Library plans December events

Xenia Daily Gazette

XENIA — People of all ages can enjoy a variety programs for the month of December at the Xenia Community Library, 76 E. Market St. To register for an event call at 937-352-4000.

Dog Day 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. Calling all dog lovers. Join library staff for stories, crafts, and games about dogs.

Quilt of the Month Club for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6. 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. Registration required.

Holiday Cookie Swap for adults, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. Share your favorite cookie recipe and samples with others. Bring two dozen of your favorite cookies along with copies of the recipe to share. Registration required.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn with 4C for ages 0-6, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7, 21. If you are a relative, friend, or neighbor provide care for children in your home — or a stay-at-home parent — the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn program is for you. Groups provide opportunities for children to learn and explore through play, setting a foundation for continued learning through school and life. Registration required.

Book Tasting, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 7. Bring a snack and a favorite book or two to the library to discuss.

Baby Story Time for ages 0-24 months with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8, 15, 22. Short stories, songs, rhymes, and lap bounces.

Canvas Arts for Teens and Tweens for ages 10-18, 3:30-4:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Use your creativity and our painting supplies to create a beautiful work of art for yourself or to give as a gift. Registration required.

Xenia Book Club for adults, 10:15-11:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 8. Come to a book club discussion.

Cookies, Coffee, and Coloring for adults, 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Join participants for relaxing coloring while you enjoy coffee and cookies. Registration required.

Xenia Friends Movie Series for all ages, 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, 23. Join the library staff for a fun family movie and enjoy refreshments while you watch.

Make Body-Pampering Products for the Holidays for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11. Learn to make three handcrafted body products, perfect for gift giving or for pampering yourself. Registration required.

Toddler Story Time for ages 2-3 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 19. Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and fun.

Preschool Story Time for ages 4-5 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12, 19. Stories, songs, and fun.

Explore Ancient Egypt for ages 7 and up, 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 13. Learn about the wonders of Ancient Egypt with stories and activities.

Stamp-A-Card for all ages, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Join us in the Youth Services department to make a personalized card using stamps and markers.

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.