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Moyer District Library News 03/09-03/15

This Week:
Monday -Yoga at 8:30 am; Preschool program at 10:00 am; Afterschool program at 3:45 pm; Mary Todd Lincoln program at 6:30 pm
Tuesday -Jump Start Baby Book Club at 10:00 am; Card-making classes at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm
Wednesday -Yoga at 8:30 am; Discover Wellness program at 2: 00 pm
Friday -Yoga at 8:30am; Middle School Book Club at 4:00 pm
Saturday -LEGO Lady and Club Display from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
 
 
Special Event with Mary Todd Lincoln- On Monday March 9th at 6:30 pm, Moyer Library is pleased to present Mrs. Lincoln's Salon!  Debra Ann Miller portrays Mary Todd Lincoln in this memorable presentation. Mrs. Lincoln's Salon takes place in her Blue Room on April 4th, 1865.   The audience is invited to reminisce with Mrs. Lincoln about her childhood, her days in Springfield and her children as she celebrates Tad's 12th birthday and the end of the Civil War. Mrs. Lincoln's Salon is a 45 minute presentation with a question and answer period afterward. 
 
Discover Wellness- Leading a healthier, happier life takes more than good intentions. It takes action. University of Illinois Extension and Ford County Home and Community Education are offering the following 2020 wellness series: On March 11th at 2:00 pm- Understanding the Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) a hosted webinar. On April 9th at 1:00 pm- Medical Identity Theft. On September 24th at 2:00 pm- Inflammation and Arthritis, a hosted webinar. All classes are held at Moyer District Library. For more information call 815-268-4051 or register at https://go.illinois.edu/discoverwellnessford2020   
 
LEGO Showcase-On Saturday, March 14th from 10:00 am - 2:30 pm April Fisher, the LEGO Lady along with her LEGO club, will be bringing awesome builds for us all to appreciate!  Bring the kids out for this fantastic display! There will also be an opportunity for kids to create with a LEGO building station. 
 
Later in March:
 
Easter Bunny Craft -Add a charming pair of sweet rabbits to your decor this Easter. The craft night will be held on Wednesday, March 18th at 6:00 pm. The $8 fee covers the cost of materials. Check out the Moyer Library facebook page, under Easter Rabbit, to view. 
 
Next Kids in the Kitchen -Thursday, March 19th. Preschool-2nd grade will learn skills such as measuring, mixing, and preparation of different snacks and dishes.  Registration opens up the first of each month. 
 
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center -We are so excited about this upcoming event on Saturday, March 28th. A large group is signed up to travel up to Skokie, Illinois together on a comfy charter bus. Once at the museum they will be taking a docent-led tour through the Karkomi exhibition and taking in two other memorable presentations. If you are interested in attending, call the library and secure your spot soon! The cost of $60 includes bus fare, price of admission and events, as well as lunch at the museum.
 
 
Coming Up in April:
 
U of I Medical Identity Theft Program - Thursday, April 9th at 1:00 pm.
 
iPhone and Android Workshop Q&A - Wednesday, April 15th at 10:00 am for iPhone and 11:45 am for androids users. 
 
Alzheimer's Association of Illinois - Thursday, April 16th at 6:30 pm. Join us to learn about 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer's and what to watch for in yourself and others. The program covers typical age-related changes, common warning signs and how to approach someone with memory concerns, the benefits of early detection and diagnosis.
 
Wine Bottle Vase - On Wednesday, April 22nd celebrate Earth Day with this beautiful recycled craft.  We have room for 30 and there will be a fee of $2.00 
 
Recently Acquired:
Long Range by C.J. Box
Numbers Game by Danielle Steel
Secrets of My Heart by Traci Peterson 
 
DVDs Arriving Soon:
Spies in Disguise
Uncut Gems
Bombshell
Charlie's Angels