember that the library will be closed on Monday, October 8th for Columbus Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, October 9th at 10am.
Make sure to join us on Wednesday, October 10th for our “Fall Foods” nutrition class. Beginning at 7pm, Raven Albertson & Lindsay McRae from USU Extension’s Food $ense program will give us great ideas on how to make some our favorite fall dishes healthier. Come for great recipes, new ideas about healthy eating, and great samples!