UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

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Children   Adults

All programs are free and sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Children's Programs

Tiny Tot Time - May 2016

For children ages 2 - 4. Join us for stories, music, movement and more just for our littlest library visitors!

Main Library:
Wednesdays @ 10:30 am – May 4 – 25

LaSalle Library:
Thursdays @ 10:30 am - May 5 – 26

Registration required. Call 286-4902 for Main, 283-8309 for LaSalle or email mtimby@nioga.org

A.T.L.A.S. (At The Library After School)
For grade school kids @ the Main Library

Tuesday, May 10th @ 2:30 pm
Games and Gamers
Come play Minecraft, board games, card games and more! We will have two 30 minute Minecraft sessions, with sign up day of. All the board games will be ready for those not Minecrafting!
For children ages 5 - 12. We ask that a parent/caregiver attend to assist their younger children. 
Registration required. Call 286-4902 or email jbattaglia@nioga.org to sign up.

Tuesday, May 17th @ 2:30 pm
Balloons on the Move
We will be making some things that move — using balloons as the power! Get ready to race a balloon car, build a hovercraft, and race a balloon rocket ship!
For children ages 5 - 12. We ask that a parent/caregiver attend to assist their younger children. 
Registration required. Call 286-4902 or email jbattaglia@nioga.org to sign up.

Tuesday, May 24th @ 2:30 pm
Lego Club
Come make some great creations with the library’s Lego blocks! We provide the tools, you guys provide the creativity! Build something big, something small, anything you want!
For children ages 5 - 12. We ask that a parent/caregiver attend to assist their younger children. 
Registration required. Call 286-4902 or email jbattaglia@nioga.org to sign up.

Lego Club @ LaSalle Library

Come make some great creations with the library’s Lego blocks! We provide the tools, you guys provide the creativity! Build something big, something small, anything you want!

Thursday, May 19 - 3:30 - 4:45 pm

For children ages 5 - 12. We ask that a parent/caregiver attend to assist their younger children. 
Registration required. Call 283-8309 or email mtimby@nioga.org to sign up.

Adult Programs

Macramé for Beginners @ Main Library

Learn a few knots and make a macramé keychain, fish and mini plant holder.

Classes held at Main Library.
For adults and teens.

Part 1: Tuesday, May 3 @ 6pm or Wed. May 4 @ 6pm.
Part 2: Tuesday, May 17 @ 6pm or Wed. May 18 @ 6pm
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Registration required. Call 286-4892 or email wudy@nioga.org

Free Hands-On Computer Training @ The LaSalle Branch Library

Friday, May 6th - 10 AM - 1 PM
Internet Basics - Learn how to browse the internet, and learn how to use search engines.

Friday, May 6th - 1 PM - 4 PM
Internet Resources  - Learn how to stay safe while surfing the web.  Also learn about Youtube, Twitter, Wikipedia, and our online library catalog.

Saturday,  May 7th - 10 AM - 1 PM
Flash Drives & the Cloud - Learn the basics of managing your flash drive and portable storage.

Saturday, May 7th - 1 PM - 4 PM
Craigslist Training - Learn the ins and outs of this classifieds website. Find a job, sell your old couch, buy something new.

Registration is required for all programs. See Circulation Desk to sign up, or call us at 716-283-8309.

Chair Yoga Class - designed for individuals with limited mobility @ the LaSalle Branch Library

Instructed by Living Breath Yoga

Yoga is Great for Everyone!

Minimizes Hypertension...
Reduces Anxiety...
Strengthens Bones & Protects Joints...
Builds Strength & Improves Balance...
Sharpens the Mind & Improves Mood...

Saturday, May 14 @ 2:00pm.
LaSalle Library - 8728 Buffalo Avenue
2nd Floor Meeting Hall.

Free. Registration required. Call 283-8309.

Diabetes Self-Management Education Program @ LaSalle Branch Library

Receive a helping hand from Certified Diabetes Educators (CDEs), helathcare professionals who provide expert advice for better diabetes management and are certified by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

LaSalle Branch Library, 8728 Buffalo Avenue
Monday, May 16 - 2pm - 3pm

Program content includes:

  • What diabetes is
  • The importance of checking blood sugar levels
  • A1C and how it affects blood sugar
  • Meal planning and exercise
  • Medical tests
  • Types of medication that help manage blood sugar
  • Developing activity program
  • Preventing complications
  • Using prescribed medication effectively
  • Dealing with emotions
  • Skin and foot care

Free. No registration required. Your family and friends are welcome to join you.

Free Notary Public Service

Mondays 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Main Library 1425 Main Street.

What to bring:

  • unsigned, completed documents
  • 2 proofs of identity, including a photo ID.