MarApr 2022 Newsletter

GRANVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENTS FOR TEENS. Grades 7-12 All Together Now: The Great Puzzle Race, Teen & Adult Edition Friday, March 11 | 6:30-8:30 PM Adults and Teens Grades 7-12 Library Upper Level Race against other teams to put together a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle during this inperson program. . . Slam Dunk: Basket Crochet-a-Long Thursday, March 17 | 6:30-8:00 PM Adults and Teens Grades 7-12 Library Community Room Join us for a different version of March Madness. You supply a 5.0 mm (H) and a 4.25 mm (G) crochet hook, we'll supply the yarn! Basic crochet experience required. Craft-a-palooza Friday, March 18 | 6:00-7:00 PM Register to come make a variety of crafts - macrame keychains, canvas painting, and more! MARCH POWER UP TO KINDERGARTEN! HELP YOUR CHILD START KINDERGARTEN POWERED UP AND READY TO LEARN! How is Power Up to Kindergarten funded? the Granville Community Foundation and the Friends of the Granville Public Library. This program is funded through the generous support of 217 E . B r oadway | Gr anv i l l e , Oh i o | 740 - 587 - 0196 | www. Gr anv i l l e L i b r a r y . o r g Teen Action Group (T.A.G.) Tuesday, March 1 | 5-6:00 PM Tuesday, April 5 | 5-6:00 PM Granville Middle School Book Club Fridays | March 4 & April 8 10:30 AM | GMS Project Center GMS students, join Mrs. Bice, and Wendy from GPL for a lunchtime book club. We provide the books. Join anytime! If you missed the last meeting, Mrs. Bice has extra copies you can borrow or you can stop by the library and get a copy. RECURRING: How to register. What is Power Up to Kindergarten? children entering kindergarten in 2022 practice the skills and behaviors necessary for a successful start. Power Up to Kindergarten is a readiness program designed to help MAR | APR 2022 APRIL ADULT TECH: 3D Printed Plant Markers Thursday, April 14 |5-7:00 PM | Learning Lab Keep to tell your basil from your parsley? Let's create personalized 3D plant markers for your up-and-coming garden using Tinkercad! The library will then print out the markers for you to pick up at a later date TEEN TECH: 3D Printed Planters Tuesday, April 19 | 5-7:00 PM | Grades 7-12 | Learning Lab Create a planter in Tinkercad and make a unique, one-of-a-kind item for your home or as a gift for someone special. TWEEN TECH: Tech Blooms LED Flowers Tuesday, April 26 | 5-7:00 PM | Grades 4-6 | Learning Lab Illuminate botany with a cool tech twist. Create charming flower sculptures enhanced with LED lights. MARCH ADULT TALKING TECH: Smartphones Thursday, March 10 | 5-7:00 PM | Learning Lab Let's talk about Smartphones! Bring your questions as we talk about whether Android or Apple is right for you, types of plans, even some tips and tricks you can do with your smartphone. TEEN TECH: Build an Alarm Tuesday, March 29 | 5-7:00 PM | Grades 7-12 | Learning Lab Learn basic circuitry to create a door alarm for your room. We will be using a soldering iron and hot glue. TWEEN TECH: 3D Printed Bookmark Thursday, March 31 | 5-7:00 PM | Grades 4-6 | Learning Lab Join us to learn a bit about Tinkercad and create a 3D printed bookmark. The library will then print out the bookmark for you to pick up at a later date. Benefits of the program and how to qualify. Children and caregivers who complete the self-paced, guided experience by Saturday, May 28 will receive a backpack filled with educational materials to support additional readiness practice over the summer. Have questions? you can contact our Children's Department at 740-587-0196, ext. 113 or email Sara Teich at steich@granvillelibrary.org. If you have questions about the Power Up to Kindergarten program, APRIL Egg Scramble! Friday, April 15 | 6-7:30 PM It's a race to find your egg-cellent clues in the library. Solve the challenges with your teammates and race to win. All Together Now: Mini Canvas Art Painting Teens Only Session Friday, April 22 | 6-6:45 PM Come create some art for our Tiny Art Show on May 7! We'll supply the paint and tiny canvases, you supply the creativity. Board Games and Pizza Night Friday, April 29 | 6:00-7:30 PM Join us for a fun evening of games and pizza! Detective Mystery Night Friday, March 4 | 5:30-7:00 PM Can you use your sleuthing skills and crack the code to unlock the mystery box? You'll solve puzzles and follow clues to decode the solution. April Fool's Food Friday, April 1 | 5:30-7:30 PM Celebrate April Fool's Day with food pranks! Make some clever food looka-likes, some tasty and some tricky! FRIDAY FIRST Exclusively for Grades 7-12 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. Register beginning Tuesday, March 1 at www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. Registration is limited to 50. Due to a staffing shortage, the library will be adjusting hours from Monday, February 28 to Thursday, March 31. Library hours will be Mondays through Thursdays, 10 AM to 7 PM. ONGOING: Need assistance with your tablet, or smartphone? Call Molly at 740-587-0196, ext. 110 to schedule a time with one-on-one help at the library with your technology. Appointments may be in person or via Zoom. TECHNOLOGY CLASSES. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month Unless otherwise noted, all programs require registration.

