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Preschool Storytime Class

For children ages 3 ½ to 6 and their caregivers. Children and caregivers will learn pre-reading skills through stories, songs and rhymes to help prepare them for their Kindergarten Readiness Assessment. Kindergarteners will continue to strengthen their skills. Skills include answering questions, repeating sentences, rhyming words and identifying sounds and letters.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Wellness for Seniors: Technology for Wellness

Many people don’t think about technology as a way to improve your health, but there are many apps available that intended to do just that. From reading and stimulating your intellect to apps that offer guided meditation, yoga practice or nutrition coaching, there is an endless array available for free or for a low cost. Join one of our library’s Reference Librarians for a discussion of some of the many resources that are currently available.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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UAPL Book Circle

Join us for an informal discussion of West with the Night,the classic 1942 memoir,by pilot Beryl Markham. Markham’s life inspired Paula McLain’s bestselling novel Circling the Sun.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

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Discover Travel Resources

Spring break is coming up! Whether you want to go camping in Ohio, see the northern lights in Alaska, or head overseas, you’re going to need to do some research first to find out where to stay, how to get there, and what to do when you’ve arrived. There are so many resources available, from online review sites to travel guides, that it’s hard to know where to start and who to rely on. Come learn the best resources for travel research.

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Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Tales for Twos and Threes Class

For children ages 2-3 and their caregivers. Songs, rhymes and stories teach children how sounds and letters relate to reading and will build a foundation for future learning. Interaction with instructors and other children encourages social development and allows caregivers to connect.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 10:15am to 10:45am

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Babytime Class

For children 0-24 months and their caregivers. Caregivers will learn songs, stories and rhymes to enhance personal reading time. These skills will help children build vocabulary, recognize objects, and build a foundation for reading and learning. Some baby signs will be incorporated in this storytime. (Thursdays only)

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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 11:15am to 11:45am

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Organic Vegetable Gardening

Get into the spring spirit by coming to the Lane Road Library for a presentation on organic vegetable gardening. Joanne Dole from the Franklin County Master Gardener Volunteers returns with a presentation and advice on how to prepare and grow your organic vegetable garden this year. Registration opens on February 4th.

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Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

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Art History: The Arcimboldo Effect--Contemporary Art

In the last of a 3-part series, we will look at the continuing influence of Giuseppe Arcimboldo on contemporary artists. We will explore the ideas of transformation and double meaning in the fascinating works of artists like Shigeo Fukuda, a Japanese artist and designer who has created amazing works including a series of provocative shadow art pieces. We will also look at Arcimboldo-inspired works by Hungarian artist Istvan Orosz, contemporary Mexican Surrealist Octavio Ocampo, and others.

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Friday, February 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm

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Sunday Film Club/The Land of Milk & Honey

Steve Hunt concludes our winter film series with a showing of the multi award winner “Sin Nombre” (Nameless). The film follows the story of Sayra, a Honduran teen who longs for a better life far away. Her chance for one comes when she reunites with her estranged father, and together they start their perilous journey of hope and uncertainty. 96 min 2009 R

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Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 2:00pm to 4:30pm

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