Library events slated
Posted: Wednesday, November 28, 2012 4:00 pm
The Messenger, November 28, 2012
In addition to regular activities, several special holiday events are planned at Obion County Public Library, located at 1221 East Reelfoot Ave. in Union City.
There will be a Christmas party for area children, sponsored by Friends of the Obion County Public Library, 1-3 p.m. Dec. 8. There will be crafts and snacks and Santa will be on hand for photo opportunities.
A teen Christmas craft program is set for 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Teens from 13-19 years old will be making homemade candles and mugs to be used as gifts. The supply fee is $5 per set and preregistration is required.
The preschool story time Christmas party will be 10 a.m. Dec. 17. Children from birth to 5 years old can take part in a gift exchange if they bring a wrapped gift valued at $5.
Children involved in the Kids Craft program for students from kindergarten through sixth grade will be making snowman soup and decorating containers for gifts from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Dec. 5.
The supply fee is $2 and preregistration is required.
The tWeen Book Club for ages 10-12 will meet Dec. 6 to discuss “Guardians of Childhood.”
Writers Club for middle school and high school students will meet Dec. 13 and there will be a surprise project announcement.
Teen Book Club for those 13-19 years old will meet Dec. 20 for an end-of-semester party and book celebration and the Teen advisory Group, open to the same age range, will meet and have a Christmas party Dec. 20 from 5-7 p.m.
The annual Parade of Trees, featuring Christmas trees decorated by area businesses and organizations, is open to the public.
Holiday hours at the library will include being closed Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1.