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Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library- April Calendar of Events

 April 2024 Calendar of Events –Mary Wood Weldon Memorial Library

 

Thursday, April 18
Story Time: 10:00 AM
This story time for 6-month-olds to preschool age encourages engagement between caregivers and children and includes stories, music, movement, and a fun, themed activity with a focus on language and motor skills. Registration is required due to limited space and supplies. Register on the events calendar on the library website.

Red Ink Writers’ Circle: 6:00 PM
Meet together with other local writers for manuscript critique and for support. Prepare a five-minute section of a manuscript to read, then receive comments from group members with the aim of strengthening your writing. Please bring copies of your selected pages for group members. Open to adult authors of all genres.

Monday, April 22
Alterknit Yarn Tales: 5:30 PM
Join fellow yarn enthusiasts for an evening of knitting and crocheting. This group is for fellowship and support. A starter kit may be made available for interested beginners in either craft. Snacks will be provided.

Thursday, April 25
Story Time: 10:00 AM
This story time for 6-month-olds to preschool age encourages engagement between caregivers and children and includes stories, music, movement, and a fun, themed activity with a focus on language and motor skills. Registration is required due to limited space and supplies. Register on the events calendar on the library website.

Page Turners: 10:00 AM
The book selection this month is Circling the Sun, by Paula McClain. Raised in Kenya, Beryl Markham falls in love with the country and the horses her family raises. As war threatens, her father encourages her to marry a rich, older neighbor. Dissatisfied with her relationship, she learns to fly. Pick up a copy of the book at the library, read, and join the group for discussion.

Fri. & Sat., April 26 & 27
FOL Spring Book Sale: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Paperbacks and youth titles are $.50; hardcovers and audiobooks are $1.00. Cash only. All proceeds benefit the library.

Members only preview: Thursday, April 25, 4:00 – 7:00 PM
Bag sale: Monday, April 29, 9:00 AM – Noon. Fill a bag for $2.00.

Monday, April 29

Pizza & Paperbacks: 6:30 PM
Teens will discuss Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys. This is a historical fiction novel that explores the themes of survival, courage, and the power of human connection during times of tragedy and war. You can pick up your copy (yours to keep!) at the youth desk. Pizza will be served; please bring a drink. For ages 12-18.

Tuesday, April 30
Kentucky Chautauqua Presents Roscoe Tartleton Goose: Kentucky Derby Winner: 6:00 PM
In what was a stunning victory, Roscoe Tarleton Goose and Donerail won the 1913 Kentucky Derby. The race odds were set at 91:1, the longest odds of a Derby winner, a record which still stands. Goose’s story is one of determination, overcoming obstacles, and breaking down barriers. Goose is portrayed by Eddie Price of Hawesville. Kentucky Chautauqua is an exclusive presentation of Kentucky Humanities with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities and from: Christina Lee Brown, the Carson-Myre Charitable Foundation, and PNC.

Wednesday, May 1
Wacky Wednesday: 4:00 PM
For this month’s Wacky Wednesday art program for preschoolers-2nd graders, we will be calming down with some stress relieving crafts like DIY stress balls, worry stones, worry creatures, and breathing bracelets. Grownups are required to stay and registration is required due to limited space and supplies.

 

 

Details

Start:
April 18 @ 9:00 am
End:
April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Calendar of Events
Glasgow, 42141
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