Fremont Library Offers Harvest Crafts & More in October
The Fremont Area District Library is hosting several fun and educational programs in October for the whole family.
Pa Lao will present a free Natural Winter Wellness class on Thursday, October 12th at 7:00 p.m. as part of the library’s Live @ the Library series. Pa is a licensed Naturopathic Physician with clinical interests in diabetes, cardiovascular health, allergies, chronic inflammation, chronic pain, and musculoskeletal support. Her talk will focus on the ways in which the colder months affect our bodies, and what we can do to help support those changes in order to avoid chronic illness. She will discuss simple dietary and lifestyle changes along with common herbs and nutritional supplements to promote immunity and improve your chances of winter wellness.
The Children’s Department will have a fun and spooky Halloween Craft on Saturday, October 21st from 10-11:30 a.m. that the kids can make and take home. Toddler Storytime, for babies and toddlers up to age 3, will be held on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., and Preschool Storytime for children ages 3-5 will be held on Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10:30 a.m. We’ll also be showing a new movie after school on Thursday, October 26th at 3:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and all are welcome. Movie details can be found at www.fremontlibrary.net/kids-teens.
The LittleBits: Beginning Coding program will be offered again on Saturday, October 14th to 1st-5th graders between 10:00 and 11:30 a.m., and 6th graders and up can enjoy the LittleBits from 11:30 until 1:00 p.m. LittleBits is a platform of easy-to-use electronic building blocks. Join us in the Community Room to play with our beginning coding toys! Teens can enjoy a movie (Rated PG-13; 96 minutes) and painted pumpkin craft in the Community Room on Thursday, October 19th at 3:30 p.m. Snacks will be provided, and all are welcome! The movie is based on the book Everything Everything, and details can be found at www.fremontlibrary.net/teens.
Computer classes are back! “Internet Searching & Email” will be taught on Thursday, October 12th from 2-4 p.m. In this beginning class, participants will learn how to access the Internet. Search engines will be explained and demonstrated. Participants will be introduced to various email providers and will learn how to attach files to emails. “Google Docs,” which is a new class, will be presented on Tuesday, October 17th from 2-4 p.m. In this new class, participants will learn to create a Google account, save and access documents, and understand the main features and benefits of Google Docs and Google Drive. All computer classes are $5 per person/class and are held in the Upper Level Computer Lab. Call 231-928-0257 to register.
The Daytime Book Group will meet on Thursday, October 26th at 11:30 a.m. to discuss Kitchen Privileges by Mary Higgins Clark. The Writers’ Group will meet on Friday, October 6th & 20th in the Upper Level Conference Room at 2:30 p.m. They share, edit, and revise writing submitted in the group, and welcome anyone who would like to join. Meetings for the Fiber Arts Social group will take place on Thursday, October 5th in the Community Room and October 19th by the North Fireplace from 2:30-4:30 p.m. The group welcomes anyone interested in knitting, crocheting, sewing, cross-stitch, and any other fiber art. Join us for learning, sharing, and socializing!
For more information about any of these events, please contact the library at 231-924-3480 or visit www.fremontlibrary.net.
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