Northern Library News: Blind Date with a Book February 1-14

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Submitted by Kathryn Hauck

Artists – If you have art work that you would like displayed at the Lion’s Head Library, please contact us!!  January Artist is: Chelsea Robart

WHAT IS HAPPENING in Tobermory:

•Adult Craft: Community Puzzling –Tuesdays, 11:00am-12:00pm: Come and help complete a puzzle. Coffee and tea provided

•Great Stuffy Sleepover – Friday, January 31, 11:00am (ages 0-6): To recognize Family Literacy Day, the Library is hosting a special story time. Bring a stuffy to the Library for this special story time, then leave your stuffy with Library staff for an overnight adventure. Come back the next day to pick up your stuffed friend and find out what happened at the sleepover.

• Blind Date with a Book – February 1-14: Take your chances on a literary “blind date”! Check out materials from our displays and enter a draw for a chocolate treat! We’d love to hear how your date went – share your comments about your “blind date” book on your ballot. You never know, you may fall in love with a new author or genre!

• Healing Bracelet Workshop – February 11 at 12:30pm: Come and learn about Chakras and make a Healing Bracelet using semi-precious stones, lava stones and essential oils. Cost is $5.00 which goes towards the Bookmobile.  Registration required as only 10 spots are available.

WHAT IS HAPPENING in Lion’s Head:

•Thursday Sages – Thursday 11:00am-12:00pm, January 23 & 30: Topics include Bruce Peninsula Yesterday-Tobermory and Games.

•Needle Arts – Fridays January 17 & 24 at 2:00pm: Connect and share with other crafters while working on your current project. 

• Story Time – Every Friday, 10:00-10:30am, Ages 0-4: Join us for this fun preschool program where we will help you build early literacy skills with your child by reading, talking, singing and playing together.  Adults must stay for the program.

•The Great Stuffy Sleepover – Friday, January 31, 11:00am (ages 0-6): To recognize Family Literacy Day, the Library is hosting a special story time. Bring a stuffy to the Library for this special story time, then leave your stuffy with Library staff for an overnight adventure. Come back the next day to pick up your stuffed friend and find out what happened at the sleepover.

•Blind Date with a Book – February 1-14: Take your chances on a literary “blind date”! Check out materials from our displays and enter a draw for a chocolate treat! We’d love to hear how your date went: share your comments about your “blind date” book on your ballot. You never know, you may fall in love with a new author or genre!

A MUST read: The Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini