JanFeb 2022 Newsletter

Blowing Off S.T.E.A.M: The Dawn of Multi-Messenger Astronomy with Dr. Michael Stamatikos, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, Dept. of Astronomy, and Center for Cosmology and AstroParticle Physics (CCAPP), The Ohio State University; Founding SciDome Director, OSU Newark; Chief Science Officer at The Works; Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Tuesday, February 8 | 7-800 PM | Zoom Join NASA Astrophysicist/OSU Professor of Physics & Astronomy Dr. Michael Stamatikos on a tour of the Cosmos in the context of new discoveries afforded by multimessenger astronomy. Topics will include recent astronomical breakthroughs featuring black holes using multi-wavelength light (photons), neutrinos, and gravitational waves. Join us for this informal community-based open forum discussion. Brought to you by OSU-N, Denison University and the Granville Public Library. Murder Mystery Escape Room Friday, February 18 | 6:30-8:00 PM You're trapped in the haunted library and must follow the clues and solve the challenges to escape before time runs out! Scent-sational Crafts: Wednesday, February 23 | 6--8:00 PM Register to join us in making custom aromatherapy items - scented soap, a scented candle, a shower bomb, and a lavendar sachet. Baby Time Tuesdays | 10-10:20 AM | Birth-18 months Songs and rhymes for babies. Toddler Time Wednesdays | Session A: 10-10:20 AM / Session B: 10:30-10:50 AM 19 months-3 years Songs, rhymes, and stories for toddlers. Preschool Time Thursdays | Session A: 10-10:20 AM / Session B: 10:30-10:50 AM | 3-5 years Songs, rhymes, and stories for preschoolers. Drawing Club First Thursdays | January 6 & February 3 4:30-5:00 PM | Grades 4-6 Community Room or via Zoom Hang out and draw - in person or from home! At registration please indicate how you will attend this program. Drawing Club, Jr. Second Thursdays | January 13 & February 10 | 4:30-5:00 PM | Grades K-3 Community Room & Zoom Hang out and draw - in person or from home! At registration please indicate how you will attend this program. Improv Games Fourth Wednesdays | January 26 & February 23 | 4:30-5:00 PM | Grades 4-6 Act and react with other young actors in fun improv games. Free for Granville Public Library card holders. Kits may be picked up in the Children's Department; while supplies last. Little Library Learners | Age 3-5 Craft Stick Snowflakes DIY Fun! | Grades K-6 Beaded Snowflakes Monthly take-home activity kits Teens & Adults can register to reserve a book page flower take & make craft kit to complete on their own. There is no corresponding program. Saturday Movies February 5 | Families with kids through Grade 6 Morning: 10-11:30 AM - The Peanuts Movie (PG) Matinee: 2-3:50 PM - Enchanted (PG) Bring blankets, snacks, and drink with lids to these movie showings. All STEAMED Up: Get Pumped Tuesday, February 8 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades K-6, younger kids may need an adult helper Particpants will make a simple model of a pumping heart. Stuffed Animal Sleepover Friday, February 11 | Preschool and up Drop off your stuffed animal to spend the night in the library anytime by 6 PM on Friday, February 11. Pick them up Saturday. Later that weekend, you'll receive a link to a slideshow featuring the sleepover fun. Graphic Novel Club Thursday, February 17 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades 4-6 | In-person or via Zoom Register to participate in-person or via Zoom for this discussion of A Tale as Tall as Jacob: Misadventures with My Brother by Samantha Edwards. The first 15 registrants will get a copy of the book to keep and will be notified when their book is available for pick-up. Please only take a book if you plan on attending the discussion. For-the-Bored Games Friday, February 18 | 1:00-4:00 PM Grades K-6 | No registration necessary for this open house program Drop by for fun and games on this no-school day. Family Movie Night: Clifford the Big Red Dog (PG) Friday, February 25 | 5:30-8:00 PM/movie starts promptly at 6 PM/no admittance after 6 PM | Families with kids through Grade 6 Bring pillows, blankets, and drinks with lids. Popcorn provided. Overlooked Books Book Club January 12 | 7-8:00 PM Travels with George: In Search of Washington and his Legacy by Nathaniel Philbrick February 9 | 7-8:00 PM The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict Granville's Test Kitchen Cookbook Club January 26 | 7-8:00 PM Everyone's Table by Gregory Gourdet Make a recipe to share with 10-12 people at the event. Copies of the cookbook are available at our main desk. Join our Facebook Group to share your cooking experience along the way. EVENTS FOR CHILDREN. STORYTIMES January 4 to February 24 Registration required and limited to 20 people each session, please include no more than five people in your registered group with a maximum of two adults. Saturday Movies January 8 | Families with kids thru Grade 6 Morning: 10-11:30 AM Paw Patrol: The Movie (G) Matinee: 2-3:40 PM - Muppet Treasure Island (G) Bring blankets, snacks, and drink with lids to these movie showings. Family Trivia Night Friday, January 14 | 6:30-7:30 PM Families with kids in Grades Grades K-6 Does your family know a little bit about everything? Game show host Clyde the Coyote will quiz contestants about science, history, entertainment, and snacks. All STEAMED Up: Snowstorm in a Jar Tuesday, January 18 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades K-6, younger kids may need an adult helper Participants will intiiate a chemical reaction in this STEAM program. JANUARY Stay tuned for detai ls about our new Power Up to Kindergarten program! BOOK CLUBS: Copies available at the Circulation Desk. EVENTS FOR ADULTS. Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. In-person programs will be held in the Library Community Room. Blowing Off STEAM: Translating Imaginaries: The Infrastructure and Politics of Publishing Western Theory in Iran with Dr. Hosna Sheikholeslami, Denison University Dept. of Anthropology & Sociology Tuesday, January 11 | 7-800 PM | Zoom Join us as Dr. Sheikholeslami discusses how and why knowledge travels by examining the circulation of Western theory in Iran. Join us on Zoom for this informal community-based open forum discussion. Brought to you by OSU-N, Denison University and the Granville Public Library. Buzzy Bumblebee Crochet-a-Long Monday, January 24 | 6:30-8:00 PM Adults and Teens Grades 7-12 Join us to crochet an adorable bumblee plush. You supply the size 4.5mm/size 7 crochet hook. We'll supply the rest! Previous crochet experience required. JANUARY FEBRUARY Newborn - Rising Grade 6 FEBRUARY RECURRING: SEASONAL TAKE & MAKE: book page flowers for Teens & Adults available February 2 at noon BOOK SALE A LA CART Saturday, January 22 | 10:00 AM-3:00 PM Need a new read? Visit our book sale in the Community Room. All items are $1. During the last hour of the sale, from 2-3 PM, you can fill a bag with books for $5! The proceeds benefit the Friends of the Granville Public Library. Blind Date a Book Month-long in February Stop by our Blind Date a Book display and pick up a wrapped book based on its pick up line on the front. Check it out...it could be love at first read! Unless otherwise noted, registration is required for all programs. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. In-person programs will be held in the Library Community Room.

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