Bertha Williams Library Announces October Programs!!

Bertha Williams

October 2016


Adult Programs

Scrabble Time

Second Tuesday

October 11

Time: 2:00pm

Description: Come over to Bertha Williams Library and play Scrabble with us. We have plenty of dictionaries for you to brush up on your vocabulary and the Jumble in the Montgomery Advertiser is helpful too! See how sharp your Scrabble skills are against the librarians or just play for fun!


Rosa Parks Page Turners Book Club

Second Wednesday

October 12

Time: 11:00 AM

Title: 72 Hour Hold

Author: Bebe Moore Campbell

Description: Trina is eighteen and suffers from bi-polar disorder, making her paranoid, wild, and violent. Frightened by her own child, Keri searches for help, quickly learning that the mental health community can only offer her a seventy-two hour hold. After these three days Trina is off on her own again. Fed up with the bureaucracy and determined to save her daughter by any means necessary, Keri signs on for an illegal intervention known as The Program, launching them both on a terrifying journey. ~publisher’s website


Fourth Friday Cook Up

October 28

Time: 4:00 PM

Audience: Adult

Description: Bring dishes from recipes selected on a theme. This month is Holiday Taste Test. Trying out a new recipe or making adjustments to an old favorite? Come try it out on us! This will be the last 4th Friday of the year, so turn up and show us what you got. Go decadent before we come back in January with a Healthy New Start. Prior registration is not required, but is encouraged so that we do not have too much salad/bread/dessert (no such thing).


Participation is required for partaking, but if you can’t cook feel free to bring plates, cups, and/or plastic forks. Not sure what we need? Give us a call 240-4979.


Senior Bingo

Last Monday

October 31

Time: 10:30 AM

Audience: Seniors/Adults

Description: Seniors are invited to have fun playing an hour of Bingo @ Bertha P. Williams Rosa Parks Avenue Branch. An assortment of prizes will be available.




Children’s Programs

Lego Club

Third Friday

October 21

Time: 3:30 PM

Audience: Children

Description: Come get creative and play with our set of legos!



Mondays AND Tuesdays

Time: 10:00 AM


All storytimes will include song and dance so we can keep our bodies as active as our minds!


3rd and 4th

Continuing with our colors, we have Lizette’s Green Sock by Catharina Valckx about a goose who finds one green sock. Then we’ll read Mem Fox’s Where is the Green Sheep? Can you find the green sheep?


10th and 11th

Little Blue Truck Leads the Way in this wonderful book by Alice Schertle we follow a clever blue truck who solves the problem of how to navigate in troublesome traffic. Next a Blue Chicken from Deborah Freedman’s story tries help her illustrator as she paints herself an unusual color.


17th and 18th

Our purple stories include one of Ms. Amy’s favorites. Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson is about a young boy who uses a crayon to draw himself into adventure and out of danger. Next in The Purple Coat by Amy Hest, we read about a girl who wants a purple coat though her mother wants her to have a navy coat.



As we’re getting more into fall, we’ll be talking about the color brown, and what better way to start than with a big wintery animal like Ernest, the Moose Who Doesn’t Fit by Catherine Rayner. We’ll end on One Brown Bunny by Marion Dane Bauer as he looks for friends to play with


25th and 31st

Get into the halloween spirit with this spooky stomp as we read If You’re a Monster and You Know It by Rebecca Emberley. The Ugly Pumpkin by Dave Horowitz is about a Halloween pumpkin who learns something unexpected, come to story time and see if you learn something too!



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