Library plans January events

Xenia Daily Gazette

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

Early Bookworms for grades K-3, 6-6:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2. Read the book prior to the program and then attend the program for a rereading with fun learning activities.

Gaming and Pizza for ages 10-18, 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2. Games and pizza.

Quilt of the Month Club for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. Each month there will be a new quilt block and/or a new technique to learn. Kits and patterns are included. Registration required.

Kaleidoscope Play & Learn with 4C for ages 0-6, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 18. If you are a relative, friend, or neighbor providing care for children in your home — or a stay-at-home parent — the Kaleidoscope Play & Learn program is for you. Participants also receive free activities and materials to take home and extend the learning and fun. Registration required.

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

Maker Monday: Play-Doh, 4-4:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8.

Learn to Clog for adults, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 8. Learn the basics of clogging and have a very good time. Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.

Happy Henna with Lily Whitehead for adults, 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. Learn about the art of henna and receive your own special henna tattoo from henna artist, Lily Whitehead. Registration required.

Yoga for Adults for adults, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 23. Start the New Year off right with two introductory yoga sessions in January with Jimmy. Continue in February with two more sessions. Registration required.

Preschool Story Time for ages 4-5 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30. Stories, songs, and fun.

Toddler Story Time for ages 2-3 with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30. Stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes, and fun.

Snowy Stories and Crafts, 4-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. Listen to stories about winter fun and make a craft to take home.

Wonder Robotics Club for ages 9-14, 4-5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11, 18, 25. Learn how to program our Dash and Dot robots through fun puzzles, then solve challenges by creating your own programs. Registration required.

Baby Story Time for ages 0-24 months with adult, 10:30-11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, 19, 26. Short stories, songs, rhymes, and lap bounces.

Xenia Book Club for adults, 10:15-11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12. Come to a book club discussion.

Belly Dance for Fun and Fitness for adults, 2:30-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13. New year, new experiences. Learn the basics of belly dancing, then put it all together with lovely veils and fun music. No experience required. Registration required.

Ready, Set, Draw, 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. Join us for fun drawing activities.

Drums Alive with Dorie Phillips for adults, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 16. Drums Alive is a fun, cardio-based fitness program that incorporates rhythmic drumming, dance, and choreographed movement. No experience needed, but do wear comfortable clothes and athletic footwear. Registration required.

Breakout for ages 10-18, 4-5 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17. Can you use the clues to solve the puzzles and breakout before time is up? 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.