Williams Library Announces December Programs!!

Dec 2018

 

Adult Program

 

Crochet and Craft

First and Third Thursday **New Day**

Dec 6 and 20

Time: 3pm

Description:

Want to learn how to crochet? Have a project you’re working on that you want to show off, need help with? Come to the library and learn or teach a handcraft (knitting, sewing, crochet, cross-stitch, macrame, origami, chainmail, whatever). Crafters of all ages and genders are welcome. Bring supplies and we’ll build the expertise together.

 

Rosa Parks Page Turners Book Club

Second Wednesday

Dec 12

Time: 11:00am

Title: And the Rivers Rose

Author: Deborah Vogelgesang

Description: In 1818 the sacred mound at the ancient Indian village of Cahawba is ominously ignored when the site is chosen as Alabama’s first capital. Rapid construction of mercantile shops, the new capitol and stately homes create an air of excitement as the town emerges into a bustling center of commerce, state government, and social prominence.

Newlywed, Arabella and Elias Smith, leave Virginia to settle land just outside the new capital. They are welcomed into upper class society, but Elias, shamed by a youthful indiscretion, is determined to his his past. Soon, beautiful Arabella is forced to face the lie within her marriage and must make the decision that will change her heart and life forever.
~Dust Jacket

 

Novel Colors

Last Wednesday

Dec 26

Time: 6:30pm

LOCATION: Books-a-Million in Eastchase

Really want to join a book club but don’t really like to read? Come join us at Books-a-million as we talk and color. Read the book, or don’t! Browse with a new friend. Just want to color and enjoy our company? You’re welcome! Bring your own supplies or use some of ours. Coloring sheets provided.

Title: Steam Engines of Oz (vol. 1-4)

Authors/Illustrators: Sean Patrik O’REilly, Eric Hendrix, and Yannis Roumboulias

Available on Hoopla

Description:

A century after the witch was killed, the Emerald City is ruled by a once-revered hero, and salvation comes from the unlikely wrench of young Victoria Wright. ~description from Hoopla

 

Genealogy Sessions

Fridays (except holidays)

10:30-11:15 AND 2:30-3:15

 

Pre-registration IS required.

Sign up for a one on one genealogy session with librarian Amy Campbell. She’ll show you beginning tips and tricks for tracing your ancestry. If you’ve already been working on your tree, find ways to digitize your information to keep better track during your research. Email, Call, or come in to set up your 45 minute session.

 

334-240-4979

acampbell@mccpl.lib.al.us

 

All Ages

Mid-Afternoon Movie

Third Friday

Dec 21

Time: 3:00pm

Joins us for a mid afternoon movie after work or school. Bring snacks, suggest titles for future viewings, talk with friends or make new ones. Movies will be PG-13 rating or lower, but parents are responsible for researching movie before allowing children to view. Call to ask what movie we’re showing or to suggest a title.

 

**Cookies and Crafts

Dec 21

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

We will provide an easy origami and ornament project all day on request and serve cookies. Cookies are available until they run out. Participants are welcome to bring cookies to share (homemade or otherwise, please label for allergies).

 

 

 

Children’s Programs

Story time!

Mondays and Tuesdays – 10am (Except holidays)

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

 

Dec 3

Christmas is coming, but Elephant and Piggie know Waiting Isn’t Easy (Willems). What happened, When Santa Lost His Ho Ho Ho (Rader) and how did he get it back?

 

**Dec 4

We will have a very special visitor as part of our Open House celebrations. Come see Santa!

 

Dec 10 and 11

We’re all excited about our new toys, but especially Piggie in I Love My New Toy (Willems). The holidays are tough for everyone, but be especially careful about Llama Llama Holiday Drama (Dewdney)!

 

Dec 17 and 18

Twas the Night Before Christmas (Moore/Pinkney) is a classic, we can’t leave before the holidays without a reading of this poem. For something a little less traditional we’ll read Santa Claus and the Three Bears (Modugno).

Dec 24 and 25 – Closed for Holidays

 

Dec 31

Hattie and the Fox (Fox), Hattie thinks she sees a fox, Goodness Gracious! This is Not My Hat (Klassen)! Well then whose is it?!

 

**Indicate special Open House activities

 

 

Holiday Open House

 

**Dec 4

We will have a very special visitor as part of our Open House celebrations. Come see Santa!

Although we welcome all ages to participate, we encourage older “children” to be considerate of Santa’s time.

 

 

**Cookies and Crafts

Dec 21

Time: 3:00pm-5:00pm

We will provide an easy origami and ornament project all day on request and serve cookies. Cookies are available until they run out. Participants are welcome to bring cookies to share (homemade or otherwise, please label for allergies).

 

 

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