March Book Madness Month-long | All ages (teens and adults welcome) By Saturday, March 5, fill out and return a book bracket. Pick up your bracket at the library or request a PDF to print and return by emailing bwernert@granvillelibrary.org. Each week through April 5, visitors to the Children's Department will vote for their favorite books. Participants with winning brackets will be entered in a raffle to win the final four books. Alphabet B-I-N-G-O Thursday, March 3 | 10:30-10:50 AM Ages 3-5 | Community Room Little ones will practice letter recognition as they fill out BINGO cards. All Together Now: The Great Puzzle Race, Family Edition Friday, March 11 | 6:30-8:30 PM Families with kids Grades K-6 Children's Department & Zoom Race against other teams to put together a jigsaw puzzle. Compete at the library or from home via Zoom. All STEAMED Up: Grow a Rainbow Tuesday, March 15 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades K-6, younger kids may need an adult helper | Community Room Learn about capillary action while making a rainbow. Family Movie Night: Encanto (PG) Friday, March 25 | Families with kids through Grade 6 | 5:30-7:50 PM/movie starts promptly at 6:00 PM/No admittance after 6:00 PM Bring pillows, blankets, and drinks with lids. Popcorn provided. Spring Break Beanstack Challenge Saturday, March 26-Sunday, April 3 Grades K-6 Complete activities and read to earn raffle tickets for a chance to win a prize package. Use a new or existing account to register beginning Sunday, March 13 at granvillelibrary.beanstack.com Sight Word B-I-N-G-O Monday, March 28 | 10:30-10:50 AM Grades K-3 | Community Room Beginning readers will practice sight word recognition as they fill out BINGO cards. MARCH Movie: Zootopia (PG) Tuesday, March 29 | Families with kids Grades K-6 | 1-2:50 PM Community Room Bring pillows, blankets, and drinks with lids. Popcorn provided. Improv Games, Jr. Wednesday, March 30 | 11-11:30 AM Grades K-3 | Community Room Act and react with other young actors in fun improv games. Birdwatching Walk with Ohio Nature Education Friday, April 1 | 10:30-11:30 AM All Ages | Granville Land Lab in front of the Granville Intermediate School Bird fans of any age are invited to join Ohio Nature Education for a morning birdwatching walk. Binoculars will be available to share; bring your own if you own a pair. Improv Games Friday, April 1 | 1-1:30 PM | Grades 4-6 Community Room Act and react with other young actors in fun improv games. All STEAMED Up: Rainbow Parabolic Curve Wednesday, April 6 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades K-6; younger kids may need an adult helper | Community Room Learn how to make a curve using only straight lines. Saturday Movie Matinee: Ratatouille (G) Saturday, April 9 | 2-5:30 PM Families with kids through Grades 6 Community Room Bring pillows, blankets, and drinks with lids. Popcorn provided. Once Upon an Escape Room Friday, April 15 | 1:00-4:00 PM Grades 3-6 | Community Room Can your team solve this fairytale themed escape room in 15 minutes? Graphic Novel Club Thursday, April 21 | 4:30-5:00 PM Grades 4-6 | Community Room & Zoom Register to particpate in this discussion of MANU by Kelly Fernandez - in person or via Zoom! 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 Blowing Off S.T.E.A.M: Understanding the Unidentified: UAPs, UFOs, and How Scientists Think About Anomalies with Dr. Michael Shermer Tuesday, April 12 | 7-800 PM | Zoom Dr. Michael Shermer, Publisher of Skeptic magazine, Presidential Fellow at Chapman University, and the author of numerous books on science and skepticism, three hypotheses are outlined to explain the recent slate of UFO/UAP videos: (1) ordinary terrestrial (camera/lens effects, visual illusions, balloons, etc.), (2) extraordinary terrestrial (Russian or Chinese spy planes or drones capable of feats of physics and aerodynamics unheard of in the US), and (3) extraordinary extraterrestrial (alien intelligence). Brought to you by OSU-N, Denison University and the Granville Public Library. Plant Swap Saturday, April 23 | 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Robbins Hunter Museum Gardens Is your perennial garden overflowing? Did you start too many vegetable seeds? Bring your extras to trade with other gardeners. Participants will be able to walk away with one new plant for each plant they bring. Please label your plants. Open Rehearsal and Performance with ETHEL String Quartet and Denison Music Students Saturday, April 23 | 1-2:00 PM Open Rehearsal / 2-3:00 PM Performance Library Reading Room | All Ages In an exciting collaboration with Denison music students and the acclaimed string quartet ETHEL, one of Denison's Ensemblesin-Residence, and chamber music students will perform together with the string quartet. The open dress rehearsal is an opportunity for the