Library plans Febrary events

Xenia Daily Gazette

XENIA — People of all ages can enjoy a variety programs for the month of Febrary at the Xenia Community Library, 3618 Dayton-Xenia Road. To register for an event call at 937- 352-4000.

Volunteen for ages 12-18, 3:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. Are you a teen or tween who wants to help out your community? Drop in at the library to make Valentine’s Day cards for senior citizens in our community.

Quilt of the Month Club for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1. Each month there will be a new quilt block and/or a new technique to learn. Join and have a lap quilt by the end of the year. Kits and patterns are included. This registration is for people who need to use the library’s sewing machines. Registration required.

Book Tasting 12-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Bring your lunch and a favorite book or two to the library.

Maker fun for ages 12-18, 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2. Join the Maker Movement. A variety of maker technology will be available at the event. Each month will feature at least one new opportunity. All ages and experience levels are welcome.

Baby Story Time for ages 0-24 months with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 10.

Heart Earring Class for adults, 6-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6. Make a beautiful pair of heart earrings. Registration required.

Early Bookworms for grades K-3, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7. Read the book prior to the program and then attend the program for a rereading with fun learning activities. Check with Youth Services staff for this month’s title.

Preschool Story Time for ages 4-5, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 28.

Toddler Story Time for ages 2-3 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, 28.

Introduction to Pranic Healing and Meditation for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7. Learn to use prana to accelerate your body’s natural ability to heal itself. Registration required.

Bellydance for Fun and Fitness for ages 12-18, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9. Join Phaedra to shimmy off those winter gloomies. No experience necessary; women of all ages, shapes and sizes are welcome. Registration required.

Fightback Introduction to Self-Defense for adults, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8. Fightback is a fun and safe introductory self-defense program. A licensed instructor will teach moves using natural body movement. Wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.

Story Time with Anna and Elsa 11-11:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11.

Valentine’s Day Crafts 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13. Drop in to make a card for someone special, or try another fun craft for Valentine’s Day.

Decorate Storage Boxes for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13. Stamp and decorate storage boxes to hold all your handmade cards. Registration required.

Gaming and Pizza for ages 10-18, 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14. Games and pizza.

Ready, Set, Draw, 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15. Learn to draw in a few easy steps.

Lego Fun, 3:30-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Drop-in and build with our Lego bricks.

Afterschool Art for grades K-5 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16. Learn about famous artists and create art of your own.

Calligraphy: An Introduction to Beautiful Writing for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 20, 27. Join this class as the group explore various styles of calligraphy, methods for decorating your writing, and information on how to use this delightful skill. Registration required.

For a complete schedule of activities, stop by your local library or log on to the library website at

Xenia Daily Gazette

Story courtesy of the Xenia Community Library.

Story courtesy of the Xenia Community Library.