Morrisville Public Library news

By Michelle A. Rounds, Library Manager

We are so sorry, but due to lack of RSVP volunteers, the library will not be able to have our Tax Prep for Senior Citizens program this year. You can still get your taxes done in Morrisville; you just need to call Cornell Cooperative Extension at 315.684.3001 to make an appointment and meet there to do your taxes.

Join us Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, for Valentine Cards & Treats at 6:30 p.m. (There is a snow date of Saturday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m., just in case.) Come make two valentines for a special someone and two sweet treat holders, too. Cost is $10 per set of four activities (payable the night of the program). Jackie Groves of Librarystampers Creations will demonstrate how to use stamps and other tools to create these unique items. This is open to ages 12 and up (but if someone younger wants to participate, they may do so with a parent or guardian present.). We must have five people signed up to have this event, so sign up now at the circulation desk.

Bring the little ones in for Kiddies Korner, our preschool story hour at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m. Help us have fun with “Yummy Chocolate.” Stories, finger plays, a craft and more. If you cannot make that day, join us Tuesday, Feb. 19, for “Fly Me to the Moon.”

On Wednesday, Feb. 13, we will be having our Adulting 101-Topic: Basics of Sewing Part 1 which was rescheduled from Jan. 9. Don’t know how to sew? Need to remember how? This is for you. Learn the basics of sewing and leave with your own potholder created by you. If you have a sewing machine or can borrow one, please bring it. All participants need to bring one-half yard of material, as well. All other materials will be provided.

Join us Tuesday, Feb. 19, and Wednesday, Feb. 20, for our Movie Matinee Days at 2 p.m. We will be showing The Nutcracker and the Four Realms (PG) on Tuesday and the 2018 version of The Grinch (PG) on Wednesday. Popcorn is free; bring your own beverage. Parents, please make arrangements with the library manager (mrounds@midyork.org) if you want to leave your children for the movie and come back after.

On Wednesday, Feb. 20, join us for our Book Talk at 6:30 p.m. The book we plan to read is William Kent Krueger’s book, Ordinary Grace. Stop in and get your copy today.

On Thursday, Feb. 21, we have the pleasure of a state police K-9 demonstration at 2 p.m. Come and see the state police Troop D K9 Unit do a K9 demonstration. Open to all ages.

Friday, Feb. 22, come join us for Fun with Chocolate at 2 p.m. Come learn and have fun and, of course, eat chocolate.

Join us Friday, Feb. 22, for our Teen/Adult Movie Night at 7 p.m. We will be showing Bohemian Rhapsody. This is rated PG-13, so no one under the age of 13 will be allowed to view the movie without a parent or guardian. Bring your own beverage; popcorn is on us.

On Saturday, Feb. 23, is our Nerf Battle Night for ages 10 and up from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Bring your own Nerf equipment (darts, too–please label them) and join us for open play around the library. Bring your own snacks and beverages. All participants must sign up in the library and get a permission slip to return completed the night of. We only have 16 spaces, so sign up now.

We will be closed Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of President’s Day. We are open Monday, Wednesday and Friday noon to 8 p.m., Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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