Chattanooga Library Programs Announced

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Several programs have been announced, to be offered by the Chattanooga Library:

Downtown, Northgate LEGO Clubs: 

The library has launched LEGO Clubs at two locations, at the Downtown and Northgate libraries. These free programs are a fun way to create, play and meet new friends. No sign-up is required and LEGOs are provided.

The Downtown Library will offer a weekly program for children ages five to 11. The Downtown LEGO Club meets every Monday from 5-6 p.m., in the Children’s Department.

The Northgate LEGO Club will meet the first Saturday of every month, 2-3 p.m. This club is designed for children ages three and up. Duplos will be offered for younger children.

At LEGO Club, children will have access to a multitude of colorful bricks. They can make individual projects or work with a team. For more information, please call 757-5314.

Eastgate Book Club

Join Eastgate Library’s Page Turners book club to enjoy lively discussions and good books. Page Turners meet the third Saturday of the month at 11 a.m.

Nov. 17 - The Sunflower by Richard Paul Evans

Dec. 15 - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

Hands-on Basic Arts and Crafts Workshop for Adults, Dec. 15

Finally, a “hands-on, how-to” arts and crafts workshop just for adults.    On  December 15, adults will have the opportunity to learn different  techniques to help create a variety of arts and crafts projects.

Participants will learn what glues to use for special projects, paper-cutting and folding, basic hand-sewing and beginning beading.  The workshop will begin at 2 p.m. and will take place on the second floor of the Downtown Library.

 


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