Information from your local library

Library is open on Monday, January 16 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Storytime – Tuesday, January 17 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 “I Like to be Kind”.

Eat Smart for Brain Health – Tuesday, January 17 at 1:30 p.m.

Karen Robert Morts of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Service will be giving a presentation on what to eat and what to keep away from in order to have brain health for growing children to the brains of the aging.   Diet can help manage depression, mental illnesses, Parkinson’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease.  This is information that everyone should know!  Join us for this hour long presentation.

The Artful You – Earring Making, Tuesday, January 24 @ 6:30 p.m., Registration Required

Make  earrings with sterling silver wires on Tuesday, January 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.   Cheryl Jones will show you how.  The class is limited to 8 participants so registration is required.  Material fee of $7.50 per set of earrings; $20 for three pair.  Make them for yourself or as a gift (hint- Valentine’s Day is coming soon!).

Radon Program – January 26 at 6:30 p.m.

Berne is an area that has radon in the bedrock.  Learn about the the health risks, how to test for radon, and how to mitigate the situation if radon is present in your home.  Free radon test kits will be available.  Presented by Al Kleinberger from the Cornell Cooperative Extension Service.

Photography Contest – submit photos by January 31

The Friends of the Library are holding the 2nd annual photography contest this winter.  Your 8″x 10″ photos on an 11″x 14″ mat (no frames please) must be submitted by January 31.  Enter one photograph per category.  The categories are “The Joy of Reading”, “Hilltowners”, “Down on the Farm”, and “Reflections & Shadows”.  They should be photos taken in the last year.

Information, rules, and entry forms are available here:  photography-entry-form   or at the library.

Friends of the Library meeting, February 1 at 7 p.m.

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

Movie Night at the Library, Friday, February 3 at 6:30 p.m.

This PG-rated movie by CBS Films runs for 92 minutes.

Budding young artist Rafe (Griffin Gluck) transfers to a new middle school, where the rules-obsessed principal (Andrew Daly) quickly punishes him for his failure to conform by destroying a book of his drawings. Rafe then decides to fight back by playing pranks and breaking every rule in school. Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Adam Pally, and Retta co-star. Directed by Steve Carr. Author: Jack Rodgers