APRIL 2017 EVENTS          

Adult Mon. Noon: 4/3: Macedon Senior Luncheon

   

Child Tues. 4/4: 3 pm  Little Bits Club:  Work in teams to solve challenge cards and discover new ways to use the bits!  Must have letter of permission to be released from school to the library.

Adult Wed.. 4/5: 1 pm  Iris Folding:   Paper crafters may want to join this group to learn how to use a special folding technique to make beautiful homemade cards.  Bring pretty paper, glue, scissors and cardstock.

Child Wed. 4/5: 3pm  Movie & Activity: Watch a family friendly movie and do a fun activity at the library.  Public and homeschooled children are welcome to attend.  Now featuring a brief American Sign Language lesson given by Lisa Perry.

Adult Thurs. 4/6: 2 pm  Mahjong:  A group for beginning to advanced Mahjong players.  Play an ancient game of skill, strategy and luck.

Adult Thurs. 4/6: 6 pm Crafty Capers:  Make an attractive craft for yourself or to give as a gift.  Call the library for more details at 315-986-5932.  Registration and supply fee required.

Teen Fri. 4/7: 3 pm  Teen Time:  for ages 13 and up.  Meet with other teens and decide on something fun to do.  Choose from such activities as: videogaming, crafting, snacking, playing card games or just hanging out.  

Adult Sat.. 4/8: 2 pm  Watch & Discuss with Dr. Koberlein: Watch and discuss a recent science fiction movie starring Amy Adams and discuss the credibility of the scenario and science within.  Dr. Brian Koberlein is an astrophysicist employed at RIT who enjoys sci-fi and science discussions.  

Child Sat. 4/8: 2 pm Puppy Tales:  Your struggling reader may enjoy sharing a story with a non-judgmental listener.  Or your advanced reader may just want to share stories with a furry friend.  All ages are invited to read to our therapy dogs.  No registration required, just drop-in!

FAMILY Mon. 4/10: 5 pm: Ukrainian Easter Egg Decorating  People of all ages can come to the library to decorate wooden Easter Eggs in a variety of Ukrainian styles.  Adults can try their hand at using a pysanky pen to write on the eggs using hot wax.  Children (anyone under the age of 13) can use white crayon to achieve a similar effect without the use of hot wax and a flame.  Eggs and other supplies are limited.  Please call 315-986-5932.  No fee.

Teen/Adult Tues. 4/11: 6 pm: Jelly Bean or Easter Egg Earrings  Make festive dangling jelly bean or Easter egg earrings just in time for Easter celebrations.  Supplies are very limited.  Must register.  No waiting list.  No fee.

Child Wed. 4/12: 3pm:  Movie & Activity: Watch a family friendly movie and do a fun activity at the library.  Public and homeschooled children are welcome to attend.  Now featuring a brief American Sign Language lesson given by Lisa Perry.

Adult Thurs. 4/13: 2 pm:  Mahjong:  A group for beginning to advanced Mahjong players.  Play an ancient game of skill, strategy and luck.

Adult Thurs. 3/13: 2 pm: Memory Lane  This is a program targeted at those with dementia.  Participants are encouraged to reminisce through the use of a variety of props.  Participants may also choose to bring in their own special items to share with others.  While the participants are engaged in the program, caregivers may use the time to browse the library and and to socialize with other caregivers.  New members always welcome!

Adult Thurs. 4/13: 6 pm: Genealogy Night  Share your genealogical adventures with other enthusiasts.  Ask genealogy buff and staff member Patricia Stevens-Brate questions to receive helpful advice and tips.  Use the library’s free access to Ancestry.com to browse for family records.  Bring your own device and use our wifi to search, or use one of the library’s computers with high speed Internet for speedy results.

Teen Fri. 4/14: 3 pm:  for ages 13 and up.  Meet with other teens and decide on something fun to do.  Choose from such activities as: videogaming, crafting, snacking, playing card games or just hanging out.  

FAMILY Sat. 4/15: 1 pm: Breaking Bread Bring a crockpot of homemade soup or a dessert to share.  Also, bring your favorite bread and cheese to be pressed in a panini machine.  Enjoy the soup, sandwich and dessert while chatting with other community members. Recipe sharing is encouraged, but optional.  The library will provide the utensils and beverages.  Please register by calling 315-986-5932.

Adult Mon. 4/17: 5 pm:  Macedon Senior Dinner

Adult Tues. 4/18: 2 pm: Celebrate the Birth of New York State in the Bullis Room  Join Town Historian, June Hamell as she discusses a variety of resources within the Bullis Room that highlight New York State History.  Celebrate the completion of the NYS Constitution 240 years ago and enjoy a piece of birthday cake.

Child Tues. 4/19: 1 pm:  Hungry, Hungry Hippos for Primary School Kids  Children in grades K-2 will have a riot playing a real-life version of the Hungry, Hungry Hippos game in the community room of the library using fun house balls and scooters.  This activity will boost cooperation skills and be great exercise!  Registration required, free.

