Swanton Library Announces Upcoming November Events

Calling all middle schoolers and high schoolers! The next meeting of Swanton Public Library’s Board of Library Teens (BOLT) will be on Wednesday, November 11, at 4:45 pm. Anyone interested in joining this group is invited to attend. Attendees can show up anytime between 4:45 pm and 5:30 pm.

BOLT (Board of Library Teens) is an advisory board of students in grades 6 through 12. Members meet regularly one day a month with a youth services librarian. At meetings they discuss books, help plan programs for their peers, provide input on library issues related to teens, assist in selecting teen-related materials, and promote the library to teens. Free snacks are also included.

If you’re interested in participating but cannot attend this meeting, please let us know!

On Saturday, November 14 from 10:30 am to 11:15 am, come celebrate fall at the library with fall stories, autumn games, autumn snacks, and an autumn scavenger hunt (weather permitting).

On Tuesday mornings and Wednesday afternoons, Swanton Public Library offers the opportunity for your baby, toddler, or preschooler to have fun and learn at the same time through weekly classes held at the library. The second six-week session begins Tuesday, November 10 and continues through Wednesday, December 16. This session children can share books, crafts, and activities about the skies above us with the theme “SPACE & SKY.” Registration is not required for these programs.

Program times and days are as follows:
•Once Upon a Story, for ages 3 to 5, meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am in the children’s program room.

•Tales for Tots, for babies and toddlers ages 6 months through 2 years old with an attending adult, meets on Tuesday mornings at 10:30 am in the library community room.

•Once Upon a Story, for ages 1 to 5 (2 and under with attending adult), meets on Wednesday afternoons at 4:00 pm in the children’s program room.

Come to the Swanton Public Library from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm on Wednesday, November 18, for an afternoon all about anime and otakudom! Join us to eat snacks (Japanese and otherwise), watch two or three episodes of an anime (or two) chosen by the attendees, and play Japanese dance videos and other geeky videos if requested.

Participants are welcome to come in cosplay. No registration required. FREE!

For more information or to register for any of these events, please call the library at 419-826-2760, stop by, or visit our website at http://www.swantonpubliclibrary.org.

The Swanton Library is located at 305 Chestnut Street in Swanton.


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