The Public Library of Commerce Adult Writers Group will meet on Tuesday, April 12 at 10:30 a.m. This is a regular monthly meeting on the second Tuesday of each month.
The Storybook Kids Art Club will also meet on Tuesday, April 12 and will be held from 1-1 p.m. They will make surreal works of art based on the book “Tuesday” by David Wiesner. As a reminder, children who have participated in previous Storybook Art Club programs are encouraged to bring past projects to Ms. Laura in preparation for the May Art Show. Kidsercise will take place on Wednesday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m. and will feature an Easter egg hunt for kids at the end of the program.
Then, on Thursday, April 14, there will be a program specifically for teenagers and two programs for all ages. Teens are invited to the Teen Smash program from 4-5:30 p.m., but all are welcome to chess or yoga at 6 p.m. Finally, the Baby and Me program for children under 2 and their companions will take place on Friday April 15 at 10:30 a.m.
New adult dramas include: “A Safe House” by Stuart Woods, “Even The Dog Knows” by Jason Wright, “Along The Rio Grande” by Tracie Peterson, “The Carousel” by Rosamunde Pilcher, “The Postmistress of Paris” by Meg Clayton, “The Postmistress of Paris” by Larry Temple. “Nothing Personal” and “The Wicked Widow” by Beatriz Williams.
“Accepted! Secrets to Getting Admission to the World’s Best Universities” is new to nonfiction. Customers interested in “Accepted!” You may also want to explore any other materials available to trade library patrons who are planning to go to college. World Book Online offers reliable, high-quality articles, e-books, research and news coverage, while GALILEO is an online portal for subscription-based full-text databases, periodicals and journals uniquely. Mango Languages and Libby e-books and audiobooks are also available to cardholders, and Learning Express offers ACT, SAT, and AP test prep. The PINES system also provides access to books, and now DVDs, from across the state. Finally, the Library of Commerce offers a chess program one evening a month. Playing chess is said to boost IQ scores, boost problem-solving ability and improve memory – all skills needed in college. Call the library at 706-335-5946 for more information about chess at the library.
Upcoming programs include:
• Monday, Yoga at 10:30 a.m.
• Tuesday April 12 – Adult writers at 10:30 am
• Tuesdays, Storybook Art Club from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
• Wednesdays, Kidsercise at 10:30 am
• Thursdays, Teen Smash from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
•Thursday, Yoga at 6 p.m.
• Thursdays, Chess at 6:00 p.m.
• Fridays, baby and me at 10:30 a.m.