Child Tues. 4/19: 2 pm:  Hungry, Hungry Hippos for Intermediate School Kids (grades 3-5): Children in intermediate school can have a turn cooperating with scooters and laundry baskets to trap the most fun house balls.  Guaranteed excitement and exercise for kids looking for a fun spring break activity!  Registration required, free.

Adult Thurs. 4/20: Noon:  Friends of the Library Book DIscussion  For more information, stop by the library or call 315-986-5932.

Adult Thurs. 4/20: 1 pm:  Friends of Macedon Public Library Meeting  Join the group dedicated to supporting the library’s programming through the sale of gently used books each spring and fall.  New members with new ideas and a willingness to help out always appreciated.

Adult Thurs. 4/20: 2 pm:  Mahjong:  A group for beginning to advanced Mahjong players.  Play an ancient game of skill, strategy and luck.

Adult Thurs. 4/20: 6 pm Crafty Capers:  Make an attractive craft for yourself or to give as a gift.  Call the library for more details at 315-986-5932.  Registration and supply fee required.

Child Fri. 4/21: 1 pm:  Hungry, Hungry Hippos for Middle School Kids  Children in grades 6-8 will have a riot playing a real-life version of the Hungry, Hungry Hippos game in the community room of the library using fun house balls, scooters and laundry baskets.  This activity will boost cooperation skills and be great exercise!  Registration required, free.

Teen Fri. 4/21: 2 pm:  Hungry, Hungry Hippos for Teens: Teens in grades 9-12 won’t want to miss out on the fun of trying to capture fun house balls while being pushed around on a scooter.  Guaranteed to be lots of laughs and a sure boredom buster.  Registration required, free.  

Teen Fri. 4/14: 3 pm:  for ages 13 and up.  Meet with other teens and decide on something fun to do.  Choose from such activities as: videogaming, crafting, snacking, playing card games or just hanging out.  

FAMILY Sat. 4/22:  12:30 pm:  Green Angels Fundraiser: Come to “Library Hill” dressed in a green shirt or jacket.  Be part of setting a record for the largest number of people all assembled in the same place wearing green and be included in a group photograph!  Participants are asked to donate a minimum of $1 to the Green Angels to support the construction of a warehouse to store all of the gently used items they recycle each year.  Help a local charity, be part of a record setting event and celebrate Earth Day!

FAMILY Sat. 4/22:  1-3 pm:  Alternative and Holistic Health Fair  For those interested in alternative solutions to health care issues, this health fair will provide a variety of options.  Browse booths to learn about essential oils, reiki, massage, meditation, yoga and more!  Coordinated in conjunction with Canal Connections Chamber of Commerce serving Palmyra, Macedon and Walworth.  There is no fee to attend.

Adult Mon. 6:30 pm: 4/24: Library Board Meeting The public is always welcome to attend the board meeting.  Those interested in financial accountability who may have an interest in joining are especially encouraged to attend.

Child Tues. 3:30 pm: 4/25: After School Ozobots  Explore and experiment with these tiny robots that respond to commands you draw with four differently colored markers.  This is a basic introduction to computer coding logic basics.  All children in grades K-5 are welcome to attend.  Parents must provide transportation.  Registration is required, space is limited. 

Child Weds. 3 pm: 4/26:   Movie & Activity  Watch a family friendly movie and do a fun activity at the library.  Public and homeschooled children are welcome to attend.  Now featuring a brief American Sign Language lesson given by Lisa Perry.

Adult Thurs. 4/27: 2 pm:  Mahjong:  A group for beginning to advanced Mahjong players.  Play an ancient game of skill, strategy and luck.

Adult Thurs. 4/27: 6 pm: Genealogy Night  Share your genealogical adventures with other enthusiasts.  Ask genealogy buff and staff member Patricia Stevens-Brate questions to receive helpful advice and tips.  Use the library’s free access to Ancestry.com to browse for family records.  Bring your own device and use our wifi to search, or use one of the library’s computers with high speed Internet for speedy results.

FAMILY Thurs.-Sat. 4/27-4/29  HUGE SPRING BOOK SALE:  There is something to be found for all ages and reading tastes.  Prices are the best in the area with juvenile books at 25¢, adult paperbacks at 50¢ and hardcover books at $1.00.  A variety of fiction and nonfiction titles are available and sorted to make finding titles of interest a breeze!  Open on Thursday from 10 am until 8 pm, Friday 1 pm until 5 pm and Saturday from 1 pm until 5 pm.  The final day of the sale will be a $3.00 bag sale.  

Teen Fri. 4/28: 3 pm:  for ages 13 and up.  Meet with other teens and decide on something fun to do.  Choose from such activities as: videogaming, crafting, snacking, playing card games or just hanging out.  

What to Watch for Next Month:  

Entrepreneurial Workshop Series with SCORE: If you have been considering starting your own business venture, or are in business and would like to learn more about how to run your business more effectively, watch for our applications to be available in early April.  There is a fee to participate and space is limited.  

Also, the library will host a Fairy Garden Contest.  Participants will be challenged to design a fairy garden to be displayed at the library.  The community will vote on the Fairy Gardens and the Fairy Garden with the most votes will win a prize!  Put your creative thinking caps on now…