public to be able to witness the inner workings of performance preparation. This will be followed by a side-by-side performance, a chance to see and hear how this preparation culminates on stage. From Rooftop Arrays to Solar Farms: Is Solar Right for Ohio? with Jeremy King, Director of Sustainability & Campus Improvement, Denison University Thursday, April 28 | 7-8:00 PM In this talk we'll explore the opportunities and challenges of residential solar - including the financial calculus for whether it makes sense for you. In addition, we'll explore the impacts of large solar projects, like those proposed in western Licking County, on the electric grid and what the future of electricity may look like. Baby Time Tuesdays | 10:30-10:45 AM Birth-18 months Songs, rhymes and stories for babies. Toddler Time Wednesdays | 10-30-10:50 AM 19 months-3 years Songs, rhymes, and stories for toddlers. Preschool Time Thursdays | 10:30-10:50 AM | 3-5 years Songs, rhymes, and stories for preschoolers. Drawing Club First Thursdays | March 3 & April 7 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 | March 10 & April 14 4:30-5:00 PM | Grades K-3 Community Room or via Zoom Hang out and draw - in person or from home! At registration please indicate how you will attend this program. Little Library Learners | Age 3-5 DIY Fun! | Grades K-6 Overlooked Books Book Club March 9 | 7-8:00 PM Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu April 13 | 7-8:00 PM Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law by Mary Roach Granville's Test Kitchen Cookbook Club Wednesday, March 23 | 7-8:00 PM Cook This Book by Molly Baz 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 March 8 to April 28 Registration required. Power Up to Kindergarten! BOOK CLUBS: Copies available at the Circulation Desk. The Book Club meets in the Library Community Room. EVENTS FOR ADULTS. Unless otherwise noted, in-person programs will be held in the Library Community Room and registration is required for all programs. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. Blowing Off STEAM: Building Secure Cryptographic Systems with Dr. Archita Agarwal, Denison University Department of Computer Science Tuesday, March 8 | 7-800 PM | Zoom Personal data is under constant threat in the modern world. Join us as Dr. Agarwal discusses state-of-the-art cryptographic solutions that enable searches while guarding personal privacy. Brought to you by OSU-N, Denison University and the Granville Public Library. All Together Now: The Great Puzzle Race, Teen & Adult Edition Friday, March 11 | 6:30-8:30 PM Adults and Teens Grades 7-12 Library Upper Level Race against other teams to put together a 500-piece jigsaw puzzle during this inperson program. Slam Dunk: Basket Crochet-a-Long Thursday, March 17 | 6:30-8:00 PM Adults and Teens Grades 7-12 Join us for a different version of March Madness. You supply a 5.0 mm (H) crochet hook, we'll supply the rest! Basic crochet experience required. MARCH Newborn - Rising Grade 6 APRIL RECURRING: All are invited to create some art for our Tiny Art Show on May 7! We'll supply the paint and tiny canvases, you supply the creativity. Please register for only one session. Unless otherwise noted, in-person programs will be held in the Library Community Room and registration is required for all programs. To register, go to www.GranvilleLibrary.org/calendar/month. Monthly Take-Home Activity Kits Pick-up in the Children's Department March 1 and April 1 Free for Granville Public Library card holders. Kits may be picked up in the Children's Department; while supplies last. APRIL Birdwatching Walk with Ohio Nature Education Friday, April 1 | 10:30-11:30 AM All Ages | Granville Land Lab in front of the Granville Intermediate School Bird fans of any age are invited to join Ohio Nature Education for a morning birdwatching walk. Binoculars will be available to share; bring your own if you own a pair. Abuse, Financial Scams and Fraud Against the Elderly and How to Protect Them Wednesday, April 6 | 12:30-1:30 PM Join Middleton Senior and GPL for this presentation from Deputy Karen Dunlap of the Licking County Sheriff’s Office and Melissa Terry, Social Worker at Adult Protective Services. Middleton will provide boxed lunches for registered participants. Watercolor Workshop for Adults Friday, April 8 | 6-8:00 PM Explore watercolors and learn some painting techniques with Bryn Du Art Center. Help your child start kindergarten powered up and ready to learn! Read the cover story of this newsletter to learn more about this program and how to participate. MINI CANVAS ART PAINTING All Together Now: Friday, April 22 | 3 Sessions: 4-4:45 PM & 5-5:45 PM - All Ages 6-6:45 PM - Grades 7-12 Only Sunday, April 24 | All Ages 3 Sessions: 1-1:45 PM, 2-2:45 PM & 3-3:45 PM

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