Nov/Dec 19 newsletter

Encounter gnomes, fairies and perhaps even a big bad wolf! Familiar fables and fairytales weave their way through this year’s 11th Annual Model Train Show. Explore over 20 train layouts and 11 scales of model trains. The Train Show opens on December 7 th and continues with limited run times through December 14 th . Special Opening Day Events on December 7 th include craft stations for kids and musical entertainment from Granville High School music ensembles 2-4:00 pm, and a free photobooth with photographer Liz Argyle sponsored by the Licking County Foundation from 4-7:00 pm. And don’t forget—this is the one magical day of the year when visitors can enter through the library’s front doors. Kids can pick up a seek-and-find check sheet to look for fairytale characters hidden on all three floors of the library as they explore the train show. The Train Show is made possible through the generous support of local business sponsors and the Friends of the Granville Public Library— THANK YOU! Fairytale Crossing 11 th Annual Train Show Nov|Dec 2019 Granville Public Library 217 E. Broadway | Granville, Ohio | 740-587-0196 | Haiku Rocks! Sat. Nov. 9 | 1-2:00 PM | Grades 4-6 Registration Required, limited to 20; Jennifer Hambrick, award-winning poet and Bryn Du Mansion Artist in Residence, will lead a hands-on workshop on writing original nature-inspired haiku. Participants will choose one of their original haiku to put on a rock to keep or to place in a location of their choosing. For more information about Bryn Du’s Artist in Residence, please visit . COSI Workshop: Dinosaur Digs Sat. Nov. 16 | 10-11:00 AM | Ages 3-5 Registration required and space is limited to 20 children with an accompanying adult Roar, stomp, and explore as we “dig” into the prehistoric lives of dinosaurs. Together, we’ll explore what dinosaurs ate and how we know. Then, you’ll become a paleontolo- gist yourself to match colors and patterns on colorful dino- saur eggs, touch feathers, skins, and rocks, sort shapes at a dig site, and even measure your own footprint against those of dinosaurs. Craft-and-Dash Sat. Dec. 21 | Drop-in 2-4:00 PM | Grades K-6 During this drop-in program, make a present to give using left-over supplies from previous programs. One present per kid. While supplies last. Supplies may include umbrellas, tote bags, and banks to paint. ONGOING Homework Hangout First Tuesdays of the Month Nov. 5 & Dec. 3 | 4-6:00 PM | Grades K-6 Need a place to study? Have questions about research for a project? Denison students will be available to help. Drawing Club First Thursdays of the Month Nov. 7 & Dec. 5 | 4-5:00 PM | Grades 4-6 Hang out and draw. Drawing materials and snacks supplied. Storytellers Club Second Thursdays of the Month Nov. 14 & Dec. 12 | 4-5:00 PM | Grades 4-6 Hang out and write. Paper, pens, pencils, and snacks supplied. Play Date Second Fridays of the Month (No December session) Nov. 8 | 10-11:00 AM | Toddlers & Preschoolers Come play and socialize. Birth-6th Grade STORYTIMES November 5-November 14 (resumes January 7) Preschool Time Thursdays | 10 AM | 3-5 yrs. Songs, rhymes, and stories for preschoolers. Baby Time Tuesdays | 10 AM | 0-18mos. Songs, rhymes, and an open play time. Toddler Time Wednesdays | 10 AM | 18 mos.-3 yrs. Songs, rhymes, and stories for toddlers. TECHNOLOGY TUESDAYS. Space is limited — Register today at or call 740-587-0196 Technology Class—Adults No prior computer knowledge required. Nov. 5 | 5-7:00 PM—Smartphone GPS: Familiarize yourself with apps like Waze and Google Maps to help you navigate your holiday travel. Tinkercad for Adults Basic computer knowledge required. Nov. 12 | 5-7:00 PM—Personalized Holiday Decoration: Make a small holiday ornament with your name on it. Dec. 10 | 5-7:00 PM—Personalized Gift Tags Holiday Tinkercad for Teens & Tweens For grades 4-12. Nov. 30 | 3-5:00 PM—Personalized Holiday Decoration: Learn how to use Tinkercad to create a one of a kind holiday orna- ment. Dec. 28 | 3-5:00 PM—New Year’s Tinkercad Project Tuesday Tech Drop-in Sign-up for an hour-long, one-on-one session of personalized technol- ogy help. Nov. 26 & Dec. 17 | Sessions run from 2-6:00 PM Free Monthly 3D Make & Take—Everyone November: Tiny Articulated Bot or Bugz Figures December: Gnomes or Frog Musical Instrument