Come see what's happening at the Library in September!
As summer slowly turns to autumn, Cannon County residents are invited to participate in a variety of upcoming activities at the Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Adams Memorial Library, as well as the Auburntown Branch Library. September is Library Card Month, so if you don't have a library card, stop in and get one. If have a library card, then come visit us today! A library card is the key to the world, and the library is the place to be, just take a look at all the exciting library events coming in September. (Please note: all events will be held at the Dr. and Mrs. J.F. Adams Memorial Library, unless otherwise noted.)
Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Adams Memorial Library will offer the following story times:
- Mondays at 10:30 a.m. for toddlers, ages 18 months to 3 years (limit 10)
- Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. for preschoolers, ages 4-5 years (limit 25)
All story times will be held in the Children's area. Be sure to sign up at the circulation desk or by calling the Library at (615) 563-5861 today!
Auburntown Branch will offer story times for children on Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. in the Children's room.
Teens & Adult Events
Adult Book Club
All adults are welcome to join in the discussion. Pick up a book at the library and the join the group for a lively discussion about the book.
- September 8 at 6:30 p.m. Cold, Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns will be discussed
- October 6:30 at 6 p.m. Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio will be discussed
Beginning Sewing with Angie
Saturdays, September 20, 27 and October 4, 2014 from 1:45 p.m.-4 p.m. in the Jennings Community Room, join volunteer instructor, Angie Ott, for a FREE, fun, and hands-on beginners sewing class. Most supplies will be provided - including sewing machines. Basic sewing techniques will be taught, and participants will complete three small projects - a needle and pin holder, a checkbook cover and a patchwork placemat. This class is limited to 6 participants, ages 14 through adult. Sign up at the library or by calling (615) 563-5861. This will be a great opportunity to make a gift for the coming holidays.
Career Coach Visits
If you need job searching assistance, then mark your calendars and be sure to visit the Career Coach at the Dr. and Mrs. J.F. Adams Memorial Library on September 18 and October 23. Job assistance will be available from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Spooky Science with Mr. Bond, "The Science Guy": Saturday, September 27 at 11:30 a.m. in the Jennings Community Room, promises to hold mystery and mayhem. Well, maybe only mystery, when you join Mr. Bond "The Science Guy" as he explores the wonderment and excitement that exists in the world of science. All ages are welcome. Limit 75. No registration is needed.
During the month of October, the Dr. and Mrs. J. F. Adams Memorial Library will host a month long community art exhibit. Local artists, of all ages, are invited to share their work. If you have a piece of artwork you would like to share, please bring it to the library, framed or otherwise ready to hang, by Wednesday, September 30. Art will be displayed from October 6-31.
The library will host an Open House on Tuesday, October 7 from 6-8 p.m. If anyone would be interested in sharing their artistic knowledge or demonstrating a technique, during the open house, please call or email the Library Director, Tina Norris, at (615) 563-5861 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do you have a special talent? Are you an expert? Would you like to share your knowledge with others?
The Cannon County Library System is looking for individuals who are interested in offering workshops or classes for the community. If you have an idea or suggestion, please drop-in the library, call or email the Library Director, Tina Norris, to share your ideas and discuss your thought. Community input is always welcome.
If you didn't see anything that interests you at the library in September, make a suggestion. If you want it then somebody else probably does as well and if we can provide it for you, we will. The Cannon County Library System is always looking for ways to serve the people of Cannon County better.