Feeling the urge to be creative? Then head to the library this weekend, because we've got FREE art happening both days.
On Saturday, September 15 drop by to Paint with Sandy. The painting class begins at 10 am and is aimed at kids from 9 to 90. As in past classes, Sandy will have a theme to inspire your work.
Space is limited, so please make sure you register by Friday (Sept. 14). You can register by calling the Library at 659-7258 or by calling Sandy at 659-4166. Free; sponsored by BOOKS program.
On Sunday afternoon, September 16 head down for ArtSplash! with Johanna. This month we'll explore professional art markers and drawing people in motion. You'll also draw some characters. These are the same sort of markers that professional cartoonists use. Feel free to bring an illustration or picture for inspiration. The class is open to kids from 8 to 108, though children younger than 12 will need to be accompanied by an adult. There are 15 spaces open for this class, so please register. Call Johanna at 659-7375 to reserve your space. FREE; funded by FLLS outreach mini-grant.
Summer Reading has come to a close – but never fear! There’s
plenty to do at the library this fall ~ and it's free.
Lego Clubresumes on Tuesday, September 11at its regular time, from 5 – 7 pm. Every week there’s a new construction
challenge. It might be a tower, a bridge, a maze. Open to all. Sponsored
by the BOOKS Program and Senator Akshar.
Story Hour resumes on Tuesday, September 11 at 10:15 am. It’s
called story hour, but there’s so much more going on that makes this a true
opportunity for early childhood literacy. Afterwards, head upstairs to check
out books or one of the preschool backpacks.
Art Classes with Johanna begin on Sunday, September 16 at 1
pm, and will continue on the third Sunday of each month through February. Each
month there’s a different topic. This month’s media is art markers and the
topic is “people in motion”.
“These are the same kinds of markers that a lot of comic
book and graphic novel illustrators use,” says Johanna. After experimenting
with the professional grade media, Johanna will have students draw a favorite
character. Feel free to bring an illustration or photo you want to use as
inspiration. Art classes are open to emerging artists of all ages, from 8 to
108, though children younger than 12 need to be accompanied by an adult. There
are 15 spaces available for the September 16 workshop, so please register ahead
of time by calling Johanna at 607-659-7375. Sponsored by FLLS Outreach
Candor Free Library is located at 2 Bank Street just behind
the Village Hall. Got questions? Call the library.
Next time you're down at the library, take a few moments to check out the arrowheads and stone mortars and pestles in the glass display case. The final week of summer reading (which ended Saturday) was "arrowhead week" and kids could take home an arrowhead necklace kit. While the arrowheads in the kits are plastic, those on display are real.
For the youngest book lovers - we have a brand new brightly painted book case for board books. Not only are there shelves, but there's also a drawer at the bottom that's filled with puzzles. Look for the board books by the orange kid's table.
Art Splash!happens on the third Sunday of the month. This is a fun, open art class that helps you remember what you loved about art class in elementary school.
This month's workshop meets Sunday, August 19 at 1 pm. The topic is Nature Drawing. If the weather cooperates there is the possibility of an outdoor art opportunity. Feel free to bring your own photos of nature to inspire you.
The class is open to all ages from 8 - 108, though artists younger than 12 need to have an adult accompany them. The cost is $5 and pays for the paints, pastels, papers, and other materials used.
Slither, swim, or crawl to the library tomorrow night to see Dan the Snake Man and his marvelous show of exotic reptiles.
Wednesday, August 8
at the library
FREE! sponsored by funds from Senator Akshar
Dan's goal is to help people of all ages learn about reptiles. He uses informative displays and interactions to help folks in the audience better
understand and appreciate the special nature of these animals and their
importance to the environment. Dan's programs offer a unique opportunity
to experience many species of exotic reptiles. Join us tomorrow night and you'll be invited
to interact with the animals on an up-close and personal level. Touching is encouraged! So are questions.
Drop in on Tuesday, July 24 for a performance by Didgeridoo Down Under. The high-energy, Australia-themed show combines
music, culture, science, comedy, character building and audience participation.
Raihan Alam, one of the DDU crew, will take you on a musical journey to
Australia and beyond, as he plays an assortment of didgeridoos and percussion
Summer reading starts Monday July 9 and continues for six
weeks through August 18. This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock” so it’s all up
to you whether you wear tie-dyed Ts and bellbottoms, or grab a rock hammer and
field guide. Either way, head on down to the library to sign up for summer
reading because books are cool and there are tons of prizes!
Readers of all ages – from “just beginning” through high
school – are encouraged to explore new books and relax with favorite stories. Weekly
prizes include geodes and crystal-growing kits. Fill out tickets to enter the end-of-summer
drawing for a gift certificate to Barnes & Noble.
The library is also hosting a series offamily-friendly
Saturday, July 14 join us for Bones and Stones at 1 p.m.
Rock-ologists of all ages can make a fossil and explore geology through
hands-on activities and art. free
Sunday, July 15 is ArtSplash from 1-3 p.m.with local artist
Johanna. Explore art lettering. $5 fee covers all materials.
Thursday, July 19 Captain Jack Sparrow will visit the
library from 6-7 p.m. for a show filled with action and fun. The program is
rated “Arrr” and is suitable for kids and adults of all ages. free
Tuesday, July 24 is the Didgeridoo Down Under show at 6:30.
The high-energy, Australia-themed show combines music, culture, science,
comedy, character building and audience participation. free
Wednesday, August 8 is Dan the Snake Man. The show features
exotic reptiles you can meet up-close and personal and starts at 6:30 p.m. free
"Getting to Know your Ancestors" is a genealogy seminar that will be held on Wednesday, June 20 at 5:30 pm here at the library. Jenny Shonks, from the Finger Lakes Library System will talk about HeritageQuest, the genealogy database available free to library patrons. She will show how to start a genealogy search and how to navigate the database. There will also be local genealogists on hand to help answer your questions.
Learn more about your ancestors
Learn how to begin your search
Talk with others who are doing family research
The seminar is FREE! You can reserve your spot by calling the library.
With the school year winding down, Story Hour will come to an end. The last Story Hour will be Tuesday, June 12 with everyone meeting at Iron Kettle farm. Lego Club will continue on Tuesday evenings at 5 pm.
Sunday, June 10 ~ Straight Talk about Neck pain with Sarah
Mission, 1 pm. Join Sarah (LMT) for this free 2 -hour workshop as she discusses
muscles of the neck, how the neck works with the rest of the body and 5 things
you can do at home to stop neck pain! Please register with library.
Sunday, June 17 ~ ArtSplash! with Johanna starting at 1 pm. This
month’s workshop will focus on Hand Lettering for Art. You’ll work with
balance, white space, and turning letters into pieces of art. ArtSpace welcomes
kids and adults. $5 fee covers materials. Register by calling 659-7375.
Wednesday, June 20 ~ Genealogy class at 5:30 pm with Jenny
from Finger Lakes Library System.