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Book Club, Sunday, April 2 at 7 p.m.

Adults interested in discussing books are invited to attend the Sunday Night Book Club.

The group meets on the first Sunday of each month.  The book discussion on April 2 will center around Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.   Anyone interested in book conversations is invited to attend.

Ariel, Our Tail Waggin’ Tutor – April 3

Ariel, our tail waggin’ tutor, loves having children read to her and children develop confidence in reading aloud.  Ariel and her handler Amber Pitcher will be at the library from 4 to 6 on April 3.  Stop by and read to Ariel.

The Artful You: Pottery Monday, April 3; Thursday, April 6; and Saturday, April 8

Come and help us carve and stamp bowls between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 3.   Colleen Skiff is providing the “green” soup  bowls for you to carve or stamp.  The bowls will then be fired and prepared for glazing on Thursday, April 6 from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.  and Saturday, April 8 from noon to 2:00 p.m.  There is no cost for this activity.  The bowls you create will be sold at the Bowls for Books fundraiser luncheon on Saturday, April 29.  You may reserve a bowl that you make for this event at a cost of $10.  That price includes your bowl and unlimited soups and desserts!

Come for one hour, all three days, or anything in between.  Please register with the library staff so that we have adequate supplies.

Storytime – Tuesday, April 4 at 10:30 a.m.

Children ages 1 to 5 are invited to Storytime held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays.  This program develops pre-literacy skills using stories, activities, and a craft.  The focus for this week is on funny books.

Friends of the Library meeting, Wednesday, April 5 at 7 p.m.

Anyone interested in supporting the library should attend this meeting.  Discussion will focus on book sale, and bowls for books.

Movie Night, Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m.

Moana is playing at the Berne Public Library!  Join us for Movie Night on Friday, April 7 at 6:30 p.m.  

Admission free.  Refreshments served.

A film by Disney Enterprises Inc.

This is our last movie night.

Knit Wits – Sunday, April 9 at 7 p.m.

Bring your own project to knit or crochet.  Share problems, solutions, ideas, and conversation with other adults.  This group is also willing to show new comers how to knit and crochet.  Come with an idea for a project and they will show you what you need and how to do it.

Using Ancestry for Genealogy – Tuesday, April 11 at 1:30 p.m.

Peg Harbour-Holland from the Capital District Genealogical Society is presenting a workshop on using Ancestry.com.   Ancestry is an on-line tool for searching your family history.  Anyone using a library computer has free access to Ancestry, the library edition.  Peg will show you how to get started on your family search and the information that is available through Ancestry.  Registration is requested by not required.  Join us at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11.