January at Arcanum Public Library


ARCANUM – The popular StoryTime resumes on Tuesdays from 10-11 a.m. at the Arcanum Public Library. This is a great weekly program for preschoolers that includes stories, songs, and other activities. The Explorer’s Club for kids in grades K-6 is a drop-in program that meets from 3:45–4:30 p.m. every Tuesday after school. It is a great time to meet up with friends, have a snack, play games, and more.

The Adult Winter Reading Challenge began Jan. 6. This program runs through March 31, and allows adults to enter into monthly drawings. Come in to grab a log sheet and get reading. Prizes will be awarded at the end of each month and one grand prize will be awarded at the end of the program.

On Tuesday, Jan. 14, there will be an adult coloring session at 4 p.m. This is a great way to spend an hour relaxing and chatting while creating a masterpiece to take home. Beverages are served at this drop-in program.

There is a book club meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 5:30 p.m. This group meets monthly and newcomers are always welcome. Beverages are served, and no registration is needed.

There will be a mini-Zen garden workshop on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 6:30 p.m. No registration is needed, but patrons are asked to bring their own small, shallow container to create their garden. Other supplies will be provided.

On Friday, Jan. 17, kids in grades four and up are invited to come to a cocoa tasting program from 2-3 p.m. This event will feature different flavors of cocoa, some snacks, and a chance to make a small gift to take home. Patrons need to pre-register for this event as space is limited to 15 participants.

On Thursday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 p.m., Colleen McKnight from A Soothing Touch Massage in Versailles will be presenting an informative program about massage therapy and CBD oil uses. She will answering questions as well. No registration is needed for this event. Come and learn something new and useful.

The library can be reached at (937) 692-8484 if patrons have any questions. The library’s website is www.arcanumpubliclibrary.org, and it can be found on Facebook, and on Twitter.