Library Events & Programs

Program Schedule April-July 2018

Programs for Adults

Please check the Library’s website, www.boontonholmeslibrary.org, for details & registration information.

  • Starting April 9, every Monday 11 a.m.-12 noon:  Your Money Or Your Health – talks, workshops, activities addressing financial, physical, and mental health.  
  • Starting April 17, every Tuesday, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:  Card Club – Learn Bridge, Canasta, Shanghai Rummy and more.  All levels welcome – beginners will feel as welcome as seasoned players!  Instruction available.
  • Starting April 11, every Wednesday, 11 a.m.-12 noon:  Wired Wednesdays – Workshops and one-on-one sessions, covering many aspects of modern information technology.
  • April 11:  Cyber Security for Your Personal Device.  Taught by Janet Unger
  • April 18, May 2, May 16, May 30, June 13, June 27, July 11, July 25:  1-on-1 Tech Help @ Your Library.  Basic help with software, apps, internet, e-mail, etc.  By appointment only.
  • April 25:  iPads and Tablets for Beginners.  Basic troubleshooting, navigation, apps, photo management, and more.
  • May 9, May 16, June 6:  Word for Beginners
  • June 20:  Downloadable Library Resources.  Learn how to borrow free books, magazines, and audiobooks online.
  • July 18:  Social Media for Everyone.  The joys and perils of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and more.
  • Every Thursday, 6 p.m.:  Fiber Arts Club.  Love working with yarn?  Join this lively group of crafters.
  • Starting May 3, every Thursday 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.:  Mah Jongg Club.  All levels are welcome.  Instruction available.
  • Every Monday in June, 11 a.m.-12 noon:  How Does Your Garden Grow?  Horticulture, local farming, and nature events in the Library garden.  June 4, 11, 18 and 25

First Fridays

  • April 6, 5-8 p.m.:  Poets’ Night.  Enjoy the Library’s Poetry Collection.  Refreshments served.
  • May 4, 5-8 p.m.:  Fashionista Night.  Friends of the Library Book Sale, Book Fashion Maker Event.  Refreshments served.
  • June 1, 5-8 p.m.:  Pets’ Night Out.  Read for Paws.  DIY Pet Portraits.  Refreshments served.
  • July 6, 5-8 p.m.:  International Celebration.

Sunday Serenity

  • Sundays, 4-5:30 p.m.  Culture, Music & Book Talks in the Library Garden.  April 29, May 20, June 24, July 22.

Family Programs

  • Saturdays, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.  Boontoneers Maker Saturdays.  Children and their parents/caregivers are invited to enjoy hands-on, DIY tinkering in the Library’s new Makerspace. 
  • April 28:  Learn to Sew:  Sport Bag
  • May 19:  Learn to Sew:  Pajama Pants
  • June 16: TBD
  • July 21:  TBD
  • Fridays, 5-7 p.m. Family Game Nights.  Board Games, Pizza, Prizes!  April 13, May 18, June 15,  July 20

Children’s Programs

  • Mondays, 10:15 a.m. Baby Story Time.  Stories, songs, movement for the littlest ones
  • Tuesdays, 11 a.m. Toddler/Pre-K Story Time.  Stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 18 months to 5 years.
  • Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. Toddler/Pre-K Story Time.  Stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 18 months to 5 years.
  • Every other Wednesday, 4 p.m.  LEGO Club.  April 4, 18. May 2, 16, 30. June 13, 27. July 11, 25.
  • Thursdays, 6:30 p.m.  Story Night.  Bring blanket & PJs for a nighttime story.  All ages.  April 19, May 24, June 21, July 26.
  • Thursday, April 26., p.m. STEAM Event.  Egg Drop.  Ages 9 and up.
  • Thursday, May 10, 6 p.m.  STEAM Event.  DIY Spa Gifts. Just in time for Mother’s Day.  Ages 7 and up.
  • Thursday, June 14, 6 p.m.  STEAM Event.  DIY gifts for Father’s Day.  Ages 7 and up.
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.  Drop-In Craft.  April 14, May 12, June 16, July 28.

Summer Reading 2018

  • Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Reading Rocks! Kick-Off Party.  Entertainment, Reader Packets, hands-on fun, refreshments.
  • Friday, August 4, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Reading Rocks!  Summer Reading Finale.  Prizes for all readers, entertainment, refreshments.
  • Special Programs:  Please see our website for details and registration