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2017-11-15 / Local News

Library News

Kenilworth Branch 318 Montrose Ave. 834-7657

Library hours Fall hours are: noon to 8 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The library is closed Saturdays and Sundays.

Library events

Kenilworth Craft Club will meet at 4 p.m. Fridays, Nov. 17 and Dec. 8. For ages 5 and up. There will be a special craft project every month. Registration is required. A book discussion group will meet from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. “Heat & Light” by Jennifer Haigh will be discussed. New members are always welcome to attend. Call the library for more information or to register for any of these events.

Kenmore Branch 160 Delaware Road 873-2842 Library hours

Fall hours are: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Library events

Explore & More will present Tinkering at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15. Children will learn critical/analytical thinking skills from the program, which also fosters curiosity and problem-solving skills. A computer coach will be available at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. A volunteer will be helping participants with email, Microsoft Word, using the internet and scanning. No appointment is needed. Additionally, services available are based on volunteer availability. A Sensory Story Time will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. The program is designed for children with sensory issues or who are on the autism spectrum. It features songs, stories and activities that will help make participants feel comfortable joining in every week. Registration is required. Knit/Crochet Group will meet at noon Monday, Nov. 20. This adult group is open to all skill levels. Learn new tips and tricks or share some. Call or stop by the library for information. Homework Helpers will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. Helpers can work with students in grades one through seven to check and/or help with assignments. The group is run by student volunteers from Kenmore West’s International Baccalaureate Program. The program is dependent on volunteer availability. Call the library for more information or to register for any of these evens.

City of Tonawanda 333 Main St. 693-5043 Library hours

Fall hours are: 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays; 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. The library is closed Wednesdays.

Library events

Book Babies, for ages 3 months to 23 months with an adult caregiver, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. Color for Relaxation at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16. The library provides all supplies. Stop by or call to register. This program is for adults. Lego Club, for children ages 5 to 12, will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Mother Goose on the Loose, for ages 2 to 4 with a parent or caregiver, will be held from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays, Nov. 20 and 27, or Tuesdays, Nov. 21 and 28. Family Story Time, for ages 2 to 5 with an adult caregiver, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 20. Registration is required.

“Finding Winnie,” for children ages 6 to 10, will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28. Attendees can learn the story of the real “Winnie the Pooh” through stories, games and crafts. Registration is required.

The Swiftwater Reading Club will meet from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Nov. 28. “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain will be discussed. New readers are always welcome to attend.

Call the library for more information or to register for any of these events.

North Tonawanda Branch 505 Meadow Drive 693-4132

Library hours

Fall hours are: 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Library events

A Hospice Loss of Spouse Group will meet from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15.

A Writing Critique Group will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. An experienced writing group facilitator will provide feedback and teach new skills. All adult writers are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be provided, and registration isn’t required.

A showing of “Cars” will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25. The program is open to all ages, and parents must accompany children under 12. Popcorn will be served. Registration isn’t required.

Story Times take place at 9:45 a.m. Wednesdays for babies; 11 a.m. Wednesdays for toddlers; and 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Thursdays for preschoolers. Registration is required for these programs.

Call the library for more information or to register for any of these events.

Brighton Place 999 Brighton Road 332-4375

Library hours

Fall hours are: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays; and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. The library is closed Mondays and Sundays.

Library events

“Superhero Smash: A Celebration of Comic Books” will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18. Attendees can come dressed as their favorite superhero. There will be art and costume contests in three categories: children, ages 6 and under; children ages 7 to 13; and adults ages 14 and up. Individuals can have their photograph taken with members of the Superhero Alliance and meet comic book artists. There will also be free comic books.

Discovering Your Self Through Story with spoken-word poet Ten Thousand is held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, through Dec. 9. This is an interactive engagement program that uses poetry, performance and art to awaken the individuality, self-esteem, creativity and inner voice of each participant. For participants ages 14 to 18. Sign-up is required.

Laughter Yoga is held at 11 a.m. Thursdays. Dawn and Craig Werner lead participants through specialized laughing routines to keep them healthy and relaxed.

Adult Ukulele Sing and Play will be held at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Participants can learn how to play the ukulele and sing along to popular songs. Instruments are provided, and no experience is necessary. The suggested donation is $5 per class, and sign-up is required.

Call the library for more information or to register for any of these events.

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