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Lewiston Public Library September programs, events and activities

by jmaloni
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 [email protected]
  • 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 [email protected] or calling the library at 754-4720.
  • 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 754-4144.
  • 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 materials.
  • 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.

Children's Events

  • 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.

Library hours: 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/.

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