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Friday, November 06, 2009

TOP STORY >> Library has full schedule for November

Jacksonville’s Esther Dewitt Nixon Library has a number of events scheduled during November as temperatures become cooler and people start moving inside.

Tyke Tales for the little ones, ages 3-5, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Storytime for ages 6-8, called the Book Bunch, is held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Merry Moppets, for the littlest ones, 18 months to 3 years old, will be held each Friday at 10:30 a.m.

Merry Moppets requires advance registration.

Thanksgiving dinner recipe cards will be given out at the front desk until Saturday, Nov. 21. Pick up recipe cards and share recipes with the rest of the community.

Other library offerings include Family Wii Sports Time at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7.

Knit and Crochet Day will be held at noon Thursday.

Those who wish to participate should bring a bag lunch and a knitting or crochet project.

A Thanksgiving puppet show with Jonathan and Amanda will be held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 16.

Native American Cookery: Thanksgiving Flipside will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18. Native American expert Valerie Goetz will prepare traditional tribal dishes and discuss Thanksgiving from a Native American perspective.

Book chat will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. This is an opportunity for adults to discuss the books they’ve read over the past month.

YA and Teens will discuss books they have read over the past month during Book Yaks with Snacks at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17.
Book Club Divas will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24 to discuss “Unaccustomed Earth,” by Jhumpa Lahiri. The library has copies of Lahiri’s novel at the front desk.