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Moyer District Library News 8/26-9/1

This Week:

Monday –Yoga at 8:30 am

Wednesday –Yoga at 8:30 am

Friday –Yoga at 8:30 am, Alzheimer's Support Group 10 am


Coming Up:

National Library Sign-Up Month –September is national library card sign-up month. Moyer District Library will be serving donuts and coffee on September 3rd and 16th from 10 am to noon. This will be a good time for people to come in and see what the library has to offer its patrons. Those who sign up or renew their library card in the month of September, will be entered into a drawing for $25 in Gibson Bucks. Existing patrons have an opportunity to take care of fines in the month of September through fine forgiveness. Just ask!

Halloween Wine Bottle Craft – Don’t miss out on this fun Halloween craft!  We will have different examples to inspire your creativity. There is a $5 fee. Call or come in to get on the sign up list for Thursday, September 5th at 6:30 pm. 

Succulent Mason Jar Craft ‒ Sign up to create this charming, farmhouse-style craft on Monday, September 9th at 6:30 pm! Find the example under “Events” on our facebook page.

Card-Making with Mary –Sign up at the circulation desk to attend Mary’s next class on Tuesday, September 10th at 1:00 pm or 6:00 pm. Attendees will receive instruction and help in creating four beautiful and unique cards. The $10 cost covers materials.

Bread-Making –Lori will be demonstrating and leading a class on the process of homemade bread on Thursday, September 12th at 3:30 pm. 

Kids in the Kitchen –A fun, food-filled lesson for the littlest chef! Children, ages preschool through 2nd grade, have the opportunity to measure, pour, stir, and learn in a monthly cooking class offered at the library on the third Thursday of each month. Class sizes are limited to ten and instruction begins at 4:00pm. The next class meets on Thursday, September 19th.

SPECIAL EVENT: Holocaust Survivor Story - Ethan Bensinger, born in Israel to Holocaust survivor parents, shares the story of his upper middle class family from Fulda, Germany. When confronted with the question of whether to stay or go, Ethan’s parents, uncles, and grandparents each made different choices, reflecting different priorities and ultimately determining their fates. Ethan weaves together four different threads of his family’s story in his compelling presentation. Please plan to join us on Thursday, September 19th at 6:30 pm in the program room.

Pizza and Pages –Teens who drop by the library after school on Monday, September 23rd to check out a book can enjoy pizza while they read and study. This is the first installment of Pizza and Pages, which will be available to teens on the fourth Monday of every month!

Wood Slice Pumpkin Craft ‒Warm colors and simple embellishments on a wood slice canvas will boast a modern addition to your autumn decor! An example can be found on our facebook page and at the circulation desk. The cost of this project is only $5. Sign up for Thursday, September 26th at 6:30 pm.

Illinois Work Net Center –Free assistance for job seekers! Get the job you want through training and networking. Shannon Gross from Illinois Work Net Center will be here on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm


Take Note:

Register to Vote at the LibraryTuesday, September 24th is National Voter Registration Day and US citizens, ages 18 and older, can register at Moyer District Library from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Registrants need to bring in identification with current address.




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