JANUARY 2020 REGULAR MONTHLY EVENTS

Board of Trustees Meeting
Tuesday, January 21st at 7:00 pm

Book Discussion Group

Thursday, January 2nd at 1:00 pm
At the January meeting the Book Club will be reading Educated: A Memoir. Books are available to borrow. All are welcome!

Bridge
Mondays (6, 13, 20, 27) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

All levels of experience are welcome.

Meditation
Mondays (6, 13, 20, 27) at 10:30 am

Explore the benefits of meditation using various methods. All levels of experience are welcome.

Quilting Group
Wednesdays (8, 15, 22, 29) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Join our casual quilting group! Bring your own supplies to work on a current project or start a new one, and enjoy the company of other quilting enthusiasts.

Maker Day
Wednesdays (8, 22, 29) from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Create, build, experiment, and play at the library. Each week a new challenge or project will be available for kids ages 7+. Please call to register.

January 8 “Stained Glass” Art
January 22 Duct Tape Wallets
January 29 DIY Chips and Salsa

Minecraft Wednesdays
Wednesdays (8, 15, 22, 29) from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Explore and create with Minecraft! Space is limited, so please call in advance to register.

Investment Group
Wednesday, January 22nd from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Join this monthly group to learn how to buy dividend stocks and how to receive a larger return on your hard-earned money. All are welcome!

Knitting Circle
Thursdays (2, 9, 16, 23, 30) from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Bring any projects you are currently working on and join our fun, relaxing, group. Free and open to the public.

Coffee and Coloring
Fridays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) at 10:30 am

Spend a relaxing morning coloring. Coffee, pencils, and coloring books will be provided, or bring your own.

Cookbook Book Club
Friday, January 10 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

This month’s selection is Maangchi’s Big Book of Korean Cooking. Please call to request your copy and register your recipe.

Basic Yoga
Fridays (3, 10, 17, 24, 31) from 4:00 pm to 5:15 pm
Yoga will be 4:30-5:45 on January 31st

This class will introduce students to basic postures designed to build strength, flexibility and endurance. Breathing techniques and meditation/relaxation skills also covered. Participants should bring yoga mat or towel. Beginners welcome.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Monday Night Movies

January 6th at 6:00 pm
Hustlers (R)

January 13th at 6:00 pm
Downton Abbey (PG)

January 27th at 6:00 pm
Judy (PG-13)

The Library will be CLOSED Wednesday, January 1st, New Year’s Day

Intermediate Watercolor
Tuesdays, February 18th and 25th, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Tuesdays, March 3rd and 10th, 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

This four-week course is intended for those who have some prior knowledge of watercolor techniques. Students will work from photos of their choice. Free. Materials purchase is required. Space is limited, please call to register.

Get a Hobby!: The Art and Science of Bullet Journaling
Thursday, January 9th from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Please join us for "Get a Hobby!", a new monthly series at the library to try out different interests and skills. Our first session will be about the art and science of bullet journaling as a way to be more creative and organized in 2020! Upcoming sessions will explore rhythm dance, embroidery, couponing, online thrifting, and more! This event is free and for ages 15+.

Census Job Information
Saturday, January 11th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Drop-in to learn about the Census jobs available in our community and how to apply. The U.S. Census Bureau is committed to hiring Census Takers to work in their own communities—there are thousands of great jobs available nationwide! It’s an important way you can support your community and get paid while doing it.

Kids’ Book Club
Saturday, January 11th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Kids ages 6 to 8 can join us each month to read, snack, and discuss a book. Books will be available to read in advance, but we’ll also read parts of the book at the meeting, so you are welcome even if you haven’t read the book yet! Please call the library to sign up. Our first book will be Winter Bees: and other Poems of the Cold.

Open Virtual Reality Demo Days
Wednesday, January 15th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Saturday, January 18th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

The library is borrowing ten Oculus Go for our patrons to demo! Each session will be drop-in. Stop by and try out passive (seated) VR experiences such as world travel opportunities to view stunning landscapes and remote wonders, Emmy-winning VR short films from Baobab Studios and Disney Pixar, user generated VR and 360 videos on YouTube VR, Oculus TV, Facebook 360, and more. Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult caregiver.

Read to a Dog
Saturday, January 18th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Drop in and read to Luna, a certified therapy dog. Reading aloud helps young students expand vocabulary and improve comprehension. Learning to read, especially out loud, can be scary. A friendly face, particularly one accompanied by a wagging tail, can help ease reading jitters and build confidence. Ages 5+.

The Library will be CLOSED Monday, January 20th, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

CHILDREN'S STORY AND MUSIC PROGRAMS

Please contact staff@crossmills.org for more information. Registration not necessary.
There will be NO Music with Mr. Mike on January 2nd.



STORY AND CRAFTS WITH MISS Kiersten

Ages 2 to 5
Tuesday at 10:00 am
Stories, songs and crafts for children and caregivers.

MUSIC WITH MR. MIKE
Children and caregivers sing along with Mr. Mike and his guitar.

Ages Infant to 3
Wednesday and Thursday at 10:00 am

Ages 2 to 5
Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 am


For more information about any of the above classes write staff@crossmills.org or call 364-6211.


Cross' Mills Public Library | 4417 Old Post Road | Charlestown, RI 02813-0909 | (401) 364-6211