Lewiston Public Library September programs, events and activities
Sat, Aug 28th 2010 03:00 pm
The Lewiston Public
Library, 305 S. Eighth St., in the Village of Lewiston, announces the following
programs, events and activities for the month of September.
- The Lewiston Book Club
will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 7, at 1:30 p.m. For further
information, contact Anita Mallimo at 754-7714.
- The Lewiston Writers' Group
meets on Mondays, Sept. 13 and 27, from 5 to 8 p.m. The group consists of area
residents who meet regularly to discuss and critique their writing efforts, and
to exchange ideas and information about the craft. Guest speakers are scheduled
as available. For more information, visit www.lewistonwritersgroup.com
- The Dead Beats Society
will meet on Monday, Sept. 13, at 6 p.m. Those interested in assisting with the
digitization process of the obituary collection at the library are welcome to
attend. The project is sponsored by the Jon F. Popkey Genealogy Room and is
part of a continuing effort to allow easier access to family history records.
Call Michelle at the library (754-4720) for details, or e-mail
- A meet and greet program
for children with the Tail Waggin' Tutors will take place Monday, Sept. 20, at
6 p.m. Those interested in improving their child's reading skills in a fun and
unique way are invited to sign up to learn more about this program.
Registration is required. Those unable to attend are asked to set up an
appointment with Miss Ann by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the library
- Mom's Book Chat will meet
Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. Discussed will be "Hiroshima Mon Amour" by
Marguerite Duras. Child care is provided for registered participants. The
library will be closed to the public during this event.
- The Knitting Club meets
every Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. No registration is required and knitters of all
skill levels are welcome. For more information, contact Ellen Comerford at
- The Friends of the
Lewiston Public Library maintain a used book room all year long, open during
library hours. Items for sale include fiction, non-fiction, and children's
- September meetings for the
month include the Lewiston Library board of trustees, Monday, Sept. 13, at 5
p.m., and the Friends of the Library, Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m.
- The beginning of the new
school year is here. Children are invited to visit the library registration
day, Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 1:30 to 7 to sign up for story hours, clubs and
programs. There will be sample crafts and snacks available. Check out the
library's new programs, Tail Waggin' Tutors and lapsit story time.
- Alphabet Soup with Miss
Ann will be held on Mondays, Sept. 20 and 27, at 10:30 a.m. Offered for
children ages 3 to 5 years old, participants will learn a different letter of
the alphabet each week through songs and stories.
- A new lapsit story time
with Miss Ann, for children age birth to 23 months will be offered Wednesdays,
Sept. 22 and 29, at 10 a.m. The program includes a time of music, finger plays,
and stories. Infants will experience a lot of rhythm and rhyme, motion and
movement with emergent literacy skills included.
- Toddler hour with Miss
Ann, for children ages 24 months to 3 years will be offered on Wednesdays,
Sept. 22 and 29, at 11 a.m. Featured will be music, stories and crafts geared
for your busy toddler.
- Story time with Mrs.
Leardini for children of all ages will be offered on Thursdays, Sept. 23 and
30, at 10:30 a.m. Featured will be stories, music, crafts, and fun.
Call the library at
754-4720, or stop by to register for all programs.
Monday-Tuesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and
Friday, noon to 5 p.m. The library will return to fall hours, reopening on
Saturday, Sept. 18. Saturday hours will be 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
For further information,
call the library or visit http://www.lewistonpubliclibrary.org/.