Local libraries announce programs

Xenia Daily Gazette

GREENE COUNTY — The Greene County Community Libraries will hold a variety of programs for the month of January. Some programs require registration contact the local library to register. The following library programs are planned:


Winters-Bellbrook Community Library is located at 57 W. Franklin St. To register for programs call 937-352-4004.

Dungeons & Dragons – Character Creation, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2. Are you daunted by all the choices for creating a D&D character? Join library staff for this character creation session as we help you navigate the player’s handbook and create your own D&D character. Registration required.

Firsties Book Club for grade 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. This is a special book club for children in first grade.

Wednesday Morning Story Time for ages 2-4, 10-10:50 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31.

Babies & Books for ages 6-24 months, 10-10:40 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, 11, 18, 25.

TAG: Toys for SICSA, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4. Join the Teen Advisory Group in making cat and dog toys to donate to SICSA.

Winter Craft Day for ages 2-9, all day Friday, Jan. 5. Stop by anytime during the day to make a wintertime craft to take home and warm up your cold season.


Cedarville Community Library is located at 20 S. Miller St. To register for programs call 937-352-4006.

Tech Assistance for adults, 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2. Curious about ebooks, audiobooks, or other digital media? Stop in with your tablet, ereader, or laptop for an informal help session. One-on-one sessions are available by appointment if you are unable to attend.

Teen Night for ages 12-18, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Play board games and hang out with your friends. There will be snacks.


Jamestown Community Library is located at 86 Seaman Drive. To register for programs call 937-352-4005.

Crafters Night Out for adults, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Stop by the library and join other crafters as they work on various projects, from knitting to scrapbooking, and everything in between.

Sewing Basics for adults, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 6. Don’t know how to sew? This beginner class will teach you the basics. Four sewing machines will be available, but if you have a sewing machine, please bring it. All supplies will be provided. Registration required.

Fourth Grade Book Club, 4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 11.

Yellow Springs

Yellow Springs Community Library is located at 415 Xenia Ave. To register for programs call 937-352-4003.

Planner Enthusiasts Unite for adults, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4.

Preschool Story Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 12, 19, 26. Join Ms. Janet for fun with stories, songs, rhymes, and a craft.

Folk Dance Basics for adults, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 7. Introductory International Folk Dancing. Learn the basics of line and circle village dances from several locations in Eastern Europe using recorded music. No partners needed. Registration required.

Art in the Library for ages 7 and up, 3-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9. Be creative with Ms. Janet. Snacks provided.

Baby Song & Rhyme Time, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10, 17, 24, 31. Enjoy songs, simple stories, and rhymes with your little one.

Tweens Read for grades 4-6, 3-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. Join the library staff for book discussion, trivia, prizes, and snacks.

Craft Night for adults, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 10. January’s craft is shrinky dink earrings. All supplies provided. Registration required.

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

Xenia Daily Gazette

Story courtesy of Greene County Public Library.

Story courtesy of Greene County Public Library.