Library Corner January 12, 2014

Library Corner January 12, 2014

Kathryn Primm, DVM will be discussing her book, Tennessee Tails: Pets and their People, today in the Community Room at the first “2nd Sunday @ 2”.  Join us for this entertaining glimpse into the life of a charismatic and skilled veterinarian.

As the New Year begins the library is offering programs to help you embrace a better, healthier life and to keep resolutions you have set for yourself.  Couponing 101, January 18th at 2 until 4 p.m. is a how to get started program into the world of coupons.  Learn when to buy, rebates, where to find coupons and how to organize coupons.  This session is free and open to the public.  Please call the Reference Desk, 472-2163, to reserve a spot as it will be limited to 50 people.

The YMCA has partnered with us to help everyone get moving.  January 22, Fitness Plus at 10:30 a.m. will welcome adults to get moving with low impact exercises taught by YMCA instructors in our Community Room.  Teens will be doing Zumba at their After Hours on January 25th and a Family Yoga will be announced soon. Check our website for additional information.

Friends of the Library Association, FOLA, will host their Book and Coffee review on January 17th at 10 a.m. at the Craigmiles-Johnston House History Branch Library.  Richard “Tiger” Jones will review Jay Parini’s biography, One Matchless Time: A Life of William Faulkner.  Jay Parini has crafted a biography that delves into the mystery of this gifted and troubled writer. His Faulkner is an extremely talented, obsessive artist plagued by alcoholism and a bad marriage who somehow transcends his limitations. Parini weaves the tragedies and triumphs of Faulkner’s life in with his novels, serving up a biography that’s as engaging as it is insightful.

Books and Coffee reviews are open to the public and usually lasts one hour.  FOLA provides the coffee.

Other activities for this upcoming week include a Behind the scenes Library Tour at 4 p.m. on January 16th, Lego Club starts up again for the 8-12 years old in the Community Room January 16th, Tween Book Chatter (7-12) will be choosing a cook-book and making a healthy recipe to share with the group on January 17th at 4:30 p.m., and the Pokemon Club (7-12) will meet January 18th at 11 a.m. in the Children’s Activity Room.

The library will be closed January 20th in observance of Martin Luther King Day.