Lowder Library Announces May Events!!

May 2016 @ Lowder


The Ladies of High Tea will be meeting Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 3PM and reading the book Agony of the Leaves by Laura Childs.

The opening of the aquarium is a major Charleston event, and Theodosia has been hired to cater the private party to honor dignitaries and big-buck donors. Things are going swimmingly—until Theodosia discovers a body entangled in a net, drowned in one of the aquarium’s state-of-the-art tanks. To make matters worse, the victim is Theodosia’s former boyfriend, Parker Scully. The EMTs think Parker’s drowning was an accident, but when Theodosia notices what look like defense wounds on his hands, she realizes that someone wanted Parker dead. The police aren’t keen on her theory, so if she wants Parker’s killer brought to justice, Theodosia will have to jump into the deep end and start her own investigation…

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The Lowder Regional Branch Library Chess Club meets every Saturday, from 10AM to 1245—sharp. In the event that the club is not meeting a sign will be posted as soon as possible announcing the postponement.  Join us and learn how to play chess or to brush up on your skills.  Parents, chess is a game that will help build the brain and help your child with their future education—not to mention that it teaches patience as well.


Don’t forget Gamer’s Club is the Second Friday of the month 4PM-5PM. There is a limited number of slots available and pre-registration is required and a signed permission slip must be on file.  Parents must stay in the library while children are playing.


On the third Friday of the month, 4PM-5PM, the Lowder Lego League, has fun in the meeting room. Due to fire regulations we have to also limit the number of participants for this event as well so pre-registration is required.


Stitch and Share continues to meet the fourth Thursday of the month at 3PM in the Meeting Room. Bring your UFOs (Un-Finished Objects) and let us help you get started again.  We are open to all types of fiber arts—knitting, crocheting, quilting, and embroidery are just a few.  Come out and join us.


Have you ever wanted to learn to meditate? We have a Falun Gong meditation group that meets every Monday at 430PM in the Meeting Room.


Confucius Institute of Troy University is offering a series of Cultural Lectures at the Lowder Regional Library. Lectures are monthly and topics vary.  On Friday, May 27, 2016 at 330PM there will be a general introduction to Traditional Chinese Festivals.  Among the Festivals to be discussed is the Dragon Boat Festival so if you have ever attended Montgomery’s annual Dragon Boat Festival join us and hear about the Dragon Festivals are celebrated in China.


Homework Assistance for the 2015-2016 School Year will end May 11, 2016.


Summer Reading Registration begins Monday, May 2, 2016 and ends June 3, 2016. Programs begin June 6th in all the libraries.  This year’s themes are:   Children’s   On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!

Teens         Get in the Game, Read!

Adults        Exercise Your Mind, Read


We have a Pajama Story Time the first Monday of the month at 530PM. Wear your PJs and join us.  Please note that this Story Time does not have crafts or musical activities.  It is presented calmly and quietly.  The reading (of one or two books) is held in the Children’s Area.


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